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22 Jul, 2023

Baiting for engagement

Posted by: admin In: fact checking|health|social media

the use of social media to bait for engagement. I suppose it is ages old really, “tune in next week for another exciting episode” and all that. This trend seems more akin to ‘content baiting’ than to ‘click baiting’; here I chase down a reference for a quote from Bernard de Gordon

Should the AI, DABUS, hold a patent, can a monkey own a selfie, should #aisongcontest songs be protected by copyright, how about DreamWrite’s AI written articles?

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How can I find a broken/problem font on my Firefox newtab page and either replace or workaround that font? Well, follow along here and find out how I fixed the non-display of a font on Firefox 57.0 (Quantum) web browser.

Test of various editors and IDEs for writing Python for beginners. PR4E (Python) – Programming for everyone Writing Python for beginners I’m doing a Coursera course from the University of Michigan called Programming for Everyone (PR4E). Writing Python direct in to the web interface for exercise submissions is a bit clunky to say the least. […]

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How to extract web history information from an Android device. Phone internet browser History, URLs, Cookies, etc. Unauthorised use of my wife’s phone led me to wanting to see which sites had been accessed. So I thought it best to put what I’d learnt in to a quick blogpost on how to extract information from […]

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New puzzle game If you like puzzles and enjoyed the recent “2048” craze as I did then you’ll probably like this – Game About Squares from Andrey Shevchuk. It’s been likened to Sokoban by some, that may or may not excite your neurons. Either way it’s a curious diversion that should last you at least […]



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