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Submission + - Custom written music for robot guitarist and drummer

millwall writes: Squarepusher, a popular electronic musician out of the UK, has composed a piece called “Sad Robot Goes Funny” in collaboration with Japan’s party robot band, Z-Machines. The band boasts a 78-fingered guitarist rocking out with 12 picks and a dreadlocked 22-armed robot drummer. The guitar-bot can do things that would be anatomically impossible for humans. It’s fast, precise, and — with fingers working independently of one another — effortlessly lays down four guitar parts on just two guitars. The project is reviewed by SingularityHUB
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Submission + - Facebook user data published on thepiratebay (bbc.co.uk)

millwall writes: The BBC reports that personal details of 100m Facebook users have been collected and published on the net by a security consultant. The list, which is being shared on thepiratebay as a torrent, contains the URL of every searchable Facebook user's profile, their name and unique ID. In a statement, Facebook said that the information in the list was already freely available online. "People who use Facebook own their information and have the right to share only what they want, with whom they want, and when they want," the statement read.

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