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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.

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Latest Activity: Jun 9

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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

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Comment by Steph S. on March 8, 2012 at 5:52pm

that's a good one

Comment by Richard ∑wald on March 8, 2012 at 5:40pm

The cable one reminded me of this...

Comment by Suzi Rhae on March 8, 2012 at 5:19pm

Thanks Ruth...that pretty much sums up my day...I just rearranged a ladies office and the plugs went out of control for about an hour. Time to kick back and chill for the night. Suz

Comment by Tony Carroll on March 8, 2012 at 4:53pm

Hi Ruth, and thank you. Am having an off day, and it made me laugh out loud. While sitting by myself. No one else around. Thanks for brightening my day.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 8, 2012 at 4:41pm

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 8, 2012 at 4:34pm

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 8, 2012 at 4:31pm

Comment by Idaho Spud on March 8, 2012 at 4:23pm

Reminds me of the carpenter's rule "measure twice, cut once."

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 8, 2012 at 4:20pm

Comment by Idaho Spud on March 7, 2012 at 11:17am

Thought this was cool. Scientists have built a "Cheetah" robot that set a new robot speed record (18MPH):

http://news.discovery.com/tech/robot-cheetah-breaks-speed-record-12...

 

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