Science, the Secret Ingredient

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Curiosity Mars Rover Snaps
1.8 Billion-Pixel Panorama
(narrated video)

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Mar 4, 2020 – 3:09
NASA Curiosity Project Scientist Ashwin Vasavada guides this tour of the rover’s view of the Martian surface.

This panorama showcases “Glen Torridon,” a region on the side of Mount Sharp that Curiosity is exploring. The panorama was taken between Nov. 24 and Dec. 1, 2019, when the Curiosity team was out for the Thanksgiving holiday. Since the rover would be sitting still with few other tasks to do while it waited for the team to return and provide its next commands, the rover had a rare chance to image its surroundings several days in a row without moving.

Composed of more than 1,000 images and carefully assembled over the ensuing months, the larger version of this composite contains nearly 1.8 billion pixels of Martian landscape.

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Danger of AI – weirder than you think

The danger of AI is weirder than you think | Janelle Shane

TED – Nov 13, 2019 – 10:29
The danger of artificial intelligence isn’t that it’s going to rebel against us, but that it’s going to do exactly what we ask it to do, says AI researcher Janelle Shane. Sharing the weird, sometimes alarming antics of AI algorithms as they try to solve human problems — like creating new ice cream flavors or recognizing cars on the road — Shane shows why AI doesn’t yet measure up to real brains.

Veritas: Google Versus America (RE-UP’D)

Google is working to prevent the “next Trump situation.” Sadly, none of this is new or surprising to anyone who has been paying attention.

UPDATE 3, 2019 Jun 28, 8:10am cdt:
Moving this post to top again.
Vimeo is no-goodniks, too!
BitChute link (click here) is still good

Can’t embed it, though.

UPDATE 2:

Project Veritas: Insider Blows Whistle & Exec Reveals Google Plan to Prevent “Trump situation” in 2020 on Hidden Cam

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