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#222 – April 27, 2023

Why Disinformation and Misinformation Are More Dangerous Than Malware

Combatting misinformation and disinformation online is no easy task, but the cybersecurity community needs to fight it anyway, experts argue at RSAC 2023.

Inside Meta's scramble to catch up on AI

As the summer of 2022 came to a close, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg gathered his top lieutenants for a five-hour dissection of the company's computing capacity, focused on its ability to do cutting-edge artificial intelligence work, according to a company memo dated Sept. 20 reviewed by Reuters.

Hugging Face releases its own version of ChatGPT

Hugging Face, the AI startup, has released an open source version of ChatGPT dubbed HuggingChat.

Netflix Spain Lost 1 Million Users Last

Netflix Inc. lost more than one million users in Spain in the first three months of 2023 according to market research group Kantar, a sign that the streaming giant’s crackdown on password-sharing could face pushback.

UK Blocks Microsoft’s $69 Billion Activision Deal

Microsoft Corp.’s $69 billion takeover of Activision Blizzard Inc. was vetoed by Britain’s antitrust watchdog, in a potentially fatal blow for the gaming industry’s biggest ever deal.

Why did Google Brain exist?

As somebody with a unique perspective and the unique freedom to share it, I hope I can shed some light on the question of Brain’s existence. I’ll lay out the many reasons for Brain’s existence and assess their continued validity in today’s economic conditions.

Renewables Map

Live map showing realtime renewable energy generation in Great Britain.


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