Re: if only the internet was a distributed network
Next you'll be suggesting they test their updates before pushing them out!
135 posts • joined 22 Aug 2012
While the concept is not new in the realm of science fiction, has many possible benefits and is probably inevitable, I foresee a huge problem in a real world implementation.
With embedded augmented reality, this will just mean <$enter ad-flinger of choice> will be able to deliver advertisements directly to your retina.
Or is this a sales pitch by Kaspersky for a new opportunity for an ad-blocker?
1. STD Clinic requests Google to verify a call to John/Jane Doe.
2. Google verifies the call and hungrily slurps the data, fantasizes over the marketing opportunities and sells the info to Blackmail-r-Us Inc.
3. John/Jane Doe subsequently receives a "verified" call from Blackmail-r-Us Inc ... "does your husband/wife/partner know you have a STD?
I feel a slower release cycle would enable the vendor to get rid of more bugs BEFORE release, not after.
That could only work if they weren't using the end users as the QA department!
Many, many years ago, I remember someone defining the relative costs of bugs discovered during Design, Testing & Production. Presumably that knowledge has been forgotten, or perhaps it has been discarded as it is "old".
... Can the general public turn the telemetry completely off? ...
This, 100x this, but you forgot to add " and have it stay off through subsequent updates!
I would like to move from W7, but I have no interest in playing whack-a-mole with W10 "Surveillance-as-a-Service".
No, no, no.
The LI algorithms are working exactly as intended.
Since you didn't get the job you applied for, it has determined you can't be suitable for any other similar jobs. It therefore filters them out and only shows you completely unrelated jobs.
But yes, I agree, the Amazon search functionality is dire.
Summary: The software was not fit for purpose and should never have been in use on the public roads.
It looks like they are using the modern trend of "testing in production". The problem is when one of these "we didn't think of that" scenarios happens, someone could die.
And please can we stop using AI (Artificial Intelligence) when we really mean ML (Machine Learning). Intelligent it wasn't.
We know your real name is Lord Lucan.
We know where you live.
We know who you associate with.
We know if you put the wrong sort of waste in your recycling bin.
We are watching you.
Have a nice day!
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