* Posts by Stam

4 posts • joined 18 Sep 2019

PSA: You are now in the timeline where Facebook and pals are torn a new one by, er, Borat star Sacha Baron Cohen


Re: not quite

I'm half of this opinion, but then I remember the internet hasn't been around for long, so what's the analogue equivalent?

Is there any situation in which I could distribute lies or hateful messages on paper without being held accountable?

Magic Leap's CFO and creative director quit, and it's not a harbinger of doom or anything


Groundhog Day

Years ago when I first saw the whale video I thought "Well this is... fishy".

I've had to be the grumpy one in too many meetings pointing out why this product can't do what the adverts claim (MS I'm looking at you too).

When this company finally goes bust I have a thousand Michael Scott 'Thank You' GIFs to mail out.

Oh dear... AI models used to flag hate speech online are, er, racist against black people


Is it just flagging keywords?

Surely any AI trying to determine 'offensiveness' would need at least the entire context of the conversation and who it's with.

If I spoke to my stuffy great aunt the way I talked to my hometown friends she'd be pretty offended.

Conversely, I can say some pretty awful things without using a single bad word.

Adobe results show it is still creaming those subscriptions but its share price fell – why?


Cookie monsters

I had Creative Cloud but didn't use it a whole lot. Last time they asked me to update my card details I spent 5 minutes trying to not accept ad cookies on their site, gave up and cancelled my subscription


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