* Posts by Forget It

314 posts • joined 1 Aug 2007

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DeepMind says it's given AI an imagination. Let's take a closer look at that

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Creative sub-editor?

Creativity - word used in title but not article.

Creative sub-editor then?

Creation is one thing

- pushing boxes around's slightly less

imo

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Google DeepMind trial failed to comply with data protection – ICO

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Meh

deep mind

long nose

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Mozilla dev and Curl inventor Daniel Stenberg denied travel to USA

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Meh

I guess they do the same for anyone leaving from Sweden - Assange perhaps.

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UK and Ecuador working on Assange escape mechanism

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Go

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.

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We know what you're thinking: Where the hell is all the antimatter?

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Feynman diagram here

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/34/Double_beta_decay_feynman.svg/375px-Double_beta_decay_feynman.svg.png

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_beta_decay#Neutrinoless_double_beta_decay

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UK to block Kodi pirates in real-time: Saturday kick-off

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Coffee/keyboard

Conflict of interest

anybody?

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Zuckerberg thinks he's cyber-Jesus – and publishes a 6,000-word world-saving manifesto

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Meh

Cyber-Jesus ?

Q: Who is my neighbour?

A: I'll google that for you.

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Google mistakes the entire NHS for massive cyber-attacking botnet

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Facepalm

Oh no!

Someone in the NHS

used Reply_All

to the whole of GMail

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Cassini sends back best ring-shots yet en route to self-destruct dive

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Joke

Q: Why is the bath in a student flat like Saturn?

A: Coz it's got permanent rings around it.

[No Uranus replies please]

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Google launches root certificate authority

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Facepalm

The biggest self signed certificate in the world, then?

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Meet 'Moz://a', AKA Mozilla after it picked a new logo

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Reducing the browser to a protocol? browser://

Shouldn't dinosaurs still be on the attack?

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Why the UK is unlikely to get an adequacy determination post Brexit

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Big Brother

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

anywhere here

nor on their original blog.

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TV anchor says live on-air 'Alexa, order me a dollhouse' – guess what happens next

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Pirate

subliminal advertising all over again?

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What's the first emotion you'd give an AI that might kill you? Yes, fear

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Joke

Step one?

The Naughty Step.

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Microsoft's cmd.exe deposed by PowerShell in Windows 10 preview

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Go

ConEmu is your friend

https://conemu.github.io

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British politicians sign off on surveillance law, now it's over to the Queen

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Coffee/keyboard

Re: Eat the rich

> If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself.

> George Orwell

To die hating them, that was freedom.

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The sharks of AI will attack expensive and scarce workers faster than they eat drivers

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Have you ever heard of a neural network

explain their reasoning in court?

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Computer forensics defuses FBI's Clinton email 'bombshell'

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Coffee/keyboard

Just let Obama continue while they sort this out

if it goes on for years

all the better

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Brexit judgment could be hit for six by those crazy Supreme Court judges, says barrister

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Coffee/keyboard

A real dogs' brexit

if you ask me

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Non-doms pay 10 times more in income tax than average taxpayer group

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IT Angle

What is this

here for?

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Inside our three-month effort to attend Apple's iPhone 7 launch party

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Joke

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.

Milton 1667

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Blink and you missed it: Asteroid came within 90,000 km, only one sky-watcher saw it

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Joke

I guess you were between a Rock and a hard place then.

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Jovial NASA says Juno flyby a success

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Alien

just love it

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.

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WhatsApp is to hand your phone number to Facebook

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Stop

Practical advice on how to not accept this:

https://www.whatsapp.com/faq/general/26000016

Before you tap Agree to accept our updated Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, tap Read.

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

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Bee queens are Notch-blocking their minions, say boffins

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Emily Dickinson

To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee,

One clover, and a bee.

And revery.

The revery alone will do,

If bees are few.

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Next big thing after containers? Amazon CTO talks up serverless computing

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Thumb Up

Tim Bray's take on this

http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2016/03/31/Serverlessness

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Linus Torvalds in sweary rant about punctuation in kernel comments

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Linux

Codes

shoots

and

leaves.

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UEFA's Euro 2016 app is airing football fans’ privates in public

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FAIL

England fans - no longer of import

Welsh fans however!

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Boffins decipher manual for 2,000-year-old Ancient Greek computer

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Joke

Is still in Beta?

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Hooves in spaaace: Goat Simulator goes galactic

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Kind of corny

Capricorny

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Mercury to transit Sun: Viewer discretion advised

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Does this mean we'll be able to witness light bending?

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Why should you care about Google's AI winning a board game?

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It wouldn't be written in Go would it?

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Wikipedia to build and give away speech synthesis code

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Coffee/keyboard

I this really necessary with the browsers now implementing Text To Speech that uses the native voices on the OS?

See:

https://hacks.mozilla.org/2016/01/firefox-and-the-web-speech-api/

Demo http://mdn.github.io/web-speech-api/speak-easy-synthesis/ [Firefox]

BTW the IVONA voices are so real - I could listen to them all day.

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Facebook is no charity, and the ‘free’ in Free Basics comes at a price

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Thumb Up

This article: LIke!

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Bigger than Higgs? Boffins see hints of bulbous new Boson

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Re: As heard by ATLAS experimenters

I like the head of the one who said that on a platter.

/Herod's daughter/

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Predictable: How AV flaw hit Microsoft's Windows defences

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IT Angle

How does MS's own Windows Defender fare here?

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Typo in case-sensitive variable name cooked Google's cloud

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Holmes

The world is everything that is the case.

Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus Wittgenstein

http://genius.com/2201817

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All hail Firefox Dev Edition 44 – animations, memory and all

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Coffee/keyboard

Re: All well and good

try switching from AdBlock+ to uBlock

that halve the footprint for me

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Downloads for Windows 10 November big-bang build axed by Microsoft

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ElReg explains for us:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/11/25/windows_10_download_explained/

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Meh

Muggins here

used MCT last week and managed to install the upgrade.

It fouled up on reinstalling my laptop's bluetooth driver and

that in turn broke the Send_To menu (all of it) and so I had to

get my hands dirty fixing it. I guess feedback from such not so trivial

incidents made MS pull the techie solution so they didn't have to cope

with the flack,

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Rdio's collapse another nail in the coffin of the 'digital economy'

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Joke

Addio Rdio ?

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Microsoft to world: We've got open source machine learning too

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Meh

Cortana do you use GPU?

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Pause Patch Tuesday downloads, buggy code can kill Outlook

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bleak out look for tomorrow then

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Google open sources machine learning software

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How does this fit into the Theano/Lasagne Python approach to OpenSource to

deep learning?

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