The reset process for GE "smart" lightbulbs is fantastic. Modern technology is incredible. I think my favourite part of this is that someone realised how awful this process was and that they needed to change it, but only made the entire thing worse. #InternetOfShit
Now *this* is a good use of research into artificial intelligence!
Deepfake algorithms can now take a single photo of you and animate it to make you say anything. The thought occurs, why are we doing this? What are the possible positive results of this research and technology? Or are we just doing it to see if we can?
London police arrest man who covered face during public facial recognition trials https://boingboing.net/2019/05/15/london-police-arrest-man-who-c.html
@ghost_bird no, thank you for bringing this to my attention. It’s just so disappointing. I still intend to read the book, as I still think it will have value for my area of work, but with a little less enthusiasm and a much more critical eye.
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Such a lovely day, and I am now deflated and disappointed with humanity again.
@ghost_bird no worries Sophie, I’m on it. DuckDuckGo’d her... urgh. Feeling very disappointed now :/
@ambientnaturecultures not sure how broad it goes, will find out soon I guess. My interest would by applying it to my area, learning technology, learning analytics, curriculum design, etc.
@ghost_bird well shit, I was expecting it to be problematic for the straight forward division of women/men, but I wasn’t aware of that. Any sources you have handy?
This is a great long read in the Times Higher about the current state of English studies across the English speaking world, behind a paywall alas. Very timely and relevant for me as I'm starting to seriously consider the dreaded and oft delayed doctorate.
RT @email@example.com https://twitter.com/rabbit_isle_bot/status/1124221732577923072
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Bless my student for titling her term paper about online dating apps and self-disclosure
I’m shocked at this news, shocked I tell you!
Isn’t modern science amazing?
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