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A group for us Geek and Nerds to talk about things we like. Technology, sci-fi, movies, TV, collecting, games, comics, science, etc.

Members: 187
Latest Activity: May 14

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Zombie Slot Machine

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Loren Miller May 14. 2 Replies

Tristan Harris shows that using your smart phone is as addictive as playing a slot machine.How…Continue

Tags: app design, mind manipulation

Beyond fake news, bot networks, and trolls - to automated behavior manipulation

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Apr 1. 4 Replies

The Rise of the Weaponized AI Propaganda MachineCambridge Analytica, a new automated propaganda machine poised to manage White House digital…Continue

Tags: weaponized AI propaganda machine

CIA cyberwarfare on us

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Bertold Brautigan Mar 9. 1 Reply

Just in case you feel the current administration doesn't have enough power, we find out that the CIA can take control of your iPhone and Twitter account, or watch you through your smart Samsung TV, at will. Moreover, the vulnerabilities they…Continue

Tags: cyber weapons, cyberwarfare, spyware, weaponized Apple, Google, and Microsoft vulnerabilities

AI against trolls

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 8. 0 Replies

Now Anyone Can Deploy Google’s Troll-Fighting AIHorray! I hope this works!A Google offshoot called Jigsaw declared war on trolls, launching a…Continue

Tags: troll control, Jigsaw

In the US, Ads watch YOU!

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joseph P Jan 23. 1 Reply

Secret signals between your TV, computer, laptop, smartphone, etc, so corporations can  follow your every move. Creepy!…Continue

Tags: spyware apps

Magnet Toys

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joseph P Jan 12. 1 Reply

Neat videositeShort story: We’re a group of three university students from Norway who have for 3 years worked with a magnetic game…Continue

Tags: Magination, magnetic toys

Cloud Hosting Infected

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Nov 1, 2016. 0 Replies

'Lurking malice' in cloud hosting services, study findsMalware in cloud hosting services is going undetected.Overall, the researchers scanned more than…Continue

Tags: malicious software, cloud hosting

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Comment by Mriana on November 4, 2012 at 11:31am

I took the quiz, Are You A Non-Nerd, A Nerd, A Super-Nerd, or a Super-Duper Nerd? and got:

Are You A Non-Nerd, A Nerd, A Super-Nerd, or a Super-Duper Nerd?

Your Result: You are a Super-Nerd
 
86%

Wow! You are sooo nerdy! You are totally a nerd! I mean, really! You are soooooo nerdy it is absolutely amazing! You are such a nerd!!!! Totally! I'm not kidding.

 
34%
You are a Nerd
 
34%
You are a Super-Duper Nerd
 
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You are a Non-Nerd
Comment by Steph S. on November 4, 2012 at 1:43am
Ruth thanks for the storm photo! It's huge!
Tony thanks for the Saturn photo it is beautiful!
I'm checking out that link you posted Tony. Thank you!
Thanks so very much for the posts!
Comment by Tony Carroll on November 4, 2012 at 1:31am

Something I've always wanted to see. The green flash. Seen a couple sundogs, but never this. Well. maybe someday.

http://youtu.be/LaWnukEhIaM

Comment by Tony Carroll on November 4, 2012 at 12:53am

Composite from the Cassini spacecraft. Saturn, the rings (edge on) and Titan. Just freaking cool!

Ruth, wow! Look at that storm. Unreal. No wonder it did so much damage.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on November 4, 2012 at 12:43am

Comment by Steph S. on November 4, 2012 at 12:03am
Stuart welcome to the group!
Comment by Steph S. on November 2, 2012 at 11:58am

Comment by Steph S. on November 2, 2012 at 11:57am

Kalliope Wörter welcome to the group!

Comment by Paul Monroe on November 2, 2012 at 9:04am

Thanks, Steph! Nerd power! LOL

Comment by Steph S. on November 2, 2012 at 8:54am
Paul welcome to the group! I'm a science/math nerd too!
 

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