Facebook accused of trying to bypass GDPR, slurp domain owners' personal Whois info via an obscure process
Nine biological aging measurements were compared with actual deaths over a 20 year period, telomere length, DNAmAge, Horvath, Hannum, PhenoAge, GrimAge, physiological age, cognitive function, functional aging index, and frailty index. Go ahead and try to guess which of those 9 tests actually predicted who would die. https://news.ki.se/new-measure-of-biological-age-can-predict-health-risks
Coronavirus Mortality Rate
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A Kaggle Grandmaster cheated in $25k AI contest with hidden code
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Apple can be sued by app developers “on a monopsony theory.”
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ICANN hits pause on the sale of .ORG to Republican billionaires' private equity fund - https://boingboing.net/2019/12/16/its-an-ethos.html good; now stop it completely
“The technology behind the internet is not incompatible with our rights, but the business model Facebook and Google have chosen is.”
Yep, that’s Amnesty International saying that.
#apple being decidedly post-truth
"Apple does not take any actions to block consumers from seeking out or using repair shops that offer a broader range of repairs than those offered by Apple's authorised technicians."
"Despite initially losing the case last year, Apple is continuing its legal pursuit against the owner of a small, independent iPhone repair shop in Norway. "
So you can seek out repair shops freely, but repair shops are targets
Literally all I do all day as a software architect:
That's harder than you think
What do you really want?
What about ops and maintenance?
Do you know what ops and maintenance are?
Your timelines are insane
That tech doesn't exist yet
I can't estimate what's never been done.
Apple has locked me out of my developer account
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Blade Runner was set today,2019/11/20
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Cunningly disguised as a responsible adult.
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