Category: Google

  • Google Street View Guy now using AI

    Street View Guy Image Google Maps is now using artificial intelligence to create rich digital models of places around the world. This will give a 360-degree view and use a time slider to see weather conditions and what it looks like at different times of the day. This feature will begin with popular locations around…

  • Mo Gawdat says AI is an Emergency! And Mustafa Suleyman agrees!

    Has AI reached the singularity yet? (SOLVED) Has Artificial Intelligence got feelings? (SOLVED) Is it too late for humanity to stop AI? Is AI alive? Is AI capable of destroying humanity?! The ‘singularity’ is the point where Artificial Intelligence surpasses Human intelligence. From there on the speed of AI advancement will leave humanity behind faster…

  • Can Phones track your Moods and spy on your face without you knowing?

    This is a very interesting topic. And one I have always been cautious of. Anyone remember the infamous Mark Zuckerberg electrical tape blocking his Laptop Camera? (See above). Well, most people seeing this thought, “well if he has one of the best software teams on the planet and he is worried?!” Well you can see…

  • What is happening to AI? ChatGPT v xAI Grok v ‎Bard v Apple v Nvidia v Intel v AMD?

    Has Google lost traction to Bing? I have been really interested in AI assisted browsing since Bing announced ChaGPT integration. It took the world by storm and of course worried Google who went into red alert mode at the time. They released their version which was still clumsy as it wasnt really ready. But what…

  • Elon Musk and Tucker Carlson discuss the end of the world Aliens and the AI Singularity!

    Elon Musk and Tucker Carlson discuss the end of the world Aliens and the AI Singularity! They also discuss ChatGPT and falling birth rates that may lead to population implosion. To quote Elon (if I may) ‘The world will not end in a bang but rather in adult diapers! :/ Have fun and scary days!…

  • Google Doodle Petanque A great fun little game

    Google Doodle games come and go but having lived in the South of France in Sète and Bouzigues… I watched many a pipe smoker throw their boules playing Pétanque! Here we have a little game and its a lot of fun check it out! Easier to play with a mouse of course! 😉 https://g.co/doodle/8ctu9qh https://www.google.com/doodles/celebrating-petanque…

  • Happy Birthday Google Search giant Google is now 25 years old

    Happy Birthday Google Search giant Google is now 25 years old Launched in 1997 Search through time https://www.google.com/search/howsearchworks/our-history/ Happy Birthday Google and what a journey it has been! It literally has changed lives given Youtubers a good living, given free internet tools from email to docs and made search easy and safe(er). Have fun and…

  • Has AI already become sentient and self aware?

    Has AI become sentient and self aware? The big question in AI development is what happens when AI becomes sentient? What happens if AI demands rights? What if AI demands recognition as a new lifeform? Would denial equate to slavery? These questions have plagued scientists for a very long time even Turing (test) in 1950…

  • AI Conciousness?

    Is AI conscious? AI and machine learning is maybe a blessing in disguise. From the proposed truth algorithms that will take a lot longer to understand nuance and human logic (trolling for fun to mental illness) yet are increasingly depended upon by states to manage their populations even if flawed. Nevertheless the increased dependence on…

  • Google create a Time Crystal Perpetual Motion Machine! Quantum Computer!!!

    Google create a perpetual motion machine! OK we all know that the laws of Thermal dynamics work on Entropy! You cannot create a perpetual motion machine because of entropy right? But what if the situation used quantum physics? And it turned on and off the chaos element? Thus creating the impossible? A perpetual motion machine…

  • How do you turn off Google Safesearch? (SOLVED)

    How do I turn off Google Safe Search? This is interesting and something surprisingly people do not even notice on their browser! If you look at the top right of your Google Chrome Browser you will often see Safesearch is on! Google is filtering your searches. And for some people this is annoying.

  • Google Founders $127 billion fortune and how they spend it.

    Google’s cofounders lost almost $2 billion each after Alphabet reported lower than expected revenue. Here’s how they built a combined $127 billion fortune and how they spend it. I love a good snoop. But it is really interesting just how grounded they are! Here is a list of what their billions buy you and how…

  • Youtube will not play on VLC Network Stream

    YouTube will not load Network Stream on VLC (solved) This is a solution as of the time this was posted. However it is likley the code will be updated as it changes in the future from the same source GitHub. If you have VLC and everyone should have VideoLan! Then chances are you want to…

  • Android Games Take Time

    Embed from Getty Images I have recently been playing a few games I have downloaded from the PlayStore, but found that some are not as good as others of a similar theme. However, there are a few games I think deserve a full and honest review with screenshots that have been made long into the…

  • Alphabear Word Game Puzzle Review

    Alphabear is probably the most fun you can have with a word puzzle without going on Countdown.   (‘Ventilation’ was one of my finest moments eat that Countdown! LOL) This is a really fun way to pass the time. A word puzzle but with a very cute angle. You choose bears and build up your…

  • Privacy Badger from the EFF

    Privacy Badger maybe the way to prevent being tracked but from a VERY trusted source! The first thing to remember with trackers and cookies etc, is that most are there to help you. If yopu visit websites and block their ads then that site gets no revenue and goes out of business or simply become…

  • Android M is to be Marshmallow

    Following Lollipop in the alphabetical list of treats Android opts for Marshmallow for its latest Build It is official Android M is to be ‘Marshmallow’ Maybe Mars or Milky Way were not interested in a Kit Kat style deal 😉 MMMMMMMMMMMMM Toasty! Some have said that Google missed a trick as the body of the…

  • Tech Experts vs Ordinary Users What Google Security Research Revealed

    In this paper, Google present the results of a study which aims to identify which practices people do that they consider most important at protecting their security online. View image | gettyimages.com This is quite interesting and worth remembering. Most users of the net have not the first clue about safe practices and activities. Recently…

  • Change your DNS! And speed up your Internet (SOLVED)

    Speed up your internet with a simple change to your DNS – Here is how. View image | gettyimages.com Have you ever thought about using as public DNS?

  • Darpa Rescue Robots Challenge 2015 and Samsung HGV Safety Video Kit

    Two Very Cool Safety Videos This time I thought I’d post two videos that are doing the rounds – one is from Samsung and the other showing excerpts of the development of our Skynet Robot overlords… 😉

  • Google I/O

    Google I/O The developer conference has released some interesting news. The Big Stories that affect the general public are as follows

  • Google Self-driving Cars on the Public Roads

    Google has now got the green light for public road testing… Is it just me or is this Woody Allen’s ‘Sleeper’ Movie come to life?

  • How to Recover your Android Phone if Lost.

    Lost Your Android Phone? What you Should do to protect yourself. Sometimes you need help! You have lost your phone, somebody may or may not have it! You may have your banking details on it! Panic, Panic! Who has it what are they going to do!!! If this has happened to you then watch part…

  • How do I convert a Samsung Phone to Google Nexus?

    How do I change Samsung TouchWiz into a Pure Nexus Experience?   (Image Source: Google)   Touchwiz Vs Google Now Some people do not like the Samsung Touchwiz UI. I don’t, I have used Google Nexus and love the ability to drag and drop icons and automatically turn them into folder, I like the simplicity…