Google’s New Algorithm Will Only Show You ‘What They Say Is True’

Google’s New Algorithm Will Only Show You ‘What They Say Is True’- Naturalsociety By Barbara Minton With 2.8 billion 'facts' currently in the database While most of us have been busy thinking about net neutrality, guess what Google has been doing. The leading search engine has decided to change the criteria it uses for ranking … Continue reading Google’s New Algorithm Will Only Show You ‘What They Say Is True’

Facebook’s AI lab designing machines that think like people

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn27075-facebook-invents-an-intelligence-test-for-machines.html John is in the playground. Bob is in the office. Where is John? If you know the answer, you’re either a human, or software taking its first steps towards full artificial intelligence. Researchers at Facebook’s AI lab in New York say an exam of simple questions like this could help in designing machines that … Continue reading Facebook’s AI lab designing machines that think like people

Facebook DeepFace AI Learning Your Face In Every Uploaded Photo

Untold amounts of photos are uploaded to Facebook every day. Most of these photos have pictures of you or others in them, and Facebook’s DeepFace AI program is matching these photos with a 97.25 percent accuracy rating. The potentially disturbing fact is that even if you are not tagged in the photos, DeepFace is still … Continue reading Facebook DeepFace AI Learning Your Face In Every Uploaded Photo

A Very Disturbing and Powerful Post – “Get Your Loved Ones Off Facebook”

http://libertyblitzkrieg.com/2015/02/05/a-very-disturbing-and-powerful-post-get-your-loved-ones-off-facebook/ “Oh yeah, I’ve been meaning to ask you why you’re getting off Facebook,” is the guilty and reluctant question I’m hearing a lot these days. Like we kinda know Facebook is bad, but don’t really want to know. I’ve been a big Facebook supporter – one of the first users in my social group … Continue reading A Very Disturbing and Powerful Post – “Get Your Loved Ones Off Facebook”

Over 110k Facebook Users Infected by Porn-Disguised Trojan

http://rt.com/usa/228743-facebook-magnet-trojan-porn/ More than 110,000 Facebook users accidentally installed malicious software over a recent two-day period, a security researcher says, allowing their computers to become infected with a dangerous porn-disguised Trojan that lets hackers take control. According to a warning sent out to the Full Disclosure mailing list last Thursday by the researcher, Mohammad Faghani, social … Continue reading Over 110k Facebook Users Infected by Porn-Disguised Trojan

Meet the British 77th Battalion: 1500 “Facebook Warriors” to Spread Disinformation

http://gizmodo.com/the-british-army-is-creating-a-battalion-of-facebook-w-1683078069 By Darren Orf - The British Army will revive one of the most contentious special forces units of the second world war, the Chindits, as a new generation of “Facebook” warriors who will wage complex and covert information and subversion campaigns. – From the recent FT article: Army Revives Chindits as ‘Facebook Warriors’ for … Continue reading Meet the British 77th Battalion: 1500 “Facebook Warriors” to Spread Disinformation