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Mark Richards, one of Kyle Rittenhouse’s lawyers, argued that using an iPad to zoom in on a video should not be allowed because Apple’s AI creates “what it thinks is there, not what necessarily is there.” Judge Bruce Schroeder totally bought into that possibility and ruled that the jurors were only allowed to view the video in its original size. Continue Reading →

AI Everyone Can Use

Microsoft is getting closer to wide release of its OpenAI Service. This service is the commercialization of their business relationship with OpenAI and it is focused on GPT-3. Continue Reading →

The Tao of a DAO

DAO Yin and Yang
For all practical purposes, a DAO (Decentralized Autonomous Organization) is "a group chat with a shared bank account." So why are so many people (myself included) so excited about DAOs? Because, objectively speaking, the best organized groups are the most successful, and DAOs enhance and accelerate the ability to organize at scale. Let's go over the basics. Continue Reading →
Here's a headline from today's tech news: "Ethereum Game Axie Infinity Launches Ronin DEX, SLP Token Spikes 74% -- The Ethereum-based crypto game just added utility to its sidechain with the Katana DEX—and now its tokens are pumping." If you work in brand marketing, technology, media, or finance and you do not understand every word of the announcement above, it's time to level up. Continue Reading →
Google has started forced enrollment in its two-factor authentication program (2FA). Google actually calls it "two-step verification" (2SV). I don't know why. 2SV requires users to input the correct password plus one other form of identification, which can be a code that appears on your smartphone, a USB stick or other physical security key, or an associated code you find in Google's Authenticator app and enter in a timely manner. Continue Reading →
Meta announced that Facebook will end its face recognition feature. You know when you upload a picture and the app saves you time because it knows how to tag everyone? Facebook is going to turn that stuff off, but… it's not deleting any data and it's not going to stop using its tools internally. Continue Reading →

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