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Old 07-08-2021, 09:16 AM
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I can see no possible, etc.
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Old 07-08-2021, 05:45 PM
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Ok, scanning my eyeballs now…
Wait wait, no, *rummages around in pocket* it’s this eyeball that unlocks the door, Haha, those eyeballs only start the car.

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Old 07-08-2021, 06:02 PM
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Will we see Philosophical wax Ensign Steve for a while?
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Old 07-13-2021, 08:52 PM
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This is excellent! Existential Troopers, discuss the evidence, or lack of, for their own free will.
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Old 07-15-2021, 05:02 AM
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Old 07-23-2021, 06:27 PM
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80% of the stock market is now on autopilot

What could go wrong? :chin:
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Your link was unclickable. I mean it was clickable but didn't go anywhere. In my browser at least. I made it so that was not the case.
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Someone should write an AI that bets against the other AIs.
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ahh an old school mechanical turk link
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Rise of the racist robots - how AI is learning all our worst impulses | Inequality | The Guardian
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Old 07-30-2021, 01:49 PM
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PA passed a law to allow delivery robots on our sidewalks—here’s why it’s bad news

Oh, Pennsylvania. :facepalm:
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Unrelated idle thought: what kind of weapon personal protection equipment would be suitable for incapacitating protecting yourself from an autonomous vehicle?

How long before someone shoots one of these things?
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How long until one of these things shoots someone.

If only HitchBot had a gun.
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Didn't they see what Philly did to HITCH-BOT? What the fudge you think gonna happen to something valuable. (Pope-Bot survived but was far less publicized. Got my bots mixed up.)
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We at the singularity yet?

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After a quick search, this is a CocaCola Freestyle machine, a fancy soda machine designed to mix flavors, with preset flavors and user savable ones on their app, like an advanced version of what everyone did as a kid to make Cola diet orange sprite aide.

Cocacola“The team developed the touch-free offering in just over a week as coronavirus lockdowns took effect, building off the Coca-Cola Freestyle Operating System (FOS) introduced in 2019. “This is a fully connected platform, which means we could use existing software system to create this experience without having to rewrite tons of code,” Connor explains.”

So apparently they developed their own OS for a soda machine? This all sound all oh so hackable. We’re just one bored hacker away from every Freestyle soda machine suddenly playing the Star Wars theme with its syrup nozzles while trying to steal credentials from everyone in bluetooth range.
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So apparently they developed their own OS for a soda machine? This all sound all oh so hackable. We’re just one bored hacker away from every Freestyle soda machine suddenly playing the Star Wars theme with its syrup nozzles while trying to steal credentials from everyone in bluetooth range.
It's probably just a Linux variant with a few customizations, but yes to the rest. :)
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