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The NAKED truth: Why flashing us your nude pics is a good idea – by Facebook's safety boss

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Re: How long before ...

Is anyone addressing the real danger here? This is Facebook, who never ever delete ANYTHING, no matter if they tell you they did. They will keep every nude photo uploaded forever. It's run by a sociopathic asshole who cares nothing for anyone else's rights or lives. I wouldn't put it past YuckyZuck to use them as a personal amateur porn stash. ICK!!!

I'm sure they'll justify permanent retention to themselves, for psych research or to train image recognition or some such BS.

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Those IT gadget freebies you picked up this year? They make AWFUL Christmas presents

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I ask my users to give me any unwanted USB sticks they collect at conferences. They are the "See ya, thanks for all the fish" loaners I'll never see again.

Please sir, can I have some more flash drives?

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Giza geezers' muon-geyser visor reveals Great Pyramid's hidden void surpriser

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almost...

It's good, but it would improve with "Giza GAZERS' muon..." Unless the research team had some really old folks in it "geezers" is the wrong choice.

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Re: Do things the hard way...

Flying bots sound lovely, but don't forget you're asking your transmitter to penetrate around 100 feet of near-solid rock to reach the drone. That's a tough order, not to mention sending your camera feed back to the pilot. You could go autonomous, but that's asking for disaster when so little is known about what might be in there.

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Re: What this guy says

"The major disappointment is that there are no comments."

I've noticed that cranks and crazies and rabid ideologues often don't allow comments. They really don't want to hear anything that contradicts their utter BS.

I've also noticed that many sane folks often don't allow comments. They really don't want to deal with the cranks and crazies and rabid ideologues who chime in with utter BS.

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We should have anticipated this...

Only today a forgotten fragment of an old papyrus revealed the answer. It's the private Love Shack the Pharaoh was to use in the afterlife. Breaking with known traditions, its decoration makes extensive use of red pigments and long-haired animal skins (shag carpet being four millennia away). There's a small cold-box for beer and light snacks. The walls are covered with provocative erotic artwork, and lined with lavishly painted chests that hold the divine sex toys. There used to be a highly-polished reflective panel on the ceiling, but its frame deteriorated and it fell long ago.

Seduction pads haven't changed much in 4000 years.

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Competition law could help solve data-slurping monopolies, peers told

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"Indeed, thinking about it, I'm a lot more comfortable with a bot knowing about my internet habits through my usage than a person, because a person might tell the Daily Mail..."

How stupid can a man get? Does he not know the bot's purpose is to find "interesting information" and hand it on to HUMANS?

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Juno beams back first closeups of Jupiter's unsightly red acne

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Re: Voices

I heard it read by Emily Lakdawalla. Yez, I iz a space geeeeeek...

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Why are we disappointed with the best streaming media box on the market?

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Re: Personalisation

Don't let the words spoken blind you to the true intent. Personalization is merely the justification offered for why they're spying on you 24/7/365. So don't expect personalization to work or bring you any benefits, because it's NOT FOR YOU. It's only a cover story, and it doesn't work anywhere for any purpose that I'm aware of.

If they wanted to truly personalize products (make them tuned to ME), there would be a large, easy to find and activate "Do Not Personalize" button. But that would break their Big-Data surveillance business plan.

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AI bot rips off human eyes, easily cracks web CAPTCHA codes. Ouch

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CAPTCHA as anti-privacy weapon?

I run my browser as locked-down as I can manage it. I block scripts, spying, Faceborg "like" spy-buttons, etc. It might be my imagination, but I feel like more web sites are tying their CAPTCHA challenges to the basic site scripts. Block anything and you've blocked the gatekeeper challenge as well and can't use the site at all. Could be coincidence, could be my paranoia, could be a real thing.

"Prove you're not a robot, and let us track you for profit."

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Re: What about...

"Yup, all we need is replace this stupid s##t with even stupider s##t like "30 cows in a field, 28 chickens how many didn't?" then wonder why the correct answer is "10"...:"

This went around my office a few weeks ago. I happened to be the only one who got it right. Doesn't bode well for puzzle-challenges.

Computers will eventually be better than humans at ANY of this, and inevitably the challenges will become unusable to humans but easily solved by machines. So what's left? Something involving body fluids? "Press the Auto-Pierce pad to collect a drop of blood and verify you are a human. We're sorry, your challenge failed, please re-sample and try again."

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Robot granted Saudi citizenship has more rights than Saudi women

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Re: Good to know

Lol, if the Saudis get awesome sex bots, it might be a good thing for the real women. I wouldn't expect that chauvinistic mysogynists who treat women as semi-sentient property would be very nice or good in bed. The women might enjoy a reprieve from the selfish grunting pig.

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The UK's super duper 1,000mph car is being tested in Cornwall

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Re: Beware break failure.

What, no appreciation of a possible pun? The brakes break, leading to failure. Many jokes rely on technically-incorrect spelling.

Just sayin'...

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There's a battle on over two US spying laws: One allows snooping on citizens – one bans it

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Painful to have your illusions revealed, isn't it?

We could believe our governments really weren't as bad as the old Stasi for decades. Problem is, it was simply impractical to run a Stasi without people noticing the pervasive spying activities. That spying had to be done in person more often than not, required lots of operatives. It was impossible to Get Away With It back then.

Now it's very different. A few mouse clicks by a single cop can steal millions of data records, which are helpfully gathered in insecure silos by misguided tech companies (who believe Big Data is the future). Nobody has to visit and break in or tap the phone anymore. It all happens behind the scenes. The public bits are made secret by threats from the cops.

So now, freed from the physical constraints of raiding file cabinets, the cops are running WILD doing everything they would have if they had only been able to 20 years ago. They were ALWAYS nasty backstabbing bastards, they simply didn't have easy databases to raid and store and search against.

The implication is that the cops will run amok being as illegal as they can manage. Period. The very bodies tasked to protect our rights are leading the charge to destroy those rights. There's no stopping them, and the only ones who might could help us - the tech industry - are instead racing headlong to IOT spying which will give the cops more ways to spy on us.

Because Fishing Expedition database queries are always easier than fighting crime.

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Brit cities overrun with middle-aged dronies, reckons survey

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"Mid-life crisis" is a pejorative term that needs to go!

The assumption is that us aging types suddenly get a longing for our long-lost youthness, and start flinging money at inappropriate things to try and recapture it. I ripped a post here a while ago who similarly claimed that only Oedipus-fixated young guys and desperate older women had sex together. It's accepted as canon by the ignorant, and it's totally, insultingly false.

The fact is that we have ALWAYS had these urges! What little boy didn't want a motorcycle? What teenager did not grow up coveting attractive loud cars? Most of us lacked funding and permission. Our parents rightfully spent the cash on food and shelter instead of a pony or spaceship but the longing never goes away.

So now here we are at Middle Age. We have our own money now, perhaps no kids to support, and why the hell don't we finally do that Thing we always wanted? WHY NOT? It's not an illogical crisis in quest of lost youth, it's the realization of a long-deferred reward. I refuse to feel silly for any of mine. If people are confused when I don't act like the kind of boring old fart they expect to become, that's not my problem.

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Uber's revolting sexism, the movie

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Re: Who would pay money to see it?

If you would come off your smug little pedestal, you might see how these can be non-exploitative. Granted that most "war movies" are merely trying to sell tickets. But some of them tell the true stories of participants who may have kept silent or been overlooked. They help friends and families and co-workers understand what the soldiers have gone through and probably did not talk about. They can help civilians understand the wars our nations have been involved in, why, how it all turned out for whom.

I present as an example: Saving Private Ryan. After decades of rah-rah movies and angst-ridden political commentary, someone finally told the (fairly straight) story of the troops in the field. I knew of several people with WWII vets in their families and most were glad to see this, to get a glimpse of the life-changing events their loved ones may have never spoken about.

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Boss visited the night shift and found a car in the data centre

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Re: Mini - not really

A VW Beetle decided to roost on the roof of my high school in 1979. Sat there for weeks. We also had a visit from a life-sized fiberglass Stegosaurus "borrowed' from a mini-golf place 25 miles away.

Irrelevant bonus trivia: I talked with one of the dinosaur guys later. They had slipped into the closed park at 2:00am, wrenched the Stego loose from its mounts, mahandled it over a fence and into a pickup truck. Some of them sat in back to stabilize the thing. So far so good! Of course with no traffic anywhere the very first traffic light catches them. So here's a truck filled with teenage guys and a dinosaur stopped at the light... and a local police car pulls up across the otherwise empty intersection. The cops look at the truck. The kids look at the cops. Anyone would know the dino belonged 100 yards up the road at Jolly Golf. The cops look at each other... and burst into laughter. The light goes green, the cops drive away. Awesome.

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Your data will get hacked anyway so you might as well give up protecting it

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Tasty Alien Treats!

First they will raid the freezer banks. After those run out, live people will be captured to make more. When our species is destroyed by carnivorous aliens for whom frozen Human Head Pops are the ultimate dessert treat, I hope someone is left to scream "I TOLD YOU THIS WAS A BAD IDEA!"

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Re: Walt Disney

I was totally bummed to discover the truth of this. It ruined years of hilarity over the ads for the Disney-themed ice-skating shows that roamed the country, breathlessly insisting "Come see Walt Disney on Ice!"

Was funny while it lasted.

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We talk to Tron artist Syd Mead: On the other side of the screen, it all looks so easy

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Pong was not the first commercial video game...

Pong was the first economically successful commercial video game. I played the first commercial game called "Computer Space", which was Bushnell's earlier endeavor with Nutting Associates.

A beautiful blue-cabinet Computer Space appeared in the local electro-mechanical arcade for about two months. It was very ahead of its time, nobody knew what to make of it. Everyone found the Right-Left-Thrust-Fire controls confusing, ironic considering how ubiquitous that format would soon become.

Pong gets all the fame, but it was dumbed down so the shuffling public could handle it. Computer Space was a much more interesting game. You can find good emulators for Computer Space, and if you're interested in game history you should track it down.

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MH 370 search to resume as Malaysia makes deal with US oceanographic company

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Sonobuoy technology could provide cheap and easy locator

Granted that any modification would affect loads of aircraft and cost a wee bit. However, I believe that existing active sonobuoy designs (from antisubmarine warfare) could be cheaply adapted for over-water crash beacons. Sonobuoys are self-contained and automatic. They wait quietly in canisters and when ejected from an aircraft deploy on contact with the water. A locator beacon variant would only need slight changes to the release mechanism. For maintenance or replacement simply remove the canister and slot in a new one. In fact, have two per plane, it wouldn't cost much.

In a water crash, the buoys deploy from their tail-mounted location... or if the plane disintegrates one canister should get clear and a buoy deploy anyway. The buoy begins pinging at or near the surface. It would be much better than nothing, and cheap/easy enough to be practical even as a retrofit.

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How DeepMind's AlphaGo Zero learned all by itself to trash world champ AI AlphaGo

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Don't compare apples and oranges!

We've spent ages trying to program machines to do Every Little Thing. If This, Then That for every possibility. And of course that has largely failed. However, it's been a failure of human understanding, not of the machines. We have assumed a given goal and path to get there, and expect the machines to emulate HUMAN methods. That's illogical.

As humans, we are not packed full of instructions. We learn by trial and error and observation, with no clear goals or routes to get there. When you learned to walk, you had no idea that was what you were doing but managed it anyway. We are finally letting the machines figure it out for themselves, and - most important - in their OWN WAY. I reference the recent occasion where two machines abandoned the human communication imposed on them and invented their own.

Can they read the rules and go play? OF COURSE NOT YET but try again in a few years. The machines are being allowed to find their own ways to accomplish tasks, and that's the breakthrough. I've made the distinction before between "Artificial Intelligence" and "Artificial Human" and this is an excellent example.

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NYC cops say they can't reveal figures on cash seized from people – the database is too shoddy

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Re: How seizure laws ever stood --

It's called Presumption of Guilt. If you are doing any of this list of things, you are clearly a criminal and guilty of [fill in specific crime]. Cops are terrible at solving crimes or catching criminals. Fact! So presumed guilt lets them arrest and imprison thousands and steal billions in assets without having to do any work or provide the least evidence. You Brits have these, such as anyone with a knife is clearly a dangerous murderer and must be sent to jail.

Here's an example close to home. "Possession of tools", where anyone but a licensed locksmith with a lock pick is presumed guilty of burglary. "No-brainer" law indeed. Most of these have been struck down, and lock picking is a growing hobby. I have opened dozens of locks for various legal reasons, it's a handy skill. For example, last month I picked the lock on our electrical room during a generator emergency because the key was missing.

Cops are stupid, greedy, and essentially without a collective conscience. I keep my wary distance from them.

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Resellers on Surface: Yeah, go ahead and kill it. What do we care...

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Re: Who Is Buying Surface ???

We are! 45-person non-profit, we give Surface tabs to our outreach nurses and social workers. We moved to SIM-equipped Surface from larger Lenovo convertibles that needed a hotspot for net access. Small, light and fairly powerful. Our staff love them, darn it.

Segue to a generic rant how I'm ever more reluctant to buy a new product because I don't know if it will be around very long.

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I love disruptive computer jargon. It's so very William Burroughs

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""I don’t know whether what you think you’re writing is supposed to mean" - Was this intended to mean something?"

Maybe? It's not inconceivable that it's a play on "You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means" from The Princess Bride. (which you must see if you haven't yet)

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Dell makes $1bn bet that IoT at the edge can kill cloud computing takeover

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Orright then, so you believe we should still be paying telephone operators to manually plug in wires to route calls? Because evil automatic switching killed that job! How about punch card operators, that career hasn't been in the want ads for a while. Let's ban heavy equipment too, since plenty of men are dying have a career using shovels to manually move tons of dirt and rock. And think of all the livery stables and leather workers we'll need when we ban automobiles!

You sir, are the poster child for nanny-state indoctrination. You are perfectly happy using technology that destroyed the jobs of myriad people before you, but THIS arbitrary point in time is when progress STOPS! As if. The world will not consent to living in the past to shore up obsolete and inefficient jobs. Humanity will inevitably adopt the new tech, and if people lose jobs then cry me a river! Robots taking away assembly line jobs? Retrain and/or get a new career. It's been a fact of life since pumps and plumbing replaced water carriers. Probably before.

Call me an optimist, but I figure that any tech that takes away the need for humans to do brainless physical tasks enhances humans.

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Zuck shows Virtual Empathy by visiting Puerto Rico in VR

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Re: Awesome avatar

"The avatar resembles him so closely you could create a game populated by zuckatars where you get points for punching them repeatedly. It would be very popular."

WELL? SOMEONE? PRETTY PLEASE??? I'll help fund the kickstarter campaign...

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Blade Runner 2049 review: Scott's vision versus Villeneuve's skill

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Expectation sets the bar

Prometheus depends on where I stand to watch it. The first time around, I was hoping for some good sense related to the Alien history. Bitterly disappointed... story twists and flails to accomodate contrived events and Deus Ex Machina over and over (the video flashbacks). Argh!

Well, I own the disk so once more into the breach. This time I merely went along for the ride, admiring the settings and atmosphere and badass visuals. And that was pretty enjoyable! It's not the first sub-par film I've enjoyed anyway for the eye candy. Shame about that WTF plot though. Finding all the logical holes could be a fun party game.

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Mattel's Internet-of-kiddies'-Things Aristotle canned before release

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The new Standard Business Model

Mattel's nothing special, this seems to be the sole focus of product design for anything and everything. Connect to the Internet, surveill and track the customer, sell what you find out to anyone with a buck. THAT is the single focus. "Good product", meeting a need, none of that matters anymore.

Question: Why is it heinous to spy on kids and share their doings, but perfectly OK to do so for adults? How can we generate some outrage to protect the larger sized humans?

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What does Elon Musk really need? A personal theme tune, of course!

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Personal themes - not all they cracked up to be

I know, I know... Darth Vader's theme music approaches and everyone's blood turns to ice before the hulking black shape even looms into view. How intimidating! Great assist in dominating the galaxy!

But think of the Christmas music that's inflicted on shopkeepers. They learn to hate those songs n a mere six weeks. Older musicians who get tired of that First Big Hit. Vader has ONE tune to get tired of. Behind the mask is, he sarcastically humming along? Has he made up humorously vulgar ditties to sing to his theme?

Does it stop when he's trying to sleep? And on being preceded everywhere, if your minions always hear you coming they can run for cover, hide the weed, Alt-Tab the porn to the background and generally look evil (not innocent) when he stomps into the room. Of course any sort of performance venue is right out. Can you imagine a comedian trying to get laughs with that playing? Good luck.

I imagine the Sith are working feverishly on a Force trick to let them temporarily change their themes so they can do surprise attacks.

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Hollywood has savaged enough sci-fi classics – let's hope Dick would dig Blade Runner 2049

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Re: Here Is The News

"Duly noted. But was it ever answered whether androids DO dream of electric sheep?"

They do, and given what they dream about the sheep would be well advised to keep their distance.

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White House plan to nuke social security numbers is backed by Equifax's ex-top boss

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Le roi est mort, vive le roi

Assume we get rid of Socialist Security Numbers. It won't make any useful difference because the entities that wish to track and trace us want us to have a unique Identifier of some kind. Everyone was assigned an SSN by a government entity and could not change it. No better human-tagging system existed so it became the default US ID Number. But times have moved on.

If we stop using the SSN for identification some other Primary Key will be chosen to tag us with. The easiest new identifier choice would be an existing one that has lots of data attached to it already. What fits the bill best? Your Google or Facebook ID. The one they're sharing with the Feds already.

So my informed-cynicism take is that we can kill SSN for ID but it will be quickly replaced with something worse, probably your electronic ID from Google. I hope I'm wrong, but...

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Dildon'ts of Bluetooth: Pen test boffins sniff out Berlin's smart butt plugs

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New date finder!

Hey, is this a great way to find dates or what? Any owner of such a device is by definition horny, sexually adventurous, and likes to bring electricity into the bedroom. Match signals to singles (or attached and not getting enough) and you have a short list of dating prospects with a better than normal chance of getting laid.

Technically anyway. In reality, that would be unimaginably creepy.

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Re: UI (for Usual Interface)

You don't need a UI for sex toys! So how do you control them? GESTURES OF COURSE.

Okay, run with that one, it's a fertile field for merriment!

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Ex-sperm-inate! Sam the sex-droid 'heavily soiled' in randy nerd rampage

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Benefits for women here too yanno

Granted that a male bot with good thrusting technique is more challenging than a more passive female bot. However, once that's a bit sorted I believe women will begin to explore and enjoy the bots. Think about it from a woman's perspective, compared to casual Human Sex. No risk of STD's, no date rape or other violence, no shaming the next day among the bro crowd or on Farcebook. A bot won't rat her out for being a kinky wench in the bedroom (kitchen, garage, etc.), OR for being plain vanilla.

Research on whether women are amenable to a sexual encounter has boiled down to two major questions. Does she feel safe, and does she think she will have a good time? Getting a Yes to both usually leads to sexy time but can be tricky with humans. A good sex bot will handle both nicely, any time she wants and no ill consequences.

Some folks think sex bots degrade women. Au contraire, they will eventually empower them.

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Re: Male dolls

But then again, it's a LOT easier to make a substitute phallus than a vagina. The Greeks and others had fake peckers sorted millennia ago, there was a city that got special mention in the play Lysistrata for their high-quality leather phalloi. Suitable insert-able passages are much more difficult. Hide the sheep.

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Bless their hearts: Democrats want $40bn to spruce up America's bumpkin broadband

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OMG more please!

When I read articles like this, I usually have to fill in the True Story myself. Unfortunately, doing so makes me feel like a bitter old curmudgeon. Which I am, but that's beside the point. To have someone do it for me lets me revel in the rewrite and laugh with a carefree heart.

Many thanks! Can this be a semi-regular occurrence, like Dabbsie's rants?

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Australia commits to establish space agency with no budget, plan, name, deadline …

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Maybe they should just invest in "Wearables" instead

Hey, wearables meet all the same points as a space program. There's no unmet need for it, no viable plan to make it real or any notion of what to do with it if it somehow is actually constructed. And what else but wearable tech has the ability to waste as much money for so little return as a poorly-run space program?

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Has science gone too far, part 97: Boffins craft code to find protesters on social networks, rate them on their violence

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ANY big sporting Win...

Ever seen devoted fans when their team wins a big game? There's screaming and jumping up and down, people pounding on each other, throwing things, small groups racing around... looks a lot like a riot.

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Re: The Minority Report

"If algorithms are ever allowed to stand for probable cause, we are well and truly screwed."

Are you kidding? Lesser things than that have been used to assume guilt and go straight to conviction for ages. Here in the US, merely owning a lockpick tool (if not a licensed locksmith) used to send you to prison. Only a burglar would have those, so having one means you're going to break into somewhere, right? That one was finally overturned in most places.

Cops are not very good at solving crimes or catching criminals. They love no-brainer If-Then presumptive guilt laws, because they can jail people without having to actually catch or prove a crime. So YOU BET that algorithms are the future of Sending People To Jail (notice I didn't say Justice).

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Facebook, Twitter sucked into US Senate's Russian meddling probe

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Useless Trivia Re: Facebook [T]roubles

Not detracting one bit from Cyndi (still awesome) but she wasn't the philosopher in this case. "Money Changes Everything" was a cover of a 1980 song by Atlanta-based band The Brains, written by singer Tom Gray. The original was actually pretty good, but different style.

I know, lots of famous toonz came up this way but I'm local and thought the Brains deserved a tiny shout out.

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Quebec takes mature approach to 'grilled cheese' ban

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In a general observation...

Whatever the topic, I dearly love to see self-important Guardians Of All That Is Genuine going apeshit trying to prevent changes to living systems from an arbitrary Point In Time. I imagine them on the beach, desperately shoring up the sand castle they built as the uncaring tide overtakes them. Be sure to swim with the current when that last tower falls!

I tell you Grog, words with more than one sound, they source of evil. One sound each word is good to say what you want. Cave of Barg's Clan make new words with two... sill ab buls they call them. Those words not pure, not True Clan, we no speak. We talk this way for all time!

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Falling apart at the seamless: Inside Apple's LTE Watch fiasco

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Re: Some pedantry:

"Idiots that don't understand that words have specific meaning have been normalised in business.

FTFThem

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Say Hello to my little friend: Nest blasts IoT world with doorbell, home security gear

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Re: ...nobody seems to care about the privacy aspect?...

It's GOOGLE. They make their living by violating our privacy in every way possible and selling the info they get. They care a lot about stripping that privacy completely away and monitoring our every move.

The stated goals are just a cover rationalization, like "terrorist" for repressive surveillance. Personalized search. Locks that recognize faces. Android OS. Whatever they say the reason or "benefits" are, the customer for whom the product is designed is Google.

Not us. We're just the sheep to be fleeced.

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AI slurps, learns millions of passwords to work out which ones you may use next

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Password changes, and trix for good ones

There IS a ray of sunshine! For me, anyway. Our security consultants (we can't be experts at everything) have finally come around to realizing that frequent changes REDUCE security. So we have stopped forcing password changes. Hang in there, mates.

The passphrase databases will have the most common quotes from movies and such. Swapping characters doesn't help anymore. So for the moment, I'm using the first two letters per word of direct quotes from movies... with a word or two wrong. Such as "These isn't the droids you're looking for!". That gives two levels of obfuscation - the quote is changed and the first-letters trick gives Thisthdryolofo! Hack that, eh?

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Pennsylvania cops deploy electronics sniffer dog to catch child abusers

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Countermeasures!

OK then, let's scatter about a selection of old flash cards, each infected with a different choice of the nastiest malware we can find. Go ahead, load that into your computer, Officer Jackboot. Ditto the grinding up a few and scattering the dust around the whole house and yard. It won't stop them, but it might temper their glee at finding hidden storage devices.

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Re: Probable cause

"I wonder how they have manged to screen for the dog not to react to the handler's attitude or body language"

THEY DON'T. It's called "triggering", and the cops do it on purpose. They give the dog calls to get it worked up (GET IT GET IT GET IT!) it and guess what? The dog does what his handler wants of course, and gives a Hit response. Dog not finding drugs? Just trigger it and you can search anyway!

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