Wednesday, November 02, 2022

Eleven more crash deaths are linked to automated-tech vehicles

 Elon Musk’s Fortune Falls by $110 Billion in Less Than a Year Business Insider 

By Buying Twitter, Elon Musk Has Created His Own Hilarious Nightmare Intercept (furzy). The big problem with this deal is that Musk paid way way way too much. There’s no way to fix that. Anything else is secondary. 

GM temporarily suspends advertising on Twitter following Musk takeover CNBC

EU Commissioner to Elon Musk: Twitter will play by our rules Politico. Um, what happens when Starlink is available to European consumers? I suppose the EU can try to block payment, but I believe they’ve been too friendly to crypto to choke that off. 

Can Mark Zuckerberg Go Broke? Heisenberger Report 

Nuclear War Simulator Creator Says Public Must Know Potential Destruction
Aristos Georgiou
 Climate Change Threatens Supercomputers
Jacklin Kwan
 The computer errors from outer space
 NYC's Emerg. Med. Svc ("911") system was crippled 'cuz ...
danny burstein
 AI Language Models Show Bias Against People with Disabilities, Study Finds
Penn State
 A new AI model can accurately predict human response to novel drug compounds
 We Should Try to Prevent Another Alex Jones
Zeynep Tufekci

 Alternatives to Twitter
Lauren Weinstein
 A prudent approach to Musk and Twitter
Lauren Weinstein
 Twitter reportedly has a user retention problem
Lauren Weinstein
 TikTok and Facebook fail to detect election disinformation in the U.S., while YouTube succeeds
Global Witness
 Behind TikTok's Boom: A legion of traumatised, $10-a-day content moderators
The Bureau Investigates
 ACM Highlights Underuse of Risk-Limiting Audits in Confirming Accuracy of Election Results
 Iran Hackers Behind Attempt on US Election Are Still Active
 Internet Of Dangerous Things
Henry Baker
 In the ultimate Amazon smart home, each device collects your data
 GPS interference caused the FAA to reroute Texas air traffic. Experts stumped
Ars Technica
 Cuban Defector Flies Stolen An-2 To Florida
 How to miss potentially important Google Chat notifications
 Police Are Using DNA to Generate 3D Images of Suspects They've Never Seen
 Even After $100 Billion, Self-Driving Cars Are Going Nowhere
 Eleven more crash deaths are linked to automated-tech vehicles
The Center for Auto Safety
 High-Tech Cars Are Killing the Auto Repair Shop
 Heat from fingertips can be used to crack passwords, researchers find
Yahoo! News
 Zillow bug
Jan Woliltzky
 Real Estate Phish Swallows 1,000s of Microsoft 365 Credentials
Dark Reading
 Google drops Chrome support for Windows 7
Lauren Weinstein
 Too Many Drivers with Advanced Tech Expect Cars to Drive for Them
Car and Driver
 Planned cuts at Twitter likely to hurt content moderation, user security
 Devastating Report: Twitter may fire 75% of workers, gut content moderation and decimate infrastructure
 The vulnerability of transformers-based malware detectors to adversarial attacks
 Thousands of GitHub Repositories Deliver Fake PoC Exploits with Malware
Bill Toulas
 How a Microsoft blunder opened millions of PCs to potent malware attacks
Ars Technica
 Microsoft Office 365 email encryption could expose message content
Bleeping Computer
 Google's "passkey" effort
 How Your Shadow Credit Score Could Decide Whether You Get an Apartment
 U.S. Chip Sanctions Kneecap China's Tech Industry
 The danger of advanced artificial intelligence controlling its own feedback
 Toyota exposed 300,000 customer email addresses for 5 years
 Parler leaked email addresses for Ivanka Trump, other 'VIPs' in Kanye West announcement
 Humans Beat DeepMind AI in Creating Algorithm to Multiply Numbers
Matthew Sparkes
 Deception Detection
 Re: AI-driven 'thermal attack' system reveals computer and smartphone passwords in seconds
Steve Bacher
 Re: Lufthansa Says Apple AirTags Are Once Again Allowed in Checked Bags
Jan Wolitzky
 Re: Not a physical DDoS attack on the Australian Postal system
John Levine
 Re: Automatic emergency braking is not great at preventing crashes. at normal speeds
Martin Ward
 Article about CHERI
Rik Farrow
 U.S. National Security Strategy report
The White House
 Book on Digital Ethics
Christian Fuchs
 Info on RISKS (comp.risks)