Daily Archives: August 7, 2018

Why Is Google Translate Spitting Out Sinister Religious Prophecies?

Google Translate is moonlighting as a deranged oracle—and experts say it’s likely because of the spooky nature of neural networks. https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/j5npeg/why-is-google-translate-spitting-out-sinister-religious-prophecies Jon Christian Jul 21 2018 Type the word “dog” into Google Translate 19 times, request that the nonsensical message … Continue reading

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Rising sea levels are going to mess with the internet

For the past 100+ years, the sea levels have been rising by about 2-4 mm per year. If you go to the following two sites:https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/sealevel.htmlhttps://climate.nasa.gov/vital-signs/sea-level/ The paper’s prediction was based on NOAA’s “extreme” global scenariowhich results in an estimated 1 … Continue reading

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IBM Watson Reportedly Recommended Cancer Treatments That Were ‘Unsafe and Incorrect’

Internal company documents from IBM show that medical experts working with the company’s Watson supercomputer found “multiple examples of unsafe and incorrect treatment recommendations” when using the software, according to a report from Stat News. Stat reviewed documents that were … Continue reading

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Lifelock commercials on TV don’t tell you their “breach” exposed Millions of Customer Email Addresses!

LifeLock Bug Exposed Millions of Customer Email Addresses https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/07/lifelock-bug-exposed-millions-of-customer-email-addresses/ Identity theft protection firm LifeLock — a company that’s built a name for itself based on the promise of helping consumers protect their identities online — may have actually exposed customers … Continue reading

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TSA “Quiet Skies” traveler surveillance program

Boston Globe about a previously secret TSA program of illegal surveillance of innocent air travelers, “Quiet Skies”.https://apps.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/graphics/2018/07/tsa-quiet-skies from https://www.hasbrouck.org analysis in the Identity Project blog of what is and isn’t new about this program, whether it’s legal, and what is suignificant … Continue reading

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