scottsantens, to random avatar

We already have 1,000 would-be Mozarts who instead of learning music and honing their skills are doing shit jobs for shit wages. They're spending their time just surviving instead of blessing the rest of us with music we'd love.

What these would-be Mozarts need is basic income.

antonproitzelhaimer, avatar

@isaackuo @scottsantens

I wrote it in a #Post before: #ElonMusk is a tricky #Inventor, but he has zero emotional #Intelligence, maybe due to his #AspergerSyndrom-who knows, but he definetly lacks it and #People like him claim such #Nonsense-Stuff, you cited above, to fill their own #Vacuum and distract from their own

Nonilex, to Israel avatar

launches missile strikes into

The Israeli military has conducted missile strikes against Iran, a snr ofcl told NPR Thurs. There are also reports of explosions in & .

Iran's Fars News Agency says explosions were heard in the central city of , according to the Reuters News Agency.

The extent of Israel's strikes & the weapons used weren't clear.

Nonilex, avatar

US official tells CNN the target is NOT

Prior to the Israeli strike Fri (local), US expectation was that they would NOT target or nuclear facilities, another snr US official said.

told the its response would be limited in scope. US suggested Israel was weighing a narrow & limited strike inside .

The range of targets was “never specified in precise terms but nuclear & civilian locations were clearly not in that category,” the 2nd ofcl added.

Peternimmo, to poland avatar

announces the arrest of one of their citizens for working for 's services. "His tasks included collecting and providing the military intelligence of the Russian Federation with information on the security of the Rzeszów-Jasionka Airport. This was, among other things, to help Russian special services plan a possible attack on the life of the head of a foreign state - President of Ukraine Volodymyr "
H/t @kravietz

jsrailton, to Russia avatar

Germany just arrested 2 Russian operatives over suspected bombing plan.

Targets for reconnaissance included 🇺🇸US bases.

jsrailton, to random avatar

When you support expanding domestic spying authorities in any country:

Even if you trust in the current government, you're gambling that you can trust how future administrations define criticism, democratic political organizing & dissent.

Nonilex, to anime_titties avatar

Secret document urges action to weaken the

’s Foreign Ministry has been drawing up plans to try to weaken its Western adversaries, including the , & leverage the to forge a global order free from what it sees as American dominance, acc/to a secret Foreign Ministry document.

Nonilex, avatar

“We need to continue adjusting our approach to relations w/unfriendly states,” states the 2023 document, which was provided to The WaPo by a service. “It’s important to create a mechanism for finding the vulnerable points of their external & internal policies w/the aim of developing practical steps to weaken ’s opponents.”

redhotcyber, to IT Italian avatar
Nonilex, to DaftPunk avatar

is tightening his stranglehold on the congressional ’s policy agenda as he reshapes Republican lawmakers’ party orthodoxy on & issues.
Trump’s sway was on full display Wed as the tried to take up a bill intended to unite the party. Then, hrs after Trump pushed to “kill” the Surveillance Act reauthorization, 19 did just that.

Siltaer, to Futurology French avatar

: donner ses données, reprendre c’est voler ?
Après la chasse aux œufs, Radio Anthropocène part à la chasse aux données.
Une nouvelle ruée vers l’or pour ce matériau indispensable aux et algorithmes.

Fin 2023, , des journalistes du Monde et de ont montré que l’algorithme utilisé par la pour prioriser les contrôles ciblait davantage les populations les plus vulnérables.

WorldImagining, to Futurology French avatar

"It is not the rise of the irrational as such...that must give pause to those who would use as a director of instinct & passion. It is the deliberate cultivation of the irrational. For the cult is not spontaneous & natural; it is intentional & purposeful."

  • John , 1918... two days before Armistice, to be precise.


redhotcyber, to Symfony Italian avatar

Adobe Magneto: una pericolosa minaccia RCE per i siti di e-commerce

Gli specialisti di Sicurezza Informatica hanno avvertito che gli stanno già sfruttando una nuova in (CVE-2024-20720) e l'utilizzatore per implementare una persistente sui siti di e-commerce.

tallandtrue, to Quotes avatar

We only have to look at ourselves to see how intelligent life might develop into something we wouldn't want to meet. ~

paninid, to nuclear avatar

The #nuclear reactors on submarines are designed for sustained #power generation to propel the vessel, rather than a single explosive release like the atomic #bomb.

This allows them to be much larger and more powerful than the compact nuclear weapons developed during World War II.

For those keeping track at home, reactors orders of magnitude more powerful than bombs over Hiroshima or Nagasaki are floating around in the world’s oceans and seas.

Right now.


paninid, avatar

Humanity captured the power of the sun, attached it to a tube as a motor, and sank it into the ocean.

The aliens assigned to our sector for reconnaissance reported back that they were terrified by our ingenuity and steered intelligent life else away from us.

parigotmanchot, to machinelearning French avatar

: Une bulle d’intelligence artificielle et de stupidité naturelle - > Une bulle d’intelligence artificielle et de stupidité naturelle écrit par Ploum, Lionel Dricot, ingénieur, écrivain de science-fiction, développeur de logiciels libres.

Pour comprendre ce que sont les AI et la bulle technologique qui les accompagne et semble commencer à s'effondrer.

Via : :

Nonilex, to Law avatar

Tues night, prosecutors told Judge who is overseeing Trump’s case that a “fundamentally flawed” order she had issued was causing & asked her to quickly resolve a critical dispute about one of ’s defenses — leaving them time to appeal if needed.

Nonilex, avatar

The prosecutors derided that assertion as “not based on any facts,” adding that it was a “justification that was concocted more than a year after” #Trump left the WH.

“It would be pure fiction,” the prosecutors wrote, “to suggest that highly #ClassifiedDocuments created by members of the #intelligence community & #military & presented to the president of the United States during his term in office were ‘purely private.’”

#criminal #law #Obstruction #SpecialCounsel #JackSmith #NationalSecurity

skykiss, (edited ) to Futurology avatar

Why US #counterintelligence appear to be working for the thugs #ChristoFascists #WhiteChristianNationalist?

After obstructionist Bill Barr completely covered-up the Trump-Russia investigation in a way that let criminal defendant Donald skate, US Intelligence now has told us that Russians are involved in using a variety of technologies, including ultrasound, microwave weapons, pesticides, and toxins on our diplomats and intelligence personnel.

Why exactly is American counterintelligence so dead-set on protecting the Kremlin and those close to it?

#RussiaIsATerroristState #warcrimes #intelligence #op #hybrid #warfare

_ohcoco_, (edited ) to Futurology avatar

evidence suggests who may be responsible for mysterious injuries >>>

At the time of their injuries, most targeted were high-level analysts or agents working on investigations related to . US and officers who work abroad are being removed from service with , and during last year's summit, a high-level official was struck.

emmalbriant, to tech avatar

This is quite the headline in The Times using a detail they later state to be 'rumour' to make a definite claim in the headline in order to help Palantir's reputation washing attention grab. It is at best an exaggeration of the firms role. Poor reporting or PR? @potemkinvillage

Nonilex, to Russia avatar
Nonilex, avatar

In recent days, agencies have warned that has found better ways to hide its , & Treasury issued last week against 2 Russian companies that it said supported the Kremlin’s campaign.

The stepped-up ops, run by aides to & Russian intelligence, come at a critical moment in the debate in the over support for .…

Nonilex, avatar

Russian ops are laying the groundwork for what could be a stronger push to support candidates who oppose aiding #Ukraine, or who call for pulling the #UnitedStates back from #NATO & other alliances, US ofcls & independent researchers say.

Investigators say that firms working in the “#Doppelgänger” network —& #Russia’s #intelligence agencies duplicating the tactics— are using the techniques to replicate & distort legitimate #news sites in order to undermine #aid to Ukraine.


Nonilex, avatar

These techniques are subtle & far more skillful than what #Russia attempted in 2016, when it made up FB posts or tweets in the names of nonexistent Americans, & used them to fuel protests over #immigration or other hot-button issues.

The loosely linked “#Doppelgänger” creates fake versions of real news websites in the #UnitedStates, #Israel, #Germany & #Japan, among other countries. It often promotes websites previously associated w/ Russia’s #military #intelligence agency, known as the #GRU.

Nonilex, avatar

The result is that much of the original speech is First Amendment-protected — say a member of #Congress [#HouseRepublicans] declaring that resources being sent to #Ukraine should instead be used to patrol the southern border of the #UnitedStates. But the amplification is engineered in #Russia or by #RussianInfluencers.

#GiftArticle #NationalSecurity #intelligence #InfluenceOperations #disinformation #influence #Europe #isolationism #UninformedElectorate #GRU #Doppelgänger #NATO

pololasi, to Futurology French avatar

Entendu ce matin à la radio sur France Musique un neurologue parler de la théorie selon laquelle l'écoute de Mozart rendrait plus intelligent. Théorie qui est... fausse.
L'étude a été contredite par d'autres études depuis avec du Mozart et d'autres musiques (Blur par exemple) .
En fait l'écoute de musique destresse et permet entre autres de mieux répondre aux tests de QI de façon plus détendue donc d'avoir de meilleures réponses.
Et la musique qui destresse le mieux est liée au ressenti personnel. Ça me fait bien plaisir d'apprendre que si les chants de baleines me hérissent et que le metal me détend c'est lié à ma culture et mon ressenti. 😉

En fait écouter de la musique ne rend pas plus intelligent mais plus heureux. 😊

#musique #intelligence #stress #bienetre

estelle, to random avatar

The terrible human toll in Gaza has many causes.
A chilling investigation by +972 highlights efficiency:

  1. An engineer: “When a 3-year-old girl is killed in a home in Gaza, it’s because someone in the army decided it wasn’t a big deal for her to be killed.”

  2. An AI outputs "100 targets a day". Like a factory with murder delivery:

"According to the investigation, another reason for the large number of targets, and the extensive harm to civilian life in Gaza, is the widespread use of a system called “Habsora” (“The Gospel”), which is largely built on artificial intelligence and can “generate” targets almost automatically at a rate that far exceeds what was previously possible. This AI system, as described by a former intelligence officer, essentially facilitates a “mass assassination factory.”"

  1. "The third is “power targets,” which includes high-rises and residential towers in the heart of cities, and public buildings such as universities, banks, and government offices."


estelle, avatar

It was easier to locate the individuals in their private houses.

“We were not interested in killing operatives only when they were in a military building or engaged in a military activity. On the contrary, the IDF bombed them in homes without hesitation, as a first option. It’s much easier to bomb a family’s home. The system is built to look for them in these situations.”

Yuval Abraham reports:

(to follow) 🧶#longThread @palestine @israel @ethics @military @idf @terrorism

#AIWar #technoCriticism #ethics #efficiency #innovation #Targeting #industrialization #intelligence #casualties #dev #history #data #EDA #planning #OSINT #military #army #C4I #ES2 #IDI #IDF #genocide #Lotem #Habsora #Lavender #dataDon #dataGovernance #tech #techCulture #engineering #AI #generativeAI #fix #externalities #productivity #bias #AIWarfare #AIEthics #AIRisks #collateralDamage #dehumanisation #airStrikes #bombing #counterTerrorism #israel #Gaza #Hamas #warCrimes #JewishSupremacy

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