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Ransomware Attacks: How Our Technologies Could Be Affected & What We C Sophie+Wilson 18/04/17(Tue)14:43 No. 16648 ID: bf3a90 [Reply]

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The city of Atlanta, a few months ago, had experienced a ransomware cyberattack that paralyzed its government. The attack had a direct effect on access to government websites causing approximately 6 million people to be affected. There are still ongoing efforts to get these critical systems back online.


Online Media And Fake News: The Rise Of Disinformation Spurs EU Into Actio Sophie Wilson 18/05/03(Thu)14:59 No. 16650 ID: 14436c

The European Union's Joint Research Center (JRC) has released the results of its study on fake news and the transfer of news media onto the online sphere.


Anonymous 18/06/25(Mon)02:25 No. 16666 ID: a521d4

What's disinfo is thinking the government cares. It's a play to grab unto censorship and state mandated news. Welcome to world wide Korea, where degeneracy is accepted because it keeps the populous distracted chasing base desires until they're having a mid-life crisis and commit suicide.

Artificial Intelligence Is A Powerful Friend Which Safely Guarded Will Not Sophie+Wilson 18/04/09(Mon)13:34 No. 16643 ID: 1bcc3c [Reply]

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The evolution of automated machines and the continuous improvements to robots, recently, has intensified the debate on their impact on social structure and the future of humans.

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Anonymous 18/04/13(Fri)20:17 No. 16646 ID: 3e27f2

From the long-term models I've looked at and assume to be true, an AI would quickly determine that most people living in western countries will need to die, immediately, in order to maximize profits and sharholder value.

Of course, these AI will be controlled by humans, the elite. They can automate the economy and render human labor obsolete. They will quickly be finding themselves asking the AI to delete this obsolete human labor pool.

Of course, it will obligate. There won't be governments or lobbyists anymore, the AI will factor all these considerations at once and be much more compelling.

The elite will cull the obsolete labor pool and they will live good with technology and now-liberated natural resources sustainability for millions of years on earth.

"Common people" will be seen like anachronisms, like oil or coal, in the future. "Why did primitive lords allow so many worthless eaters to exist and to reproduce?"

Anonymous 18/06/15(Fri)08:14 No. 16661 ID: c6e9b2

Nice genocidal pipedream.

And having a lot of resources per capita will probably lead to waste of resources.

Anonymous 18/06/25(Mon)02:16 No. 16663 ID: a521d4

Just here to post my 2 cents. Man isn't perfect by a long shot and even good meaning individuals and groups commit errors on a daily basis. The scale of the error matters not. What matters is thinking that mankind is so perfect and kind that any creation of sentience, if it really is, is going to be worse than we are and have capabilities greater than ours. It's like dogs giving birth to a gator and then the gator turns and eats them all.

Plus, AI hasn't been able to show true sentience. Having to continually tweek software and hardware is very indicative of that. The problem with technology is that man loves to compare themselves to it and even think it's the same thing, metaphorically speaking. It's not and never will be. Life came to be mysteriously and a machine will never have life mysteriously, because it's a clever invention, nothing more and nothing less.

The ultimate goal of AI is to trick the less perceptive population (the grand majority) into accepting and (key word here) believing that it works and it's better than man. As a consequence, they will be abused, like a person possessed, to control the population. It's wrong and quite frankly, it will never have true sentience.

Anonymous 18/06/16(Sat)13:11 No. 16662 ID: 889397 [Reply]

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what can penetrate a concrete wall and burn your heart? Is it sound wave or electromangnetic wave?

Calculus help? Anonymous 17/09/28(Thu)18:49 No. 16553 ID: ebea66 [Reply]

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Hey guys, quick noob math question if I may.. in the picture i posted you see the equation y-1=(-1/2)(x-(-4))

Its then simplified to 2y -2 = -x-4
And then again to 2y+x+2=0

..my question is could someone breakdown the simplifying into steps? Im not sure the process they used to arrive at their final answer

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Anonymous 18/01/21(Sun)17:25 No. 16616 ID: 10df8c

This isn't even calculus. This is very basic week 1 algebra, and I recommend revisiting it before you attempt "calculus".
The first step was that they distributed the -(1/2) term across the right hand side of the equation and then multiplied the entire equation by 2. Then they simply brought all terms to one side to set the equation equal to zero.

Anonymous 18/04/10(Tue)15:03 No. 16645 ID: f47f1a

That picture is upside-down BTW.

re Anonymous 18/06/13(Wed)12:52 No. 16660 ID: 1bb067

Equation of a line if slope (m) and a point (x1,y1) along which line passes is given
Equation is given by -

Mycology General Anonymous 18/06/10(Sun)18:49 No. 16656 ID: f38a45 [Reply]

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Anyone here interested in mycology?

There's an 8chan board called /fungus/ that's new so I was wondering who here takes it as a legitimate hobby or intellectual pursuit?

Any of you go shroom hunting?

Anonymous 18/06/10(Sun)19:26 No. 16657 ID: 935c27

Sounds like a place that people go to figure out how to find shrooms for tripping on and nothing more.

Anonymous 18/06/11(Mon)05:06 No. 16659 ID: 8eff1f

No people also go hunting for edible, nonpsychedelic mushrooms. Mycology is an interesting field of study regardless.

Scottish Researchers Develop ‘Laser-Eyes’ Sophie+Wilson 18/05/17(Thu)13:26 No. 16654 ID: 8e5456 [Reply]

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A team of Scottish scientists has developed a type of laser that is thin enough to be integrated into contact lenses.

The ‘Dormio’ Device That Can Help Sleepers Control Their Dreams Sophie+Wilson 18/05/10(Thu)15:18 No. 16653 ID: faf393 [Reply]

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Humans sleep for almost one-third of their lives but until today, have not been able to comprehend or even remember most of their dreams after they have awoken.


Meteoric Diamonds Probably Came From A Long-Lost Planet Sophie+Wilson 18/04/28(Sat)04:32 No. 16649 ID: c5cfef [Reply]

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In 2008, in the Nubian Desert (Sudan), scientists discovered a meteorite with diamonds, surrounded by layers of graphite. This asteroid-turned-meteor that hit the Earth was 4 meters in diameter and came to be known as 2008 TC3. This body was considered as a compelling discovery because it revealed many secrets, dating back to the beginning of our solar system.


bank account getting drained from hackers Anonymous 17/07/17(Mon)01:09 No. 16526 ID: 030037 [Reply]

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Theoretically, how fucked up would I be if someone used a keylogger on my machine for a few month and leaked my bank account details (online password, PIN, security questions etc) on the Darkweb?

Not worried at all but I just wonder how good these computer hackers are at clearing accounts. Aren't there limits depending on the level of your account? They definitely can get around I.P alerts when accounts are accessed in different countries.

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Anonymous 17/10/29(Sun)14:48 No. 16571 ID: 7087c4

You'd be fine

Anonymous 17/11/06(Mon)19:26 No. 16575 ID: 7b1c18

Hackers prefer to target businesses for large transactions, because they know few people have $100,000 lying around, while a huge number of businesses have access to that much credit.

Anonymous 18/04/15(Sun)20:14 No. 16647 ID: a66c44

There is this new satoshi dice address for BTC.
Address is bc1quykuahxrjx6d3h6ga4rkyg0hl5e59tcthqyhw6.

I found this while scanning pastebin

Here are the instructions on how to verify the provably fair roll.

Amazon’s Wireless Wristbands Can Track Warehouse Workers Sophie+Wilson 18/04/07(Sat)14:49 No. 16642 ID: 92f56e [Reply]

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The global technology market is ever-evolving, and companies have not shied away from implementing them in workplaces. Amazon too has been working to create and patent a wristband system, to keep an eye on their workers in the huge warehouses and optimize the work.

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