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  • DR. NICOLE SAPHIER: 'Miracle' Weight Loss and ADHD Medications Are Being Handed Out Like Candy by America's Medical Industry... to People Looking for Short Cuts… Creating a Shortage of Drugs for Those REALLY in Need. How Sick Can You Get?

    01/26/2023 12:40:54 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 26 January 2023 | DR. Nicole Saphier
    Nicole Saphier, MD is a physician at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, an assistant professor at Weill Cornell Medical College and bestselling author of, 'Panic Attack.' Her opinions are her own and not reflective of her employers.Not every problem can be fixed with a pill. Not every problem should be fixed with a pill. But in an increasingly dangerous trend, America's medical industry is presenting drugs as a quick and easy solution for nearly everything that ails us – be it major, minor, or even non-existent. Now, America is running out of the prescription medications that sick people need, because...
  • TikTok lays bare the devastation of the 'tech wreck': Google staff who earned viral fame by showing off their lavish offices online

    01/25/2023 8:18:55 PM PST · by dennisw · 19 replies
    FOR DAILYMAIL.COM ^ | 25 January 2023 | AVEN SAUNT
    TikTok lays bare the devastation of the 'tech wreck': Google staff who earned viral fame by showing off their lavish offices online post clips of themselves SOBBING after being suddenly FIRED as company lays off 12,000 people TikToker Nicole Tsai shared glimpses behind the scenes at Google's LA office Her vlogs had previously showcased all of the perks enjoyed by employees But her latest updates have shared a new reality after being among those laid off Google workers who earned viral fame on TikTok by proudly flaunting their aspirational workplaces are now offering a raw and very candid insight into...
  • CHATGPT FUN: Churchill and Trump on the The 1929 Reapportionment Act.

    01/24/2023 9:03:58 PM PST · by CathyWhite · 28 replies
    CHATGPT | 1/24/2023 | Cathy White
    On CHATGPT (openai.com) I entered, "write an essay, in the style of Winston Churchill, to repeal the 1929 Reapportionment Act." It took the AI five seconds to write this: CHURCHILL: "My dear friends, I stand before you today to address a matter of grave importance. The 1929 Reapportionment Act, also known as the Permanent Apportionment Act, is a federal law passed in the United States in 1929 to establish a permanent method for apportioning seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. However, this act, which is still in effect today, gives the House of Representatives too much power and must...
  • ChatGPT, the AI Chatbot, just passed a Wharton MBA exam. Now what?

    01/24/2023 7:36:48 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/24/2023 | Jazz Shaw
    All of the ongoing buzz around OpenAI’s ChatGPT chatbot continues to increase in volume as people discover new and more inventive ways to use it. But some of it is taking on an increasingly darker tone. As the bot continues to expand its language base, becoming more and more “humanlike” in its responses and accurate in the material it generates, it’s becoming clear that the technology may be reaching the point where it is outgrowing its makers. The most recent example turned up when the University of Pennsylvania tasked ChatGPT to take a final exam in a core course from...
  • Alert to others looking for a conservative alternative to cable

    01/24/2023 6:14:45 PM PST · by patriot torch · 52 replies
    Klowdtv ^ | 01/24/2023 | Self
    Tired of communist run woke cable companies censoring conservatives? Time to send a message. Cut the cable and live stream. Here is an alternative with several conservative choices including OANN, Newsmax and more. Packages starting at $2.50, $4.99, $9.99(for premium package)
  • Artificial Intelligence: Scary Good or Bad? Just imagine if a HAL-like system, as depicted in 2001: A Space Odyssey, decides to take over an autonomous weapon system, or agitate a nuclear-tipped missile

    01/24/2023 8:25:47 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/24/2023 | Noel S. Williams
    The entitled elites at the World Economic Forum, who disproportionately pollute our planet in their private jets, should worry less about environmental, social, and governance issues, and more about artificial intelligence.Artificial intelligence does not rank very highly in the World Economic Forum’s list of the world’s greatest threats in 2023. They may want to rethink that because the very popular chatbot ChatGPT is now the hottest thing in technology and technological innovation, according to CNBC.ChatGPT is a bot that can be used on a computer. CNBC gives a description here:ChatGPT is essentially a variant of OpenAI’s popular GPT-3.5 language-generation software...
  • Microsoft Edge will soon let you split two tabs in a single window

    01/24/2023 7:00:16 AM PST · by Red Badger · 38 replies
    https://www.theverge.com ^ | Jan 24, 2023, 4:59 AM CST | By TOM WARREN
    Microsoft has started testing a new split-screen feature for Edge that lets you compare two tabs side by side. The feature was first discovered by Leopeva64-2 on Reddit, and it’s available in an experimental flag in the beta, dev, and canary versions of Microsoft Edge. Once enabled, a new button appears alongside the address bar that lets you split an Edge window into two separate tabs side by side. While you can already compare tabs next to each other in Windows by dragging a tab and then using built-in Windows split views to place them side by side, it can...
  • Google Maps Still Sending Drivers To Unmaintained Dirt Roads During Blizzards

    01/23/2023 7:23:03 PM PST · by george76 · 29 replies
    Cowboy State Daily ^ | January 23, 2023 | Jimmy Orr
    It was easy to make jokes last summer when reports surfaced that Google Maps and other navigation systems were wrongly directing people off of Interstate 80 and rerouting drivers through Colorado. Sure, it added eight hours to a trip, but it wasn’t necessarily dangerous. But seven months later, it’s still happening. And in the winter months, it could be deadly. The problem is these navigation apps continue to send the wrong information primarily on or around Interstate 80 in southcentral Wyoming. The Rock Springs area seems to be the hot spot. On one day last month, the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s...
  • I need Freeper help finding Fox News Live Streaming for free.

    01/23/2023 5:00:10 PM PST · by usurper · 53 replies
    Vanity
    Using a firestick I was getting it just fine on USATV247 until yesterday. Now it just says "we are closed". poof. Anyone have a link to another source. I like Tucker and Gutfield but I am afraid they have shut down my access.
  • Jaclyn Hill's Ex-Husband's Cause of Death Revealed

    01/23/2023 2:26:24 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    People ^ | January 21, 2023 | Charmaine Patterson
    Jon Hill, whose real name is Andrew Jonathan Hill, died on Aug. 10, 2022Jon Hill, the ex-husband of beauty influencer Jaclyn Hill, died of fentanyl intoxication. The cause of death was confirmed by the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner almost six months after his death. Methamphetamine also contributed. Jon, whose real name is Andrew Jonathan Hill, died on a sidewalk just days before his 34th birthday, according to the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner. Jaclyn, 32, mourned the loss of her ex-husband in an Instagram Story in August. Per Insider, she wrote on a black background, "I was asked by...
  • Chinese Gamers Bid Sad Farewell to 'World of Warcraft'

    01/23/2023 8:57:15 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    Channel News Asia ^ | 23 Jan 2023
    Chinese players of roleplaying epic "World of Warcraft" bade a sad farewell to the land of Azeroth on Monday (Jan 23), with the game set to go offline after a dispute between US developer Blizzard and local partner NetEase. Massively popular worldwide, particularly in the 2000s, "World of Warcraft" - often abbreviated as WoW - is an online multiplayer role playing game set in a fantasy-Medieval world where good battles evil. It is known for its immersive and addicting gameplay, and players can rack up hundreds of hours of game time.
  • Senior Texting Codes

    01/23/2023 6:21:15 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 19 replies
    email from a friend | 01/23/2023 | unknown
    Senior Texting Codes Teens have their texting codes (LOL, OMG, TTYL, etc.). Not to be outdone by these kids, we senior members now have our own short-hand codes. ATD - At the Doctor's BFF - Best Friend's Funeral BTW - Bring the Wheelchair BYOT - Bring your own teeth CUATSC - See You at the Senior Center DWI - Driving While Incontinent FWIW - Forgot Where I Was FYI - Found Your Insulin GGPBL - Gotta Go, Pacemaker Battery Low GHA - Got Heartburn Again LOL - Living on Lipitor TOT - Texting on Toilet TTYL - Talk to You...
  • Twitter is down to fewer than 550 full-time engineers

    01/22/2023 2:00:04 PM PST · by george76 · 39 replies
    CNBC ^ | JAN 21 2023 | Lora Kolodny
    Internal records show that Twitter has shed about 80% of its employees since Elon Musk took over and headcount is hovering around 1,300 working employees today. fewer than 550 full-time engineers ... In addition to the 1,300 full-time Twitter employees, new owner and CEO Elon Musk has authorized about 130 people from his other companies, including Tesla, SpaceX and The Boring Co., to work for the social media business. ... Twitter’s full-time headcount has dwindled to approximately 1,300 active, working employees, including fewer than 550 full-time engineers by title, according to internal records viewed by CNBC. Around 75 of the...
  • Dan Bongino: What's inside the Biden classified docs has Democrats 'terrified'

    01/22/2023 12:59:42 PM PST · by Libloather · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/21/23 | Dan Bongino
    It's a video. Click the link.
  • My questions and Chat GPT's Answers on "Climate Change"

    01/22/2023 11:45:28 AM PST · by big bad easter bunny · 21 replies
    me and chat gpt
    Can you prove that CO2 can hold enough heat to change the temperature of the atmosphere? Yes, scientists have been able to prove that CO2 can indeed hold enough heat to change the temperature of the atmosphere. The phenomenon is known as the “greenhouse effect” and occurs when certain gases in the atmosphere (such as CO2) trap heat from the sun’s rays. This in turn warms the Earth's surface and the atmosphere around it. Scientists have found that increasing levels of CO2 and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have caused the EWarth’s temperature to rise. This is known as...
  • ChatGPT passed a Wharton MBA exam and it’s still in its infancy. One professor is sounding the alarm

    01/22/2023 10:45:35 AM PST · by grey_whiskers · 60 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | Jan 21, 2023 | Steve Mollman
    ChatGPT has alarmed high-school teachers, who worry that students will use it—or other new artificial-intelligence tools—to cheat on writing assignments. But the concern doesn’t stop at the high-school level. At the University of Pennsylvania’s prestigious Wharton School of Business, professor Christian Terwiesch has been wondering what such A.I. tools mean for MBA programs. This week, Terwiesch released a research paper in which he documented how ChatGPT performed on the final exam of a typical MBA core course, Operations Management.
  • 1/20/23: AN APPEAL FOR HERESY – THE SEPARATION OF SCIENCE AND STATE

    01/22/2023 3:09:53 AM PST · by EBH · 16 replies
    Ground Zero Media ^ | 1/20/23 | Ron Patton
    As the week draws to a close, I can’t help but realize that the meeting at Davos is in fact the new gathering for a bastardized transhuman religion that certainly is attempting to replace the old-school religions with scientism. Of course, this scientism is created and will be forced on us with great hostility. Scientism, the secular belief system of the modern world, sawed off the Old Time Religion quite some time ago. Many people believe there’s a scientific solution to every problem. And like all new religions, the secular religion of our times also incorporates some of the rituals...
  • I Just Celebrated My Highest Phone Scam Call Day to Date (61) And Want to Know Where the Hell the Phone Companies Are

    01/21/2023 5:30:06 AM PST · by owainG31 · 134 replies
    Self | Self
    Yesterday I broke the current household record for war dialer phone scammer calls at 61, the previous record was Thanksgiving Day 2022 with 60. All of these calls are using forged caller IDs and basically unblockable because the numbers change every call. While I originally just ignored them, I went through the usual Lenny Bruce phases of coping, from talking to the callers (almost exclusively from India but with names like George, Ralph, Gladys and Candi) to pretending I myself was Indian or Chinese, to telling them I was going to give their call history to IBI. All that happened...
  • A rocky past haunts the mysterious company behind the Lensa AI photo app

    01/20/2023 4:26:39 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 3 replies
    NPR ^ | January 20, 2023 | Bobby Allyn
    A Belarussian millionaire living in Cyprus. A dinner with the CEO of Snap. A six-figure patent troll case. They are all part of the history of Prisma Labs, a largely obscure artificial intelligence startup that spent years under the radar until November, when the company introduced "Magic Avatars." The feature in Prisma's Lensa app has allowed millions to turn mundane selfies into dazzling AI-generated animated portraits of fairy princesses and astronauts. And it has brought in tens of millions of dollars. Now, Prisma is trying to capitalize on the magic. Company executives are scrambling to come up with ways to...
  • Google Calls in Help From Larry Page and Sergey Brin for A.I. Fight

    01/20/2023 12:00:40 PM PST · by Red Badger · 8 replies
    DNYUZ ^ | January 20, 2023 | Staff
    Last month, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google’s founders, held several meetings with company executives. The topic: a rival’s new chatbot, a clever A.I. product that looked as if it could be the first notable threat in decades to Google’s $149 billion search business. Mr. Page and Mr. Brin, who had not spent much time at Google since they left their daily roles with the company in 2019, reviewed Google’s artificial intelligence product strategy, according to two people with knowledge of the meetings who were not allowed to discuss them. They approved plans and pitched ideas to put more chatbot...