Police dogs are trained to attack aggressors, so it's a wonder more four-legged officers don't do what this one did: attack the cop. During the Bristol, U.K. protests over the weekend, according to Daily Dot, officers grab and club a person who they might think is a protestor. They then pull the victim, who was later identified as a photographer, over a divider. As the photographer struggles to escape an officer's grip, a police dog bites the officer. Even when another officer tries to hold the dog back, it again tries to attack the officer. Now that's a well trained dog.
Well, isn't this cyberpunk AF? From The New York Times: Mr. Howell, 42, is a lifelong protester and self-taught coder; in graduate school, he started working with neural net technology, an artificial intelligence that learns to make decisions from data it is fed, such as images. He said that the police had tear-gassed him during… READ THE REST
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Peter (@pianolitopeter) on Nov 1, 2020 at 1:14am PDT As anti-lockdown protests broke out in Barcelona last week, busker pianolitopeter played on. The song is "Eternal Flame" by the Bangles from their album Everything (1988). READ THE REST
In a summer of marches over police misconduct, 104 incidents were recorded in which people drove vehicles into protestors. Of the drivers, 8 were at the wheel of a police car. Prosecutors determined that 43 of the incidents were malicious, and have charged 39 drivers. At least two victims died and many were injured. One… READ THE REST
How do you protect yourself from everybody online trying to get all up in your business? And we aren't just talking about cybercriminals and other malevolent black hats rummaging around the internet either. We also mean all those "legitimate" businesses that use trackers, cookies, and other online tricks to harvest as much usable information from… READ THE REST
Everybody strives for truly unique home decor. That would seem to make a lot of sense, because who wants the same stuff that everybody else has? Of course, unique often translates to handmade, so unless you've got a knack for carpentry or know a great art dealer, unique can be both tough and costly to… READ THE REST
If you aren't horrified by the state of America's food supply chain, then it's because you haven't been paying attention. Prices on food items keep rising, yet the farmers who make that food are taking home less and less. Part of that broken system is because farmers don't sell directly to you, the customer. Instead,… READ THE REST