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PC Game Adding Option To Disable Popular YouTuber Characters After Players Complain

Shortly after the release of Steam prison break hit The Escapists 2, players flooded the forums with questions. “Who are these people with weird names and funny colored hair,” they wanted to know, “and why can’t I make them go away?” The Escapists 2 is a sandbox game in which you try to escape from a series of increasingly ludicrous prisons including a ... Read More »

Grading the Cowboys’ rookies after 24-20 dress rehearsal win

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports Following the Cowboys 24-20 victory over the Oakland Raiders, it’s time to check in with the rookies who got their night’s started in the second half of the game. First, a reminder of our grading system. [Author’s note: We’ve decided to include all rookies instead of just the draft picks mainly because only one draft pick has stayed on ... Read More »

Facebook Shuts Down AI System After Bots Create Language Humans Can’t Understand

HIGHLIGHTS Chatbots started speaking in their own language defying codes provided Initially the AI agents used English to converse with each other This comes after Elon Musk said that AI was the biggest risk Days after Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg’s understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) was limited, the social media company has reportedly shut down one ... Read More »

Am I unqualified to teach after 26 years working in education?

‘For 10 years I was a head of sixth form and then university tutor in an independent girls’ school,’ writes Dr Claire Seymour. ‘And yet I am deemed to be unable to guarantee children’s safeguarding, control a class or adapt teaching to respond to the needs of all pupils.’ Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA I am one of these “unqualified” teachers (60% ... Read More »

Rose Pink Galaxy S8 arrives in North America

Samsung launched the impressive-looking Galaxy S8 in March, but its pink variant took until June to arrive. The Rose Pink option was announced in Taiwan and now it’s starting to expand to other markets as it’s hitting Mexico. The Rose Pink Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will be available for pre-order from August 10 and will start shipping on August 16. Samsung partnered with case manufacturer ... Read More »

ISC 12th result 2017: Tathagat Bhatia secures AIR 2 after re-evaluation

ISC 12th result 2017: When the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) announced the result for the Indian School Certificate (ISC) class 12 exams 2017, 18-year-old Tathagat Bhatia had scored 98.5 per cent and was uncertain whether sending his paper for re-evaluation would actually help. He was pleasantly surprised when his score jumped to 99.25 per cent unpon re-evaluation, pulling him to ... Read More »

Youths ‘want education’ after Portadown girl’s death

Police have said a possible link to drugs is “one of our lines of enquiry” after the death of a teenage girl in County Armagh. The 15-year-old died in hospital after being taken unconscious from woodland beside the Corcrain estate in Portadown at about 18:00 BST on Saturday. She was a pupil at Craigavon Senior High School. On Sunday, police ... Read More »

Maybe the Internet Isn’t Tearing Us Apart After All

VIKINGMAIDEN88 IS TWENTY-SIX years old. She enjoys reading history and writing poetry. Her signature quote is from Shakespeare. I gleaned all this from her profile and posts on Stormfront.org, America’s most popular online hate site. I also learned that Vikingmaiden88 has enjoyed the content on the site of the newspaper I work for, the New York Times. She wrote an ... Read More »

WhatsApp’s privacy protections questioned after terror attack

Chat apps that promise to prevent your messages being accessed by strangers are under scrutiny again following last week’s terror attack in London. On Sunday, the home secretary said the intelligence services must be able to access relevant information. Her comments followed the discovery that Khalid Masood appeared to have used WhatsApp minutes before carrying out his killings. There are ... Read More »

Businessman claims child abuse pictures were sent to computer after he ‘searched nudist websites’

A businessman claimed more than 200 indecent images of children were sent to his computer after he accessed nudist websites. David John Pearson told police the pictures appeared on his computer around 2007 when he searched for reviews of nudist locations. The 58-year-old claimed most of the images had been deleted but some had remained on his system. They were ... Read More »