Monthly Archives: May 2016

Overwhelmed by ‘friendly’ engineers

The rage seems to be with chat bots, lately. Haven’t met any, but that may only be me — not being interesting enough to be overwhelmed by their calls. Which will happen, in particular to those in society that have … Continue reading

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Last night a … saved me (updated)

Just a repost, as due to some obvious glitch, the below didn’t get the chart storming air play it deserves (hence, it must’ve been a glitch). [To the music of Indeep — somewhat outdated lyrics but what style …] Last … Continue reading

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Wats’on your bug-hunting program ..?

Tinkering with some unrelated ideas …: How would one go about setting Watson (Clone, III) to work on bug hunting ..? Where the Beast would be fed all sorts of past code / code patterns (source~ or executable~, or whatever … Continue reading

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All your Happen

Just a quick note, that the infamous What Happen — All Your Base Are Belong To Us now for some time already (as undercurrent for the non-attentives…) has a successor in Dat Boi. As detailed in this here piece. Go … Continue reading

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Plusquote: Critique of the Pure Reasonlessness

This episode, by reference to the excellent Future Crimes (Marc Goodman, as here), one originally by G.K. Chersterton (The Blue Cross): The criminal is the creative artist; the detective only the critic To which we would want to add: And … Continue reading

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The ‘Bucks logo, again

The @Starbucks logo once again, in an unsuspected place. Like, this: [Haut Koenigsbourg castle indeed, in the Alsace] Begging for some explanation. Why here, in/on a 190x rebuild of a medieval (origin) castle in the middle of (Western) Europe, no … Continue reading

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Big Data as a sin

Not just any sin, the Original one. Eating from the ultimate source of Knowledge that Big, Totalitarian, All-Thinkable Data is, in the ideal (quod non). We WEIRDS (White, Educated, Industrialised, Rich Democratic people), a.k.a. Westeners, know what that leads to. … Continue reading

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