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What could possibly go wrong: Amazon software spying on Londoners

Matt Burgess reporting for Wired:

“Thousands of people catching trains in the United Kingdom likely had their faces scanned by Amazon software as part of widespread artificial intelligence trials, new documents reveal. The image recognition system was used to predict travelers’ age, gender, and potential emotions—with the suggestion that the data could be used in advertising systems in the future.”

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Empathy unites.

Introduction

I was waiting in line at my favorite bar, feeling particularly irritable after a rough day. I’m on an IT project right now (that supports my art, but that’s a story for another time) and I endured my second day on-site of the mandatory two per week. Even if it looks peaceful and calm, todays corporate culture has been allowed to degenerate into this hidden monster that will eat you alive without ever showing its ugly head.… Read More. “Empathy unites.”

What is Roon?

What is Roon?
Roon transforms the chaos of your music collection into a harmonious symphony. Whether your tunes are on Tidal, Qobuz, an external drive, a network storage, or your PC or Mac, Roon seamlessly integrates and reorganizes them. It updates artist, album, and track information, presenting you with a beautifully unified music library.… Read More. “What is Roon?”

The New Normal of Worse-than-Bad Search Results

“In February 2024, we published an article warning readers not to trust product recommendations from well-known newspapers and magazines ranking at the top of Google search results.”
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“I’ll take you through the tactics big media publishers use to outrank independent sites online. I’ll also cover what Google has done since we published our exposé and what they’ve announced they’re going to do.
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The Rocky Road of Mainstream WordPress Plugins

What happened?

I dared venture into the wild, wacky world of WordPress plugins, only to find myself tangled in the vines of frustration. I must admit that I have been wooed by the shiny promise of these digital tools, dreaming of seamless integration and website wizardry. But, as always, the reality is more like trying to fit a square peg in a round hole while wearing boxing gloves.… Read More. “The Rocky Road of Mainstream WordPress Plugins”

The Transformative Future of Remote Work; Between reality and BS.

In the vast landscape of the modern workforce, a new beacon has risen, guiding a monumental shift in how we define the office and the working day. Remote work, once a rare and occasionally inconvenient option, has metamorphosed into a primary mode of operation for businesses and individuals alike.

The Evolution of Remote Work

From the earliest days of human labour, off-site employment has undergone significant transformations.… Read More. “The Transformative Future of Remote Work; Between reality and BS.”

Serbian coffee. Greek coffee. Bosnian coffee. Turkish coffee.

Before Yugoslavia fell apart and the situation in the Balkans worsened, the coffee was called “Turkish coffee.”

On a side note, like in Italy, there is a way to order a cup in Serbia if you want to pretend you’re a local: “Oj majstore, daj dve Turske, molim te”. Or even better, “Dve Turske, molim te” if you order before being asked.

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