Crowds cheer a hologram of the young Queen inside a golden horse-drawn coach

The sight of crowds cheering a hologram version of the Queen inside a 260-year-old golden horse-drawn coach was definitely one of the weirder moments of Britain’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations this weekend. Comments on social media showed that many viewers found the spectacle surreal or dystopian – and the ostentatious pageantry laid on to transport a …

‘Demonic’ AI generating its own secret written language that nobody can understand

A popular AI tool that turns text into images appears to be creating its 'own language' of indecipherable gibberish and using it to categorise different pictures. The DALL-E tool, which uses AI to generate images from text, is seemingly generating nonsense text when instructed to create images featuring printed words. Computer science PhD student Giannis Daras took …

68th Bilderberg Meeting 2 – 5 June 2022 in Washington, D.C.

The 68th Bilderberg Meeting will take place from 2 - 5 June 2022 in Washington, D.C., USA. About 120 participants from 21 countries have confirmed their attendance. As ever, a diverse group of political leaders and experts from industry, finance, academia, labour and the media has been invited. The list of participants is available on bilderbergmeetings.org  68th …

Ethiopia’s 5.1 million internal displacements in 2021 | NPR

Conflict and violence triggered over 5.1 million displacements within Ethiopia in 2021 — triple the number reported there in 2020 and the highest figure recorded for any country in a given year, according to a new report from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre. An internal "displacement" is defined as being forced to leave a place …

US gov’t intentional burns caused New Mexico fire that’s scorched 500 square miles – CBS

Two fires that merged to create the largest wildfire in New Mexico history have both been traced to prescribed burns set by U.S. forest managers as preventative measures, federal investigators announced Friday. The findings shift responsibility more squarely toward the U.S. Forest Service for initiating a natural disaster that has destroyed at least 330 homes as flames …

Uvalde shooter threatened rapes, school shootings on Yubo app in April – CNN

Hannah, an 18-year-old Yubo user from Ontario, Canada, said she reported Ramos to Yubo in early April after he threatened to shoot up her school and rape and kill her and her mother during one livestream session. Hannah said Ramos was allowed back on the platform after a temporary ban. Salvador Ramos threatened rapes, school …