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The (Inevitable) Dark Side of ChatGPT

Workers in Kenya were paid less than $2 per hour to weed out hateful content to make the system ‘safe’ for Western users. Photo: A ChatGPT prompt is…

Amazon Seeks Permission to Launch Thousands of Satellites in Internet Space Race

The request to FCC would bring their total sats to 7,774. SpaceX has already launched 1,700 Starlink sats. The move would see a total of 65,000 stats. 06…

Burning Man 2021 Lives (Online)

BRCvr (Burning Man 2021) runs on Altspace from August 29 – September 7. To RSVP, go here. To create an account with Altspace, go here. Photo: The virtual playa of…

Actress Zhao Wei removed from Chinese ‘internet’

It is bizarrely easy for authorities to ‘remove’ material from the Chinese ‘internet.’ Offending material can disappear within seconds of being posted. Or, as in this case, retroactively….

One (or more) of 426 Submarine Cables enabled you to read this post

Photo: Screenshot HMN Technologies Submarine Cables As of early 2021, there are approximately 426 submarine cables in service around the world. These cables provide the internet connections that…

So you wanna be an Influencer?

Photo: Shutterstock/GaudiLab It looks so easy, this working hard at hardly working influencer thing. But failure to follow the rules could mean the difference between millions of dollars…

Watch: Euronews ‘Witness’ (new series)

16 July 2021 | Euronews Euronews is pleased to announce the launch of Euronews WITNESS, a series that takes you inside the most burning crises and conflicts unfolding across…

Hope Not Hate Report: Over 2,000 abusive posts directed towards England during games

Photo: Harry Kane (centre) and Raheem Sterling (front) have been two of the main targets for abuse. Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters 27 June 2021 | Caelainn Barr, Paul MacInnes, Niamh McIntyre and Pamela Duncan…

Inside The Shady World Of Influencers Promoting Cryptocurrency

28 June 2021 | MATT BINDER | Mashable India Everyone knows Kim Kardashian, the influencer and reality TV show star, but do you know Kim Kardashian, the cryptocurrency…

Winston Marshall: Why I’m leaving Mumford & Sons

24 June 2021 | WINSTON MARSHALL | Newsweek I loved those first tours. Bouncing off a sweaty stage in an Edinburgh catacomb we then had to get to…

No to soda pop, but $1m per Instagram post is okay?

Photo: Cristiano Ronaldo (pictured) removed the Coca-Cola bottles from the press conference in front of him, before he claimed: ‘Drink water’. (Images: Twitter) Surely the act of replacing…

Could a coffee mug of DNA one-day store all of the world’s data?

Most of the data we produce are stored in exabyte data centers. Could storing this data as DNA be an answer for the future? 10 June 2021 |…

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