* Posts by KCIN

8 posts • joined 20 Jul 2019

Lockdown endgame? There won't be one until the West figures out its approach to contact-tracing apps


It won't work.

There's now plenty of evidence that people who were antibody positive and no longer antibody positive

French pensioner ejected from fighter jet after accidentally grabbing bang seat* handle


Re: Double ejection

No, due to a fault, the pilot wasn't ejected as well. The system should eject the pilot when the P2 leaves. That failed. The canopy was detonated.

Apparently before the flight the passengers heart rate hit 135. It's not known what it hit when he banged out.

The reaction to grab the release is interesting. When people get negative G, its very common for them to raise their hands. I've seen it regularly. He did the opposite.

What's also clear is people sense through their backsides. Loose straps matter. Lap strap first and tight. That keeps your bum on the seat, even in negative G.

Brexit Britain changes its mind, says non, nein, no to Europe's unified patent court – potentially sealing its fate


Re: so it can’t just back out

Well if it resulted in cheap patents, ie was more efficient then that's a reason for saying.

However the article gives the game away when the PL were rubbing their hands with glee at the money they could screw from clients.

If there were almost a million computer misuse crimes last year, Action Fraud is only passing 2% of cases to cops


It's pretty simple. It's about manipulating the crime statistics.

It's possible to reverse-engineer AI chatbots to spout nonsense, smut or sensitive information


Take a stock sentiment analyzer Combine that with a story generator, a GAN, and you can create lots of negative or positive stories about a stock, for other sentiment analyzers to read.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson moves to shut Parliament


Re: So, to sum up. . .

It's to late. The Demos, the demo in democracy have said leave.

It's not hard to understand

Talk about unintended consequences: GDPR is an identity thief's dream ticket to Europeans' data


A birth certificate doesn't even have to be faked.

You can order any birth certificate online from the government for a fee

British ISPs throw in the towel, give up sending out toothless copyright infringement warnings


They have just gone ISP.

The game of whack a mole doesn't work


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