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We are often unaware of the scope and structure of our ignorance
Suffering towards destinations

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(a small part of me remembers what winter is like and thinks "eh maybe it would be practical somehow")
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Yeah that's kind of corny but must be pretty great once the wind chill gets below freezing.
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not to mention how cold it is in the friend zone
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not to mention how cold it is in the friend zone
Bu-r-r-r-r-r-r-r-r-r-r-n
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:lol: :lol: :lol: what the fuck was that?
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Cafe opens in Tokyo staffed by robots controlled by paralyzed people

https://soranews24.com/2018/11/29/cafe- ... ed-people/

During this time a staff of ten people, with conditions such as ALS or spinal cord injuries and working from home, are paid 1,000 yen (US$8.80) an hour (a standard wage for part-time work in Japan) to serve up coffee and interact with the clientele. But more importantly than money, these people are also given a newfound independence.
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This place don't make sense to me no more
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Cafe opens in Tokyo staffed by robots controlled by paralyzed people

https://soranews24.com/2018/11/29/cafe- ... ed-people/

a staff of ten people, with conditions such as ALS or spinal cord injuries and working from home, are paid 1,000 yen (US$8.80) an hour (a standard wage for part-time work in Japan) to serve up coffee and interact with the clientele. But more importantly than money, these people are also given a newfound independence.
let's overturn these tables disconnect these cables
This place don't make sense to me no more
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FVBTVS wrote:probably some punk broth
dames are lousy now mah i gotta bop peckahs

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"By monitoring someone's brain activity, the technology can reconstruct the words a person hears with unprecedented clarity."
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ... 081919.htm
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that is fucking awesome

in case anyone is momentarily underwhelmed - just keep refreshing
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i don't get it
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they're computer generated fakes

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At a glance, the images featured on the website This Person Does Not Exist might seem like random high school portraits or vaguely inadvisable LinkedIn headshots. But every single photo on the site has been created by using a special kind of artificial intelligence algorithm called generative adversarial networks (GANs).

Every time the site is refreshed, a shockingly realistic — but totally fake —picture of a person’s face appears. Uber software engineer Phillip Wang created the page to demonstrate what GANs are capable of, and then posted it to the public Facebook group “Artificial Intelligence & Deep Learning” on Tuesday.

The underlying code that made this possible, titled StyleGAN, was written by Nvidia and featured in a paper that has yet to be peer-reviewed. This exact type of neural network has the potential to revolutionize video game and 3D-modeling technology, but, as with almost any kind of technology, it could also be used for more sinister purposes. Deepfakes, or computer-generated images superimposed on existing pictures or videos, can be used to push fake news narratives or other hoaxes. That’s precisely why Wang chose to create the mesmerizing but also chilling website.

“I have decided to dig into my own pockets and raise some public awareness for this technology,” he wrote in his post. “Faces are most salient to our cognition, so I’ve decided to put that specific pre-trained model up. Each time you refresh the site, the network will generate a new facial image from scratch from a 512 dimensional vector.”
https://www.inverse.com/article/53280-t ... ns-website

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i've gotten a few that are hellaciously broken and demonic looking but i failed to save them properly

the babies all seem to be off in some way

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