Re: fallen on deaf ears
I think you are playing fast and loose with the definition of music when it comes to this crap
778 posts • joined 15 Feb 2010
"Predictive Policing" is just new jargon for crime analysis. You analyse what has happened in the past, To figure out what types of crimes may occur in certain areas on certain days and times. You then organise the police in that area to be in those areas, days and times that the crimes are most likely to occur. There are no sophisticated algorithms. Very basic statistics. You find out 40% of the Break, Enter and Steal offences occur on a Saturday night between 8pm and 3am, in a certain area, you make sure the police on patrol are in that area during that time frame.
You couple this with "Community Policing". Remember the "ole days when you would see the same police officer(s) occasionally, or regularly, walking around your local area. They would know who lived in the area. If you were good they would greet you with a smile and maybe a quick chat on how you were doing. If you occasionally got into trouble. you would still get the greeting but it was followed with a warning. If you were a shitbag that didn't care about the law or the trouble you caused in the local area. They would stop you,,find out who you were with, where you were, where you are going and what you were doing. This was shared among the other officers in the local area and was built up over time. Apparently known as "Individual Risk Assessments" now days.
Combine these two and it is the most effective tactic for reducing crime in a given area. No amount of predictive modelling will ever trump it.
After 10 years in the police , on the street, as a detective and later as a crime analyst. I can personally attest, that the people who shout the loudest about the thuggery of police. Even the mere presence of them in their area or street are always the ones who cry the loudest. Demand the most immediate and brutal punishments. Blame the Police for the lack of foresight, skill or lack of action when a crime is committed against them. The hypocrisy is completely lost on them.
Here endeth my rant for the day
Child tracking watches, IoT based toys, Smart phones, tablets, xbox or Playstation.
All of these options cannot replace you putting down your smartphone, tablet, xbox or playstation. Going outside and spending time with your children. Sort of like what parents did in the olden days. If you are too lazy to even think about this, or it terrifies you, why did you have kids in the first place?
The world doesn't need a whole generation of kids that were raised without parental involvement.
Fully agree. Phased Migration is a major pain. Looks like they did not do enough, if any, dress rehearsals for the migration.
Been involved in 2 migrations. Both with "Immovable deadlines" the first they decided, like TSB, to cut over and deal with the crap afterwards. Big mistake, they were still counting the costs 2 years later.
The other, project managed by Tweek, with the addition of a major cocaine habit and tourettes. Upper management finally caught onto the mess about 3 months before go-live. At least in that situation they had the balls to pull the plug.
IBM notched more than 20 quarters of declining sales until it broke that duck in 2018. But even after a relatively positive run of form.
Sure it was not revenue rather than sales that reported the modest increase? Honest question.
If not, then the increase to the bottom line can be directly attributed to the 10,000's of workers they sacked over the year Not for any innovative product or system.
he'd routinely turn up between 10 & 11, scruffily dressed with rings in his eyebrows etc, shamble off home between 4 & 6. I didn't give a fuck.
I will take this type of person every single time over someone who comes dressed in suit and tie and plays "How-to-climb-the-corporate-ladder".
The best coder I ever met reminds me of "Tig" from SoS. in both looks and mannerisms.
Have to agree the CFO gets arrested ( just so happens to be the CEO's daughter ) for violating international embargoes , they along with the Chinese government claim among other things, human rights violations. Another high level Manager within the Company gets arrested for spying and they dump him like a steaming dog turd.
Coincidence? Maybe, but that's one hell of a coincidence to disregard.
All the crap we are bombarded with in the news, politics, the economy, terrorism, religion, dwindling privacy, social media and SJWs continuing campaign to silence everyone except themselves.
Along comes a little story about a little object making a little journey through our corner of the cosmos. It gives this little human a glimmer of hope for our little species when we overcome all the crap from above and dream big.
Secondly, if they had examples of Huawai equipment containing backdoors, etc. then the simplest thing by far would be to publish them.
Or take advantage of that knowledge and use it to snoop on everyone you want that has the equipment installed. The boys at NSA and CIA would have been reaching for the Kleenex just thinking of all possibilities
The law enforcement agencies in Australia already have those powers, they have the ability to subpoena call information, wire taps , transcripts of conversations and also subpoena information on accounts from all the big players.
This legislation does not help the agencies one bit in identifying or capturing potential or known terrorists or any other type of criminal for that matter.
Before you would want to know any encrypted messages from an individual. You will have a dossier on them. The only reason you would have a dossier on them is due to prior criminal activities, multiple sourced or a single strongly sourced intelligence report of their current activities Criminal History and affiliations. From there you build an association network, using physical and electronic interactions (All currently available via existing laws and processes) .You start probing those associations looking for additional intelligence and information on the person. ( this can take anywhere from 3 weeks to 3 years) depending on the focus you need to devote to that one individual.
At this point it tells you whether the person you are looking at is a player or not.. If so then the big boys kick in, targeted intelligence gathering, physical surveillance, electronic monitoring, etc. Again all available under existing laws.
So I ask you the same question I posed to my local Member ( political that is).
"If this is all possible now why are they trying to introduce a law that will effectively enable Big Brother monitoring on every single person. Without checks and balances, without recourse , without oversight. Every one. including you?"
Seriously, I don't need or want any of these bells and whistles (AKA bloatware) in Word or any of the other office products. I had all the functionality I needed plus more in office 97.
Microsoft in all seriousness just fuck off with all this shit. I had to endure Clippy, I'm still annoyed with the ribbons. Now some lazy git will add "to do" items in their word document related to some project, rather than use the proper tool. This is NOT collaboration, this is rewarding laziness in the office.
Congratulations you retards, you have just made every IT workers job that much harder.
Actually I would. He holds a masters in financial planning/economics. He also holds a brown belt in Krav Maga ( Israeli fighting/self defence ) about to get his black. To buck the other stereotypes. Another mate ( A former Prison Guard) has a degree in teaching and psychology. He also holds a black belt in Modern Arnis.
Meanwhile in Australia...
A guy has been arrested for sexual assault on a 7 yr old girl whilst being on parole for sexual assaults back in 2012.. Rehabilitation for sex offenders, unlikely, they have one of the highest percentages for recidivism across all the offender groups, that also includes countries/states that have rehabilitation programs for sex offenders
The sad fact is once someone commits a sex offence (male or female) it is highly unlikely that they will stop.
What scares Rometty is that governments might be stirred into action against the tech sector, and that they'll mishandle things.
Who, the tech companies or governments? Honestly neither have a good track record
On a side note: when over a six month period the only stories about I.B.M relate to lay offs or the whiny little rant of an ineffective CEO. No major releases or new tech (that I can recall). You have to wonder are they a tech company any more?
d. According to the ABC, Victoria Police told a magistrate they will use 15,000 intercepted phone calls and 10,000 text messages as evidence that brothers Ertunc and Samed Eriklioglu and Hanifi Halis were allegedly planning an Islamic State-inspired attack.
Call Charge Records (CCR's) and Reverse CCR's and the ability to wire tap are all available to law enforcement under the right ( read justifiable ) conditions of the warrant application. What would have hampered the investigation is the task of organising and interpreting the 1000's of calls and messages. 10,000 messages and alike for calls is not what i would call a lack of information to support the charges
Nor should it be used as justification that new draconian laws need to be implemented. Laws that allow law enforcement to intrude on anyone they want because they have a voyeurism fetish.
Rather it's a no cost distribution of OpenJDK for AWS customers and anyone else who wants it.
RRiighht. Sure it is, right up to the point that it reaches a critical mass of users who are hooked in. Then watch how nominal charges are introduced to "help" maintain and support the system.Soon you're paying through the nose, or you wish you were
"Amazon will not release customer information without a valid and binding legal demand properly served on us," said a spokesperson, adding: "Amazon objects to overbroad or otherwise inappropriate demands as a matter of course."
Fair enough on the proper legal subpoenas being served. But how can they contest the requirements being overbroad, the scope is not unreasonable. The judge is not asking for all recordings across devices, just that one from the date of the murder to the discovery of the bodies To have then argued against the subpoena on the basis of customer privacy. REALLY!
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