Edward Snowden revealed the agency’s phone-record tracking program. But thanks to “precomputed contact chaining,” that database was much more powerful than anyone knew.
— Read on www.wired.com/story/inside-the-nsas-secret-tool-for-mapping-your-social-network/
Why does this kind of stuff seem to always happen in Floriduh?
A traffic accident in Florida has led to one of the most confusing scenarios of 2020. On Tuesday a driver in Citrus County put their car in reverse at a high rate of speed, jumping the curb and landing on two parked cars.
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Every minute you waste trying to convince a no 😬 into a yes in business, is a minute wasted when you could be collaborating with someone that is a yes 😊 already.
I thought these wraps had spinach in them. What the £%*¥ is spinach powder? #marketing not #nutrition
It’s not nice to fool Brownie Bytes
Garden Spinach Wraps – Mission Foods
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Earlier this month, Facebook gave its 1.3 billion users the perfect reason to delete their accounts. Now Apple appears has done the same for its 1.4 billion iPhone and iPad users worldwide.
Last month The Guardian revealed Apple was employing contractors to listen to and “grade” Siri recordings and they “regularly” heard confidential information from iPhone and iPad users, including medical information, drug deals and recordings of couples having sex. And now a new report from the Irish Examiner has given a sense of scale to what was happening.
“Contractors in Cork [Ireland] were expected to each listen to more than 1,000 recordings from Siri every shift, before Apple suspended the practice last month,” explains the Examiner, who got its information from “an employee who had their contract abruptly terminated this week.”
As the old saying goes, “it’s not over until the ball has hit the ground and bounced into the goal.”
— Read on digg.com/2019/goalkeeper-celebrate-penalty-too-soon
Apple has failed to fix a 4 year old bug so now iPhone and iPad users are vulnerable to a security threat. www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2019/08/10/apple-iphone-ipad-security-warning-ios-12-ios13-iphone-xs-max-xr/
An error at the Shuiyun Water Park’s wave pool left dozens of visitors injured. See the video
— Read on digg.com/video/wave-pool-malfunction-china
App was launched by Russian developer in 2017 and uses AI to change people’s features.
See more (The Guardian)
Opinion: I worked on AI for YouTube’s “recommended for you” feature. We underestimated how the algorithms could go terribly wrong.
— Read on www.wired.com/story/the-toxic-potential-of-youtubes-feedback-loop/