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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

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Comment by Steph S. on July 7, 2013 at 9:08pm

thank you Ruth and Grinning cat

Comment by Grinning Cat on July 5, 2013 at 2:04am

Speaking of DHMO (dihydrogen monoxide), bottlers and sellers of the stuff would like us to believe we need to drink eight glasses per day to maintain health, but that widely repeated advice is in fact "thoroughly debunked nonsense", according to Dr. Margaret McCartney in the British Medical Journal.

Read more:

http://www.bmj.com/content/343/bmj.d4280

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/14/drinking-8-glasses-of-wat_...

http://www.snopes.com/medical/myths/8glasses.asp

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2011/jul/13/myth-eight-glass...

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on July 3, 2013 at 11:09pm

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on July 2, 2013 at 11:58pm

Comment by Steph S. on June 13, 2013 at 11:13am

I wonder that too Joan.

How are you doing today?

Comment by Joan Denoo on June 13, 2013 at 10:59am
Steph, I love your robot on toilet. As long as we are on this subject, My fecal matter now comes in the shape of "S". Hooray! I wonder what his/hers looks like?
Comment by Steph S. on June 12, 2013 at 11:43pm

Comment by Steph S. on June 12, 2013 at 11:42pm

Comment by Steph S. on June 12, 2013 at 11:29pm

Thanks so much Ruth - I love those.

Seems I am behind here. I am not getting my emails like I used to- I need to check my settings.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on June 12, 2013 at 9:32pm

 

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