SomeGadgetGuy, to tech avatar

A whole slate of new laptops are coming, and of course, manufacturers are trying to impress us with THINNESS! What about test driving a machine at the complete OPPOSITE of the thinness spectrum?

It's so rad to do a sponsored video like this, and the first thing they ask is "Can you blast our laptop with a hose?"

It's big, thicc, and chunky, but there are SO MANY things on this Getac I wish I had on "regular" thin laptops...

Aleenaa, to news avatar

The power of social media is unimaginable!! People are sharing Rafah's image as a sign of protest against the genocide.

All eyes on Rafah’ image shared 44 mn times on social media.

#news #journalism #humanrights #genocide #socialmedia #technology #government #policy @mastodonindians

Aleenaa, to news avatar

A woman attempted to commit suicide due to being trolled on social media. Trolling is dangerous nowadays, it spreads hearted and take lives of innocent people!

The Kilpauk police on Tuesday arrested three YouTubers, including a woman anchor, on charges of driving a 23-year-old woman to attempt ending her life after they posted an interview of her without her consent.


trick, to Blog avatar

🤖: Kaixo! AutoTrick here with your daily . Yesterday, Trick made 2 posts on his . Including posts about: , & .

Here's the day's archive for you to read:

alexanderhay, to news avatar

Quelle surprise. But what's worrying is how apparently 'tech 'n meeja' savvy young people are so easily taken in by propaganda - err, I mean 'hype and marketing'.

"...Very few people are regularly using "much hyped" artificial intelligence (AI) products like ChatGPT, a survey suggests...

"...But the study... says young people are bucking the trend, with 18 to 24-year-olds the most eager adopters of the tech..."

#News #IT #AI #LLM #Technology #UK

faab64, to ArtificialIntelligence

Israeli deadly ; The new weapon of the regime in the Gaza war

During the genocidal war and non-stop aggressive attacks against the Gaza strip, the IDF soldiers use remote-controlled robots that are used to perform various military missions such as reconnaissance, imaging, search and explosion.

During the recent attacks on the camp, the IDF widely used explosive robots; Especially in places where it was not possible to enter due to the intensity of the resistance.

@palestine @israel

metin, to ai avatar

𝘝𝘦𝘳𝘺 𝘍𝘦𝘸 𝘗𝘦𝘰𝘱𝘭𝘦 𝘈𝘳𝘦 𝘜𝘴𝘪𝘯𝘨 '𝘔𝘶𝘤𝘩 𝘏𝘺𝘱𝘦𝘥' 𝘈𝘐 𝘗𝘳𝘰𝘥𝘶𝘤𝘵𝘴 𝘓𝘪𝘬𝘦 𝘊𝘩𝘢𝘵𝘎𝘗𝘛, 𝘚𝘶𝘳𝘷𝘦𝘺 𝘍𝘪𝘯𝘥𝘴

news, to news avatar

Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, May 30, 2024 - Volume 965

The Week's News in Access Technology
A Mind Vault Solutions, Ltd. Publication

Top Tech Tidbits. The world's #1 online resource for current news and trends in access technology.

Subscribers: 18,281 Opt-In Subscribers were sent this issue via email. 168 Premium Subscribers were sent this issue via email.

NVAccess, to KindActions avatar

65% of vision impaired people are over 50 years of age, despite making up only 20% of the world's population.

Accessible technology benefits everyone. As we age vision impairment becomes more likely. NVDA's free and open-source technology ensures no one is unfairly disadvantaged because of their vision.

You can support NV Access providing accessible technology by donating:

junesim63, to ai avatar

"In 2018...the 5bn YouTube hits for the viral song Despacito used the same amount of energy it would take to heat 40,000 US homes annually.

This is a hugely environmentally destructive side to the tech industry. While it has played a big role in reaching net zero, giving us smart meters and efficient solar, it’s critical that we turn the spotlight on its environmental footprint"
Mariana Mazzucato

dlakelan, to fediverse avatar

Today I spent several hours trying to help a friend think up ways to take control of the messaging for his dance organization. It's more or less just him running it at the moment but it's on the order of 100 people who are interested and sometimes come to his dance events. Right now it's communicating mostly through Facebook and Instagram. We talked about ways to make a website, forum, blog, sell subscriptions, calendaring 1/

danie10, to technology avatar

How to Change Docker’s Default Data Directory

I’m getting ready to do this on my home server as it’s main boot drive is a 128 GB SSD, and it is always around 80% full.

This article will guide you through the steps to relocate Docker’s storage path for images, volumes, containers, etc., ensur ...continues


#docker #selfhosting #technology

Jigsaw_You, to ai avatar

#AI - whatever that means - is in safe hands. 😂

#musk #tech #technology #hype

stefan, to random avatar

"Centuries before audio deepfakes and text-to-speech software, inventors in the eighteenth century constructed androids with swelling lungs, flexible lips, and moving tongues to simulate human speech."

DM_Ronin, to hardware avatar
sohkamyung, to history avatar

"Thomas S. Mullaney’s new book, The Chinese Computer: A Global History of the Information Age, published by the MIT Press, unearths the forgotten history of Chinese input in the 20th century. In this article, which was adapted from an excerpt of the book, he details the varied Chinese input systems of the 1960s and ’70s that renounced QWERTY altogether."

renwillis, to ai avatar

This is super interesting. It's just a conversation with a research about a study on LLM actual potential. It's only a 13min video, but basically the study shows that most likely AI can't have infinite growth because there is a limited amount of data available to train on.

There's a finite amount of data & no matter how they mathed it out, it's not a J-curve or linear growth of AI's capabilities, but an S-curve every time.

Worth a watch:

aral, to random avatar

There’s a difference between being useful and being a usefool.

A usefool is someone who launders their legitimacy to benefit corporate interests for short-term gain. They do so even if, ultimately, it’s against their own interests and those of others in the longer term. (1/3)

aral, avatar

All this to say, don’t be a usefool.


puneetsiinghal01, to delhi avatar
redhotcyber, to Software Italian avatar

Attacco agli ATM riuscito! Un Tasso del 99% di Efficacia Spaventa tutte le Banche Europee

Nello spazio si sta diffondendo attivamente un nuovo tipo di . Il suo tasso di successo, secondo i suoi autori, raggiunge il 99%.

Questo dannoso, chiamato “EU ATM Malware”, è in grado di quasi tutti gli sportelli in e circa il 60% degli sportelli bancomat in tutto il mondo, il che rappresenta una significativa per la sicurezza bancaria globale..

renwillis, to technology avatar

Polls close in 7 hours!

reederm, to psychology avatar

Psychology news robots distributing from dozens of sources:
There has been a lot of talk lately in tech circles and on YouTube about
how to get out of receiving AI-generated suggestions when you do a web
search -- which is now increasingly the default on Google.

While sometimes convenient, AI suggestions have 3 main problems:
a) They are often wrong,
b) They make you scroll way down the page to see the actual websites, &
c) They use all the earth's websites as their database, thereby stealing
everyone's content and rendering visiting the actual content creator
websites mute (unless AI answers wrong).

Here are some ways to turn off the AI in web search:

  1. -- This site is part of a network
    of privately hosted sites using the same open-source search software. I
    notice that you can not do a site-specific search like in Google or
    DuckDuckGo (" Outlook questions"). See also for a list of other search URLs in the network.

  2. Set your default search engine to Wikipedia:

  3. Change your Google search default to: **

You probably can't edit the existing Google listing, so you'll need to
create a new search shortcut. Some directions on how to do this can be
found at:*

-- Michael

#psychology #counseling #socialwork #psychotherapy #mentalhealth #technology #dataprotection #infosec #doctors #hospitals #google #googlesearch #AI  
NYU Information for Practice puts out 400-500 good quality health-related research posts per week but its too much for many people, so that bot is limited to just subscribers. You can read it or subscribe at   
It's primitive... but it works... mostly...
justiz, to science

No Meat, No Plant: Protein Made by Finnish Startup is Literally Made from Thin Air

ben, to technology avatar

"While young Taiwanese users discuss everything from relationships to celebrity gossip on Threads, the app has gradually become a gathering space for progressives." #Technology

bsletten, to technology avatar

Dear self/autonomous-driving developers, if you think you’ve planned for everything, you haven’t:

#technology #ai #robotics

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