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Ep 275 Twitter, Mastodon and AI
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Check out Episode 275 from December 7, 2022! Here are all the links we discussed in the show:
Hate Speech’s Rise on Twitter Is Unprecedented, Researchers Find (NY Times, 2 Dec 2022)
AI experts are increasingly afraid of what they’re creating (Vox; 29 November 2022) “What’s the worst that could happen?”
Read This Before You Jump on the Lensa “Magic Avatar” Trend (Hyperallergic; 6 December 2022)
Lensa AI, the app making ‘magic avatars,’ raises red flags for artists (TechCrunch; 5 December 2022)
The College Essay Is Dead: Nobody is prepared for how AI will transform academia (The Atlantic, 6 Dec 2022)
This artist is dominating AI-generated art. And he’s not happy about it. (MIT Tech Review, 16 Sept 2022)
Jason’s been playing with AI writing platform lex.page
The long-awaited US broadband internet maps are here — for you to challenge (The Verge; 18 November 2022)
Stalkers’ “chilling” use of AirTags spurs class-action suit against Apple (ArsTechnica, 6 Dec 2022)
Episode post image created using MidJourney (on Flickr)
MidJourney creation syntax for our post image (on Flickr)
Jason’s Geek of the Week: BackMarket
Here are the links which made our show notes Google Doc, but we didn’t have time to discuss:
Why Everyone's Talking About ChatGPT, a Mindblowing AI Chatbot (CNet, 7 Dec 2022)
The Moral Panic Over Open-Source Generative AI (Lincoln Policy, 10 Oct 2022)
Amazon Alexa is a “colossal failure,” on pace to lose $10 billion this year (Ars Technica; 21 November 2022)
Apple sued by two women over AirTag stalking (Phone Arena; 6 December 2022)
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