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    Curufinwe_wins reacted to Distinctly Average in YouTube demonetized Onision for violating its Creator Responsibility policies off the platform   
    Here in the UK there is a very famous case involving a serial scumbag, Jimmy Saville. There were rumours about him for years, but lack of proof as well as seemingly some institutional protection meant he died without being punished for his actions. Many people had suspicions about him, one or two even spoke out as far back as the 70s, even on live TV. However, there was never proof. That case has had a big impact worldwide making many media outlets including YouTube more aware of their duties and how it could affect their business. 
     
    I too have never heard of this chap. If the allegations are true then he should be punished as far as local laws allow. YouTube seem to for once be doing the right thing and have obviously taken their time in coming to this decision. It is a big case and one where human intervention has obviously been at play rather than just AI. It will be interesting to see how this plays out.
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    Curufinwe_wins got a reaction from panzersharkcat in Twitter Profited from Child Porn, Refused to Take it Down   
    The big stuff is actually simple math though.
     
    Like people saying even one example is too many, well Facebook took down literally 5 million sexual content posts in 2020. That ignores the mistakes or claims they reject.
     
    Dedicating thousands of moderators (which they actually do, 15k at last count), is thousands of human beings they are literally torturing in order to remove this stuff from the platform for the rest of us. Like actually imagine it being your only job in life to comb through just the worst scum the earth has to offer. Imagine being completely crushed or potentially even desensitized to the horrors of full work week constant exposure. And then do it again the next week. And repeat. And repeat 
     
     
    Like imagine these moderators have a failure rate of 1 in 1000 (unbelievably generous given the strain of such a job, or even potential language/cultural barriers). That's 5000 posts that slip through the process. Just of those that get reported even. And I expect the content backlogs on these responses are not small.
     
    People saying 1 is too many are honestly delusional about the state of the world. Hell, Facebook even went so far use hugely overbearing AI tools that ended up banning huge amounts of collateral damage (notable examples being famous portraits and sculptures), then people got super pissed and forced FB to tone down/revoke that system. 
     
    Can we demand FB/Twitter do better? Yes. Can we try to make rules more consistent and clear rather than each company wild-westing it out? Also yes.
     
    Is the problem anything less than extremely hard? NO. Can we ever expect perfect results? NO.
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    Curufinwe_wins got a reaction from DutchGuyTom in Twitter Profited from Child Porn, Refused to Take it Down   
    The big stuff is actually simple math though.
     
    Like people saying even one example is too many, well Facebook took down literally 5 million sexual content posts in 2020. That ignores the mistakes or claims they reject.
     
    Dedicating thousands of moderators (which they actually do, 15k at last count), is thousands of human beings they are literally torturing in order to remove this stuff from the platform for the rest of us. Like actually imagine it being your only job in life to comb through just the worst scum the earth has to offer. Imagine being completely crushed or potentially even desensitized to the horrors of full work week constant exposure. And then do it again the next week. And repeat. And repeat 
     
     
    Like imagine these moderators have a failure rate of 1 in 1000 (unbelievably generous given the strain of such a job, or even potential language/cultural barriers). That's 5000 posts that slip through the process. Just of those that get reported even. And I expect the content backlogs on these responses are not small.
     
    People saying 1 is too many are honestly delusional about the state of the world. Hell, Facebook even went so far use hugely overbearing AI tools that ended up banning huge amounts of collateral damage (notable examples being famous portraits and sculptures), then people got super pissed and forced FB to tone down/revoke that system. 
     
    Can we demand FB/Twitter do better? Yes. Can we try to make rules more consistent and clear rather than each company wild-westing it out? Also yes.
     
    Is the problem anything less than extremely hard? NO. Can we ever expect perfect results? NO.
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    Curufinwe_wins reacted to Dr_Whom in YouTube has deleted SemperVideo, a 13 year-old educational German IT channel   
    There's a joke here somewhere.... Help me out here.
     

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    Curufinwe_wins reacted to wkdpaul in Twitter Profited from Child Porn, Refused to Take it Down   
    Can't remember, I just remember how fast internet broke it, it was hilarious.
     
     
    Right, because the Tay bot turned racist because the dev made it? AI is very complex, users do have influence on the end result, that's the whole point of it. If we wanted a specific desired result, then AI and algorithms aren't the way to go. You make specific word and content filter and don't care about context. But I'm pretty sure that's not what anyone wants.
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    Curufinwe_wins got a reaction from Commodus in Twitter Profited from Child Porn, Refused to Take it Down   
    The big stuff is actually simple math though.
     
    Like people saying even one example is too many, well Facebook took down literally 5 million sexual content posts in 2020. That ignores the mistakes or claims they reject.
     
    Dedicating thousands of moderators (which they actually do, 15k at last count), is thousands of human beings they are literally torturing in order to remove this stuff from the platform for the rest of us. Like actually imagine it being your only job in life to comb through just the worst scum the earth has to offer. Imagine being completely crushed or potentially even desensitized to the horrors of full work week constant exposure. And then do it again the next week. And repeat. And repeat 
     
     
    Like imagine these moderators have a failure rate of 1 in 1000 (unbelievably generous given the strain of such a job, or even potential language/cultural barriers). That's 5000 posts that slip through the process. Just of those that get reported even. And I expect the content backlogs on these responses are not small.
     
    People saying 1 is too many are honestly delusional about the state of the world. Hell, Facebook even went so far use hugely overbearing AI tools that ended up banning huge amounts of collateral damage (notable examples being famous portraits and sculptures), then people got super pissed and forced FB to tone down/revoke that system. 
     
    Can we demand FB/Twitter do better? Yes. Can we try to make rules more consistent and clear rather than each company wild-westing it out? Also yes.
     
    Is the problem anything less than extremely hard? NO. Can we ever expect perfect results? NO.
  7. Agree
    Curufinwe_wins got a reaction from Dr_Whom in Twitter Profited from Child Porn, Refused to Take it Down   
    The big stuff is actually simple math though.
     
    Like people saying even one example is too many, well Facebook took down literally 5 million sexual content posts in 2020. That ignores the mistakes or claims they reject.
     
    Dedicating thousands of moderators (which they actually do, 15k at last count), is thousands of human beings they are literally torturing in order to remove this stuff from the platform for the rest of us. Like actually imagine it being your only job in life to comb through just the worst scum the earth has to offer. Imagine being completely crushed or potentially even desensitized to the horrors of full work week constant exposure. And then do it again the next week. And repeat. And repeat 
     
     
    Like imagine these moderators have a failure rate of 1 in 1000 (unbelievably generous given the strain of such a job, or even potential language/cultural barriers). That's 5000 posts that slip through the process. Just of those that get reported even. And I expect the content backlogs on these responses are not small.
     
    People saying 1 is too many are honestly delusional about the state of the world. Hell, Facebook even went so far use hugely overbearing AI tools that ended up banning huge amounts of collateral damage (notable examples being famous portraits and sculptures), then people got super pissed and forced FB to tone down/revoke that system. 
     
    Can we demand FB/Twitter do better? Yes. Can we try to make rules more consistent and clear rather than each company wild-westing it out? Also yes.
     
    Is the problem anything less than extremely hard? NO. Can we ever expect perfect results? NO.
  8. Agree
    Curufinwe_wins got a reaction from DriftMan in Twitter Profited from Child Porn, Refused to Take it Down   
    The big stuff is actually simple math though.
     
    Like people saying even one example is too many, well Facebook took down literally 5 million sexual content posts in 2020. That ignores the mistakes or claims they reject.
     
    Dedicating thousands of moderators (which they actually do, 15k at last count), is thousands of human beings they are literally torturing in order to remove this stuff from the platform for the rest of us. Like actually imagine it being your only job in life to comb through just the worst scum the earth has to offer. Imagine being completely crushed or potentially even desensitized to the horrors of full work week constant exposure. And then do it again the next week. And repeat. And repeat 
     
     
    Like imagine these moderators have a failure rate of 1 in 1000 (unbelievably generous given the strain of such a job, or even potential language/cultural barriers). That's 5000 posts that slip through the process. Just of those that get reported even. And I expect the content backlogs on these responses are not small.
     
    People saying 1 is too many are honestly delusional about the state of the world. Hell, Facebook even went so far use hugely overbearing AI tools that ended up banning huge amounts of collateral damage (notable examples being famous portraits and sculptures), then people got super pissed and forced FB to tone down/revoke that system. 
     
    Can we demand FB/Twitter do better? Yes. Can we try to make rules more consistent and clear rather than each company wild-westing it out? Also yes.
     
    Is the problem anything less than extremely hard? NO. Can we ever expect perfect results? NO.
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    Curufinwe_wins reacted to Commodus in Twitter Profited from Child Porn, Refused to Take it Down   
    The passive-aggressiveness is strong in this thread.
     
    Really, the shame is that it took formal action to get this taken down; Twitter doesn't knowingly allow this stuff on a regular basis.
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    Curufinwe_wins reacted to bellabichon in Former Social Network Parler has over 50TB of Data Leaked Online   
    The fact that thousands of Americans uploaded images of the front and back of their state driver's licenses just to become 'verified citizens' on a social media app is the biggest indication I've seen that we need better privacy and technological literacy education. 
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    Curufinwe_wins reacted to Senzelian in Ticketmaster admits it hacked rival company before it went out of business   
    That $10 mil fine is not going to put their rival back in business, so it was probably worth it.
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    Curufinwe_wins got a reaction from Cavalry Canuck in Overclocking the 4790k - VCCIN, VCORE etc.   
    ... No. That is only showing that that game is not cpu limited in any fashion with two 770s.
    Not relevant.
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    Curufinwe_wins reacted to manikyath in [Intel, come on!] Intel FUDing Ryzen 4000 Performance on Battery   
    isnt this intended behavior when you set your laptop to "conserve battery life"?
     
    this is literally how i ran my 2nd gen core i7 laptop for 8 years...
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    Curufinwe_wins reacted to 2Buck in Nintendo issues CnD to tournament organizers for using "project slippi" an emulation mod allowing a 20 yr old game to be played online   
    Did NOT expect to see this covered on this site, nice. Yup, Nintendo is fucking dogshit.
     
    Facts:
    Slippi contains no Nintendo code or reference to any of their intellectual property.
     
    Project slippi is code injection, not directly modifying the original game code.
     
    Emulation is 100% legal and has been proven in court.
     
    ROM ownership in itself is not illegal, piracy is.
     
    Nintendo has done nothing but stand in the way of the Smash community (not just Melee).
     
    Nintendo doesn't have the rights to shut down Slippi. They do however have the rights to shut down any stream containing their IP (because of our dogshit 1700s copyright system). Most companies do not do this however as it's free marketing... Most successful games these days rely on it, Minecraft anyone?
     
    Slippi rollback netcode gave us Melee players a way to play the game with little to no lag during a global pandemic when we cannot gather at local events.
     
    Other companies embrace modding and community stuff, except Nintendo because they're ridiculously out of touch.
     
    Arc System literally hired fans when they made a rollback netcode patch for Guilty Gear. Sega has done similar stuff. Again, most other companies embrace this stuff as it's healthy for any popular game.
     
    Unrelated, Nintendo has also been shutting down content creators/streamers of streaming Age of Calamity. Even more dogshit.
     
    I could go on for hours. #FreeMelee
     
    EDIT:
    Bonus fact: You can 100% legally play Slippi online. You can rip your own ISO using your Wii (backing up your own games is legal), and the emulator used for netplay is also completely legal. Sure, there are people who will pirate, but emulation and piracy are not the same thing. My Brawl and Melee ISOs were created using my own discs with my own Wii.
     
    https://kotaku.com/nintendo-shuts-down-smash-tournament-over-some-absurd-b-1845719656
     
    Anyways, have some sick Melee combos ❤️
     
     
    And thank you OP for covering this!
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    Curufinwe_wins reacted to Delicieuxz in Nintendo issues CnD to tournament organizers for using "project slippi" an emulation mod allowing a 20 yr old game to be played online   
    In the US, it's establish in law that people are lawfully entitled to bypass DRM when it's necessary in order to use software (such as a video game) that a person owns. If the people in the tournament own a copy of the game, then they are allowed to use a cracked version to play if there isn't a better method available. This has been ruled on by a US federal court and by the Library of Congress.
     
    In the case of the Big House tournament, it sounds like they are bypassing DRM in order to play Super Smash Bros when there is no better way to accomplish their ability to play their game and hold their tournament. Therefore, using a cracked version of the game should be protected lawful conduct in the US so long as all those participating in the tournament own a copy of the game.
     
    https://www.publicknowledge.org/blog/the-library-of-congresss-drm-exceptions-not-just-about-jailbreaking/
    In the case of Big House's planned tournament, it sounds like there isn't a better way to fulfill the purpose of playing the game for the sake of the tournament due to health and safety considerations, and due to Covid-19 lockdowns. I think that means that bypassing DRM to play the game another way is warranted and reasonable and protected by US law.
     
    It could be that Nintendo's C&D is akin to the RIAA's DCMA against a YouTube video-downloading program that was temporarily pulled from GitHub before being restored upon EFF notifying GitHub that the software didn't constitute a DCMA violation.
     
    https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2010/07/court-breaking-drm-for-a-fair-use-is-legal/
    https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2015/10/victory-users-librarian-congress-renews-and-expands-protections-fair-uses
    https://www.polygon.com/2018/10/26/18027200/video-game-drm-consoles-repair-dmca-library-of-congress
     
     
    Regarding a claim that modding a game represents a violation of something:
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    Curufinwe_wins reacted to Taf the Ghost in Nintendo issues CnD to tournament organizers for using "project slippi" an emulation mod allowing a 20 yr old game to be played online   
    They would lose in a court case, but they can make it expensive. Right now they can get away with it because the cases have never gotten close enough to trial to make it a real risk. The important precedent, in the US Legal System, is Roy Orbison v. 2 Live Crew. We're eventually going to get something similar for video games, but it'll be a while. Until then, legal departments can be abusive because the cost of fighting is always too high.
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    Curufinwe_wins got a reaction from Blademaster91 in Toe to toe - 6800/6800XT reviews out   
    if*
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    Curufinwe_wins reacted to strajk- in Toe to toe - 6800/6800XT reviews out   
    So much for AMD representatives shitposting on twitter over availability, was as much of a horrendous launch as it was with their competitor.
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    Curufinwe_wins reacted to LAwLz in M1 Macs Reviewed   
    I think we will get a better understanding of things as more tests and done and as Apple releases more chips.
    Until then I think it is very premature to say the M1 is mostly power efficient because of less IO.
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    Curufinwe_wins got a reaction from LAwLz in M1 Macs Reviewed   
    It would be fair to say that I am not an expert at these things either. 
     
    Ask me about nuclear power and/or engineering materials for power systems and I'll straight up claim expert level knowledge. 
     
    This? Nope. 
     
    I do remember anandtech trying to break out the IO chiplet and infinity fabric consumption from first gen Zen and TR, and that was what I was basing my standards on. I agree with most of the details you say here. According to Andrei's work, Cinebench is relatively light on both Zen and M1 compared to some other workloads. They saw consumption in spec type loads peaking around 25W for the compute heavy tasks and around 15W for the more memory stuff.
     
     
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    There have been reviews on both HEDT platforms trying to show what a pretty huge amount of overhead the IO (I included infinity fabric and the ring/mesh buses in IO, because it's somewhat specific to the extremely large core systems that x86 is moving towards) obviously that isn't nearly the same excuse for an APU that isn't chiplet based nor requires the complex bus transfers.
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    Curufinwe_wins got a reaction from thechinchinsong in M1 Macs Reviewed   
    That is what they seem to be saying, but it's not clear that is what would actually happen.
     
    Certainly for laptops, SoCs are almost always more efficient than the same design with flexible arrangement and configurable IO. There are however fundamental limits to the size of a chip that can be made and made reasonably well and AMD literally just has been proving its chiplet design (a move in the exact opposite direction from SoCs) because it dramatically allows them to scale up both individual cores and the total core count. Ofc, AMD does now make some pretty aggressive SoCs in XBX and PS5, so yes I do expect certain applications to move in that direction.
     
    It is somewhat unfortunate because that means almost no chance of user upgradeable ram or many other parts in the future.
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    Curufinwe_wins got a reaction from thechinchinsong in M1 Macs Reviewed   
    ST comparisons.  
    https://www.anandtech.com/show/16252/mac-mini-apple-m1-tested/4 among others.
     
    It does have 2x the Firestorm cores though so yes.
     
    Looking right back at it though. I did mess up. Obviously single core power isn't going to be anywhere near the full 6W MT peak for A14 and it was only as high as 15W for M1 at that level as well. Same basic idea though that it's clearly far past the efficiency curve to run at these clocks. (Which tells you something about the mammoth efficiency of mobile phones at low power).
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    Curufinwe_wins got a reaction from thechinchinsong in M1 Macs Reviewed   
    LAwLz views it as similar results. I don't think I would and leadeater doesn't either. It's 10% difference relative in int workloads, and 5% difference relative in fp loads between the two benchmark sets (how they rank the processors). Given that Apple itself only pushed a 5% ipc improvement this generation, and Intel has commonly come in beneath that gen on gen, it's pretty signficant. Now it wouldn't be a problem in a large testing suite, but it's a bad benchmark to use by itself and make sweeping generalizations about the processors with. Again, Anandtech doesn't do this with literally any other benchmark suite. I get lawls statement about ram limitations, but that should be disclosed and stated every time it comes up as to why they are using an obsoleted version of the benchmark.
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    Curufinwe_wins got a reaction from LAwLz in M1 Macs Reviewed   
    I think I agree for almost all of this, I would only caveat that we haven't see yet how Apple will try (if they will try) to target the heavily multithreaded load systems with a higher power chip (the space for example for ARM servers or workstations on Linux now or that a 5900x actually competes in)
     
    I want to see a more in depth comparison between the MB Air and Mac Mini because it seems like the doubling of power might not be getting very much performance wise, which in fairness makes the 10W variants even more insanely good. 
     
    The biggest problem as I see it for AMD is that the strategy to answer and surpass Intel on the desktop is exactly the wrong direction to answer Apple in fixed format devices. Chiplet is the worst possible choice for a laptop, and while AMD has done some pretty good work with higher power SOCs, I don't know they have the bandwidth to move both directions at once with the pace of the two juggernauts (funding/RnD wise).
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