WhatsApp Moderators Can Read Your Messages

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Gizmodo highlights the findings of a new ProPublic report on WhatsApp's content moderation system. What they found was that there are at least 1,000 WhatsApp content moderators employed by Facebook's moderator contract firm Accenture to review user-reported content that's been flagged by its machine...

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Animals ‘shapeshifting’ in response to climate crisis, research finds

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The Guardian: “Animals are increasingly “shapeshifting” because of the climate crisis, researchers have said. Warm-blooded animals are changing their physiology to adapt to a hotter climate, the scientists found. This includes getting larger beaks, legs and ears to better regulate their body t...

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Unity Patents ‘Methods and Apparatuses To Improve the Performance of a Video Game Engine Using An Entity Component System’

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slack_justyb writes: Unity has filed a patent with the USPTO for "Methods and apparatuses to improve the performance of a video game engine using an Entity Component System (ECS)." ECS methods are something that some other open source game engines already use. One example is Bevy for Rust. Some are...

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Suddenly the small details that are glossed over in your usual accounting of life took on an almost cosmic significance

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Suddenly the small details that are glossed over in your usual accounting of life took on an almost cosmic significance, as though your fate could be determined by whether or not you remembered to draw water before it became dark, by whether you hurried to catch the bus or decided to take …

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