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Microsoft’s new OpenAI exclusive maybe isn’t so exclusive, podcasts are dead, long live podcasts, and Super Nintendo World is open. Lamar Wilson joined Tom in attendance for the Technical Rehearsal. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Lamarr Wilson, Amos, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org FollowContinue reading "Super Mario AR World – DTNS 4441"
We go over Netflix’s earning reports and the news that Reed Hastings is stepping down as CEO, how Google might attempt to meet the challenge of ChatGPT on its business, and explain the latest friction between Twitter and third-party apps developers. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Chris Ashley, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3Continue reading "Bungle in the Twitter API Jungle – DTNS 4440"
Nature reports some scientists disapprove of the use of ChatGPT on research papers as the article points to at least four research papers list ChatGPT as an author. Scientists have grown atom-thin materials on industrial silicon wafers leading to the possibility of even greater semiconductor efficiencies and higher performance. Instagram introduces “Quiet Mode”. A featureContinue reading "AI is Not an Author – DTNS 4439"
TikTok rolls out a ‘state-controlled media’ label that will identify accounts whose content is subject to state influence. Apple announces a second-gen HomePod speaker and Bloomberg Marc Gurman uncovers more details about Apple’s mix reality headset. Plus Mozilla has found a way to keep ad-blockers working within the controversial Manifest V3 or MV3, browser extensionsContinue reading "HomePod Hanging by a Thread – DTNS 4438"
Apple reveals new M2 Pro and M2 Max SoCs and the Mac models that’ll go into, the UK passes an online safety bill that increases penalties for violation to include jail time, and Microsoft announced Monday that Azure OpenAI Service is available to businesses. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Nica Montford, Roger Chang, Joe, AmosContinue reading "Welcome to Microsoft AI-zure – DTNS 4437"
CES 2023 was a major showcase for EVs. Bodie Grimm from the Kilowatt EV podcast is here with his favorites from this year’s show. Plus how conflict in Ukraine might spur the development and adoption of high-speed satellite based internet. And the US National Transportation Safety Board chair Jennifer Homendy raises concerns about the growingContinue reading "EV-erything at CES! – DTNS 4436"
We delve into the latest news regarding the termination of the naming rights deal between FTX and Miami-Dade County for the sports arena used by the Miami Heat. Explore how CNET is using AI to write many of its articles under the “CNET Money Staff” label. And the POTUS pens an opinion on the threatContinue reading "Where is the AI Byline? – DTNS 4435"
We explain what exactly caused the FAA to temporarily ground flights across the US. And Netflix reaches a multi-year partnership with the Screen Actors Guild to live stream the SAG Awards, starting in 2024. And we unpack a recently published study in Nature which concluded disinformation campaigns on Twitter in 2016 had little to noContinue reading "Low Twitter Disinformation Effect – DTNS 4434"
We explain all the latest TV tech trends from CES, DoNotPay’s Joshua Browder will test out an algorithmic system for defendants in a real-life court setting, and the number of states offering the option of digital license plates grows. Starring Tom Merritt, Patrick Norton, Robert Heron, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a ScreenContinue reading "All The TV News From CES – DTNS 4433"
We check in to see if people are still flocking to Mastodon from Twitter. Why are old digicams the latest retro trend with Gen Z? And we follow-up with Rich on his favorite technologies and products from this year’s CES. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Rich Stroffolino, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos. MP3 Download Using aContinue reading "Digicams Are the New Cassette – DTNS 4432"