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July 10, 2024

Pop Culture by Ed Zitron

The finance world is catching onto the gap between the hype and reality of generative AI.

June 27, 2024

The irony of TicketMaster's breach notification email by Terence Eden

We should remain vigilant when it comes to protecting our privacy and security. But we can only do so much when companies break norms and best practices.

June 24, 2024

📺 The Difference Between Great AI and Great Teaching by Dan Meyer

The last-mile delivery problem is not met by chat bots.

June 21, 2024

Succor borne every minute by Michael Atleson

Your therapy bots aren’t licensed psychologists, your AI girlfriends are neither girls nor friends, your griefbots have no soul, and your AI copilots are not gods.

June 21, 2024

Edward Snowden Says OpenAI Just Performed a “Calculated Betrayal of the Rights of Every Person on Earth” by Maggie Harrison Dupré

Open AI’s hiring of a former NSA director may signal a shift to surveillance as a service.

April 18, 2024

AI isn't useless. But is it worth it? by Molly White

[AI tools] do a poor job of much of what people try to do with them, they can’t do the things their creators claim they one day might, and many of the things they are well suited to do may not be altogether that beneficial.

December 23, 2023

Experimenting on myself by Mike Crittenden

I can convince myself to stick with anything if I tell myself it’s only a week-long experiment.

December 19, 2023

What kind of bubble is AI? by Cory Doctorow

All the big, exciting uses for AI are either low-dollar (helping kids cheat on their homework, generating stock art for bottom-feeding publications) or high-stakes and fault-intolerant (self-driving cars, radiology, hiring, etc.).