Fakes, fakes, and more fakes…

AI systems development is getting scary… We’ve seen some of this in the movies, where someone who has passed away is inserted into a new movie using CGI, but this stuff is even scarier! This technology, called Generative Adversarial Networks … Continue reading

Week of…

Mondays… sigh Hadn’t done a deep scan on my computer in a while, and started it only to have it say it was going to take 12 hours… Lovely… So it’s still running and I’m trying to type this on … Continue reading

Adversity…

So, apparently the SATs are now going to ‘modify’ student’s SAT score for ‘adversity’ impacts due to 15 areas of their young lives… Looking at the distribution, it’s apparent that language is NOT the issue, if it were, the Asians … Continue reading

Points to ponder…

From various places… Life is not a fairy tale! If you lose your shoe at midnight, you’re drunk Liberals:           “Don’t let unvaccinated kids into our schools!” Same liberal:    “Let thousands of unvaccinated illegal immigrants in!” If women are upset at Trump’s … Continue reading

Old people…

I’m passing this on, because I did not want to be the only old person receiving it. Actually, it’s not a bad thing to be called, as you will see. 1.      Old People are easy to spot at sporting events; during … Continue reading

Random musings…

This weekend once again proved that our ‘tribe’ is a bit different… LOL From education, or lack thereof, to water law, to irrigation, to cattle, to writing, to Germany and pictures of 13th century houses/hotels, to pay scales, to ‘values’ … Continue reading

Party…

We did a little party for Peter Grant (Bayou Renaissance Man) to celebrate his FINALLY becoming an American citizen after nine long years of slogging through the system! There was food, there were drinks, and about 20 folks showed up … Continue reading

Truly Sad…

The Notre Dame Cathedral caught fire yesterday evening, and has massive damage. Reports, HERE, HERE, and HERE. The loss is just incredible, not only in terms of the damage to the cathedral itself, but to the artifacts that were in … Continue reading

Wow…

I know most of y’all aren’t golfers, so you can ignore this post. Yeah, yeah, I know it’s a good rifle range spoiled and all that… Sigh… 🙂 Tiger Woods won his 5th Masters tournament, and 15th major tournament yesterday. … Continue reading