Author Archives: Kevin Yaworski

About Kevin Yaworski

I use my blog to write about things I find interesting or that I think are matter of public interest.

Canadian airlines feel the pressure of flight-shaming and the ‘Greta effect’

Canadian airlines feel the pressure of flight-shaming and the ‘Greta effect’ https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-canadian-airlines-feel-the-pressure-of-flight-shaming-and-the-greta-2/

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Machines that can think: real benefits, the Apocalypse, or ‘dog-spaghetti’? | CBC Radio

Deep dreaming or deep machine learning, neuro networks that act similar to those in the human brain and more about this rapidly progressing field. https://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/machines-that-can-think-real-benefits-the-apocalypse-or-dog-spaghetti-1.5429046

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Scientists create first ‘living robots’ in major breakthrough | The Independent

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/living-robots-xenobots-living-cells-frog-embryos-a9282251.html What could possibly go wrong.

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Winnipeg files new suit related to its police HQ | Winnipeg Sun

https://winnipegsun.com/news/news-news/winnipeg-to-file-new-suit-related-to-its-police-hq

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Venezuela economic failure and fake or misleading news

Social misleadia, Trump and many of his supporters and others from the far right have been sharing fake or misleading news about Venezuela’s economic failure. Venezuela’s economic crisis is an example of failed leadership, corruption and other issues. It has … Continue reading

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False positive for Breathalyzer test

Medications That Can Cause False Breathalyzer Test Readings When you agree to take a breathalyzer test, you are asked to blow into a small hand-held device that registers your BAC. There are a number of reasons that the test results … Continue reading

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Environmental cost of cryptocurrency mines

Monetary price of health and air quality impacts Computer screen listing cryptocurrencies (stock image). Credit: © Colin Cramm / Adobe Stock https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/11/191113092600.htm Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Monero — the names of digital-based ‘cryptocurrencies’ are being heard more and more frequently. … Continue reading

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