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ChatGPT In Its Own Words

Stable Diffusion
ChatGPT has been all over the news. Last week, I asked it to help me write a blog post about Facebook – it did a very good job. Yesterday, just for fun, my son Brent and I asked it for 250 word answers to questions about history and philosophy. ChatGPT returned college-level answers. What exactly is ChatGPT? I asked it. Here's its answer to the input "a five paragraph essay describing ChatGPT in your own words." Continue Reading →
It seems that Elon is so mad about the Apple App Store's 30% commission that he is raising the price of Twitter Blue on iOS devices to cover the cost. Although the service is on hold right now, when it resumes, reports say it will cost $7 if you subscribe on the website and $11 if you subscribe using the Twitter iOS app. Continue Reading →

Who Wrote It?

This morning, I asked ChatGPT to "write 200 words about why Facebook is warning it could ban news in the U.S. if Congress passes a bill that would require the platform to negotiate with and compensate publishers for their content – in the style of Shelly Palmer." Here's what it wrote. Continue Reading →
AR Sports
Let's imagine the fan experience of the future. If there were no technological or financial restrictions, how would you want to attend a sporting event or a concert? What will "attending" evolve to mean? Continue Reading →

Apple Wants 30% of Gas Fees

According to Coinbase Wallet (a very popular cryptocurrency and NFT wallet), Apple would not approve an update to its app until it removed a feature that allowed users to transfer NFTs. Apple believes it is entitled to 30% of the transaction fees ("gas fees" in crypto parlance) paid to blockchain validators and miners whenever an NFT is sent from a Coinbase Wallet. Continue Reading →

South Dakota TikTok Nonsense

South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem has signed an executive order officially banning the social media app TikTok from state-owned devices that can access the internet, like phones and laptops. The move comes as concerns grow over the platform’s alleged infringement on national security. Continue Reading →
According to transparency.twitter.com, "Effective November 23, 2022, Twitter is no longer enforcing the COVID-19 misleading information policy." I'm not sure when this was posted, but I learned about it this morning. Continue Reading →

A Tale of Two NFTs

I can't help but think back to the middle of 2000 when any mention of the web or the internet or even the hint of a dot-com would get you laughed out of every VC’s office. The internet was alive and well and growing strong, but Wall Street was angry at itself for getting caught up in a bubble of its own making, and it took a year or two for financiers to collectively come to their senses and start investing again. Continue Reading →

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