* Posts by cosine

4 posts • joined 24 Jul 2018

Sticking with one mobile provider gets you... Oh. Price rises, big exit fees, and lovely, lovely lock-in

cosine

UK's SOP

These days the standard operation procedure seems to screw the customer.

UK is worse than other countries I have lived in; a left-over of Thatcherism?

Linux 4.19 lets you declare your trust in AMD, IBM and Intel

cosine

Re: For a system that requires no encryption - why wait on boot

What if you want enterprise-grade shuffle-play?

Wasted worker wasps wanna know – oi! – who are you looking at?

cosine
Pint

beer bottle trap

My dad would hang a half-empty bottle of beer in the tree which trapped many wasps.

What a way to go ...

Here's why AI can't make a catchier tune than the worst pop song in the charts right now

cosine

Re: I'm actually surprised that it works on raw samples at all

The second sample is a literal copy of a Mozart sonata (with some distortion).

Know your classics!

But this brings a deeper point: how to check that the programme is not simply cutting and pasting frragments. Given that it will have been trained on 1000s of hours of music, the researchers won't know...

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