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(io9)   Scientists have found an algorithm to turn all of us into sheeple. Wake up sheeple   (animals.io9.com) divider line 21
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2014-08-28 07:29:47 PM  
imgs.xkcd.com
 
2014-08-28 08:15:03 PM  
Arnim Zola unavailable for comment.
 
2014-08-28 09:05:22 PM  
img407.imageshack.us

DARKSEIDED!
 
2014-08-28 09:20:49 PM  
over in the Boobies
 
2014-08-28 10:03:22 PM  

Nefarious: [imgs.xkcd.com image 740x221]


One and done.
 
2014-08-28 10:18:55 PM  

cretinbob: over in the Boobies


How come the filter doesn't violate the new rules?
 
2014-08-28 10:22:56 PM  

cretinbob: over in the Boobies


It was over in the headline.
 
2014-08-28 10:23:44 PM  

GameSprocket: cretinbob: over in the Boobies

How come the filter doesn't violate the new rules?


Oh snap!
 
2014-08-28 10:30:54 PM  
Now you know what the robot may do.  Get it.
 
2014-08-28 10:37:22 PM  

GameSprocket: cretinbob: over in the Boobies

How come the filter doesn't violate the new rules?


REPORTED!
 
2014-08-29 12:08:17 AM  

GameSprocket: cretinbob: over in the Boobies

How come the filter doesn't violate the new rules?


I don't want to Fark anymore if there's no chance of randomly seeing the phrase "Clintoned in the Boobies" in a serious conversation.

You can have my Boobies when you pry them from my cold, dead hands.
 
2014-08-29 01:53:13 AM  

bdub77: GameSprocket: cretinbob: over in the Boobies

How come the filter doesn't violate the new rules?

REPORTED!


Reporting And harassing other Farkers doesn't seem very helpful. Why instead don't you Politely Explain to them what they are doing wrong?
 
2014-08-29 01:56:32 AM  
Finally, King and his group suspect that the sheepdog algorithm would prove tremendously useful for human crowd control, especially in situations in which groups of people have little information or are likely to imitate the behavior of others. "This is especially common where visibility is poor, and people need to escape from a smoky room," they say. It also seems useful more generally for any emergency situation in which people need to be efficiently driven away from some hazard or danger: explosive devices, shooters, gas leaks. "In such situations, it may be possible to herd the movements of people to exits using a shepherd robot," they add.


Hopefully the robots beating on protestors in the future will be kinder and gentler than the current pigs. It's a real possibility.
 
2014-08-29 02:54:31 AM  

GameSprocket: cretinbob: over in the Boobies

How come the filter doesn't violate the new rules?


Are you suggesting that the word "boobies" is a misogynistic pejorative?  I simply thought of it as a somewhat immature but generally not negative word for mammaries. Or breasts. Or pectoral region. Or cute blue-footed birds. Or all of the above. Boobies' boobies are mainly flight muscles. ;)

/pretty sure the intent of the rules is to be against malicious, pejorative use, not just against any use at all. :p
//thatsthejoke.jpg?
 
2014-08-29 03:01:30 AM  

GameSprocket: cretinbob: over in the Boobies

How come the filter doesn't violate the new rules?


For the exact same reason that https://www.google.com/search?q=jane+shirt+site%3Ashop.fark.com still returns active links
 
2014-08-29 07:38:37 AM  
Aren't they already spraying this in chemtrails?

/reason it out!
 
2014-08-29 07:55:32 AM  

mamoru: GameSprocket: cretinbob: over in the Boobies

How come the filter doesn't violate the new rules?

Are you suggesting that the word "boobies" is a misogynistic pejorative?  I simply thought of it as a somewhat immature but generally not negative word for mammaries. Or breasts. Or pectoral region. Or cute blue-footed birds. Or all of the above. Boobies' boobies are mainly flight muscles. ;)

/pretty sure the intent of the rules is to be against malicious, pejorative use, not just against any use at all. :p
//thatsthejoke.jpg?


That may well be the intent, but the practical effect as it always is in such cases is that it will boil down to whether or not somebody is offended, not whether or not the usage is actually malicious or pejorative.
 
2014-08-29 08:34:31 AM  

dittybopper: That may well be the intent, but the practical effect as it always is in such cases is that it will boil down to whether or not somebody is offended, not whether or not the usage is actually malicious or pejorative.


What an offensive thing to say! Maybe you should take your three dollar bill words and macaroni salad elsewhere, Mister!
 
2014-08-29 09:57:04 AM  
I thought calling out a farker in the headline was against the rules?

/You'll never catch me
//Do you think this is my only plan?
///I've said too much...
*smoke bomb*
 
2014-08-29 10:24:37 AM  

SilentStrider: Arnim Zola unavailable for comment.


Came here to post this.
 
2014-08-29 06:00:40 PM  
If we all turn into "sheeple".....at least this winter, we'll have our own built-in sweaters.
 
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