Beware of Geeks
335 posts • joined 1 Aug 2007
Beware of Geeks
So Voyager 1 is leaving the solar system for sure.
What the EU and all?
It's all well and good for an AI to solve Sudoku
But can it:
1) Explain the whys and wherefores
2) Enjoy the process
> .... we’re still in the computing Stone Ages, only with 64-bit colour stone.
> A kind of neo-Paleolithic age. ®
Firefox remedy via addon (WE)
Now that's what I call Time Travel.
To see a World in a Grain of Sand.
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower.
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand.
And Eternity in an hour
or something like that
I was skeptical but it's much much better now.
Most addons and tweaks still work - if you go looking for them.
Isn't it security-101 to not store passwords on the server - but their hashes instead?
How come then does the NatWest server know individual letters of my password
when it prompts me for a random selection of them at each login?
I agree it is highly unnatural to speak so fast in turn without anyone ever um'ing or erring.
Till I have the possession of everything she touches
Till I step on the brakes to get out of her clutches
Till I speak double dutch to a real double duchess…
New Amsterdam, Elvis C.
Obscurity through Security
Nice one WordPress
they are looking for the buttons!
Let's put Ads on the buttons!
P = Pudding
NP = No Pudding
The proof is in the Pudding.
Echoes of Mr Logic
Irfanview has a mini-paint substitute F12
Creativity - word used in title but not article.
Creative sub-editor then?
Creation is one thing
- pushing boxes around's slightly less
I guess they do the same for anyone leaving from Sweden - Assange perhaps.
Why not just send a squad of Assange look-alikes to the embassy. then he can walk out with them while the police dither trying to guess which one to arrest - See Pale Fire by Nabokov or I was Sadam's double, etc.
Feynman diagram here
Conflict of interest
Q: Who is my neighbour?
A: I'll google that for you.
Someone in the NHS
to the whole of GMail
Q: Why is the bath in a student flat like Saturn?
A: Coz it's got permanent rings around it.
[No Uranus replies please]
The biggest self signed certificate in the world, then?
Reducing the browser to a protocol? browser://
Shouldn't dinosaurs still be on the attack?
I know we are talking about privacy issues here
but who is the "I" referred to in this article?
Credit Kudos etc to the "I" - the author!
I don't find the name of the author
nor on their original blog.
subliminal advertising all over again?
The Naughty Step.
> If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself.
> George Orwell
To die hating them, that was freedom.
Have you ever heard of a neural network
explain their reasoning in court?
if it goes on for years
all the better
if you ask me
What is this
Well could Adam ever get back in to the walled garden
to take another taste of the Apple?
Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven.
I guess you were between a Rock and a hard place then.
Spooky all this happens at the very time
Jupiter is in conjunction with Venus (just love it)
that made their combo very bright in the
sky at sunset.
Practical advice on how to not accept this:
You will see a control at the bottom of the screen. If you do not want your account information shared with Facebook to improve your Facebook ads and products experiences, you can uncheck the box or toggle the control.
believe it or not
To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee,
One clover, and a bee.
The revery alone will do,
If bees are few.
Tim Bray's take on this
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