"Americans have the will to resist because they have weapons. If you don't have a gun, freedom of speech has no power." -- Yoshimi Ishikawa, Japanese author, in the LA Times 15 Oct 1992

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Google's AI "Bard" Says It Would Not Say An Ethnic Slur Even If It Could Prevent a Nuclear World War ChrisMenahan Wed, 03/22/2023 - 01:06

Google is programming their Bard "AI" to be just as artificially stupid as OpenAI's ChatGPT.

'iPhone autocorrect is literally ruining my life': Users complain Apple's text feature is 'atrocious' in the latest iOS update - here's how to tweak your keyboard malterwitty Tue, 03/21/2023 - 11:50

One social media user claimed that her device attempted to change 'burden' to 'Biden' when typing, while another alleged her phone always adds a 'z' when trying to select an apostrophe.

'Not trying to sound dramatic but iPhone autocorrect is literally ruining my life,' one person tweeted.

Another added: 'Is it me or is iPhone autocorrect actually atrocious? It keeps correcting words that are spelled correctly to a better meaning (ie food to good) even tho I had it correct?' 

Remember Obamas death panels? Medicare now using AI algorithms to deny coverage to people deemed expendable MikeRivero Tue, 03/21/2023 - 11:18

No longer are actual human doctors making personalized decisions in patient care for elderly people on Medicare. Instead, artificial intelligence (AI) robots are deciding who lives and who dies.

Windows 11 bug warns Local Security Authority protection is off malterwitty Tue, 03/21/2023 - 10:54

While Windows users report that this issue is caused by the recently released KB5023706 Windows 11 22H2 cumulative update, this has been happening 

How AI is shaping the future of politics MikeRivero Tue, 03/21/2023 - 09:26

As automated technology has evolved and become more capable, it has revolutionised the way we live, interact with each other, and even vote, affecting society from the heights of government through to everyday behaviours. Better understanding the scope of AI’s capability is key to developing and, crucially, managing the technology in the future.

Is It Time For AI To Replace Politicians? MikeRivero Tue, 03/21/2023 - 09:24

French mathematician and Fields Medal recipient Cédric Villani has devoted some of his formidable natural intelligence to the subject of artificial intelligence (AI), helping write a report that was submitted to the French government in March. He also knows a thing or two about politics having been elected as a national deputy last year.

Russian Presidential Employees Ordered TO DITCH iPhones. Poland Denies War Declaration. MikeRivero Mon, 03/20/2023 - 13:39
How to use ChatGPT to write code MikeRivero Mon, 03/20/2023 - 10:31

After a bunch of repeated tests, it became clear to me that if you ask ChatGPT to deliver a complete application, it will fail. A corollary to this observation is that if you know nothing of coding and want ChatGPT to build you something, it will fail.

The white-coloured humanoid "Garmi" does not look much different from a typical robot -- it stands on a platform with wheels and is equipped with a black screen on which two blue circles acting as eyes are attached.

But retired German doctor Guenter Steinebach, 78, said: "For me, this robot is a dream."

Not only is Garmi able to perform diagnostics on patients, it can also provide care and treatment for them. Or at least, that is the plan.