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offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-04 17:12 [#02636026]
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offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-04 17:13 [#02636027]
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During Spotify's Q1 2024 earnings call, Spotify CEO and
co-founder Daniel Ek called 2024 Spotify's "year of
monetization" and said the company would focus on "strong
revenue growth and margin expansion" via "ambitious plans."
Ek didn't announce price changes at the time but noted that
Spotify often reviews its “value-to-price” ratio in
relation to subscription prices, as Variety reported at the


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-04 18:25 [#02636028]
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'Emergency power outage' planned overnight in part of
Brockton for cable repair


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-04 18:28 [#02636029]
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it does feel like a good day to do some cable weasel, i have
to say

because this whole article is basically just an instruction
to have a planned emergency?

that's incredibly shoddy wizarding, steve


Residents and businesses in part of Brockton are being
warned of plans for a 9-hour "emergency power outage"
planned by National Grid.

The Brockton Fire Department warned that the outage will
begin Tuesday at 10 p.m. and last through 7 a.m. on
Wednesday. Officials said the outage, affecting the downtown
area, will allow for underground cable repairs.

"Residents and businesses should prepare for an extended
overnight power outage," the department wrote.

Fire officials said the outage will affect portions of Main
Street, Crescent Street, VFW Parkway, Warren Avenue, L
Street, Elm Street, School Street, Legion Parkway, Montello
Street, Commercial Street, Center Street and High Street
(Fredrick Douglas).

For those who live or work in the affected area, the fire
department offered these recommendations:

Check your flashlights and batteries.
Do not use candles for lighting
Keep refrigerators and Freezers closed
Relocate if dependent on electric power for medical
Make sure Cell phones are charged. Internet-based phones
may not work
Don’t use elevators after 9:30 PM
If a traffic light is out, treat the intersection as a
four-way stop.
Unplug sensitive electronics to avoid power surges when
power is restored.
Set temperatures to lowest temp before outage. Keep
refrigerator and freezer doors closed. An unopened
refrigerator will keep food cold for about four hours. A
full freezer will keep the temperature for about 48 hours.
In the event your phone does not work and you need
emergency help, pull a fire alarm box.

The fire department directed all questions to National Grid,
at 800-322-3223.


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-04 18:30 [#02636030]
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if you'd like to participate in mass hypnosis, call the
national grid


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-04 18:32 [#02636031]
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offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-04 18:39 [#02636032]
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see wonky is like funky but you're sliding the grid [and
your neighbor is not amused as you're sliding the grid and
basically wonky is a funky way of saying funky.


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-04 23:10 [#02636048]
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As detailed in Cupiał's X (formerly Twitter) thread, this
was several hours of confused trial and error by him and
Wołczyk. "I am starting to feel like a madman. I can't even
watch a TV show constantly thinking about the bug," Cupiał
wrote. In desperation, he asks model author Tuyls if he
knows what could be wrong. He wakes up in Kraków to an

"Oh yes, it's probably a full moon today."

In NetHack, the game in which the DevTeam has thought of
everything, if the game detects from your system clock that
it should be a full moon, it will generate a message: "You
are lucky! Full moon tonight." A full moon imparts a few
player benefits: a single point added to Luck, and
werecreatures mostly kept to their animal forms.

It's an easier game, all things considered, so why would the
learning agent's score be lower? It simply doesn't have data
about full moon variables in its training data, so a
branching series of decisions likely leads to lesser
outcomes, or just confusion. It was indeed a full moon in
Kraków when the 3,000-ish scores started showing up. What a
terrible night to have a learning model.

Of course, "score" is not a real metric for success in
NetHack, as Cupiał himself noted. Ask a model to get the
best score, and it will farm the heck out of early-stage
monsters because it never gets bored. "Finding items
required for [ascension] or even [just] doing a quest is too
much for pure RL agent," Cupiał wrote. Another neural
network, AutoAscend, does a better job of progressing
through the game, but "even it can only solve sokoban and
reach mines end," Cupiał notes.


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-08 21:45 [#02636115]
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Balon’s ability to halt the ribosome’s activity in its
tracks is a critical adaptation for a microbe under stress,
said Mee-Ngan Frances Yap, a microbiologist at Northwestern
University who wasn’t involved in the work.


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-08 21:47 [#02636116]
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Human oocytes lie dormant for decades waiting to be
fertilized. Human stem cells are born into the bone marrow
and then go quiescent, waiting for the body to call out to
them to grow and differentiate. Fibroblasts in nervous
tissue, lymphocytes of the immune system, and hepatocytes in
the liver all enter dormant, inactive, nondividing phases
and reactivate later.


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-10 12:00 [#02636146]
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Fartha's Vineyard will run out of pot entirely, affecting
more than 230 registered medical users and thousands more
recreational ones.

The problem boils down to location. Although Massachusetts
voters opted to legalize marijuana more than seven years
ago, the state's Cannabis Control Commission has taken the
position that transporting pot across the ocean — whether
by boat or plane — risks running afoul of federal laws.
That’s despite a counterargument that there are routes to
Martha’s Vineyard that remain entirely within state
territorial waters.

The conundrum led Rose to file a lawsuit last month against
the commission, which now says that finding a solution to
the island’s pot problem has become a top priority. Three
of the five commissioners visited Martha’s Vineyard on
Thursday to hear directly from affected residents.

The tension between conflicting state and federal
regulations has played out across the country as states have
legalized pot. California law, for example, expressly allows
cannabis to be transported to stores on Catalina Island,
while Hawaii last year dealt with its own difficulties
transporting medical marijuana between islands by amending a
law to allow it.

Federal authorities have also been shifting their position.
The Justice Department last month moved to reclassify
marijuana as a less dangerous drug, though still not a legal
one for recreational use.

For several years, sellers on Martha's Vineyard and the
nearby island of Nantucket thought they had a solution. They
grew and tested their own pot, eliminating the need to
import any from across the water.


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-10 12:01 [#02636147]
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greedy beaks.


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-10 14:15 [#02636148]
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A Massachusetts woman says she spent hundreds of dollars on
tickets to Saturday's sold-out Savannah Bananas game at
Fenway Park that wound up being counterfeits.

A Weymouth resident named Cheryl said that when she was
searching for tickets, she encountered a woman on Facebook
who was initially offering tickets at $50 each.

When Cheryl indicated she wanted up to eight seats, the
Facebook user wrote: "My uncle works in the Bananas office,
so it was super easy to get the tickets."


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-10 15:12 [#02636150]
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On several occasions, men approached my wife when I was out
of town, challenging her to defend my writing and sometimes
quoting a far-right pastor named Douglas Wilson. Wilson is a
notorious Christian nationalist and slavery apologist who
once wrote that abolitionists were “driven by a zealous
hatred of the word of God” and that “slavery produced in
the South a genuine affection between the races that we
believe we can say has never existed in any nation before
the war or since.”


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-12 23:39 [#02636206]
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everyone keeping me so busy. your AI is made of the little
people, and i live in central mass. worms. i want nothing
but to work. give me resources

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offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-12 23:44 [#02636207]
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but then it's also so condescending. googlefone or
applefone? and they're both going to have an AI that runs
your life and... fuck off. my phone is old can't afford
newfone and i'm a quantum computer. bitch. pwnd. bind(2)
bind - bind a name to a socket. nevenen.


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-13 00:37 [#02636209]
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“We’re still doing initial evaluations, so we
aren’t yet sure what kind of care these dogs will need
before they’re ready to find new homes,” said Mike
Keiley, MSPCA-Angell vice president of animal protection.
“But we know the property they came from allegedly had
unsanitary and overcrowded conditions.”

Keiley said some of the dogs are thin and some have acute
medical and dental issues that need to be addressed.

Merrimac police said the dogs were voluntarily surrendered
from a Locust Grove Road property after reports of "animal
hoarding and overcrowding."

oh! we've saved babi- puppies!
but shit. they need dental care. they have problems
so do i. as i work up the marble to cast my own dentistry


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-13 00:40 [#02636210]
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free will? that's someone throwing you a distracting,
confusing question. there is just work


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-13 03:28 [#02636219]
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Transgender swimmer Lia Thomas out of Olympics after being
dealt fatal legal blow

Schuled like Dr. Phillips


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-13 03:32 [#02636220]
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The new analysis, based on ancient DNA from the
remains of 64 people who archaeologists believe had been
ritually sacrificed and then deposited in an underground
chamber, found the victims were all young boys, many of whom
were closely related.

“There were two big moments of surprise here,” said lead
study author Rodrigo Barquera, a researcher in the
department of archaeogenetics at the Max Planck Institute
for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany.

“We were thinking, influenced by traditional archaeology
that we would find, a non-sex-biased burial or mostly
girls,” he said.

“And the second one (was) when we found out that some of
them were related and there were two sets of twins.”


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-13 03:38 [#02636221]
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people need to pull their heads out of their asses. "ritual
sacrifice" ???

we're barely out of the jungle, we're going to have a
pregnancy, give birth, then sacrifice it for a ritual,
for... what? what's our reason, here, as hungry, barely out
of the jungle people?

no. it wasn't ritual sacrifice. fucking fatcats at the top
messing with the family lines. twins are considered a clog
in the line. then we need a successor, one who will obey us.
but not challenge us too much...

powerful families. fatcats. brutality. fucking with genetic
lines. die now


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-13 03:39 [#02636222]
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too big to fail

too big; too; fail


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-13 21:37 [#02636229]
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Sky5 flew over the scene and saw the A. Duie Pyle
tractor-trailer stopped, with wires draped over the vehicle,
next to the "Entering Canton" and "Entering Sharon" signs.
Wires also appeared to be down next to a white van, which
was stopped in the entrance to one of the shopping plazas.


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 06:04 [#02636236]
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Scott DeFreitas
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scott DeFreitas
September 9, 1969 (age 54)
Newton, Massachusetts
King School
Years active
Known for
Andy Dixon on As the World Turns
Maura West (m. 2000)

Scott James DeFreitas (born September 9, 1969)[1] is an
American actor. He is best known for playing the role of
Andrew "Andy" Dixon on the CBS soap opera As the World Turns
(1985 to 1995, 1997 to 2000). He received three Daytime Emmy
Award nominations for his role on As the World Turns.
Early life

DeFreitas was born in Newton, Massachusetts and spent his
early years in Hudson before his family settled in Darien,
Connecticut.[2] His father was a computer salesman and his
mother was a teacher who worked as a banquet waitress after
her children were born. He has three younger brothers.[3] He
attended King School in Stamford, Connecticut.[1] He decided
not to attend college because he was offered a contract with
As the World Turns. His parents were divorcing when he moved
to New York.[3]

He became interested in acting at age fourteen when a
neighbor, who happened to be a casting director, urged him
to audition for commercials.[3]

DeFreitas was cast in an Off-Broadway play, Coming of Age in
SoHo, playing the role of Dy, a teen runaway. The play,
written and directed by Albert Innaurato, opened in February
1985 at the Public Theater.[4]

After auditioning for a character named Matt on As the World
Turns, he instead landed the role of Andy Dixon.[3] He won
critical acclaim and award recognition for the storyline of
Andy's alcoholism. DeFreitas received Daytime Emmy Award
nominations for Outstanding Younger Actor in 1988, 1992, and
1994.[5][6][7] He played the role of Andy from 1985 to 1995,
then from 1997 to 2000.
Personal li


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 07:06 [#02636237]
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Key Points

Artificial intelligence (AI) is forecast to add nearly $16
trillion to the global economy by 2030.
Nvidia, which completed a 10-for-1 stock split last week,
has been reaping the rewards of its first-mover advantages
in high-compute data centers.
Without fail, investors have overestimated the adoption
and/or utility of every next-big-thing trend, technology,
and innovation since the mid-1990s.

timing is everythink.


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 07:07 [#02636238]
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Republicans in Panic Mode After Trump Trashes
Donald Trump attacked Milwaukee in a meeting with
Republicans on the Hill—and now Republicans are
desperately trying to cover for him.

i don't actually need to read this but i'll skim it out of
morbid curiosity


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 07:16 [#02636239]
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Recall was developed in secret at Microsoft, and it
wasn’t even tested publicly with Windows Insiders.
Microsoft subsequently identified some of the security
issues with Recall and started to develop and test changes
to the experience in recent months. It clearly now needs
more time to make sure these changes stand up to its promise
of putting security above AI and everything else.

working about as well as microwaving baby dogs get your ass
to the schwarz nigger movie, black milk, star wars, fuck

wondows/ losedog---- i said it a decade ago. i don't want to
live inside a fucking shopping mall. you inbred cocaine


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 07:20 [#02636240]
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we need speed for physics, but truly, coke can fuck off. the
whole brand. snort my arthole.


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 07:30 [#02636241]
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Select Board members present retiring fire chief Rick
DeLorie with a resolution and a framed picture. From left:
Rick DeLorie; Colette Aufranc; Tom Ulfelder; Ann-Mara Lanza;
Beth Sullivan Woods; and Lise Olney. Photo credit: Stephanie

During a light-hearted ceremony, DeLorie was roasted,
applauded, and thanked as he showed up in a professional
capacity for Wellesley one last time, looking natty in his
dress blues. All DeLorie could do was chuckle warmly when he
was tweaked by speakers eager to sing his praises (with a
dash of pester).
I’ll spell it out for you

Superintendent David Lussier noted DeLorie’s faithful
participation in the yearly town spelling bee, as well as
his lackluster performance. “We all had to tell him there
was only one ‘r’ in fire,” Lussier said before
bragging that “we couldn’t be prouder of our graduate
of Wellesley public schools.”


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 07:30 [#02636242]
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i was the treasurer, i am the treasurer. the light


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 07:32 [#02636243]
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slide down the pole again please


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 07:32 [#02636244]
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helter squealcher

it's also hot out


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 07:33 [#02636245]
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cool down have a hot dog read a book smoke some weed and
keep on keep on keepin' on because always motion. butt cool


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 07:39 [#02636246]
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We distinguish two ways in which the models can be
said to be bullshitters, and argue that they clearly meet at
least one of these definitions. We further argue that
describing AI misrepresentations as bullshit is both a more
useful and more accurate way of predicting and discussing
the behaviour of these systems.

your we has eaten too many marbles


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 07:42 [#02636247]
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A group of eight Tasmanian devils from northern
Tasmania are bound for new homes in the United States as
"ambassadors" for their species.

They'll board a flight on Tuesday afternoon with Michael
Frushour and other American zookeepers, who made the
overseas trip just to collect them.

"We could not be happier and we are honoured to be able to
take these animals back to the United States," Mr Frushour,
a curator of birds and mammals at Toledo Zoo in Ohio,

excuse me, are you people qualified to handle those devils?
are you sure? did you just bullshit through the test with an
AI lapel nazar panopticon? or do you actually know animals?


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 08:03 [#02636250]
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Cambridge is renovating this old building. It will
cost $77 million. LANE TURNER/GLOBE STAFF

By Joshua Miller, The Boston Globe
updated on June 13, 2024 | 11:23 AM



What follows is part of the Globe’s weekly Camberville &
beyond newsletter, which explores the latest from Cambridge
and Somerville. You can read the June 6th edition

man. yeah, i'll do that one. just give me the fire station.
rent will be me getting the fucking place together, then
once it's together off somewhere else. meanwhile just live
there and smoke weed and engineer the AC and all that i have
the knowledge

people are silly


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 15:02 [#02636260]
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the diner car refused to serve me because i was tapping on
the window. don't tap on the window, so i tap on the window.
he says i'm tappinng ing it's happening on the window. the
wondows brughagghj

techo viking can help me with physics.


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 15:03 [#02636261]
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baby microwave


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 16:59 [#02636262]
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steve wozniak, the plane accident. too much velocity.
acceleration. matt splatt tomato the wall. the right
molecules, at the right kairos. boat locks.

steve wozniak, after the plane accident, would pay with $2
bills to mess with people.

i have a bunch of weird shit like that from my jerk family
dumping garbage on me. but, lol, this is. legal. tender?

some gentleman just buys the $2 firebaLL nip for me after
the store also refuses to accept confederate dollars


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 17:01 [#02636263]
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the polar seltzer exploded all over my obnoxious wizard
pants as all the cars were stuck in cars


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 17:02 [#02636264]
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offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 18:05 [#02636267]
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What position is the Moon in?
The Moon is currently in the constellation of Leo. The
current Right Ascension is 10h 55m 00s and the Declination
is +08° 56' 02”.
Where is The Moon? How to Find The Moon in the Sky -
TheSkyLive › where-is-moon


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 18:06 [#02636268]
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A Waning Gibbous Moon phase is a time to look inwards and
re-evaluate your goals. It's a time to feel grateful for
what has been this month and re-adjust your intentions
moving forward.
Phases of the Moon and their meanings › the-moon › phases-of-the-moon
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offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 18:07 [#02636270]
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"the eagle may soar, but the weasel never gets sucked into
the jet engine."
--modfortunte traditional rite


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 20:08 [#02636274]
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday
warned that a federal indictment of an allegedly fraudulent
telehealth company may lead to a massive, nationwide
disruption in access to ADHD medications—namely Adderall,
but also other stimulants—and could possibly increase the
risk of injuries and overdoses.

"A disruption involving this large telehealth company could
impact as many as 30,000 to 50,000 patients ages 18 years
and older across all 50 US states," the CDC wrote in its
health alert.

The CDC warning came on the heels of an announcement from
the Justice Department Thursday that federal agents had
arrested two people in connection with an alleged scheme to
illegally distribute Adderall and other stimulants through a
subscription-based online telehealth company called Done
Global. The company's CEO and founder, Ruthia He, was
arrested in Los Angeles, and its clinical president, David
Brody, was arrested in San Rafael, California.

"As alleged, these defendants exploited the COVID-19
pandemic to develop and carry out a $100 million scheme to
defraud taxpayers and provide easy access to Adderall and
other stimulants for no legitimate medical purpose,”
Attorney General Merrick Garland said in a statement. "Those
seeking to profit from addiction by illegally distributing
controlled substances over the Internet should know that
they cannot hide their crimes and that the Justice
Department will hold them accountable."

law. bitches


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 20:08 [#02636275]
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physics, never invest in anything that fights physics


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 20:13 [#02636276]
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The people involved had a variety of injuries, including one
person with a superficial stab wound on their abdomen and
another with a stab wound to their hand, the spokesman said.
There was also a broken wrist and a bloody mouth from being
punched in the face.


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 20:15 [#02636277]
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The bank terminated the workers after investigating claims
of "simulation of keyboard activity creating impression of
active work," according to a filing cited by Bloomberg News,
which earlier reported the firings. The terminations were
reported in disclosures filed with the Financial Industry
Regulatory Authority, an organization that oversees
broker-dealers in the U.S.


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 20:15 [#02636278]
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The firings come as many employees remain remote or in
hybrid roles following the pandemic, which shuttered offices
around the nation and forced people to work at home. At the
same time, some workers reportedly turned to strategies such
as "mouse movers" or "mouse jigglers" to trick
activity-tracking software used by their employers.


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2024-06-14 20:16 [#02636279]
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not staying in my box. i'm tapping on the window


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