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severak 26.2.2024 20:19:20

This is not a good way to fight racism in America

Building a multiracial society is hard work. Don't be tempted by shortcuts.


severak 26.2.2024 19:20:08

Gemini and Google’s Culture

The Google Gemini fiasco shows that the biggest challenge for Google in AI is not business model but rather company culture; change is needed from the top down.




severak 3.2.2024 18:12:50

Pod čarou: Z mužství se stal politický názor. V generaci Z roste trhlina - Seznam Zprávy

Naše politické názory vždy utvářela řada vlivů. Politický kompas generace Z ale začíná výrazně ovlivňovat i pohlaví a dnešní Pod čarou proto zkoumá, proč se mezi mladými muži a ženami začíná vytvářet příkop nejen u volebních uren.


severak 29.1.2024 22:31:40

Sorry EV haters, big ship fire probably wasn't caused by electric cars

from https://thedriven.io/2023/08/14/sorry-ev-haters-big-ship-fire-probably-wasnt-caused-by-electric-cars/



severak 5.1.2024 00:26:35

Morning Sun | The East is Red

This site contains information, images, texts, video clips, links on China's Cultural Revolution.



severak 4.1.2024 11:17:07

An Untold Story of LSD Psychotherapy in Communist Czechoslovakia

On Milan Hausner, the Sadská clinic, and the rise and fall of LSD psychotherapy behind the Iron Curtain.


severak 19.12.2023 00:03:57

Israel-Palestine: the real reason there’s still no peace

The long read: The possibility of a lasting deal seems as far away as ever – and the history of failed negotiations suggests it’s largely because Israel prefers the status quo


severak 17.12.2023 18:25:53

7 Months Inside an Online Scam Labor Camp

A man was abducted by a Chinese gang and forced to work in a scam operation. He gathered financial information, photos and videos and shared the material with The New York Times.


severak 21.11.2023 14:33:42

The messy, secretive reality behind OpenAI’s bid to save the world

The AI moonshot was founded in the spirit of transparency. This is the inside story of how competitive pressure eroded that idealism.


severak 16.11.2023 11:35:08

Lessons from METAFONT

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severak 7.11.2023 15:24:47

Stewart Brand’s Dubious Futurism

What did the creator of the Whole Earth Catalog stand for?


severak 16.10.2023 10:51:10

Co se to děje v Izraeli? :: Nihilista

Na počátku 90. let se řada lidí domnívala, že s koncem studené války dojde postupně k úplnému globálnímu vítězství demokracie a ekonomického liberalismu, čímž dějiny v podstatě skončí a ve světě už se vlastně nebude nic moc zásadního dít. Budoucí historici se unudí k smrti a senzacechtiví novináři nebudou mít co žrát. V té době to tak totiž opravdu...


severak 10.10.2023 16:39:27

The fraud was in the code

The jury got a taste of code review as they examined a falsified "insurance fund" and the infamous FTX → Alameda Research "backdoor".




severak 17.9.2023 10:55:21

Pod čarou: Historie se neopakuje. Seriály i učebnice na to někdy zapomínají - Seznam Zprávy

Při sledování historických filmů občas zažíváme pocit, že naši předkové byli stejní jako my. Mnohem důležitější je ale zdůrazňovat, jak bývaly různé historické etapy až nepříjemně odcizené našemu myšlení a hodnotám.


severak 15.9.2023 13:05:01

The AI Detection Arms Race Is On

And college students are developing the weapons, quickly building tools that identify AI-generated text—and tools to evade detection. 



severak 12.9.2023 00:39:16

https://jameshaydon.github.io/nats-fail/

Some notes about the UK air traffic control meltdown


severak 7.9.2023 20:38:10

Concerning the brilliance of Togawa Jun

This is an extension to Sunday's entry about Hosono-tinged 80s Japanese pop; in a late comment, Mario Campos said I should have included Jun Togawa , the extraordinary, zany 80s diva who's like Catherine Ringer from Les Rita Mitsouko, Cindy Lauper, Nina Hagen, Hanayo and Bjork all rolled into one.…


severak 30.8.2023 09:57:14

How easy is it to paralyze the Polish railroad? Let's find out!

In recent days, there has been a peculiar "trend" of emergency stopping of trains using radio-stop signals. Not for the first time and probably not for the last, but this time the situation is interesting in that there is an ongoing war abroad, and various politicians are trying to "connect" themselves to these actions with their speeches, often speaking untruthfully. So, let's see what the reality is. I just woke up from hibernation... What actually happened? In the past few days, "someone" maliciously caused…


severak 30.8.2023 01:14:40

The Mystery of Chernobyl’s Post-Invasion Radiation Spikes

Soon after Russian troops invaded Ukraine in February 2022, sensors in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone reported radiation spikes. A researcher now believes he’s found evidence the data was manipulated.



severak 17.3.2023 12:00:50

Something Pretty Right: A History of Visual Basic | Retool

How Visual Basic became the world’s most dominant programming environment, its sudden fall from grace, and why its influence is still shaping the future of software development.


severak 14.3.2023 17:13:04

Josef Charvát a jeho doba

Čtvrtek, 12. března 1953 Včera jsem měl v poledne pavlovovský seminář. Celkem je to všecko nekonečně nudné. Už mi několikátý rok dokazují, že...


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