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A no-holds-barred show about the Internet and how it's affecting our lives for good or bad. Hosts Jason DeFillippo & Brian Schulmeister have over 40 years of online experience and aren't afraid to tell it like it is.

Jason DeFillippo & Brian Schulmeister

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    603: Self-Driving Human

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2023 73:33

    AI CEOs say AI poses existential threat, plow forward anyway; Meta fined for violating EU data privacy; Twitter #DeSaster; Lorem Epsom NoNummy Amazon snacks; can't get Twitter to work guy OK'd to put chips in your brain; DoorDash lawsuit; deleted tweets randomly restored; Soundcloud layoffs; AI exposing investor's natural stupidity; Succession; Ted Lasso; Mrs. Maisel; Young Jedi Adventures; Silo; AI mail, Photoshop generative fill; self-promo & marketing discussion; World Walker Book 4; new Bobiverse on the way; No Kindness Too Soon; Red Team Blues; Muppet Mayhem; Spotify AI podcast ad reads; HBOMax, just MAX.. PeaCock just...Sponsors:SaneBox - Visit today to start your free trial and get a $25 credit.Kolide - Visit to learn more or book a demo.1Password - Get a great deal on the only password manager recommended by Grumpy Old Geeks! Internet Access - Go to GOG.Show/vpn and sign up today. For a limited time only, you can get OUR favorite VPN for as little as $2.03 a month.Show notes at UPStability AI CEO Says AI Poses an ‘Existential Threat to Humanity'IN THE NEWSMeta Fined $1.3 Billion for Violating E.U. Data Privacy RulesRon DeSantis Pushed Elon Musk's Twitter to Its Breaking PointAmazon's got a Lorem Ipsum Dolor & Cheddar wrap—oopsyUS Surgeon General says social media can pose 'a profound risk' to teens' mental healthNeuralink says it has the FDA's OK to start clinical trialsDoorDash faces lawsuit accusing it of charging iPhone users more for deliveryTwitter bug seems to be randomly restoring deleted tweetsSoundcloud will lay off eight percent of its staff in hopes of becoming profitableUniversal Music Group partners with Endel for AI-generated wellness soundscapesAI boom could expose investors' natural stupidityMEDIA CANDYSuccessionTed LassoThe Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 5Star Wars: Young Jedi AdventuresSiloGraham Yost‘American Gladiators' Netflix Docuseries ‘Muscles & Mayhem' to Reveal “Triumph and Turmoil” of Hit ‘90s Show [Exclusive]APPS & DOODADSSo long and thanks for all the headaches, HBO MaxLogic Pro for iPadFinal Cut Pro for iPadIntroducing Spark +AI: your personal email assistantA.I. Photoshopping Is About to Get Very Easy. Maybe Too Easy.Dream Bigger with Generative Fill.8 Ways to Avoid Business JargonAT THE LIBRARYHeather Texle Official WebsiteOn Impulse (Reliance Sinclair Space Opera Book 1) by Heather TexleThe Unnamed Way (The World Walker Book 4) by Ian W. SainsburyNo Kindness Too Soon by Sylvain NeuvelRed Team Blues by Cory DoctorowTHE DARK SIDE WITH DAVEThe CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatControl LoopThe Muppets MayhemSpotify may use AI to make host-read podcast ads that sound like real peopleRemove Watermarks with Photoshop AICLOSING SHOUT-OUTSSinger Tina Turner dies aged 83See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    602: Urban Doom Loop

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2023 77:52

    Theranos is the New Black; Section 230 upheld; UBI to combat AI; Montana bans TikTok; EU approves Microsoft takeover of Activision Blizzard; another Apple employee charged with stealing self-driving tech; Personal Voice; online brands opening actual shops; return to office & urban doom loop fears; car CEO wants you to go back to commuting; semiconductor workforce education ramp up; the Diplomat; Silo; Finch; YouTube ripping; Doctor Who 60th Anniversary; Fyre Fest 2.0; SoundSource; Bluesky; Adobe Firefly; Google Bard; Telly; YouTube recommendations leading kids to gun videos; human DNA can be pulled from thin air; Galactic Starcruiser Hotel shutting down; AI password cracking; Frogger.Sponsors:SaneBox - Visit today to start your free trial and get a $25 credit.Show notes at UPMost states halt use of Google and Apple's COVID-19 exposure notification systemTheranos founder Elizabeth Holmes fails in bid to stay out of prison during appealElizabeth Holmes Must Report to Prison on May 30 and Pay RestitutionIN THE NEWSSupreme Court rules in favor of Twitter and Google, avoiding the issue of Section 230 for nowBefore AI Takes Over, Make Plans to Give Everyone MoneyProfessor Flunks All His Students After ChatGPT Falsely Claims It Wrote Their PapersMontana's governor signs bill banning TikTokThe EU approves Microsoft's $68.7 billion Activision Blizzard takeoverA third former Apple employee has been charged with stealing self-driving car techApple reveals new accessibility features, like custom text-to-speech voicesApple's new ‘Personal Voice' feature can create a voice that sounds like you or a loved one in just 15 minutesEveryone should use Personal Voice; it does in 15 minutes what currently takes several weeksOnline-Only Startups Adopt a Bold New Strategy: Opening Actual ShopsThe “return to the office” won't save the officeRemote CEO Elon Musk Slams People Who Work From Home: ‘The Laptop Class Is Living in La La Land'Cruise, Waymo near approval to charge for 24/7 robotaxis in San FranciscoU.S. Universities Are Building a New Semiconductor WorkforceMEDIA CANDYThe DiplomatSiloFinchDoes the Dog Die?Ted LassoSuccessionOne YouTube-Ripping Site Will Get 4 Billion Visits in 2023; Time to BlameDoctor Who 2023 - Titles Revealed! | 60th Anniversary Specials TrailerThe episode titles for the 60th anniversary specials are revealedFright Night: Peter Vincent ClipBilly McFarland Says He's Secured Funding for Fyre Fest 2.0 and Broadway MusicalAPPS & DOODADSSoundSource: A Superior Sound ControlTotal Bluesky AccountsChatGPT now has an official iPhone appChatGPT pluginsA Guide to ChatGPT PluginsTelly will give you a free TV if you'll watch non-stop adsYouTube's recommendations are leading kids to gun videos, report saysYouTube will no longer be deleting videos from inactive accountsHuman DNA can now be pulled from thin air or a footprint on the beach. Here's what that could meanTHE DARK SIDE WITH DAVEThe CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatControl LoopDisney to Shut Down ‘Star Wars' Galactic Starcruiser HotelTerrifying study shows how fast AI can crack your passwords; here's how to protect yourselfTry 1Password for free for 14 days!I have been playing Frogger.CLOSING SHOUT-OUTSAndy Rourke: The Smiths bassist dies aged 59Watch Tony Hawk cover Nine Inch Nails' ‘Wish' with Trent Reznor and all-star backing bandSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    601: How Does Work Work?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2023 60:29

    RIP, Metaverse; nobody knows how LLMs work; CEOs that don't go into offices want you to go in; ChatGPT is low-paid people; sure, let's let AI generate mRNA vaccines; OURA acquires Proxy, but not science; MTV News shuttered; writer's strike; Spotify removes tons of AI generated songs; Google text-to-music in beta; Tucker turns to Twitter; the Diplomat; Slow Horses; Silo; Ted Lasso; Succession; Barry; the Muppets Mayhem; Bupkus; Beetlejuiice 2; Foundation: here be dragons?; Good Omens 2; FAST; Apple spatial audio; Blueky; sexy Alf; the Mission; Factory Records; Chip War; Star Wars: Visions; Citizen & Nextdoor; AI John Mayer; outsourcing inspiration; the EGOT of the internet.Sponsors:Hover - Go to Hover now and grab your very own domain or a few of them at and get 10% off your first purchase.Kolide - Visit to learn more or book a demo.Private Internet Access - Go to GOG.Show/vpn and sign up today. For a limited time only, you can get OUR favorite VPN for as little as $2.03 a month.Show notes at UPThe Energy Vault is a Dumb Idea, Here's WhyRIP MetaverseVideo shows Mark Zuckerberg fighting in jiu-jitsu match; Facebook founder won gold, silver medalsMark Zuckerberg Has a Problem Even Bigger Than the MetaverseEight things to know about LLMsIN THE NEWSBank of Canada asks for public feedback about a national digital currencyOpenAI CEO Sam Altman says the remote work ‘experiment' was a mistake—and ‘it's over'ChatGPT Is Powered by Human Contractors Getting Paid $15 Per Hour‘Remarkable' AI tool designs mRNA vaccines that are more potent and stableŌURA Acquires Proxy in All-Equity DealMTV News Signs Off for Good After 36-Year RunMEDIA CANDY‘It's Going to Be a While': No End in Sight for Hollywood StrikeSpotify has reportedly removed tens of thousands of AI-generated songsGoogle makes its text-to-music AI publicTurn ideas into music with MusicLMTucker Carlson Is Descending the Food ChainThe DiplomatSlow HorsesSiloTed LassoThe Muppets MayhemMenendez + Menudo: Boys BetrayedBupkusPoker FaceAfter 30 years of saying his name to no avail, Beetlejuice 2 has a release dateThe Foundation season 2 trailer will make you want to suddenly catch up on FoundationAll the Good Omens season 2 news we've heard so farDungeons & Dragons Free 24-Hour Streaming Channel Set to Launch This Summer (EXCLUSIVE)APPS & DOODADSBluesky SocialHow I Accidentally Ruined Bluesky With Pictures of Sexy AlfVintage Alf Stationary Paper and Envelopes Set 1987 Alien ProductionsSkeet (Bluesky Slang)Improving Your Communication With the Latest Product UpdatesAT THE LIBRARYHeady Daze: The Mission Years, 1985–1990 by Wayne HusseyNew book “I Thought I Heard You Speak” spotlights women's integral role at Factory RecordsChip War: The Fight for the World's Most Critical TechnologyTHE DARK SIDE WITH DAVEThe CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatControl LoopStar Wars: VisionsSeason 2 of Andor to continue production without writers due to strikeVICE News Presents: Vigilante, Inc.Watch: New Documentary Tells Inside Story of Vigilante App CitizenNew CS:GO map bypasses Russia's censorship of Ukraine war newsCan AI Write a John Mayer Guitar Solo? - ChatGPTCLOSING SHOUT-OUTSFrank Kozik, Acclaimed Graphic Artist and Designer, Dead 61See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    600: Technically Sweet

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2023 70:40

    AI doesn't exist but may be dangerous anyway; self-destruct buttons are important for rockets; Kamala Harris & Snoop Dogg weigh in on AI; IBM pauses hiring, looking to onboard AI; Marissa Mayer takes another whack; open-sourced AI is where the real dangers are; Lyft is lost, no exit in sight; Google layoffs, cuts in perks but one hell of a CEO payout; Facebook furious they can't exploit youth data; Dune Part 2; Paramount+ doing well; RIP, Says You; NPR podcasts; Succession; Ted Lasso; Silo; Zero gravity concerts, watch out for that Portaloo; TweetDelete; Brydge collapses; RSA Conference recap; May the 4th; sorting out baseball workarounds.Sponsors:SaneBox - Visit today to start your free trial and get a $25 credit.Show notes at UPThere Is No A.I. by Jaron Lanier‘The Godfather of A.I.' Leaves Google and Warns of Danger AheadEx-Apple employee sentenced to three years in prison after $17 million fraud schemeApple drops lawsuit against former exec who accused company of spyingApple's Unionized Store Wants to Start Accepting Tips from CustomersIN THE NEWSSpaceX's Starship didn't immediately respond to a self-destruct commandVice President Harris tells tech CEOs they have a moral responsibility to safeguard AISnoop Dogg on AI risk: “Sh–, what the f—?”IBM Pauses Hiring to Onboard AI InsteadMarissa Mayer on the AI search race, technology fears, and her biggest Yahoo regretsChatGPT is once again available in Italy after a temporary banWe Have No MoatLyft shares tumble as investors react to dim outlookGooglers angry about CEO's $226M pay after cuts in perks and 12,000 layoffsGoogle will retire Chrome's HTTPS padlock icon because no one knows what it meansBlue verified checkmarks are coming to GmailFacebook furious at FTC after agency proposes ban on monetizing youth dataUS Job Growth Remains StrongMEDIA CANDYDune: Part 2Paramount+ tops 60 million subscribers thanks to 'Picard' and the NFLRIP, Says YouAsk Me AnotherWait Wait... Don't Tell MePlanet MoneyAll Things ConsideredMorning EditionSuccessionSomeone posted the entire ‘Super Mario Bros. Movie' on TwitterAmazon rolls out free Roku-like TV channels for Fire devicesCasa GrandePornhub Goes Dark in Utah to Protest Age Verification LawSEARCHES FOR VPN SOAR IN UTAH AMIDST PORNHUB BLOCKAGEAI Made this VLOG by Casey Neistat and GPT4How To Make Katsu Curry by HowToBasicZero Gravity ConcertsTOURISM COMPANY OFFERING ZERO-G CONCERTSAPPS & DOODADSTweetDeleteThe downfall of Brydge: iPad keyboard company folds, leaving staff unpaid and customer orders unfulfilledGet a Tesla if you want to learn about AI trying to kill you, says Apple cofounder Steve WozniakAT THE LIBRARYThe Seventeenth Year (The World Walker Series Book 3) by Ian W. SainsburySeason of Skulls: A Novel in the World of the Laundry FilesTHE DARK SIDE WITH DAVEThe CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatControl LoopHow Logan Arcade got its Misfits-playing robot dogsOuttakes from Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, and James Earl Jones's recordings for the Star Wars 1-800 phone line (1979)For May the 4th, Carrie Fisher of 'Star Wars' gets a Hollywood Walk of Fame starApple releases its first rapid-fire security updates for iPhone, iPad and MacMicrosoft Planning Privacy-Focused Version of ChatGPT as Apple AI Efforts FlounderCLOSING SHOUT-OUTSEggs are perl T-ShirtEileen Saki dead: Final 'MASH' Rosie actor was 79Gordon Lightfoot, Hitmaking Singer-Songwriter, Is Dead at 84See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    599: Osaka

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2023 62:49

    Spin the wheel of Invictus; more tech layoffs; ChatGPT's staggering daily cost; it's not your data; AI-generated political ads are here; Spotify CEO unsure about AI progress; Elon's The #26a7de Letter; SpaceX rocket goes really big boom, causing serious damage; Grimes wants to kill copyright, no, wait, hold on a second; Sean Connery on Zeist; Super Mario Bros; Succession; Ted Lasso; Ghosted; Brian Cox villains; Apple's kiss of death, journaling app, AI health coach; Farrago 2; LoopBack; SoundSource; Arc Browser; Adobe Firefly; Microsoft Designer; monitors and mics; Carl Sagan; Rain Wilson; man, I need Vans!Sponsors:Hover - Go to Hover now and grab your very own domain or a few of them at and get 10% off your first purchase.Private Internet Access - Go to GOG.Show/vpn and sign up today. For a limited time only, you can get OUR favorite VPN for as little as $2.03 a month.Show notes at UPHow Hundreds of 24-Ton Bricks Could Fix a Huge Renewable Energy ProblemElizabeth Holmes' Daughter's Name May Be Narcissism at Its FinestElizabeth Holmes delays start of prison sentenceIN THE NEWSClubhouse is laying off employees and ‘resetting' the companyLyft is laying off 26 percent of employeesAll the big tech layoffs of 2023JUST RUNNING CHATGPT IS COSTING OPENAI A STAGGERING SUM EVERY SINGLE DAY"GPT" may be trademarked soon if OpenAI has its wayRepublicans attack Biden with a fully AI-generated adSpotify CEO says AI progress is both ‘really cool and scary,' may pose risk to creative industryHow Elon Musk Turned the Blue Checkmark Into a Scarlet LetterGiant SpaceX rocket leaves crater, serious damage at Texas baseElon knows bestGrimes invites AI artists to use her voice, promising 50 percent royalty splitGrimes Reluctantly Considers Some Rules to Her No-Rules A.I. Vocal Project: ‘We Expect a Certain Amount of Chaos'Meta's Clegg Invokes Anti-China Rhetoric Against TikTokMEDIA CANDYThe Super Mario Bros. MovieSuccessionTed LassoGhosted'The Witcher' season 3 trailer shows Henry Cavill's last stint as GeraltSuccession's Brian Cox to Play Villain in Bond-Themed Reality ShowAPPS & DOODADSWhen Apple Comes Calling, ‘It's the Kiss of Death'Apple will launch a journaling app in iOS 17, but that's bad news for some devsApple is reportedly developing an AI health coach for Apple WatchFarrago 2 by Rogue AmoebaLoopbackSoundSourceArc BrowserAdobe FireflyMicrosoft makes its AI-powered Designer tool available in previewGrammarlyGOSnapchat sees spike in 1-star reviews as users pan the ‘My AI' feature, calling for its removalPreSonus Eris E3.5-3.5" Near Field Studio Monitor (Pair)Rode NT1 5th Generation Condenser Microphone with SM6 Shockmount and Pop Filter - BlackDJI Mavic 3 ProVans MTESK8-HI BOA MTE-2 SHOEAT THE LIBRARYThe Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl SaganSoul Boom: Why We Need a Spiritual Revolution by Rainn WilsonAlcoholics Anonymous Large Print Abridged Fourth Edition Does not include the personal stories Paperback.CLOSING SHOUT-OUTSR.I.P. Picard TipsR.I.P. Riker GooglingRiker Googling on MastodonPicard Tips on MastodonJerry Springer, Host of Unapologetically Brash Talk Show, Dies at 79Harry Belafonte, 96, Dies; Barrier-Breaking Singer, Actor and ActivistSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    598: Universal Loser Income

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2023 76:13

    Spam calls are back; we're done with Twitter; human or not?; Buzzfeed News shuttered; TruthGPT; the race to AI without pausing for thought; Niantic shutters web3 project, no Pokemon NFTs; purgatory with perks; Facebook settlement; paying kids to get outside; Picard, Mandalorian finales; rebooting all the IPs - Galaxy Quest, Twilight, Harry Potter, X-Files; Barry; AI-generated music flooding platforms; Sega acquires Rovio; Instagram kills Linktree; Steve Jobs, Make Something Wonderful; Chokepoint Capitalism; Christopher Lockhead; James Fell; Greg Jenner; Daniel Suarez; more MLB; RSA conference & ChatGPT; ladies and gentlemen, the Rockafire Explosion!Sponsors:Kolide - Visit to learn more or book a demo.Private Internet Access - Go to GOG.Show/vpn and sign up today. For a limited time only, you can get OUR favorite VPN for as little as $2.03 a month.Show notes at: UPCanada's CBC is the latest to leave Twitter in objection to 'goverment-funded' labelHuman or Not?IN THE NEWSBuzzFeed Shuts Down Its News DivisionGerman artist refuses award after his AI image wins prestigious photography prizeElon Musk claims to be working on ‘TruthGPT' — a ‘maximum truth-seeking AI'In A.I. Race, Microsoft and Google Choose Speed Over CautionGooglers say Bard AI is “worse than useless,” ethics concerns were ignoredGoogle's Rush to Win in AI Led to Ethical Lapses, Employees SayInsider Lays Off 10 Percent of Staff After Announcing Pivot to AIEurope spins up AI research hub to apply accountability rules on Big TechNiantic shutters its web3 project after less than six monthsMan battling Google wins $500K for search result links calling him a pedophilePurgatory With PerksYou can now apply for your share of a $725 million Facebook data privacy settlement. Here's howAI moving humanity forward as artificial intelligence advances, Google leaders saySouth Korea Tries $500 Handouts to Help Reclusive Kids Get OutMEDIA CANDYPicard FinaleParamount+ greenlights Star Trek film starring Michelle YeohStrange New WorldsA ‘Galaxy Quest' series is reportedly coming to Paramount+Ryan Coogler developing ‘X-Files' reboot, says show's original creatorBarryAmerican Manhunt: The Boston Marathon BombingAI-Generated Music Is About to Flood Streaming PlatformsFake Drake and The Weeknd Song with AI-Generated Vocals Taken Down from Streaming ServicesLiam Callagher Cosigns AI Oasis Album: “I Sound Mega”We soon won't tell the difference between AI and human music – so can pop survive?Spotify will open Gimlet podcasts to other platformsAPPS & DOODADSSega to acquire Angry Birds-maker Rovio for $775MInstagram lets you add five links to your profile so you can stop using LinktreeAT THE LIBRARYMake Something Wonderful - Steve Jobs in his own wordsChokepoint CapitalismSnow Leopard: How Legendary Writers Create a Category of OneJames Fell - On This Day in History Sh!t Went DownDead Famous: An Unexpected History of Celebrity from Bronze Age to Silver Screen by Greg JennerCritical Mass: A Novel (A Delta-v Novel Book 2) by Daniel SuarezTHE DARK SIDE WITH DAVEThe CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatControl LoopMandalorian FinaleRockafire Explosion documentaryLast Squeak TonightT-minus PodcastSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    597: Annoyingly Well-Informed

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2023 80:18

    The MoviePass Titanic; real-world costs of crypto & generative AI; Tesla class-action lawsuit; Twitter is now X Corp., NPR & PBS leave; cold culture war has gone hot; Scotland's driverless busses; NASA launches new pollution tracker, gets new director; Google's Bard to bring transparency to their black box; Twitter Circles are broken; Iceberg Slim; I'll Sleep When I'm Dead; Succession; Picard; Bye, HBO, you're now MAX: Star Wars news; Skate Punk; playlists aka mix-tapes; YouTube Premium perks; weather apps suck; Schmigadoon!; the Mandalorian; PayPal scam; don't login to company assets after leaving the company; Layoffs.FYI; OpenAI bug bounties; Juice Jacking is crap; cutting the cord, but what about baseball?Sponsors:DeleteMe - Head over to and use the code "GOG" for 20% off.Hover - Go to Hover now and grab your very own domain or a few of them at and get 10% off your first purchase.Private Internet Access - Go to GOG.Show/vpn and sign up today. For a limited time only, you can get OUR favorite VPN for as little as $2.03 a month.Show notes at UPEverything You Should Know About the New MoviePassThe Real-World Costs of the Digital Race for BitcoinThe mounting human and environmental costs of generative AITesla slammed with class-action lawsuit following report that employees internally shared private photos and videos taken from car camerasTwitter Isn't a Company AnymoreTwitter Reverses NPR Label, Tweaks to ‘Government Funded Media'NPR is ditching Twitter over 'government-funded media' label on its main accountPBS has also quit Twitter over its 'government-funded media' labelElizabeth Holmes Will Have to Wait Out Her Appeal in PrisonArrest made in SF killing of Bob Lee — tech exec's alleged killer also worked in techWho is Nima Momeni, alleged killer of Cash App founder Bob Lee?IN THE NEWSDriverless bus service to start in Scotland in 'world first'NASA launches powerful air quality monitor to keep an eagle-eye on pollutionNEW NASA GODDARD DIRECTOR EXPLAINS WHY SHE WAS SWORN IN ON A CARL SAGAN BOOKGoogle Bard's new 'experiment updates' page lets you know what's newVimeo to pay $2.25M in AI-related biometric privacy lawsuitTwitter Circles Is Broken, Revealing Nudes Not Meant For The General PublicElon Musk is moving forward with a new generative-AI project at Twitter after purchasing thousands of GPUsFTC fines supplement maker $600,000 for 'review hijacking' Amazon listingsMEDIA CANDYThe Labours Of Hercule - The Adventure Of The Cheap FlatIceberg Slim: Portrait of a PimpI'll Sleep When I'm DeadPerry Mason Season 2'The Americans' cast celebrate show's 10th anniversarySuccessionHow Brian Cox Felt About That Big Episode 3 Twist in ‘Succession'HBO's Succession PodcastSure, 'Max' sounds dumb, but HBO Max needed a rebootPicardFor the first time, you can now watch every Star Trek movie in 4K HDR'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' is getting a third, and final, seasonDisney is bringing ‘Star Wars: Return of the Jedi' back to theaters on April 28thHonest Trailers | Avatar: The Way of WaterThe Continental: From the World of John Wick | Official Teaser | Peacock OriginalThe Ongoing History of New Music Podcast by Alan Cross - History of Skate PunkAPPS & DOODADSYouTube Premium adds more perks with SharePlay support, higher quality video and moreSpotify is shutting down Heardle, the Wordle-like music guessing game it bought last yearThe Problem With Weather AppsAwesome ScreenshotStable DiffusionWhat Kind of Mind Does ChatGPT Have? by Cal NewportFinalmouse Centerpiece Keyboard RevealFINALMOUSE CENTERPIECE KEYBOARDAT THE LIBRARYMake Something Wonderful - Steve Jobs in his own wordsDead Famous: An Unexpected History of Celebrity from Bronze Age to Silver Screen by Greg JennerTHE DARK SIDE WITH DAVEThe CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatControl LoopSchmigadoon!10% log back in to 'disrupt' business, reportLayoffs.FYIAnnouncing OpenAI's Bug Bounty ProgramSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    596: Me Want Cookie!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2023 67:00

    AI disruption, the circle of life; prompt engineering; AIQL; Tesla workers sharing sensitive customer images; Twitter blue ticks still around, except for organizations Elon doesn't like; SpaceX Starlink satellites "deorbiting"; Midjourney bans Jinping images; Google's Bard spins conspiracies; TikTok fined; Virgin Orbit files for bankruptcy; Meta cuts more jobs; Roku picking up properties; Picard; Succession; You're Dead to Me; Shirley Manson; World's Greatest Con; Zane Lamprey; Lucky Hank; Punk Rock Museum; the Cranes; Google Drive file creation cap backlash; Apple Watch trick; the Mandalorian & Jack Black; Star Wars news; alcohol recovery startups sharing confidential user data; Oakland's ransomware attack; Operation Cookie Monster.Sponsors:Kolide - Visit to learn more or book a demo.Private Internet Access - Go to GOG.Show/vpn and sign up today. For a limited time only, you can get OUR favorite VPN for as little as $2.03 a month.Show notes at: UPGoldman Sachs Predicts 300 Million Jobs Will Be Lost Or Degraded By Artificial IntelligenceThe Potentially Large Effects of Artificial Intelligence on Economic GrowthPrompt Engineer and LibrarianAI 'prompt engineer' jobs can pay up to $335,000 a year and don't always require a background in techAI prompt engineer: the hottest new job in tech?Prompt engineeringIN THE NEWSSpecial Report: Tesla workers shared sensitive images recorded by customer carsJury reduces Tesla's $137 million racism lawsuit penalty to $3.2 millionThe Morning After: Twitter keeps legacy verified blue ticks around, for nowTwitter designates NPR as 'US state-affiliated media'SpaceX's Next-Gen Starlink Satellites Have Started Falling From SpaceMidjourney Bans AI Images of Chinese President Xi JinpingYouTuber Proves ChatGPT Can Manufacture Free Windows KeysGoogle's Bard Writes Convincingly About Known Conspiracy TheoriesUK privacy watchdog fines TikTok $15.8 million for misusing kids' dataTesla sales again fall short of productionGM to reject “phone projected” audio; will develop in-car subscription platformsVirgin Orbit files for bankruptcy protection as it seeks a buyerMeta's job cuts are gutting customer service, leaving influencers and businesses with nobody to callMEDIA CANDYMany canceled HBO shows, including ‘Westworld' and ‘Raised by Wolves,' are now on RokuPicardSuccessionTed LassoYou're Dead To Me PodcastEPISODE 59: SHIRLEY MANSON: LOL & BUDGIE LOVE SHIRLEY – TRUE!WORLD'S GREATEST CONZane Lamprey: Tender LooksLucky HankAltered CarbonTravelersThe Punk Rock MuseumCranes Reunite with Original Lineup for 30th Anniversary of “Forever”How to write a Bauhaus song in 1 minuteHow to make a Depeche Mode song in 1 minuteAPPS & DOODADSGoogle removes 5 million file creation cap for Drive after backlashHere's why macOS has the Bitcoin whitepaper hidden in its filesTHE DARK SIDE WITH DAVEThe CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatControl LoopDon't tell anything to a chatbot you want to keep privateTwo alcohol recovery startups just got caught sharing private user dataI declined to share my medical data with advertisers at my doctor's office. One company claimed otherwiseRansomware hackers leak second batch of city data from Oakland attackFBI seizes a giant online marketplace for stolen loginsCLOSING SHOUT-OUTSRemembering Sire Records' Seymour Stein, whose musical taste shaped a generationSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    595: Tree Or Not?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2023 80:32

    Dad tech jokes; influencer grift & bamboozle brokers; ChatGPT oversight; returning to the office, hybrid models; Twitter source code leaked; poor William Shatner; Microsoft baking AI into next Windows, slips ads into Bing Chat; Google's Tree or Not AI; science creates new paint; that AI open letter; Disney ditches the Metaverse; Binance charged; Google violates order to save chats; the Menu; Bert Kreischer; Picard; the Bad Batch; Shrinking; Ted Lasso; new Star Trek shows; new music from the kids; Apple Music Classical; Analogue Pocket; Delphi Forums; Apple Pay Later; USA spyware ban; AI-enhanced scams; food poisoning; going down memory lane in old school arcades.Sponsors:DeleteMe - Head over to and use the code "GOG" for 20% off.Lectric eBikes - Start your next adventure with a Lectric XP 3.0 today. Visit to learn more, and mention GOG at checkout because you love us!Show notes at UPThe influencers getting rich by teaching you how to get richChatGPT on AmazonIN THE NEWSIn a leaked message, Amazon's HR chief flatly rejected an internal petition against the new return-to-office policy signed by roughly 30,000 employeesTwitter takes down source code leaked online, hunts for downloadersTwitter source code was leaked on GitHub shortly after Musk's layoff spreeTwitter source code leaker must be identified; launch of Verified OrganizationsElon Musk says Twitter will only show verified accounts on its algorithmic timelineMusk told William Shatner that Twitter doesn't give VIPs special treatment. That was before Twitter's secret VIP list was releasedMicrosoft to reportedly focus on security and AI in next version of WindowsThat was fast! Microsoft slips ads into AI-powered Bing ChatGoogle unveils AI-powered planning tools to help beat climate change's extreme heatScientists Create World's Lightest Paint: Just 3 Pounds Covers a Boeing 747Tech leaders and AI experts demand a six-month pause on 'out-of-control' AI experimentsA misleading open letter about sci-fi AI dangers ignores the real risksAI Snake OilItaly orders ChatGPT blocked citing data protection concernsDisney reportedly shuts down its metaverse divisionCrypto giant Binance charged with violating US trading and derivatives lawsGoogle found to have violated order to save chat evidence in Epic antitrust caseMEDIA CANDYThe MenuMH370: The Plane That DisappearedBert Kreischer: Razzle DazzlePicardThe Bad BatchShrinkingSeverenceTed LassoNetflix strikes last-minute deal to retain ‘Arrested Development' streaming rights'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' season 2 premieres June 15thParamount+ Orders Diverse, Teen-Focused ‘Star Trek: Starfleet Academy' SeriesMandy, IndianaSoftcultApple Music Classical is hereAPPS & DOODADSAnalogue PocketSpiritualizedHow to Play ROMs on the Analogue PocketDelphi ForumsApple Pay Later is finally available in the US, but only with an inviteApple Magic Trackpad - White Multi-Touch SurfaceSECURITY HAH!The CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatControl LoopThe MandalorianBiden administration bans federal agencies from using commercial spywareThe New Face of Fraud: FTC Sheds Light on AI-Enhanced Family Emergency ScamsStarhawkThe Story of STARHAWKCLOSING SHOUT-OUTSIn Memoriam – Gordon Moore, who put the more in “Moore's Law”In Memoriam: Gordon Moore, 1929 - 2023See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    594: Underfinancialization

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2023 76:03

    SVB & tech's transformation from innovation to financialization; Elon being Elon; SEC sues celebs for endorsing crypto; TikTok bans are complicated; it's all about the privacy rights, stupid; not everything needs an AI chatbot; a list of dumb chatbots; online platforms are not responsible for ISP costs; Twitter allows non-toxic slurs, because Elon; South Park may have used ChatGPT to write AI episode; true prices for TV service; streaming services rankings; Depeche Mode; Ted Lasso; Picard; the Last of Us; the Money Shot; Beethoven's genome; Labours of Hercule; DPReview; Adobe adds generative AI; Duelingo looking into music learning; MOFT mount; our Samsung monitors; the Mandalorian; frustrations with renting cars; Blackmamba AI malware; Meredith Willson & Disney music.Show notes at: - Head over to and use the code "GOG" for 20% off.Kolide - Visit to learn more or book a demo.FOLLOW UPWhy No One Cried for Silicon Valley Bank's CustomersHow Elon Musk knocked Tesla's ‘Full Self-Driving' off courseIN THE NEWSSEC sues celebrities including Lindsay Lohan for endorsing cryptocurrenciesA TikTok ban is a lot more complicated than just shutting down the appTikTok's Chinese Owner Has a Bunch of Other Popular AppsTikTok Paid for Influencers to Attend the Pro-TikTok Rally in DCThe TikTok Hearing Revealed That Congress Is the ProblemTikTok CEO says company scans public videos to determine users' agesNot Everything Needs a Chatbot!New! Try Zapier's ChatGPT pluginGitHub CopilotMeta slams telco fee proposal, says ISPs should pay their own network costsTwitter now allows "non-toxic slurs" as long as the slurs are not hate speechMEDIA CANDYSouth Park Creators Use ChatGPT To Co-Write Episode About AICable and satellite providers may have to advertise the true price of TV serviceThe best live TV streaming services in 2023Apple TV+ global market share shrinks and platform is overtaken by Paramount+Spotify has reportedly spent less than 10 percent of its Joe Rogan apology fundDepeche Mode - Memento MoriTed LassoPicardThe Last of UsMoney Shot: The Pornhub StoryBeethoven's genome, sequenced for first time, yields clues on cause of deathImmortal BelovedThe Labours of Hercule PodcastAPPS & is closing April 10thAdobe is bringing generative AI features to Photoshop, After Effects and Premiere ProDuolingo is building a music learning appSend a voice message in chats on InstagramMOFT Magnetic Laptop iPhone Mount, Continuity Camera Mount, Foldaway Portable Laptop Top & Side Holder for Dual-Screen Setup - GraySAMSUNG CJ79 Series 34-Inch ViewFinity Ultrawide QHD (3440x1440) Computer Monitor, 100Hz, Thunderbolt 3 Daisy Chain, QLED, HDMI, USB Hub, Height Adjustable Stand (LC34J791WTNXZA), WhiteSECURITY HAH!The CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatControl LoopThe MandalorianThe Bad BatchBLACKMAMBA: USING AI TO GENERATE POLYMORPHIC MALWAREMeredith Willson: America's Music ManCLOSING SHOUT-OUTSR.I.P Lance ReddickSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    593: This Is the Way

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2023 76:14

    Back in the USA; a golden age of misinformation; podcast bros; the sky is blue & FIFA is corrupt; it's tough to be an AI ethicist; more Meta layoffs, pivoting away from the meta verse; NFTs taking their swan song, except for Cookie Monster; Musklandia; Twitter's API pricing; Samsung's moon shots; fighting AI with AI on LinkedIn; Ethical Capital Partners invest in porn; Top Chef; Next Level Chef; Offline with Jon Favreau; the Menu; Ticket to Paradise; The Cure take on Ticketmaster; Artifact follow up; Spotify; Rovio and Angry Dad; Dave Does Disney!Sponsors:DeleteMe - Head over to and use the code "GOG" for 20% off.Hover - Go to Hover now and grab your very own domain or a few of them at and get 10% off your first purchase.Lectric eBikes - Start your next adventure with a Lectric XP 3.0 today. Visit to learn more, and mention GOG at checkout because you love us!Kolide - Visit to learn more or book a demo.Show notes at UPOpenAI's new GPT-4 can understand both text and image inputsThe AI hype bubble is the new crypto hype bubble by Cory DoctorowLightning AI CEO slams OpenAI's GPT-4 paper as ‘masquerading as research'Copyright Registration Guidance: Works Containing Material Generated by Artificial IntelligenceWould You Date a Podcast Bro?Follow Your Different: 308 Silicon Valley: What Happened & What People Are Confused AboutCrypto Faces a Banking Crisis. For Some, It's a ConspiracyIN THE NEWSFormer 21st Century Fox Executive and Argentina-Based Sports Marketing Company Full Play Group S.A., Convicted of Bribing Soccer Officials in FIFA Case“Hey, FIFA": A Song About How Much Sepp Blatter SucksMicrosoft just laid off one of its responsible AI teamsHow Google's 2021 AI ethics debate foreshadowed the futureMeta to Lay Off Another 10,000 WorkersA laid-off Meta worker says the company paid her to not work: They were 'hoarding us like Pokémon cards'1 big thing: Meta's metaverse is on the back burnerZuckerberg Was Warned on Social Media Addiction, Filing SaysMeta is killing NFT support on Facebook and InstagramSesame Street to Launch First NFTs With VeVe, Starting With Cookie Monster Digital Collectibles at $60 Each (EXCLUSIVE)Elon Musk Is Planning a Texas Utopia—His Own TownHe mistakenly entered a stranger's Tesla. The app let him drive it, he says.Twitter's $42,000-per-Month API Prices Out Nearly EveryoneSamsung "space zoom" moon shots are fake, and here is the proofSamsung explains its 'fake' Moon photosYou can now ‘enhance' your LinkedIn Profile with AI-written 'suggestions'Sam Altman invested $180 million into a company trying to delay deathWing likens its drone ‘delivery network' to ridesharePornhub owner MindGeek sold to private equity firmMEDIA CANDYOffline with Jon Favreau - Margaret Atwood on Good, Evil and StupidityThe MenuTicket to ParadiseThe Cure's Robert Smith Addresses Problems with Ticketmaster's “Far from Perfect” SystemAPPS & DOODADSPen.Tips PenMatThe internet isn't happy with Spotify's new designSolar Panels Floating in Reservoirs? We'll Drink to ThatThis is the spacesuit NASA's Artemis astronauts will wear on the MoonBest printer 2023: just buy this Brother laser printer everyone has, it's fineSECURITY HAH!The CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatControl LoopStar Wars: Galaxy's Edge: Adventure Awaits!FBI says Americans lost $10.3 billion to internet scammers in 2022Ransomware Group Claims Hack of Amazon's RingGM plans to let you talk to your car with ChatGPT, Knight Rider-styleTeens Are Stealing More Cars. They Learn How on Social Media.Ex-Wells Fargo exec who pushed bankers to open fake accounts will plead guilty. She'll pay a $17 million fine — and faces more than a year in prison.Meredith Willson: America's Music ManSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    592: Ok, Doomer!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2023 66:11

    AI, Climate Doomerism & SolarPunks, oh my; GPT-4 is coming; don't plan your abortion on social media; Sam Bankman-Fried gets a flip-phone; Elon Musk, worst human of 2023; Tesla wheels coming off; researchers use AI to generate images based on brain activity; no robot dogs for LA; Star Trek: Discovery ending, Picard riveting; the Punisher returning; Chris Rock; Silo; Perry Mason; Godfather of Harlem; Wakanda Forever; History of the World, Part II; doorbell privacy loopholes; VR headsets not flying off the shelves; everyone's adding ChatGPT - DuckAssist, the Summarizer, Clyde & Einstein; Mastodon apps; Proust & the Squid; Dead Famous.Sponsors:Lectric eBikes - Start your next adventure with a Lectric XP 3.0 today. Visit to learn more, and mention GOG at checkout because you love us!Kolide - Visit to learn more or book a demo.Show notes at UPE5: The Embedding Revolution w/ Anton TroynikovDoomerSolarpunkIN THE NEWSGPT-4 is coming next week – and it will be multimodal, says Microsoft GermanyPolice are prosecuting abortion seekers using their digital data — and Facebook and Google help them do itJustice Department wants Sam Bankman-Fried to use a flip phone for the rest of his bailElon Musk's Compelling Case for Worst Human of 2023 by Ethan ZuckermanA Twitter engineer says at least 2 bodyguards accompany Elon Musk around Twitter HQ — even to the restroomHow a single engineer brought down TwitterUS probes Tesla Autopilot, steering wheels that can come offResearchers Use AI to Generate Images Based on People's Brain ActivityCity Council weighing whether to accept donation of robot dog for LAPDMEDIA CANDY'Star Trek: Discovery' is ending with season 5 next yearJon Bernthal Returning as The Punisher for Daredevil: Born Again SeriesChris Rock: Selective Outrage'Silo' teaser reveals Apple's latest post-apocalyptic dramaPerry Mason Season 2Godfather of Harlem Season 3Last DaysBlack Panther: Wakanda ForeverHistory of the World, Part IIAPPS & DOODADSThe privacy loophole in your doorbellMeta announces big price cuts for its VR headsetsInsta360 LinkOpal C1DuckDuckGo launches AI-powered search query answering toolBrave Search introduces the Summarizer, an AI tool for synthesized, relevant resultsWith the help of OpenAI, Discord is finally adding conversation summariesEven Slack has a ChatGPT app nowThe making of Ice Cubes, an open source, SwiftUI Mastodon client.Ivory now lets users create a Mastodon account directly from the appAT THE LIBRARYProust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain by Maryanne WolfDeep Questions with Cal Newport - EP. 238: THE JOYS OF THE READING LIFEDead Famous: An Unexpected History of Celebrity from Bronze Age to Silver Screen by Greg JennerCLOSING SHOUT-OUTSR.I.P. Tom SizemoreA Privacy Hero's Final Wish: An Institute to Redirect AI's FutureAI Looks Like a BubbleSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    591: Universal Basic Ignorance

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2023 47:46

    Prompt engineers; the hopes of generative AI; Universal Basic AI, at least for the privileged; FTX consequences coming in; AI images not copyrightable in the US; deepfake & AI hacks; more Twitter layoffs & unpaid bills; Jack's beard roles out a Twitter competitor; Tesla pauses driver-assistance rollout; Waymo tries Los Angeles; the Mandalorian, Bad Batch & Picard; Marc Maron gets bleak; Dilbert dropped; more Lord of the Rings movies coming; Die Hart; History of the World, Part II; Bing Chat built into Windows 11 update; FAL detector; Tik Tok government device ban; let us take you into that meeting.Sponsors:Lectric eBikes - Start your next adventure with a Lectric XP 3.0 today. Visit to learn more, and mention GOG at checkout because you love us!Kolide - Visit to learn more or book a demo.Show notes at UPAI's rise generates new job title: Prompt engineerIntroducing ChatGPT and Whisper APIsOpenAI Price Drop: [Another] MegathreadAdobe's Scott Belsky talks generative AI — and why it's not going to end up like web3In todays iteration of unchecked emerging tech concernsIN THE NEWSFTX co-founder Nishad Singh pleads guilty to fraud and conspiracy chargesAI-created images lose U.S. copyrights in test for new technologyDeepfake AI Hack Dupes Avenged Sevenfold Fans into Thinking the Band Canceled Festival DatesMeta revamps AI unit to get generative tech into productsElon Musk's Twitter lays off yet even more workersJack Dorsey's Twitter alternative Bluesky is now available in closed betaTwitter hit with new lawsuits for not paying billsFighting ‘Woke AI,' Musk Recruits Team to Develop OpenAI RivalTesla Pauses Rollout of Driving Software Subject to US RecallWaymo is starting driverless taxi tests in Los AngelesMEDIA CANDYThe MandalorianMarc Maron: From Bleak to Dark‘Dilbert' dropped by The Post, other papers, after cartoonist's racist rantMusk defends ‘Dilbert' creator, says media is ‘racist against whites'MAGAbertNew ‘Lord of the Rings' Movies Set at Warner Bros.History of the World, Part IIDie HartHow to write a Smiths song in 1 minute'Ted Lasso' season 3 trailer previews the highs and lows of the Premier LeagueDamian Lewis Returning To ‘Billions' For Season 7APPS & DOODADSNew Windows 11 update puts AI-powered Bing Chat directly in the taskbarAI Tool Reveals How Celebrities' Faces Have Been PhotoshoppedYouTube's new leader teases AI tools that can virtually swap creators' outfits and locationsGovernment agencies have 30 days to purge devices of Tik TokCanada is reportedly banning TikTok from government-issued devicesThe Camera-Shy HoodieJailbreak ChatFord files patent for system that could remotely repossess a carSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    590: A Zucker Born Every Minute

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2023 85:57

    CoinEx ex-USA; ChatGPT sendsyi Microsoft off the rails; AI beer; Section 230 & the Supreme Court; Tencent bails on the met averse; Temu; Amazon's hybrid work plan, One Medical rollout; Apple working on blood glucose tracking for Watch; Twitter's Twilio bill; Meta blue tick verification for cash; the Nevers; Picard; Netflix changes highlight soft products in tech; Dropbox versus iCloud; TripMode; Screens 4; Nest home products; Artifact; Rick Rubin, Hugh MacLeon on creativity; Nick Chater brain improvements; Miki Berenyi memoir; ChatGPT written or assisted books flooding the market; Mastodon; Spirit Me; AI-generated voice crime; Flipper Zero & TV-B-Gone; Dave's going to Disneyland!Sponsors:Lectric eBikes - Start your next adventure with a Lectric XP 3.0 today. Visit to learn more, and mention GOG at checkout because you love us!Show notes at UPMicrosoft limits Bing conversations to prevent disturbing chatbot responsesMicrosoft is already reversing some of the limits it put on Bing's AI chat toolsWhat did they know, and when did they know it? The Microsoft Bing edition.This AI chatbot "Sidney" is misbehavingBen's BitesLochhead on Marketing #167 The Monster Category Battle: OpenAI & Microsoft vs GoogleThis Vancouver Island brewery hopped onto ChatGPT for marketing material. Then it asked for a beer recipeIN THE NEWSThe US Supreme Court Doesn't Understand the InternetExclusive: Tencent scraps plans for VR hardware as metaverse bet faltersNew online superstore surpasses Amazon and Walmart to become most downloaded app in USAmazon wants employees to return to the office in MayAmazon welcomes One MedicalApple Makes Major Progress on No-Prick Blood Glucose Tracking for Its WatchTwitter is making text-based two-factor authentication a paid featureTesla workers accuse Twitter of hiding their union account from search resultsMeta reveals its ‘blue tick' verification service for Facebook and InstagramMEDIA CANDYThe Nevers never had a chance — and still doesn't, even with unaired episodes streaming for freeNetflix Crossed a Line‘Last of Us' Episode Has Embarrassing Mistake TikTok Calls “Better Than a Starbucks Cup”APPS & DOODADSTripModeScreens 4 for MacOSNest ProtectNest DoorbellInstagram's co-founders' personalized news app Artifact launches to the public with new featuresBiden declines to veto Apple Watch banThere's An Ozempic Shortage. Here's What Happens When You Stop Taking It.AT THE LIBRARYThe Creative Act: A Way of Being by Rick RubinIgnore Everybody: And 39 Other Keys to Creativity by Hugh MacLeodThe Mind Is Flat: The Remarkable Shallowness of the Improvising Brain by Nick ChaterFingers Crossed: How Music Saved Me From Success by Miki BerenyiThe Kindle Store has a prolific new author: ChatGPTScience Fiction Magazines Battle a Flood of Chatbot-Generated StoriesSECURITY HAH!The CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatControl LoopWelcome to Mastodon - Forget Twitter, Mastodon has 10x the engagement.Spirit MeHow I Broke Into a Bank Account With an AI-Generated VoiceI saw your KITT work, Dave, and I'm a major electronic musician and DJ, hold my beer...A Device to Turn Traffic Lights GreenHacker Uncovers How to Turn Traffic Lights Green With Flipper ZeroReport: Stress will drive a quarter of cyber defenders out the doorA Chess Master plays against ChatGPT.CLOSING SHOUT-OUTSRichard Belzer, Extraordinarily Smart-Ass as a Comic and a TV Cop, Dies at 78Happy Twin Peaks Day!See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    589: Goebbels in the Machine

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2023 61:25

    Elon's rampaging ego is ruining Twitter; AI isn't ready for prime time, gets rolled out anyway, with predictable results; what's bouncing around in Microsoft's neural networks that keeps making racist AI; self-flying fighters; Buzzfeed AI quizzes; Tesla full self-driving recall; Amazon going big on grocery stores; Walmart tech, Twilio layoffs; Microsoft kills Metaverse team; YouTube CEO steps down; Picard; upcoming TV premieres and concert tours; Shrinking; Legato Steam Deck Pedal; Parallels Desktop cleared for Windows 11; A Hacker's Mind; Star Wars youtube clips; cybersecurity still pretty good career bet; Winnie the Pooh, the House of Mouse & public domain.Sponsors:Lectric eBikes - Start your next adventure with a Lectric XP 3.0 today. Visit to learn more, and mention GOG at checkout because you love us!Hover - Go to Hover now and grab your very own domain or a few of them at and get 10% off your first purchase.Show notes at UPAmazon Likely to Part Ways With Jeremy Clarkson After Final Commissioned Shows Go to Air; ‘Grand Tour' Host Sent Email Apology to Harry & Meghan (EXCLUSIVE)Yes, Elon Musk created a special system for showing you all his tweets firstBing AI Can't Be TrustedAI-powered Bing Chat loses its mind when fed Ars Technica articleChatGPT Is a Blurry JPEG of the Web By Ted ChiangFather of internet warns: Don't rush investments into A.I. just because ChatGPT is ‘really cool'As ChatGPT's popularity explodes, U.S. lawmakers take an interestBing's A.I. Chat: ‘I Want to Be Alive.

    588: KnightGPT

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2023 61:34

    ChatGPT+ & AI Powered Bing; more pink slips at Dell, Zoom, Disney & Yahoo; WB to keep Discovery+ stand-alone option; Amazon only hiring students & recent grads for entry-level positions; Twitter flounders around for a plan; Musk not liable for anything he says; Google unveils Bard, makes $100 billion mistake; MetaBirkin NFT lawsuit; M3GAN; Andy Prieboy, Miles Hunt live; Minions: the Rise of Gru; Clarkson's Farm; Nuclear War Simulator; Pen.Tips, Paperlike; the Unmaking Engine; Life: What Nat To Do; signing away your voice; Disney World, Star Wars Hotel prices; ChatGPT hallucinations; Wazin' with Dave; KITT.Sponsors:Lectric eBikes - Start your next adventure with a Lectric XP 3.0 today. Visit to learn more, and mention GOG at checkout because you love us!Show notes at UPExclusive Q&A: John Carmack's ‘Different Path' to Artificial General IntelligenceI Tried Microsoft's New AI-Powered Bing. Search Will Never Be the Same.IN THE NEWSDell to cut roughly 6,650 jobs as PC sales dropZoom is laying off around 1,300 workersIger Announces Layoffs as Disney Grapples With Streaming LossesExclusive: Yahoo to lay off more than 20% of staff as it shrinks ad bizWarner Bros. Discovery to Keep Discovery+, in Strategy ShiftLeaked emails show Amazon will only hire students and recent graduates for entry level software engineering positionsTwitter Considers Charging Brands $1000 Per Month to Stay VerifiedTwitter Will Share Ad Revenue With Creators. But There's A CatchTrump White House asked Twitter to take down Chrissy Teigen's mean tweet about himTwitter reportedly had only 180,000 subscribers in the US last monthMusk Found Not Liable in ‘Funding Secured' Tesla TrialGoogle unveils Bard, its ChatGPT rivalBard's first public mistake cost Google $100 billionGoogle will soon default to blurring explicit image search resultsHermes wins U.S. trademark trial over 'MetaBirkin' NFTsMEDIA CANDYM3GANLinda Rondstadt: The Sound of My VoiceANDY PRIEBOY - LIVE AT LARGO - 1997-ISHMiles Hunt Live in LeedsMinions: The Rise of GruThe Peripheral Season 2 Renewed At Prime VideoClarkson's Farm Season 2APPS & DOODADSNuclear War Simulator | Out Now“What if?”: Academic Scenario Simulation Tool “Nuclear War Simulator” Launches Today on SteamOPEN-RISOPPen.Tips Textured Feeling PenMatPaperlikeAT THE LIBRARYThe Unmaking Engine (The World Walker Series Book 2) by Ian W. SainsburyLife: What Nat to Do - A Hot Take on the Advice You Never Asked For by Nat's What I ReckonNat's What I Reckon on YouTubeSECURITY HAH!The CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatControl Loop‘Disrespectful to the Craft:' Actors Say They're Being Asked to Sign Away Their Voice to AIDisney World's struggling $5,000 Star Wars hotel slashes prices, cancels summer datesChatGPT Can Be Broken by Entering These Strange Words, And Nobody Is Sure WhyDave Bittner on WazeCLOSING SHOUT-OUTSBurt Bacharach, one of pop's greatest songwriters, dies aged 94See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    587: Our Inevitable Doom

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2023 59:38

    100% Efficiency; PayPal layoffs; Microsoft & ChatGPT Plus; Spotify increases premium subscribers, loses more money; Tesla bitcoin loss; pushback against self-driving cars; Amazon shutting down grocery stores; Meta paid for data scraping while denouncing it; AI alien signals; Picard; Paramount+ With Showtime; Cunk on Earth; Earthside; Ask a Historian; After Babel; Barnes & Nobel is back; Wikenigma; the Dark Side with Dave; more playing around with ChatGPT; ElevenLabs AI voices; Stormtroopin'.Sponsors:Hover - Go to Hover now and grab your very own domain or a few of them at and get 10% off your first purchase.Lectric eBikes - Start your next adventure with a Lectric XP 3.0 today. Visit to learn more, and mention GOG at checkout because you love us!Show notes at UPWorld's first electric dump truck stores as much energy as 8 Tesla Model S carsIN THE NEWSPayPal is laying off 2,000 employeesReport: Microsoft plans to update Bing with a faster version of ChatGPT in the coming weeksChatGPT Plus FAQOpenAI launches ChatGPT Plus, starting at $20 per monthChatGPT reportedly reached 100 million users in JanuarySpotify reaches 205 million Premium subscribers as losses mountTesla records $204M loss from bitcoin in 2022The DOJ is looking into Tesla's Autopilot and Full Self-Driving claimsSan Francisco asks California regulators to halt or slow the rollout of driverless taxisEU vows to get tougher on Big Tech privacy violationsAmazon Plans to Close Some Grocery and Convenience StoresDocuments show Meta paid for data scraping despite years of denouncing itAI Finds Possible Overlooked Alien Signals In Radio Telescope DataMEDIA CANDYPicard Season 3 TrailerParamount+ Premium will absorb Showtime and rebrand as 'Paramount+ With Showtime'Cunk on EarthAT THE LIBRARYEarthside - Quantum Earth, Book 2 by Dennis E. TaylorAsk A Historian: 50 Surprising Answers to Things You Always Wanted to Know by Greg JennerAfter Babel - Jonathan HaightHow Barnes & Noble Came Back From Near Death by Ezra KleinWikenigma - an Encyclopedia of UnknownsSECURITY HAH!The CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatControl LoopCyber CraftKirk, Spock, Scotty, and McCoy outwit the AndroidsElevenLabs BetaChatGPT's New Tool for Detecting Text Written by AI Doesn't Work Very WellNew AI classifier for indicating AI-written textSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    586: GOGPT

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2023 69:55

    ChatGPT is everywhere: destroyer of worlds, or modern convenient pocket calculator; Section 230 ruling coming; gravity batteries & Tesla factories; Spotify, Vox Media layoffs; TikTok, Twitter gaming their systems; Justice Department after Google's ad business; AWS expanding in Virginia; Easter Sunday; Elvis; Madoff; Strange World; Slow Horses; White Lotus; the Last of Us; the Schulmister Effect & the DeFillippo Effect; shiny new Apple stuff; Microsoft investing in OpenAI; the World Walker; Annie Grace & Russel Brand on addiction; Disneyland & the pure joy of Star Wars Land; the Safety Dance.Sponsors:Hover - Go to Hover now and grab your very own domain or a few of them at and get 10% off your first purchase.Lectric eBikes - Start your next adventure with a Lectric XP 3.0 today. Visit to learn more, and mention GOG at checkout because you love us!Show notes at UPGOG on StitcherGOG on PandoraGrumpy Old Geeks by Drayk.itIN THE NEWSTech experts ask Supreme Court to rule that Section 230 protections apply to algorithmic recommendationsGravity batteries in abandoned mines could power the whole planet, scientists sayTesla will spend $3.6 billion to build a Semi and a battery factory in its Nevada complexSpotify Will Cut About 6% of Jobs in Latest Tech LayoffsVox Media Lays Off 7% of StaffThe Justice Department is suing Google to break up its ad businessTikTok confirms that its own employees can decide what goes viralTwitter engineers can still use 'GodMode' to tweet as any account, claims whistleblowerTwitter makes it easier to avoid the annoying 'For You' tabAmazon Web Services to Spend $35 Billion on Data Centers in VirginiaMEDIA CANDYEaster SundayElvisMadoff: The Monster of Wall StreetEncanto at the Hollywood BowlStrange WorldRalph Breaks the InternetSlow Horses, Season OneWhite Lotus, Season TwoWhy Do We Do That?The Last of UsENG SUB [Three-Body] EP01 | Tencent VideoNetflix Has Created A Self-Fulfilling Cancelation Loop With Its New ShowsFuture Tense Newsletter: My Husband Was Right About DVDs All AlongAPPS & DOODADSApple M2 Macbook Air, MidnightApple iPad AirApple TV 4KJason on Mastodon - @jpdef@hachyderm.ioMicrosoft invests billions more dollars in OpenAI, extends partnershipChatGPT users spot $42 Professional Plan with perksGoogle is freaking out about ChatGPTBYRNA BALLISTIPAC IIIA - BLACK - [HANDGUN RATED] [NO MOLLE] - $499.00 USDRezvani VengeanceAT THE LIBRARYThe World Walker (The World Walker Series, Book One) by Ian W. SainsburyThe Mechanical: The Alchemy Wars Book 1 by Ian TregillisThis Naked Mind: Control Alcohol, Find Freedom, Discover Happiness & Change Your Life by Annie GraceRecovery: Freedom from Our Addictions by Russell BrandReadowSECURITY HAH!The CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatControl LoopMacGPTMacWhisperUnderstanding The Safety DanceSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    585: Certified Human

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2023 69:40

    Student creates app to spot AI essays; Alphabet cuts 6% of workforce; Twitter ends 3rd-party developer access; Musk faces big bill; Tesla engineer testifies video was faked; Amazon hates charity, CNET lied about AI; artists sue Midjourney developers; The Last of Us; Derren Brown; Fleishman is in Trouble; Blue Man Group; Universal Audio Apollo Solo; YubiKey can't ship, Analogue Pocket, FINALLY!Sponsors:Hover - Go to Hover now and grab your very own domain or a few of them at and get 10% off your first purchase.Lectric eBikes - Start your next adventure with a Lectric XP 3.0 today. Visit to learn more, and mention GOG at checkout because you love us!Show notes at CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatControl LoopFOLLOW UPIs It Human or AI? New Tools Help You Spot the BotsWas that essay written by AI? A student made an app that might tell you.Awesome ChatGPT PromptsPromptableWhat's faster than a Corvette? A 'Vette with an electric motorIN THE NEWSGoogle parent Alphabet cuts 6% of its workforce impacting 12,000 peopleTwitter Intentionally Ends Third-Party App Developer Access to Its APIsTHE END OF THE TWITTER CLIENT ERATwitter continues to disrespect developers with weak explanation on third-party clients not workingTwitterrific: End of an Era by Sean HeberHachydermWith $1.5 billion bill due at month-end, Elon Musk's options aren't greatMusk wins legal battle to force laid-off Twitter employees into arbitration“Talented but crazy”: Potential jurors give court their opinions on Elon MuskTesla engineer testifies that 2016 video promoting self-driving was fakedMusk Oversaw Video That Exaggerated Tesla's Self-Driving CapabilitiesAmazon ends charity donation program AmazonSmileCNET Secretly Used AI on Articles That Didn't Disclose That Fact, Staff SayArtists sue developers of Midjourney and Stable Diffusion, claiming copyright infringementStable Diffusion litigationMEDIA CANDYThe Last of UsHBO's The Last of Us PodcastDerren Brown: UNLOCK The Secret Power Of Your Mind! | E212 The Diary Of A CEOFleishman is in Trouble20 year old meI wants to skate on this courseBlue Man Group with Venus Hum - I Feel LoveAPPS & DOODADSUniversal Audio Apollo Solo Heritage Edition, APLS-HEYubiKey 5C NFCAnalogue PocketSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    584: AI-Powered Unemployment

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2023 51:46

    Adobe Podcasts taking jobs; The end of grunt work; Prompt writers and fact checkers; Mansplaining as a Service; Masters of Melancholy; The death of film; ChatGPT for malware and phishing; Cheap cops expose suspects data; The Pale Blue Eye sees The Boys with 3000 years of Jack Ryan; Vinyl STILL making a comeback; HoloLens gets a budget cut; Canadian deliveries went wrong; NYC Schools ban ChatGPT; IBM loses patent crown; Microsoft and the 3-second sample; Public Domain voice fingerprinting; Tesla ruins Thanksgiving, and we have video.Sponsors:Lectric eBikes - Start your next adventure with the Lectric XP 3.0 today. Order now and save up to $250 with a special Holiday Bundle and 0% interest for 6 months. Visit to learn more.Show notes at FOLLOW UPThe Vinyl Comeback ContinuesIN THE NEWSMicrosoft Combat Goggles Falter as Congress Says No to Buying MoreProof-of-delivery photos for many Amazon packages publicly accessible for monthsNYC Schools Ban ChatGPT, Citing Fears About Safety and AccuracyIBM Loses Top Patent Spot After Decades as LeaderMicrosoft's new AI can simulate anyone's voice with 3 seconds of audioEXCLUSIVE: SURVEILLANCE FOOTAGE OF TESLA CRASH ON SF'S BAY BRIDGE HOURS AFTER ELON MUSK ANNOUNCES “SELF-DRIVING” FEATUREMEDIA CANDYThe Pale Blue EyeThree Thousand Years of LongingThe BoysJack Ryan Season 3APPS & DOODADSEmber Travel Mug²SECURITY HAH!The CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatControl LoopAdobe PodcastsChatGPT is enabling script kiddies to write functional malwareA Police App Exposed Secret Details About Raids and SuspectsWeb Hackers vs. The Auto Industry: Critical Vulnerabilities in Ferrari, BMW, Rolls Royce, Porsche, and MoreMillions of Vehicles at Risk: API Vulnerabilities Uncovered in 16 Major Car BrandsSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    583: Neurodivergent Fool

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2023 69:40

    2023, here we go; more talk, less social media - except for sharing reels; Twitter scrolling but no interactions; Elon Musk turns squatter; fines for Meta, Coinbase, Apple & Grubhub; Tesla violating employment law, but delivers record amount of vehicles - a solid company if they had a decent CEO; TikTok finally banned from some government devices; Salesforce & Amazon layoffs; World Cup hangover; Good Rivals; Nope; Jurassic World Dominion; 3000 Years of Longing; Slow Horses; Treason; Glass Onion; podcasting market corrections; RIP Dark Sky; AI image generation deep dive; Temple Grandin; Matthew Mather; Andor honest trailer; LastPass problems; Lockbit ransomware gang apologizes.Show notes at - Kolide can help you nail third-party audits and internal compliance goals with endpoint security for your entire fleet. Learn more here.Hover - Go to Hover now and grab your very own domain or a few of them at and get 10% off your first purchase.FOLLOW UPIn Praise of Real (Not Tweetable) ConversationsIN THE NEWSWhat It Really Means for a Tweet to Have a Lot of ViewsTwitter sued for not paying San Francisco office rentMeta's Ad Practices Ruled Illegal Under E.U. LawCoinbase reaches $100M settlement over background check failuresFrance sticks Apple with €8M fine over App Store personalized advertising complaint from iOS 14NLRB says Tesla violated the law by telling employees not to talk about payTesla delivered over 405,000 vehicles in Q4 2022, setting a new company recordGrubhub ordered to pay $3.5 million to settle Washington DC deceptive practices lawsuitTikTok will be banned on most US federal government devicesSalesforce to cut workforce by 10% after hiring ‘too many people' during the pandemicAmazon Layoffs to Hit Over 18,000 Workers, the Most in Recent Tech WaveMEDIA CANDYGood RivalsNopeJurassic World DominionThree Thousand Years of LongingNetflix sinks 1899 after one seasonSlow HorsesTreasonGlass OnionThe Great Podcasting Market CorrectionAPPS & DOODADSApple's Find My helps firefighters rescue car crash victim in CaliforniaArtists fed up with AI-image generators use Mickey Mouse to goad copyright lawsuitsArtists Are Revolting Against AI Art on ArtStationJohn Carmack Quits Meta, Burns His Virtual Bridges Behind HimHow China is building a parallel generative AI universeAT THE LIBRARYVisual Thinking by Temple GrandinNomad: The Nomad Trilogy Book 1 by Matthew MatherSECURITY HAH!The CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatControl LoopHonest Trailers | AndorThe LastPass disclosure of leaked password vaults is being torn apart by security expertsA Breach at LastPass Has Password Lessons for Us AllEMOJI DRUG CODE | DECODEDAdobe Podcast AI Demo for Location Audio ProcessingAdobe PodcastButter URL CleanerCLOSING SHOUT-OUTSPelé, the Global Face of Soccer, Dies at 82See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    582: Kind Of

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2022 74:50

    We briefly focus on some hopeful technology breakthrough news, before returning to our bread & butter; we have achieved fusion, kind of; wind from another planet; AI revolution, Kurzweil & baby steps; Dramatron; social media for strangers; Meta's Hasher-Matcher-Actioner; Twitter's do what I say not what I do; Tesla's failure is not fraud; Sam Bankman-Fried & continued crypto arrests & lawsuits; Lord of the Rings marathon feast; Wednesday; The Peripheral; the White Lotus; Slow Horses; Drumpf NFT; too many tabs; Apple to allow outside app stores, dropping Webkit requirement; password managers; Twitter suspensions; the Marshall amp.Sponsors:Lectric eBikes - Start your next adventure with the Lectric XP 3.0 today. Order now and save up to $250 with a special Holiday Bundle and 0% interest for 6 months. Visit to learn more.ButcherBox - Sign up today at and use code GOG and get a Free Tomahawk steak in your first box. Offer valid for one week ONLY.Kolide - Kolide can help you nail third-party audits and internal compliance goals with endpoint security for your entire fleet. Learn more here.Hover - Go to Hover now and grab your very own domain or a few of them at and get 10% off your first purchase.Show notes at IN THE NEWSBreakthroughs of the YearScientists achieve fusion ignition, a major milestone in clean energy productionAudio from a Martian dust devil captured for the first timeThe AI Revolution: The Road to SuperintelligenceDeepMind created an AI tool that can help generate rough film and stage scriptsGoogle execs warn company's reputation could suffer if it moves too fast on AI-chat technologySocial Media Is for Strangers NowMeta releases an open-source tool that can scan for terrorist contentA New Lawsuit Accuses Meta of Inflaming Civil War in EthiopiaTwitter disbands its Trust and Safety Council of external advisorsElon Musk's new Twitter Blue logo is perfectly awfulThe college student tracking Elon Musk's jet lashes out after Twitter bans his account. He says he'll keep posting.Twitter Suspends the Accounts Tracking Musk's Jet and The Man Behind ItElon Jet, the Twitter account tracking Elon Musk's flights, was permanently suspendedTesla: Our ‘failure' to make actual self-driving cars ‘is not fraud'Tesla's latest update adds Steam games and Apple MusicSam Bankman-Fried Arrested by Royal Bahamas Police ForceSam Bankman-Fried: FTX founder charged with defrauding investorsCelebrity Promoters Sued Over Bored Ape NFT EndorsementsCrypto Was Always Smoke and Mirrors‘O.C.' star and crypto critic Ben McKenzie tells lawmakers that the crypto market is the 'largest Ponzi scheme in history'DOJ and SEC charge social media influencers in alleged $100 million stock pump-and-dump schemeMEDIA CANDYThe Lord of the Rings Marathon FeastWednesdayThe PeripheralThe White LotusSlow HorsesAPPS & DOODADSDonald Trump Digital Trading Cards (NFTs)FTX-hosted NFTs break after website is redirected to a restructuring pageChrome Gets Memory and Energy Saver Modes1600 Tabs in EdgeApple to Allow Outside App Stores in Overhaul Spurred by EU LawsApple Considering Dropping Requirement for iPhone Web Browsers to Use WebKitApple's new whiteboard app gives you and up to 99 friends an ‘infinite canvas'SECURITY HAH!The CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatControl LoopTwitter has suspended the Helicopters of DC account.FBI's Vetted Info Sharing Network ‘InfraGard' HackedThe Story of the Marshall amp. from the BBCCLOSING SHOUT-OUTSRIP Angelo BaldalamentiRIP tWitchSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    581: Kany.A.I.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2022 84:51

    We're back, but less social; no death robots; Twitter's downward spiral; sure, this kills primates but let's trial Neuralink on people; NFTs decline, go to museums; collateral FTX damage; Meta fined for data scraping; DoorDash, Deliveroo profitability problems; I am Groot's Holiday; Mickey Mouse's evolution; Wednesday; BritPop; Knives Out; Memory; the White Lotus; Neal Brennan; Dropbox changes; Spotify festival posters; AI gets... weird & creepy; Apple Karaoke; FTC wants to stop Microsoft's acquisition of Activision; the Tower; Dennis E. Taylor; Jesus Jones & the cesspool of the music industry; Nine Nasty Words; the Muppets & adult Star Wars; Radioshack, Kinkos & Egghead; Goblin mode!Sponsors:Kolide - Kolide can help you nail third-party audits and internal compliance goals with endpoint security for your entire fleet. Learn more here.Hover - Go to Hover now and grab your very own domain or a few of them at and get 10% off your first purchase.Show notes at UPSan Francisco approves police petition to use robots as a 'deadly force option'San Francisco lawmakers vote to ban killer robots in drastic U-turnWho Said It: Kanye or Hitler?IN THE NEWSChinese Bots Inundate Twitter With Pornographic Spam Amid COVID ProtestsTwitter has stopped enforcing its COVID-19 misinformation policyTwitter data leak exposes over 5.4 million accountsTwitter's Janitors Are on Strike at Its San Francisco HeadquartersNeuralink CEO Elon Musk expects human trials within six monthsNFTs, on the Decline Elsewhere, Are Embraced by Some MuseumsCrypto lender BlockFi files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid FTX falloutMeta fined €265 million over Facebook data scraping in the EUDoorDash is laying off around 1,250 corporate employees‘Purely economic': Deliveroo Australia's CEO on why management pulled the pinMEDIA CANDYThe PeripheralThe Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday SpecialMickey: The Story of a MouseWednesdayThis is Pop: Hail Britpop!Knives OutGlass Onion: A Knives Out MysteryMemoryThe White LotusNeal Brennan - BlocksWhat The Cameras Don't Show You On Guy's Grocery GamesAPPS & DOODADSDropbox support for macOS FAQs20-year-old California student creates viral Spotify festival poster appOpenAI's New Chatbot Will Tell You How to Shoplift And Make ExplosivesUPDATED: It's way too easy to trick Lensa AI into making NSFW imagesPrisma Labs, maker of Lensa AI, says it is working to prevent accidental generation of nudesMeet Unstable Diffusion, the group trying to monetize AI porn generatorsUnstable DiffusionAdobe Stock begins selling AI-generated artworkApple abandons controversial plan to check iOS devices and iCloud photos for child abuse imageryApple Music's Latest Party Trick? Karaoke!F.T.C. Sues to Block Microsoft's $69 Billion Acquisition of ActivisionThe Tower - Idle Tower DefenseAT THE LIBRARYOutland by Dennis E. TaylorDeath Threats From an 8 Year Old - The Story of Jesus Jones by Mike EdwardsThe Birth and Impact of Britpop: Mis-Shapes, Scenesters and Insatiable Ones by Paul LairdNine Nasty Words: English in the Gutter: Then, Now, and Forever‘Goblin mode' chosen as Oxford word of the year for 2022Critical MassSECURITY HAH!The CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatControl LoopThe Muppets Christmas Carol Extended Cut Coming to Disney+Video press kit for Star Tours when it launched, showing that Anthony Daniels is a team player.Star Wars w/ Dan Zehr | I Don't Know About That with Jim Jefferies #131RadioShackComputer Repair Technicians Are Stealing Your DataThinking about taking your computer to the repair shop? Be very afraidTikTok ‘Invisible Body' challenge exploited to push malwareLastPass reveals another security breachGPT-2 Output Detector DemoCLOSING SHOUT-OUTSFarewell to Christine McVie, who gave us music for all timeSuper Steve's HolidaySee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at