Twitter is constantly testing and tweaking the algorithm that shows its users “the best tweets first” in their timelines. But within the past month or so, the algorithm has started filling some people's timelines with such old tweets they've started protesting loudly.
The complaints suggest that some of users' worst fears about the algorithmic timeline are coming true: Namely, that messing with Twitter's reverse chronological… BuzzFeed – Tech
“Researchers at Google have found a vulnerability in the way watermarks are used by stock imagery sites like Adobe Stock that makes it possible to remove the opaque stamp used to protect copyright,” writes Khari Johnson via VentureBeat. “The consistent nature in which the watermarks are placed on photos can be exploited using an algorithm trained to recognize and automatically remove watermarks.” From the report: Changing the position or opacity of a watermark do not impact the algorithm’s ability to remove watermarks from images with copyright protection. Randomization, the researchers say, is required to keep images from being stolen. In results presented at the Computer Vision and Pattern… Slashdot
They say if you fold 1,000 origami cranes out of individual sheets of paper your deepest wishes will be granted. I tried it once – I was a lonely college kid – and I ended up with pink eye. However, a new pa… TechCrunch