When I was 3 I was stung by a wasp in the backyard. Being the most traumatic experience of my life so far, it naturally launched a life-long investigation and obsession with insects that has culminated in this mostly-biologically-accurate game about ants: beneskildsen.itch.io/antocra…
Wow I knew only the first tweet in this thread (and also the one about the Diebold ceo promising Ohio to Bush in 2004 since he did that in my home town). But wow. Republicans have been rigging elections for decades
2000: Rs block manual recount after memory card is found to have inexplicably deleted 16k votes from Gore’s total on a Diebold machine in Volusia county; no other races were impacted. Bush declared victorious by 537 votes. History forever altered. 1/
They certainly got this number because of Facebook Messenger’s practice of tricking users into giving fb all their contacts. So if anyone I messaged from my Facebook-isolated phone had me as a contact that they shared w/Fb then fb could associate it back to my old account
Countless people are harmed by those who believe CS is "objective" and undergrad CS curricula perpetuate this myth by not engaging with ethics from day one
Here's a thread of every undergrad CS course I took at Georgia Tech and how ethics could've been integrated (if it wasn't)
It's easy to make erroneous assumptions about the effect of FB on society, and then selectively pick hearsay that confirm your preconceived narrative.
Mix in factually false statements seasoned with assumptions of nefarious intent.
The core narrative of this article is incorrect. I fear people reading it would decide fairness and bias in AI aren’t important problems to work on. Or that teams working on it would be less motivated to keep pushing.
Thought about this a lot back when I commuted. The primary bottleneck is not the width of the highway but the throughput of the onramps and off ramps. Increasing the lanes of the highway just means more cars can be stuck in traffic while the same number of people use those exits
6. If you're already falling, then you want to fall feet-first with knees unlocked so that the bending of your legs can absorb the impact. From this height you could likely walk away fine if the fall is good, though sprained or broken ankle would also be likely
Finally, there's a personal responsibility that comes with climbing (one might think a Republican would be aware of this...). This person didn't fall or slip, they slapped a hold that was too far away and gave up and let go. Don't do that! Climb down or re-evaluate your next move