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Heute startet die einen neuen Videoüberwachungsversuch mit automatischer #Verhaltenserkennung am Berliner

Die Rechtfertigung: „Innovative Videotechnologie soll Zuverlässigkeit und Pünktlichkeit des Bahnbetriebs verbessern …“ (!) /c

Tweet von Michael Bolton (@michaelbolton) um 16. Juni, 09:09
Almost. The real problem is a bit more subtle. Like this:

How machine learning works

Interviewer: What’s your biggest strength?

Me: I’m fast learner.

Interviewer: What’s 11 * 11

Me: 65

Interviewer: not even close. It’s 126

Me: It’s 126.

Tweet von CommonSense (@SeinVollerErnst) um 15. Juni, 15:06

A bus full of people is speeding towards a Cliff.

: "A cliff! We need to brake and stop. It's urgent!"

: "There is no cliff."

: "We should listen to the scientists."

: "Braking would endanger the busdrivers job!"

Holger S. boosted

Where is my surprised face? Only days after #Trump visits the UK, Sajid Javid gives his nod the #Assange extradition request (and, I guess, hopes to get invited to the next state dinner).

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#Debian Buster release date announced: July 6th!! 🎉🍥✨🐕

Tweet von Nils ( um 11. Juni, 17:34
"Man in the middle attack" klingt so negativ. Wir sollten es "double end to end encryption" nennen.

Alles hat ein Ende nur die SSL-Inspection hat vier.

An interactive explanation of the JPEG fornat, where you can mess around in the image:
"Unraveling The JPEG"

Tweet by Martin Fowler ( on 6. Juni, 07:20
post: We should justify efforts to improve internal quality of software based on its ability to reduce costs of future enhancements. It's a counter-intuitive view, but one that reflects our reality

No, dear fellow developer, the deadline is not the most important thing in a release.

I mean, if people give up on external quality too easily, I guess I don't want to know about the internal one.

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A few months ago, Microsoft decided to collaborate with Google and drop its web engine in favor of Google's.

Earlier this week, Google blocked all ad blockers, and now Microsoft has de-listed UBlock Origin (a powerful ad-blocker). Without real choice, monopolies will dictate what you see and do on the Internet.

Real choice comes with Free/Open Source Software.

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Ihr sagt #Influencer, ich sage #Litfasssäule2punkt0. Zahl der {Insta, Twitter, Youtube}-Follower bzw Klickzahlen ist IMHO auch nur sowas wie die Reichweitenangabe bei den Printmedien. Wichtig für Werbung, nicht für Meinung. #SorryNotSorry

Tweet by stuarthalloway ( um 1. Juni, 14:56
If you don't think managing state is tricky, consider the fact that 80% of all problems in all complex systems are fixed by rebooting.

Tweet by Robert Smallshire (@robsmallshire) on 30. Mai, 21:45
It's from comp.lang.lisp in 1994, by Steve Haflich, Chair of the ANSI Lisp committee.

"When your hammer is C++, everything begins to look like a thumb."

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YOU: so the A in RAID stands for "Array"?
US: Yes.
YOU: doesn't that mean saying "RAID array" is redundant?
US: Of course. That's what the R is for.

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my computer just went to sleep "due to inactivity" while in the middle of building gcc with a load average of > 3

I've tried to like GNOME, but I don't think I'm its target user

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