Facial recognition AI is another area of tech that gives me the ick. It has issues around surveillance and civil liberties and especially race. The databases they use to train the AI are very biased to white faces. Applications which pretend they can judge emotions, capability or trustfulness are straight up futuristic-phrenology. It's using your phone camera as a pair of calipers. And now this:
(Keep wearing masks, folks)
My god, I agree with something in the FT! The moral case against crypto:
Are there dinosaurs hiding in the magic sinkhole forest?? I must know!!
hey, this nonbinary youtuber's making a video about queer joy and wants folks to submit a short clip describing something that gives them queer joy; here's a submission form if that sounds interesting or fun:
I'll be glad if crypto becomes unviable. It's a nasty, grifting ecologically destructive system designed to make a tiny minority rich.
But I feel really sorry for all the ordinary folks who've gotten pulled into it, hoping to escape the misery of late stage capitalism. Who will give them hope now?
We've been looking in the wrong place for God - they were in a Big Hole all along!
BIG's metaverse headquarters for Vice Media disappoints on every level https://origin.archpaper.com/2022/05/big-metaverse-headquarters-for-vice-media-disappointing/
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