Friday, January 05, 2024

Russia I am Trying to Forget

 The Soviet Union collapsed when the lies of the ruling class were so obvious they became laughable. The liberal world order – with the ‘religion of peace’, ‘woman with a penis’ ‘effective vaccines’ and ‘17 months to save the planet’ is at the joke stage.

– ‘Polish Housewife

Russia I am Trying to Forget Bill Totten’s Weblog

The question is, are we happy to live in a world that deliberately creates destitution for some? Richard Murphy

 Tesla Recalling 2-Million Cars Over Autopilot

 Tesla Autopilot crashes on cross traffic
 Complexity of automobile software
 Living machine? Scientists create biocomputer combining circuits with real human brain tissue
Study Finds
 Planet tipping points pose 'unprecedented' threat to humanity
 School buses canceled due to software screwup
WDRB Louisville)
 Controversial clothes hook spy cameras for sale on Amazon
 Ex-Amazon security engineer admits to stealing over $12M in crypto
 Sydney man charged with sending 17 million scam texts
 Just about every Windows and Linux device vulnerable to new LogoFAIL firmware attack
Ars Technica
 Putin speaks to AI version of himself in news conference
 AI-generated fake nude photos of girls from Winnipeg school posted online
 Inside OpenAI's Crisis Over the Future of AI
 AI, as in Ay Caramba!
Lawyers Guns & Money Blog
 Ukrainian military says it hacked Russia's federal tax agency
Bleeping Computer
 Huge Cyberattack Knocks Ukraine's Largest Mobile Operator Offline
 Just about every Windows and Linux device vulnerable to new LogoFAIL firmware attack
Ars Technica
 Pharmacies share medical data with police without a warrant, inquiry finds
 What to do when receiving unprompted MFA OTP codes
Bleeping Computer
 Can an AI Van Gogh Help Museums Generate New Interest?
 SI Published Articles by Fake, AI-Generated Writers
Henry Baker
 Why Europe is fighting about AI regulations
Marc Rotenberg
 A Democratic campaign deploys the first synthetic AI caller
 Société Générale's useless euro stablecoin: when bank blockchain units go feral
Amy Castor
 How Stolen Checks Are Sold and Bought Online
 Teens, Social Media and Technology 2023
Pew Research Center
 Cable service cancellation fees might be on the way out
The Verge
 Ted Cruz wants to stop the FCC from updating data-breach notification rules
Ars Technica
 Re: I don't give a damn about "you" and AI
Jonathan Levine
 Re: Unable to verify humanity
Amos Shapir
 Re: Voting experts warn of 'Serious Threats'
Susan Greenhalgh Thomas Koenig
 Re: WeWork has failed, leaving damage in its wake
CLiff Kilby
 Info on RISKS (comp.risks)