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Geek & Nerd Haven

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 Richard ∑wald on March 5, 2012 at 3:39pm

Ruth, thanks for reminding me about the law of conservation of, …beer.

...I must remember not to click on this forum mid-sip.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 4, 2012 at 11:38am

Comment by Idaho Spud on March 2, 2012 at 10:09am

Funny!

Comment by Steph S. on March 2, 2012 at 10:08am

Oh that is such a cool Gif -- thanks for posting that Ruth!

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 2, 2012 at 10:06am

Comment by Steph S. on March 2, 2012 at 9:41am

I love the Atheist Experience show! Matt Dillahunty is the best!

Comment by Sarah on March 2, 2012 at 9:21am

Also love that Matt Dillahunty is in the "Wicked of the web" portion. Austin represent! 

Comment by Sarah on March 2, 2012 at 9:20am

Awesome, Richard!!

Also, I couldn't help but think of the Springfield motto from the Simpsons when reading your last sentence: "A noble spirit embiggins the smallest man." :)

Comment by Idaho Spud on March 2, 2012 at 9:16am

Love it Richard!  Saved.

Comment by Steph S. on March 1, 2012 at 9:29pm

Megan welcome to the group!

 

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