Let's start with the video of *Cinnamon Girl*, cause it's a controversial one and I like Controversy. The song and video is about discrimination of Arab-Americans after 9/11 and also about the 2003 US invasion in Iraq.
As one has to guess the Group ID on Signal, I feel comfortable only while using Signal, now.
> In a phone call with WIRED, a WhatsApp spokesperson confirmed the researchers' findings, but emphasized that no one can secretly add a new member to a group—a notification does go through that a new, unknown member has joined the group.
Yeah, that solves it. -_-;
#PSA for people using #Windows 7 or 8: #Spectre fixes will slow things down. A lot. https://www.theverge.com/2018/1/9/16868290/microsoft-meltdown-spectre-firmware-updates-pc-slowdown
Upgrade to Windows 10 for free NOW if you have *any* assistive needs whatsoever (even if temporary ones) https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/accessibility/windows10upgrade?wa=wsignin1.0
…and/or start using Linux. (Fedora is nice! https://fedoraproject.org/ 😉)
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@bgcarlisle Well and not just the prejudices of the people who programmed them. Often times the data set is a set that comes from a privileged chunk of society's information itself. Machine learning absorbs and infers all those biases.
In a sense that may be the biases of the people who programmed them (bad selection of a sample set?) but I think even more so it's the prejudices of society (or the generally privileged portion reflected in that sample set) turned up to 11
Hacker, activist, free-softie; CISO at https://occrp.org/ # my opinions are my own etc.
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