80% of bosses say they regret earlier return-to-office plans: ‘A lot of executives have egg on their faces’ by GB43 in LateStageCapitalism

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“Many organizations that attempted to force a return to the office have had to retract or change their plans because of employee pushback, and now, they don’t look strong,” says Kacher, the president of Career/Life Alliance Services. “A lot of executives have egg on their faces and they’re sad about that.”

"As of July, 59% of full-time employees are back to being 100% on-site, while 29% are in a hybrid arrangement and 12% are completely remote, according to new data from WFH Research. Offices are still only half full compared to their pre-pandemic occupancy."

The big bottleneck for AI: a shortage of powerful chips by GB43 in technology

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There may be some confusion here between different approaches. There is a group that is working on a computer simulation of a brain. Whether they expect the simulation itself to become conscious, I don't know.

Amended Cooper Davis Act Is a Direct Threat to Encryption by GB43 in Internet

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"The most concerning update to the bill is a new carveout which says that providers cannot be penalized for failing to conduct “additional verification or investigation” into users’ communications unless they “deliberately blind” themselves. Just as in the EARN IT Act, this language squarely implicates the very security and privacy features that protect users’ communications from prying eyes, especially those of the companies themselves. This language will encourage providers to undermine those features out of the fear that law enforcement will argue that, by taking themselves out of the loop and allowing all users to have truly secure conversation, providers are “blinding” themselves."

List of websites blocked in the United Kingdom by GB43 in Internet

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How about Brave New World? We had to read that too. The protagonist gets cast away to an island and left to die.

"How about Brave New World? We had to read that too. The protagonist gets cast away to an island and left to die."

Sounds only slightly worse than the US healthcare system.

The Best Under $100 Pre-Owned Mini Computers to use as Desktop PC's and Servers in 2023 by GB43 in technology

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SoCo, you make some excellent points. The more a person knows about the technology and the details of what he is buying, the better the deal he will get and the happier he will be with his purchase.

Search-22 - a directory of search-tools (Internet search engines, FTP search engines, ...) by [deleted] in Internet

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Few of the smaller search engines are represented here--like searchmysite.net, Wiby, Twocows, etc.

The Hidden Dangers of the Decentralized Web by [deleted] in Internet

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One implication he makes is that because independent Mastodon servers can block each other, they must be no better than Twitter. "We can, and should, always strive to build better, more accessible, and more inclusive technology. But decentralizing the web into walled-off silos [referring here to decentralized applications like Mastodon] seems unlikely to accomplish this goal." He completely misses the point that with thousands of Mastodon servers to choose from, you are free to chose one that does not block other servers. With Twitter, you have no such choice.

Jordan Peterson interviews Stella Assange (Wife of Julian Assange) by sproketboy in news

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Assange is a prime example of a political prisoner. So, the claim of western countries that they don't have political prisoners is a lie.

Microsoft is Trying to Eliminate POP3 and IMAP for E-mail by [deleted] in technology

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Given that Google and other large email providers no longer accept email from anyone other than large email providers and small email servers are completely blocked, the email protocol has already been subverted. So, it really does not matter what the big companaies do to the email protocol now, since no one else can use it anyway.

How Instacart Makes Money? by Echoinnovate_IT in technology

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This really does not provide any useful information.

Thank you for creating saidit.net by SlumSparrow in SaidIt

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We can go from 177 users to 10 in a blink of an eye.

Can Saidit also go from 10 to 177 users in the blink of an eye?

A reason why every site should move past passwords: Kiwi Farms hack. by x0x7 in technology

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The solution is not to get rid of passwords. It is for people who run websites to pay attention to security. For example, I run a small social media site. On my site, users' passwords are stored 256-bit encrypted with a long salt. So, even I can't decrypt them. If they are stolen, it isn't really a big deal, because all the thief has is gibberish. I also do not ask users for ANY private information, so there is nothing else on my server that a thief might want. Josh Moon seems to me to be too smart to store passwords unencrypted on his site, so I hope you just misinterpreted what he was saying.

By the way, I have been following the drama surrounding Kiwi Farms, and it is a fascinating illustration of the current state of free speech on the Internet.

With the recent close of kiwifarms and 8kun, where is the next "cool kids club" going to be? by arcopegasole in AskSaidIt

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Tor is so slow these days that using it to read posts on a social network would be a nightmare.

Can someone explain what Kiwi Farms was? by HiddenFox in AskSaidIt

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What country is Josh Moon currently living in?