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The recent events convinced me that the freedom on the internet is no more. Amazon turning off AWS servers for a platform that they don’t like is an order of magnitude more disturbing than twitter or facebook deleting an account.

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organize the world’s information, make it universally accessible and useful, and then DELETE IT

Today I get yet another announcement from Google, about shutting down yet another one of their clou...
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🤯 How crazy does one need to be to waste 30 million dollars on something like this, mind you, in a state of California, where there is a shortage of water? https://youtu.be/AXtVnLe2SUc The only crazier person would be the one who would pay 10K per ...
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I often used to say that I dislike it when people pretend to be more than what they actually are in any particular discipline, or just in general. That has nothing to do with their actual level. That just means that on this graph they are anywhere ...
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Computational ethics goes beyond the debates in machine ethics to its actual implementation. (From machine ethics to computational ethics --
Samuel T. Segun)
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How stupid is that? If I wanted to look at the results without that keyword, I would not have wasted any time typing it, wouldn't I?...
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Why is there a cup holder in every car, but not a phone holder? It should have been a standard option since about 10 years ago....
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Lately I watched quite a few space movies with First Man (2018) being the last one. Stowaway, High Life, Voyagers are some of the others. Nothing good! I want to watch a good science fiction movie! With sound logic and good science. Is there any...
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Added a new section to the website dedicated to sailing. And the first thing I added is a virtual tour of eXpeditious. Check it out, and let me know what you think 🙂...
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Watching Great Thinkers, Great Theorems by William Dunham, recommended to me by my favorite math professor Richard Churchill...
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github is the new download.com (post for those who still remember download.com)

I made a script for merging subtitles (example on the left) because when I googled it, I couldn't find a software that would do it for me, so I thought, ...