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Fri. 03/01 – Elon Sues Sam Altman And OpenAI
Elon is suing Sam Altman and OpenAI. Meta continues to get out of the news business, especially when it’s being pushed. A new AI deepfake supertool. And, of course, the Weekend Longreads Suggestions. Links:Elon Musk sues OpenAI over AI threat (Courthouse News Service)Meta to Wind Down Its News Feature in the US and Aus
Thu. 02/29 – What If The Vision Pro Is Selling Better Than We Think?
The SEC has subpoenaed OpenAI. What if the Vision Pro is selling better than even Apple thought? Beware of the repo attack affecting GitHub. Beware of the video doorbells that are ridiculously easy to take over. And is robotics the next big tech industry we need to be paying attention to? Links:SEC Investigating Whethe
Wed. 02/28 – The Apple Car Project Is Dead
The Apple car project is dead. Really, this time. We think. Google is working to fix Gemini. If you’re using Tumblr, your posts might soon be training OpenAI’s models. Klarna’s AI is doing the work of hundreds of humans. And another fever dream of the most recent boom years might be over. Links:Apple to Wind Down Elect
Tue. 02/27 – Gaming Continues To Be A Bloodbath
If you can believe it, MOAR layoffs in gaming. Big layoffs at Sony. We might see Meta’s first AR glasses later this year. The big hack affecting US pharmacies. Hopin enters the Deadpool. And yet another startup takes at swing at the delayed gratification gimmick for social media. Sponsors:Hims.com/ride Links:Sony is la
Mobile World Congress kicks off this week, and I bet you can guess what the big theme this year is. All the hardware that is being announced to allow you to do AI on your existing devices. Samsung unveiled its Galaxy Ring, but Apple wants you to know it could do a ring too if it wanted to. And Lenovo’s see-through lapt
(Bonus) Ed Zitron On The Social Landscape