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  • (vanity) Get a second phone for business only?

    02/04/2023 10:53:10 AM PST · by NewJerseyJoe · 19 replies
    self | 2/4/23 | NewJerseyJoe
    I have a full-time job (which is now fully remote, yay) and am looking for more remote part-time work. What people are now calling "overemployed."Question: it seems to me that it's best to have a second phone line for business -- both for security/privacy purposes and just to keep personal and work lives separate. Do others of you do the same? I've looked into dual SIM, Tracfone, Mint Mobile, etc. Virtual phones (Google Voice) have their place but can't be used in every situation (i.e., some places/services will not accept a virtual phone for verification and apparently are able to...
  • Famed Columnist Has ChatGPT Write an Article for Him and the Results Are Terrifying

    02/02/2023 10:55:08 AM PST · by Red Badger · 43 replies
    America First Report ^ | February 2, 2023 | BY FRANK MIELE
    Editor’s Note: If you had asked me yesterday if artificial intelligence could write an article in the style of a popular columnist and few if anyone could tell the difference, I would have said we’re probably a few years away from that dystopian circumstance. I would have been wrong. The article below by Frank Miele of Real Clear Politics is partially written by ChatGPT. Can you tell the man from the machine? The Brave New World of Artificial Intelligence As a journalist and commentator, I have closely followed the development of OpenAI, the artificial intelligence research lab founded by Elon...
  • If web development is so profitable, why isn't everyone doing it?

    02/01/2023 9:14:15 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Quora ^ | 02/01/2023 | Wes Winn, B.S. in Computer Science, University of Washington
    Somewhere along the line, someone noticed that in software development, a few people are self-taught, and then suddenly they (erroneously) correlated software development with easy money. The truth is that it isn’t that easy.I’m not going to suggest that the field is overall something super difficult like Physical Chemistry, but it’s also not trivial to learn like my first job at McDonald’s. Though to be honest, getting those cone swirls right was for sure a pride point! I often see questions like, “how can I teach myself to code and have a full-time programmer job in 6 months.” I imagine...
  • Biden Document Scandal Includes 1,850 Boxes, Enough To Fill a Tractor Trailer, Plus 415 GB of Electronic Records

    02/01/2023 9:00:15 AM PST · by Red Badger · 17 replies ^ | January 31, 2023 | Staff
    The FBI invited the media for maximum public exposure when they searched Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence for classified documents last year, however news has just emerged that the bureau searched Biden’s former office for classified documents in November – and decided to keep the search a secret from the American people. Investigators from the FBI searched the office that Biden previously used at a DC think tank – days after his own lawyer identified classified material there, it was revealed Tuesday. The White House and the Justice Department did not disclose the search, which was reported by CBS News, despite the...
  • Twitter, Media, And Democrats Are All Guilty In The Hamilton 68 Scandal

    02/01/2023 8:18:03 AM PST · by Red Badger · 9 replies
    Federalist ^ | FEBRUARY 01, 2023 | BY: MARGOT CLEVELAND
    Besides Hamilton 68, three groups deserve condemnation for peddling the Russian-bots hoax: the media, corrupt politicians, and Twitter. The latest chapter of “The Twitter Files” broke on Friday, with the release of internal communications that provided a takedown of Hamilton 68, which wrongly purported to expose Russian disinformation on social media. The details released, however, prove equally devasting to the corrupt media, dishonest Democrats, and Twitter itself. Independent journalist Matt Taibbi’s most recent exposé provided more details of the internal angst at Twitter caused by Hamilton 68, which Taibbi described as “a computerized ‘dashboard’ designed to be used by reporters...
  • My Name is Jack Maxey, and I’m a Fabricator

    01/27/2023 1:18:06 PM PST · by Perseverando · 25 replies ^ | April 7, 2022 | Yaacov Apelbaum
    What’s a Fabricator? A fabricator is an intelligence agent/asset that generates disinformation by lies, deceptions, or by producing forged materials in order to substantiate their claims. A fabricator is often cited as a reliable source behind black propaganda. Multiple fabricators are usually used to justify a Big Lie. The Dashing and Debonair Jack Maxey By way of classification, Jack Maxey is a member of the class of establishment republicans who produced the Italian Job, the Absolute Proof, and a score of other election disinformation actors that were designed to derail any attempt to conduct a real election integrity investigation. Jack...
  • Fascist Google Runs Cover for Pfizer After Project Veritas Bombshell Video

    01/27/2023 5:44:51 AM PST · by Red Badger · 21 replies
    Liberty Daily ^ | By J.D. Rucker • Jan. 27, 2023
    Google hates the truth. They always have. They’re in the business of narrative-building and the narrative they’re building regarding the recent Project Veritas bombshell is a lie: “Nothing to see here.” Here’s what Project Veritas noticed on Thursday: The results have since been “fixed,” quite literally. Most of the top listings for the phrase, “pfizer project veritas” show “fact check” websites claiming the video is “unverified” or corporate media news outlets calling the incident “alleged.” Others published a story, then retracted it later. In other words, they’re running the Hunter Biden laptop play on this one. It wouldn’t be shocking...
  • A Google employee of 11 years says he and his wife stared at each other in 'disbelief' when they realized they'd both been laid off by the company

    01/26/2023 8:24:33 AM PST · by Enterprise · 189 replies ^ | January 26, 2023 | Sawdah Bhaimiya
    A Google employee said he and his wife were both laid off by the tech giant in Friday's mass cull. Ashish Kalsi wrote on LinkedIn that they stared at each other in "disbelief" that morning as their daughter slept.Kalsi said he's on an H-1B visa and has a 60-day "countdown" to find a new role or leave the US. A Google engineer said he and his wife stared at each other in "disbelief" upon learning on Friday they'd both been laid off by the company. Ashish Kalsi, an associate principal of global engagement on Google's trust and safety team, wrote...
  • The base M2 14-inch MacBook Pro has an SSD downgrade

    01/24/2023 10:38:21 PM PST · by dennisw · 36 replies
    MSN----- The Verge ^ | 1-24 | Mitchell Clark
    The base level 14-inch M2 MacBook Pro reportedly has a slower SSD than its predecessor, according to tests done by 9to5Mac. In BlackMagic’s Disk Speed Test, the 512GB SSD in Apple’s latest flagship achieved read speed scores of around 2,970 MB/s and write speed scores of around 3,150 MB/s, compared to 4,900 MB/s reads and 3,950 MB/s writes that the M1 Pro with a 512GB SSD was capable of. A previous-generation 14-inch MacBook Pro with a potentially faster SSD than the the latest models. A previous-generation 14-inch MacBook Pro with a potentially faster SSD than the the latest models. ©...
  • Artwork in the spirit of Edouard Leon Cortes

    01/22/2023 1:06:41 AM PST · by Bobalu · 38 replies
    My devious mind ^ | 01/22/23 | Bobalu
    A demo of the latest art generation tools..
  • VIDEO: Lex Sleepman Is World's Most Exciting Interviewer

    01/21/2023 9:44:55 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 13 replies
    Rumble ^ | January 21, 2023 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEOAre you not thrilled by the world's most exciting interviewer, Lex Sleepman? Or at least that is what almost everybody is saying. Even if Lex Sleepman is not your cup of tea, the YouTube algorithm will force feed his channel upon you until you change your mind.
  • ‘Inside Job’? Mystery Woman Who Moved Biden’s Classified Docs Gave ‘Treasure Trove’ of Intel to Hunter Biden

    01/19/2023 10:47:48 AM PST · by Red Badger · 62 replies
    Trending Politics ^ | January 19, 2023 | By Kyle Becker
    PICS AT LINK..................... Kathy Chung, Biden’s executive assistant for Joe Biden when he was vice president, was a close associate of Hunter Biden who gave him what a retired top general called a “treasure trove” of intelligence information that was ultimately leaked from his infamous laptop. Hunter Biden was so close to the “mystery woman,” whose profile images have been widely scrubbed from the Internet, that he recommended Chung to work for his father in the vice president’s office while she was working for former Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) in 2012. While Chung was in the vice president’s office, she...
  • WEF Declares ‘Humans Are a Plague’ and ‘AI Is the Cure’

    01/18/2023 10:03:50 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 88 replies
    SGT Report ^ | 01/17/23 | The People's Voice
    Yuval Noah Harari, Klaus Schwab's lead advisor at the Word Economic Forum, has announced that human beings are no better than "viruses or bananas" and the WEF has now reached the point where they can "hack humanity."According to Harari, the idea that humans have free will is over, and for those who oppose, there will be no escaping what Harari refers to as the "Secret Police."The messaging coming out of the WEF is becoming increasingly sinister, with Klaus Schwab taking on the role of terrorist group leader, using communications channels to issue ultimatums to humanity. Do what I say, or...
  • Reporter threatens legal action against Adam Schiff after Twitter Files bombshell...'We are exploring legal options, including defamation,' Paul Sperry told Brian Kilmeade

    01/11/2023 7:52:30 AM PST · by Red Badger · 15 replies
    FOX News ^ | January 10, 2023 5:00pm EST | By Kristine Parks
    A reporter indicated that he may sue Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., after internal documents at Twitter revealed the Democrat tried to get him banned from the platform. Elon Musk and journalist Matt Taibbi’s "Twitter Files" entry last week revealed that Schiff lobbied Twitter to suspend journalist Paul Sperry from the social media site in November 2020. Sperry, a senior reporter for and a New York Post columnist, told Fox's Brian Kilmeade that he was targeted by Schiff because of his reporting on Democrat sources in President Donald Trump's first impeachment trial. "So, Schiff didn't like the fact I outed...
  • Chatgpt explained by Jordan Peterson - what is chat GPT? How to use Chatgpt? AI Will take Over

    01/09/2023 7:16:45 AM PST · by conservatism_IS_compassion · 39 replies
    youTube ^ | 1/1/2023 | Jordan Peterson
    Full title:Chatgpt explained by Jordan Peterson - what is chat GPT? How to use Chatgpt? AI Will take OverIn this video, JBP details his opinion of ChatGPT. He tried it, and it created a thirteenth “rule for life” good enough that if he hadn’t known better he could have believed that he himself had written it. Peterson foresees dramatic effects this year.
  • Trans activist gets woman fired from video game company for crime of following Ian Miles Cheong, Libs of TikTok on Twitter

    01/09/2023 5:56:59 AM PST · by Red Badger · 41 replies
    Post Millennial ^ | Jan 8, 2023 | Joshua Young
    "A video game company called @LimitedRunGames fired @KaraLynne0326 because some nut job got offended over the fact that she follows me and @libsoftiktok." On Friday, the video game company Limited Run Games fired their community manager, a woman named Kara Lynn, after a far-left trans activist using the name Purple Tinker demanded the company either fire Lynn because she followed conservative users on Twitter such as Ian Miles Cheong and Libs of Tik Tok, or lose their support. Ian Miles Cheong tweeted, "A video game company called @LimitedRunGames fired @KaraLynne0326 because some nut job got offended over the fact that...
  • Any freepers use mini-PCs like the Mini PC Beelink BT3-X 4/64GB Intel J3355?

    01/07/2023 2:50:24 AM PST · by Cronos · 39 replies ^ | 2023-07-01 | Cronos
    Has anyone used a mini-PC. I'm looking at Mini PC Beelink BT3-X 4/64GB Intel J3355the specs are:Procesor: Intel Celeron J3355 RAM: 4 GB DDR4 Dysk: 64 GB eMMC graphic card: Intel HD Graphics 500 OS Windows 10 Home or the Beelink GKmini 8/128 GB Any experience with these or other mini-PCs?
  • Can Fallen Crypto CEO SBF Avoid Prison via Twinkie Defense 2.0?

    01/05/2023 9:47:04 PM PST · by Talkwire · 10 replies
    Criminal Defense Attorney Blog ^ | 01/04/2023 | Joseph Tully
    It is possible that Sam Bankman-Fried's defense team, via SBF speaking openly to the press, is establishing diminished capacity in an updated version of the “Twinkie defense” to keep him out of prison. Read my thoughts here: Can SBF Avoid Prison via Twinkie Defense 2.0?
  • This Video of a Dog Playing Piano Might Be The Most Incredible Thing You'll Ever See on The Internet

    01/04/2023 3:04:58 PM PST · by allen592 · 29 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | January 04, 2023 | James Alain L.
    I couldn't be happier today after a cute musical dog graced my screen. While scrolling through my Twitter homepage, I came across an adorable video of this talented doggo that warmed my heart with his piano playing and drumming skills. During a musical performance, you can't see a pianist playing piano and a drum at the same time. However, this doggo seems to have broken the record in a viral video that shows him playing piano with his hands and using his tail to play the drum.
  • Democrat Lawmakers Pressured Twitter to Manufacture Foreign Influence Reports to Justify Censorship Campaign

    01/04/2023 8:43:02 AM PST · by Red Badger · 11 replies
    Becker News ^ | January 3, 2023 | John Hugh DeMastri
    Twitter staff relented to a pressure campaign spearheaded by a Democratic lawmaker in the fall of 2017, changing its advertising policy to allow for a closer relationship with U.S. intelligence agencies, according to internal documents published Tuesday by independent journalist Matt Taibbi. Twitter executives did not believe that there was significant activity by Russian election interference groups on the platform as of Sept. 6, 2017, and had internally decided to direct concerned reporters to Facebook, who they believed to be facing the brunt of congressional scrutiny, according to Taibbi. However, Twitter faced renewed pressure after Democratic Sen. Mark Warner of...