"EU Starts Requiring Anti-Speeding Tech for New Cars;
When you go over the speed limit, your car will have to let you know." https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/eu-starts-requiring-anti-speeding-tech-for-new-cars/
Not saying it's a bad idea. Just, sigh.....
"Google Engineer Suspended After Saying Company AI Is Sentient. The company says he violated the confidentiality policy."
Did the AI have a reasonable expectation that its conversations would be kept private?
Observation about #wwdc: we are well on our way to the dystopian cyber future. But at least things will be easy to use and sexy.
Twitter will slip beneath the waves!
Mastodonians, prepare for Great Things! 😀
Looks like Musk (or another person or persons) could get help: "Private equity firm Apollo Global Management would consider providing financing for a Twitter buyout in the form of preferred equity." https://www.cnbc.com/2022/04/18/apollo-global-management-willing-to-finance-a-twitter-buyout-sources.html
Ya think Twitter is bad now, wait till some rabid billionaire, free speech absolutist gets their claws into it.
Kevin Werbach, a professor of legal studies and business ethics at the Wharton School says that most bitcoin activity, "according to basically every rigorous study that's been done, is predominantly people speculating." 😮 😶 https://news.slashdot.org/story/22/03/12/0541251/why-isnt-bitcoin-booming
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