Humans Need Not Apply

We are the Borg.
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Apparently driverless tractors and other farm machines have arrived too.

Meanwhile, Amazon unveils the supermarket of the future(?):

What Amazon’s revamped Whole Foods store means for shoppers

No more checkout line; no more cash registers or cashiers.

The only thing you give up is your privacy. Cameras watch your every move and record everything you put in your shopping basket and Amazon bills you for it later.
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https://www.npr.org/2022/03/27/10881408 ... n-profiles
That smiling LinkedIn profile face might be a computer-generated fake
By using fake profiles, companies can cast a wide net online without beefing up their own sales staff or hitting LinkedIn's limits on messages. Demand for online sales leads exploded during the pandemic as it became hard for sales teams to pitch their products in person.
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Anything you see online might be a fake
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Except me.

I am the soul of honor, kindness, mercy and goodness. Trust me in all things.
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Reminds me that I need to re-hibernate my LinkedIn profile, which I unlocked when angling for a promotion.
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Finally!
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Pyrrho wrote: Sun Mar 27, 2022 3:15 pm
That smiling LinkedIn profile face might be a computer-generated fake
By using fake profiles, companies can cast a wide net online without beefing up their own sales staff or hitting LinkedIn's limits on messages. Demand for online sales leads exploded during the pandemic as it became hard for sales teams to pitch their products in person.
It's amazing how realistic those look.

One clue is that they tend to be on the more attractive side, compared to real people. They all have perfect white teeth too. And they all smile in a similar way.

If you see someone who is ugly, or has bad teeth, they are probably real.
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So you are real?









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Anaxagoras wrote: Tue Apr 05, 2022 6:00 am
If you see someone who is ugly, or has bad teeth, they are probably real.
And then the AI starts generating flaws in the images. An AI learns, so quit telling them what's up!
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Hey, nice beaver!

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Does Waifu-sama know that you keep a plastic be[さあ、ダメ! – Ed.]

But it would be totally teh funneh!

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I always make sure to compliment my Waifu's beaver, thank you very much. The key is to always make sure the stuffing is fresh.
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Why you have me over.

Et cetera.

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https://www.protocol.com/enterprise/emo ... el-edutech
But Intel and Classroom Technologies, which sells virtual school software called Class, think there might be a better way. The companies have partnered to integrate an AI-based technology developed by Intel with Class, which runs on top of Zoom. Intel claims its system can detect whether students are bored, distracted or confused by assessing their facial expressions and how they’re interacting with educational content.

“We can give the teacher additional insights to allow them to better communicate,” said Michael Chasen, co-founder and CEO of Classroom Technologies, who said teachers have had trouble engaging with students in virtual classroom environments throughout the pandemic.
"6079 Smith W. is unmutual!"
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Pyrrho wrote: Mon Apr 18, 2022 7:01 pm https://www.protocol.com/enterprise/emo ... el-edutech
But Intel and Classroom Technologies, which sells virtual school software called Class, think there might be a better way. The companies have partnered to integrate an AI-based technology developed by Intel with Class, which runs on top of Zoom. Intel claims its system can detect whether students are bored, distracted or confused by assessing their facial expressions and how they’re interacting with educational content.

“We can give the teacher additional insights to allow them to better communicate,” said Michael Chasen, co-founder and CEO of Classroom Technologies, who said teachers have had trouble engaging with students in virtual classroom environments throughout the pandemic.
"6079 Smith W. is unmutual!"
I have to report a breakdown.. in control. Number Two needs to be replaced.
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Do not damage the tissue.

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It's just interesting what's going on right now. It seems like we are not too far away from a AI with a sort of general intelligence.
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Anaxagoras wrote: Mon May 23, 2022 8:12 am

It's just interesting what's going on right now. It seems like we are not too far away from a AI with a sort of general intelligence.
It always ends well in the movies . . . .