Being the youngest daughter of a research librarian and a physics professor, one might assume the intellectual capability of a child bred by such parents would be smart enough - but would you have guessed it to be off the IQ scale? In fact, as far as intelligence goes, she may very well be the scale. Where is the one place you would go to for information on, well, anything? Alright, if you’re a Bing user then apologies, but most people would confide in Google and maybe we might speak to ‘her’. Knowing that you can speak to your phone is not breaking news, but did you know that the voice that responds to you when you exclaim, “Ok Google” won $100,000 on the show Jeopardy: Kids Edition when she was younger? Upon her release in May 2016, Ms Assistant has been swiftly and accurately fulfilling endless queries across the globe, and in multiple languages too. Arguably the smartest voice-activated assistant we’ve ever seen, the seemingly random facts … [Read more...] about Meet the woman behind Google Assistant
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FACEBOOK has admitted that 50million accounts were accessed by hackers – who were able to see all of your personal info, photos, and even private messages. The monumental blunder was slipped out as a blog post late on Friday afternoon, three days after the attack was first discovered. Speaking to reporters, Facebook revealed the significant danger behind this hack: "Attackers could use the account as if they were the account holder." As a precaution, Facebook is now logging around 90million people out of their accounts. You'll have to log back in to Facebook – that includes any apps that you might log into with Facebook, like Spotify. "On the afternoon of Tuesday, September 25, our engineering team discovered a security issue affecting almost 50 million accounts," said Facebook's Guy Rosen. We’re taking this incredibly seriously and wanted to let everyone know what’s happened and the immediate action we’ve taken to protect people’s security." … [Read more...] about Facebook hack LATEST – attackers got complete access to 50MILLION accounts’ profiles, posts, photos and messages
It is not a job for the faint-hearted, nor is it glamorous. In fact it is not even that lucrative. You can find yourself in a tight, dark space full of rats, battling a swarm of wasps or climbing roofs to pigeon-proof solar panels. So who on Earth would want to be a pest controller and what does it take to become one? APF Pest Control is a family-run business in Hull that has been going for decades and is run by uncle and nephew team Pete and Ashley Fenwick. Highs and lows “This is a family business and I have been doing this since I was seven years old,” Pete said. “I have gone and done other stuff but I have always come back to this. “This job has long hours and we have a 24-hour call out service. It can be a dirty job in dark and filthy places and it is not something that will suit a lot of people. It is something that is in the blood. “What I love about the job is the people you met who are from all different religions and backgrounds. That is the best … [Read more...] about ‘It’s a dirty job in tight, dark, creepy places
0 Have your say A boy called Hero battling to save the planet, a youngster fighting to uncover the truth about his dad, a kitchen boy caught up in black magic and a daring boy time-travelling on the high seas are just some of the stars of a sparkling new selection of children’s books. Age 8 plus:My Dad, the Earth Warrior by Gary HaqCan one boy and his batty Dad save the Earth?Gary Haq, a human ecologist who has spent over twenty years supporting the development and implementation of environmental policy in in Africa, Asia and Europe, is on a mission to save our planet and his delightfully inventive debut children’s book is guaranteed to inspire a new generation of eco-warriors.This sparkling, green-coloured adventure – with a big heart and a big message – is brimming with laughter, love and crazy mishaps as a boy called Hero and his dad are forced to reassess their troubled relationship and set out on a joint mission to save Mother Earth from the … [Read more...] about Book reviews: Boys on a mission take centre stage for Father’s Day
GOOGLE MAPS has captured yet another questionable phenomenon. By Christine Younan / Published 8th May 2018 GOOGLE MAPS GOOGLE MAPS: The street view tool has spotted a very weird message on a building The street view tool reveals everything from the ordinary to the extraordinary.It has become one of the best applications to unearth some of the world’s most bizarre and unexplained mysteries.Alongside popular tourist destinations, Google Earth users can explore locations with interesting secrets.The 3D mapping service recently spotted a creepy message on the roof of a building in Memphis, US. The strangest finds on Google Maps Since it launched in 2007, Google Street View quickly became known for bizarre scenes from around the globe, whether they were funny photobombing seagulls to more sobering scenes of people carrying weapons 1 / 17 Reddit A couple are caught having sex on Google Maps On the top of the building, the words read: “come … [Read more...] about Google Maps users spot THIS weird message on building’s roof – but what does it mean?