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Released back in March of 2018 was the Amarok 2.9 music player for this KDE project. Shipping today is finally Amarok 3.0 as the first major release in six years and now ported to Qt5 and KDE Frameworks 5.

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Released back in March of 2018 was the Amarok 2.9 music player for this KDE project. Shipping today is finally Amarok 3.0 as the first major release in six years and now ported to Qt5 and KDE Frameworks 5.

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Google is losing it
  • That seems like a Wikipedia capture for the wrong page instead of AI.

  • Google is losing it
  • what the heck's the second picture

  • Checkmate
  • -Oz

    Optimize aggressively for size rather than speed.

    TIL

  • Linus Tech Tips (LTT) release investigation results on former accusations
  • Yeah, but there's still the possibility of them releasing it. Anyway, my point is that there's no monetary incentive for them to skew the results.

  • Linus Tech Tips (LTT) release investigation results on former accusations
  • Withholding payment based on results with a negative outlook is illegal.

  • Atari Acquires Intellivision Brand
  • (Half of bankruptcy is restructuring/planning while the other half is liquidation. Either way, the goal is to have a clean-ish start in debt terms.)

  • www.technologyreview.com GPT-4o’s Chinese token-training data is polluted by spam and porn websites

    The problem, which is likely due to inadequate data cleaning, could lead to hallucinations, poor performance, and misuse.

    GPT-4o’s Chinese token-training data is polluted by spam and porn websites

    > > > Of the 100 results, only three of them are common enough to be used in everyday conversations; everything else consisted of words and expressions used specifically in the contexts of either gambling or pornography. The longest token, lasting 10.5 Chinese characters, literally means “\_free Japanese porn video to watch.” Oops. [Tokens are part of text ChatGPT combine to generate replies.] > >

    > > > Users have also found that these tokens can be used to break the LLM, either getting it to spew out completely unrelated answers or, in rare cases, to generate answers that are not allowed under OpenAI’s safety standards. > >

    > > > In his tests, which Geng chooses not to share with the public, he says he can see GPT-4o generating the answers line by line. But when it almost reaches the end, another safety mechanism kicks in, detects unsafe content, and blocks it from being shown to the user. > >

    > > > “The robustness of visual input is worse than text input in multimodal models,” says Geng, whose research focus is on visual models. Filtering a text data set is relatively easy, but filtering visual elements will be even harder. “The same issue with these Chinese spam tokens could become bigger with visual tokens,” he says. > >

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    HandBrake 1.8 Video Transcoder Adds GTK4 Port on Linux, FFmpeg 7.0 Support
  • Kinda.

    HandBrake's backend contains comparatively little original code; the program is an integration of many third-party audio and video libraries, both codecs (such as FFmpeg, x264, and x265) and other components such as video deinterlacers (referred to as "filters"). These are collected in such a manner to make their use more effective and accessible (e.g., so that a user does not have to transcode a video's audio and visual components in separate steps, or with inaccessible command-line utilities).

  • HandBrake 1.8 Video Transcoder Adds GTK4 Port on Linux, FFmpeg 7.0 Support
  • It basically converts videos between formats, standards of compression, encoders, subtitles, dimensions.... It's pretty useful for trimming the size of a video to fit a particular medium.

  • Redesign of the Edit Mode in Plasma 6.1
  • (context: OP made a typo lol)

  • Iranian President Stoned To Death With Mountain
  • And if so much as a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned

    🧐

  • > > > The company says the voices in ChatGPT were from paid voice actors. A final five were selected from an initial pool of 400 and it's purely a coincidence the unnamed actress behind the Sky voice has a similar tone to Johansson. > >

    > > > In "Her," Scarlett Johansson voices an advanced AI operating system named Samantha, who develops a romantic relationship with a lonely writer played by Joaquin Phoenix. With its ability to emotional responses, the parallels from GPT-4o were obvious. > >

    > > > Voice is about to become more prominent for OpenAI as it begins to roll out a new GPT-4o model into ChatGPT. With it will come an entirely new conversational interface where users can talk in real-time to a natural-sounding and emotion-mimicking AI. > >

    > > > Unlike other multimodal models, it will allow for real-time conversations and even an emotional and adaptable voice. > >

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    I tried to give my old Wii and games to my 11 year old son, he refused them.
  • I don't get why that causes downvotes

  • stupidestAdvertisingEver
  • aaaaargh I don't want get old 😭

  • Why do we associate reverby electric guitar with the ocean?
  • The question I'm asking is why these sounds evoke waves. I don't see the resemblance.

  • Why do we associate reverby electric guitar with the ocean?
  • "Oh, Susana" has 5-tone verses. Or, did you mean temperament (which I assume means the "distance" between the tones) when you said "move away".

  • Why do we associate reverby electric guitar with the ocean?

    c.f. surf music and spongebob's sound cues

    Did our ancestors find God playing the electric guitar standing next to the ocean or something?

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    stupidestAdvertisingEver

    Like, do they not worry about people just editing everything and inserting porn or something? I doubt that they were smart enough to use branch protection. To be fair, when you're sending a mass spam campaign, you already don't worry about your reputation anyway lol

    (The attached images: part 1: @QuantEssential-io has invited you to collaborate on the QuantEssential-io/Quant-Interview-Prep-2024 repository part 2: GitHub 404 showing the entire organization has been banned)

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    www.theguardian.com How rental ‘libraries of things’ have become the new way to save money

    From baby clothes to popcorn makers, borrowing items rather than buying them is a growing trend

    How rental ‘libraries of things’ have become the new way to save money

    The theory is simple: instead of buying a household item or a piece of clothing or some equipment you might use once or twice, you take it out and return it.

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    US intelligence believes Putin probably didn't order Navalny to be killed, Wall Street Journal reports

    > > > Last month, Putin called Navalny's demise "sad" and said he had been ready to hand the jailed politician over to the West in a prisoner exchange provided Navalny never return to Russia. Navalny's allies said such talks had been under way [...] Washington had not absolved the Russian leader of overall responsibility for Navalny's death however, given the opposition politician had been targeted by Russian authorities for years, jailed on charges the West said were politically motivated, and had been poisoned in 2020 with a nerve agent[, for which Russia also denies responsibility]. > >

    > > > Reuters could not independently verify the Journal report, which cited sources as saying the finding had been "broadly accepted within the intelligence community and shared by several agencies, including the Central Intelligence Agency, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and the State Department’s intelligence unit." > >

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    YouTube’s proposed redesign is a good idea

    I’m talking about the one that swaps recommended videos and the description/comments. Who doesn’t want to glance at the description or pinned comment without having to scroll outside of the video? Limited width for reading, amirite? Plus this can create parity of recommendations with the front page, which should decrease maintenance and bugs, along with providing the ability to actually click on the channels.

    Note that I’m less supportive of extending this to theater mode.

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    Avoid5 @sh.itjust.works Aatube @kbin.melroy.org
    The void looks back

    What did you do? What will you do?

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    The French Wikipedia uses the Thin Red Line flag in the legend for a map

    Context: the Thin Blue Line is symbolism for the role of police in maintaining public order. It has been co-opted by the alt-right. There is also a Thin Red Line to represent nurses. The French Wikipedia happened to use it in a legend to explain what the red lines on a map mean.

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    phys.org Researchers find lower grades given to students with surnames that come later in alphabetical order

    Knowing your ABCs is essential to academic success, but having a last name starting with A, B or C might also help make the grade.

    Researchers find lower grades given to students with surnames that come later in alphabetical order

    As graders go on grading, their comments become more frustrated and their good-will becomes much sloppier. At least that's the hypothesis to explain this. Researchers found the reverse effect on graders who sorted in reverse-alphabetical order.

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    gizmodo.com RFK Jr. Swears He Wasn’t Thirsty for Fitness Influencer on TikTok

    “Do people really think I was TikToking in 2022,” the candidate asked in a post on X.

    RFK Jr. Swears He Wasn’t Thirsty for Fitness Influencer on TikTok

    > > > The reply happened in Sept. 2022 on Tyler Idol’s account, which she now has pinned to her page, and was unearthed by some right-wing dork on X Wednesday. The reply is now deleted, but according to saved recordings, it simply stated “Wow” and was accompanied by two smiling faces with hearts emoji. As for how you can tell it was from RFK Jr.’s TikTok account, it’s pretty obvious as the avatar is of the anti-vaxxer, and clicking on it took you to the official TikTok page for his campaign. > >

    > > > “Do people really think I was TikToking in 2022,” his post says. “This comment now appears on my account because the account was previously owned by one of the campaign’s young social media managers.” > >

    I've always found it weird how Americans mandate putting punctuation inside quotes at all times.

    > > > It does appear that he has a point as the first video on his TikTok account was uploaded in May 2023, which was a month after he officially declared he was running for office. That was back when he was calling himself a Democrat, only to pivot to running as an independent candidate last October, and then to consider going for the libertarian ticket earlier this week. Mind you, former President Donald Trump’s camp did reach out at some point to discuss the anti-vaxxer as a VP pick. With such variable political leanings, maybe he should just run on the TikTok ticket. > >

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    news.sky.com First known test dogfight between AI and human pilot carried out, US military says

    An AI-run fighter jet went up against another controlled by a human pilot in a drill, the US has said. The aircraft flew at up to speeds of 1,200mph during combat that's often referred to as a dogfight.

    First known test dogfight between AI and human pilot carried out, US military says

    The aircraft flew up to speeds of 1,200mph. DARPA did not reveal which aircraft won the dogfight.

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    Aatube Aatube @kbin.melroy.org

    [He/Him, Nosist, Touch typist, Enthusiast, Superuser impostorist, keen-eyed humorist, endeavourOS shillist, kotlin useist, wonderful bastard, professinal pedant miser] Stuped person says stuped things, people boom

    I have trouble with using tone in my words but not interpreting tone from others' words. Weird, isn't it?

    Formerly on kbin.social and dbzer0

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