Huawei: Guilty even if proven innocent?

Huawei has been in the news rather a lot lately with the United States urging it allies to stop buying it’s equipment, the GCSB rejecting Sparks bid to use it on the rollout of the New Zealand 5G network, Google banning apps from its phones, and on and on. The problem with this is that […]

Installing Chromium on KDE neon

Chromium is the open source base for Google’s Chrome browser which dominates the browser market to the point where many sites don’t work with other browsers like Firefox. While Chromium isn’t the most politically correct choice of browser (In my view it is still too tied to Google) but it is probably a better browser […]

Self programmable filter bubble/echo chamber

There has been a lot of worry for a while now about filter bubbles and how easy it is to fall into them until you find yourself in an echo chamber of exactly what you want to hear. You Tube and Facebook have come under particular fire. There are even ideas on how to avoid […]

If you think AI is a long way off…

Your wrong. On May 8th Google announced Google Duplex. Google Duplex is a technology for conducting natural conversations to achieve real world tasks. In the examples given Duplex makes two phone calls. The first is a hairdressing appointment where it books an appointment for a client, interacts naturally with the unknowing person at the salon, […]