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.

The strange tale of the paid protesters supporting Meng Wanzhou at her extradition hearing

Demonstrators outside B.C. Supreme Court on Day 1 of Meng Wanzhou’s extradition hearing Monday. Actor Julia Hackstaff, far right, says she was told she was appearing as an extra in a movie shoot. (Georgie Smyth/CBC) https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/paid-protesters-meng-wanzhou-1.5434613

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UK’s Tax Authority To Leverage Blockchain To Track Bitcoin Transactions

https://cryptopotato.com/uks-tax-authority-to-leverage-blockchain-to-track-bitcoin-transactions/

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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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