Apple Says Malware Is A Problem On Macs. So How Bad Is It?

For decades, Apple built much of its marketing for its Macintosh computers around the idea that they’re safer to use than PCs running Microsoft’s Windows operating system. But in a remarkable appearance in court last week, Apple’s top software executive admitted that malware is a…

IBM Creates World’s First 2nm CPU Using Nanosheets

IBM has claimed a world-first for its own labs, with “2nm” silicon now in production. All nanometer references in foundry press releases are essentially made-up numbers when used in this fashion. There is no single, defining feature in the chip that matches 2nm and is…

ROKO’S BASILISK: THE THOUGHT EXPERIMENT THAT COULD ENSLAVE THE HUMAN RACE

Read More: https://www.grunge.com/401061/rokos-basilisk-the-thought-experiment-that-could-enslave-the-human-race/?utm_campaign=clip (Note to the reader: This article discusses a philosophical inquiry that many people find deeply, emotionally disturbing. Truly, and in all sincerity: If you’re susceptible to existential dread, stop reading.) Much has been said in recent years of the purported dangers and…

Biden Admin Finds Legal Loophole To Spy On American Citizens It Considers “Extremists”

President Joe Biden’s administration has found a legal loophole which will allow it to spy on American citizens without a warrant. The administration is reportedly planning to work with private firms to monitor “extremist chatter by Americans online” because the federal government is legally limited…

Twitter isn’t censoring accounts to keep users ‘safe’, it is using its power to spoon-feed the world establishment narratives

It’s one thing to have policies against violence, abuse, and harassment. But in “protecting” users, Twitter is hell-bent on censoring voices that rock the boat, even when all they have tweeted is a peer-reviewed scientific paper. Last week, Simon Goddek, who has a PhD in biotechnology…

‘Bat-sense’ algorithm could be used to monitor people and property without cameras

Smartphones and laptops can run the algorithm A “bat-sense” algorithm that generates images from sounds could be used to catch burglars and monitor patients without using CCTV, the technique’s inventors say. The machine-learning algorithm developed at Glasgow University uses reflected echoes to produce 3D pictures…

Opera upgrades user access to decentralized web via Unstoppable Domains

Chromium-based web browser Opera is all set to fully integrate with blockchain domain name provider Unstoppable Domains in a bid to provide millions of its users with decentralized web access.   Opera users will now be able to access decentralized websites hosted via IPFS using Unstoppable Domains’ popular .crypto NFT…

DHS Extends REAL-ID Airport Enforcement “Deadline” Again

By Edward Hasbrouck The Department of Homeland Security has once again postponed its self-proclaimed “deadline” for enforcement of the REAL-ID Act at airports, this time from October 1, 2021, to May 3, 2023. The latest postponement proves, once again, that the dates of the DHS threats to…

New York City Public Squashes Dream of Police to Use Robot Dogs on the Streets

By Nicholas West The creator of Black Mirror – the dystopian sci-fi series – has famously said that he chose to stop making episodes because our reality has essentially become equally dystopian to anything else he could create. Apparently, a healthy dose of New York City residents had seen one…

‘Brain-like device’ mimics human learning in major computing breakthrough

Scientists have developed a device modelled on the human brain that can learn by association in the same way as Pavlov’s dog. In the famous experiment, Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov conditioned a dog to associate a bell with food. In order to replicate this way…