Humans Need Not Apply

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Feb 25, 2019 12:51 pm

It's been a while, but IIRC that's the back story to Harlan Ellison's I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream.
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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Witness » Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:39 am

PepsiCo is laying off corporate employees as the company commits to millions of dollars in severance pay, restructuring, and 'relentlessly automating'
  • PepsiCo has kicked off a round of layoffs affecting employees in several offices, two people who were laid off by the company told Business Insider.
  • The company announced in a quarterly earnings call last week that it expected to incur $2.5 billion in restructuring costs through 2023, with 70% of charges linked to severance and other employee costs.
  • Roughly $800 million of the $2.5 billion is expected to affect 2019 results.
  • PepsiCo also recently announced plans to restructure the organization and "relentlessly" invest in automation.
https://www.businessinsider.com/pepsico ... &r=US&IR=T

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:36 pm

Image "If I turn in a sicko, will I get a reward?"

"Yes! A BIG REWARD!" ====> Click here to turn in a sicko
The arc of the moral universe bends towards chaos.
People who believe God or History are on their side provide the chaos.

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Doctor X » Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:37 am

Did we really need another sequel to The Human Centipede?

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Grammatron » Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:36 pm

Well this one isn't human

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Pyrrho » Sun May 05, 2019 1:05 am


The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun May 05, 2019 1:23 am

:figamagee: to that kid.
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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by sparks » Sun May 05, 2019 3:09 am

That's hilarious. Probably gets old real quick too.
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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon May 06, 2019 12:22 pm

Image Wake me up when they can do that without humans in the mix.
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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by sparks » Mon May 06, 2019 12:29 pm

And check out the hoy-hoy keyboard.

Why, back in my day.....(yea, right.)
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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Witness » Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:33 am

France Bans Judge Analytics, 5 Years In Prison For Rule Breakers

In a startling intervention that seeks to limit the emerging litigation analytics and prediction sector, the French Government has banned the publication of statistical information about judges’ decisions – with a five year prison sentence set as the maximum punishment for anyone who breaks the new law.

Owners of legal tech companies focused on litigation analytics are the most likely to suffer from this new measure.

The new law, encoded in Article 33 of the Justice Reform Act, is aimed at preventing anyone – but especially legal tech companies focused on litigation prediction and analytics – from publicly revealing the pattern of judges’ behaviour in relation to court decisions.

A key passage of the new law states:
‘The identity data of magistrates and members of the judiciary cannot be reused with the purpose or effect of evaluating, analysing, comparing or predicting their actual or alleged professional practices.’
[…]

But, the point remains: a government and its justice system have decided to make it a crime for information about how its judges think about certain legal issues to be revealed in terms of statistical and comparative analysis.

Some of the French legal experts Artificial Lawyer talked to this week asked what this site’s perspective was. Well, if you really want to know, it’s this:
  • If a case is already in the public domain, then anyone who wants to should have a right to conduct statistical analysis upon the data stemming from that in order to show or reveal anything they wish to. After all, how can a society dictate how its citizens are allowed to use data and interpret it – if that data is already placed in public view, by a public body, such as a court?
  • This seems to be like giving someone access to a public library, but banning them from reading certain books that are sitting right there on the shelf for all to see. This is a sort of coercive censorship, but of the most bizarre kind – as it’s the censorship of justice’s own output.
https://www.artificiallawyer.com/2019/0 ... -breakers/

The site's name is indeed "Artificial Lawyer". :mrgreen: Interesting comments at the link.

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Anaxagoras » Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:27 am

I think we dun goofed.
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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

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--J.D.
Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." --gnome

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Pyrrho » Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:33 am

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by ed » Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:29 am

to which I tweeted


"You should develop software that changes plagiarized content "just enough" so that it is deemed "original". I sense a business opportunity here ..."
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Re: Humans Need Not Apply

Post by Rob Lister » Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:19 am

The irony is that Jean-François Bonnefon's stated profession is:
Behavioral scientist (MIT, CNRS, TSE) studying people, intelligent machines, and how they treat each other.