Tag Archives: Using

Google Assistant Can Now Help Troubleshoot the Pixel 2 Using Voice Commands

HIGHLIGHTS The new upgrade is initially available for Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Google Assistant initiates troubleshoot process using voice commands The enhancement is available for Android 8.0 Oreo-running Pixel 2 models Making things easier for novices, Google has now apparently upgraded its Assistant app with a feature that allows you to use your voice commands to troubleshoot problems… Read More »

Facebook Is Using AI to Make the Social Network a ‘Hostile Place for Terrorists’

Facebook Inc on Thursday offered additional insight on its efforts to remove terrorism content, a response to political pressure in Europe to militant groups using the social network for propaganda and recruiting. Facebook has ramped up use of artificial intelligence such as image matching and language understanding to identify and remove content quickly, Monika Bickert, Facebook’s director of… Read More »

Facebook Is Using AI to Make the Social Network a ‘Hostile Place for Terrorists’

Facebook Inc on Thursday offered additional insight on its efforts to remove terrorism content, a response to political pressure in Europe to militant groups using the social network for propaganda and recruiting. Facebook has ramped up use of artificial intelligence such as image matching and language understanding to identify and remove content quickly, Monika Bickert, Facebook’s director of… Read More »

6 display settings you should be using in Windows 10

Windows 10 Creators Update added two display settings that make sitting in front of your laptop or PC a more pleasant experience. I’ll cover these two new display settings along with some old standbys so you can get Windows 10 ($92.99 at Amazon.com) looking its best. 1. Use the night light at night Staring at an unnaturally blue… Read More »

Pro tips for using scalable vector graphics

An SVG graphic can contain basic shapes, complex shapes, or both. There are six basic shapes defined in SVG <circle>, <ellipse>, <line>, <polygon>, <polyline> and <rect>. Each shape is described, positioned and styled using SVG ‘presentation attributes’. For example, the attributes used on each of the elements in the following snippet are all SVG presentation attributes: <circle cx=”100″… Read More »

Venezuela accuses faeces-throwing protesters of using ‘chemical weapons’

Anti-government protesters throwing human waste at riot police in Venezuela have resorted to using “chemical weapons”, a senior official has claimed. Since 1 April, 38 people have been killed in clashes between police and demonstrators protesting against President Nicolas Maduro in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas. In recent days, protesters have added pots filled with excrement to their armoury… Read More »

Twitter Says Using Software to Find and Ban Extremist Users

Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it had stepped up efforts to rid its social network of posts from users advocating political or religious violence, and was increasingly using software to find them rather than relying on reports from users or governments. US and European governments have been pressuring social media companies including Twitter, Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s… Read More »

US President Donald Trump Reportedly Still Using an Unsecured Android Device

Contrary to the reports that the Donald Trump had ditched his Android mobile phone for a potentially more secure device, the 45th US President is still using his old device to post on Twitter. According to a report in the New York Times on Wednesday, Trump has been using his old, unsecured Android phone to post on Twitter… Read More »

No peeking: Humans play computer game using only direct brain stimulation

In the Matrix film series, Keanu Reeves plugs his brain directly into a virtual world that sentient machines have designed to enslave mankind. The Matrix plot may be dystopian fantasy, but University of Washington researchers have taken a first step in showing how humans can interact with virtual realities via direct brain stimulation. In a paper published online… Read More »

Pro tips for using scalable vector graphics

An SVG graphic can contain basic shapes, complex shapes, or both. There are six basic shapes defined in SVG <circle>, <ellipse>, <line>, <polygon>, <polyline> and <rect>. Each shape is described, positioned and styled using SVG ‘presentation attributes’. For example, the attributes used on each of the elements in the following snippet are all SVG presentation attributes: <circle cx=”100″… Read More »