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
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@starbreaker Causality arrow reversal: The productivity and willingness to help come *because* you're not having your lifeforce sucked from you by excessive death marches.
It's not that you "aren't passionate about your work", you're preserving (what little remains of) your sanity.
Ask said Sr. Manager what the company's perspective on addressing, say, a 5-10 year disability claim based on burnout might be.
What's your tenure with the firm? What's average?
Hacker, activist, free-softie; CISO at https://occrp.org/ # my opinions are my own etc.
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