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Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee wants us to ‘ignore’ Web3

Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee wants us to 'ignore' Web3

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, co-founder and chief technology of Inrupt, speaking at Web Summit 2022. Sam Barnes | Sportsfile via Getty Images LISBON, Portugal — The creator of the web isn’t sold on crypto visionaries’ plan for its future and says we should “ignore” it. Tim Berners-Lee, the British computer scientist credited with inventing the World …

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Ukraine suffered a comms outage when 1,300 SpaceX satellite units went offline over funding issues

Ukraine suffered a comms outage when 1,300 SpaceX satellite units went offline over funding issues

Washington CNN — Ukraine’s fears that its troops may lose access to Elon Musk’s crucial Starlink internet service deepened in the past week after 1,300 of the military’s satellite units went offline, according to two sources familiar with the outage. The small, easy-to-use satellite dishes made by Musk’s private rocket company SpaceX have been universally …

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Musk says he’ll put a Neuralink chip in his brain when they’re ready

Musk says he'll put a Neuralink chip in his brain when they're ready

Neuralink logo displayed on a phone screen, a silhouette of a paper in shape of a human face and a binary code displayed on a screen are seen in this multiple exposure illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland on December 10, 2021. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images Elon Musk’s health tech venture Neuralink …

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SpaceX Gets US Approval to Deploy up to 7,500 Satellites

SpaceX Gets US Approval to Deploy up to 7,500 Satellites

washington— The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said on Thursday it approved SpaceX’s bid to deploy up to 7,500 satellites but put on hold other decisions. SpaceX’s Starlink, a fast-growing network of more than 3,500 satellites in low-Earth orbit, has tens of thousands of users in the United States so far, with consumers paying at …

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Twitter risks EU ban over moderation lapses, Musk told

Twitter risks EU ban over moderation lapses, Musk told

The European Union (EU) has warned Elon Musk that Twitter risks fine, and perhaps a ban, if it doesn’t adhere to its stringent guidelines for content moderation. The warning could be the beginning of a regulatory battle over how the social media platform will operate across Europe. According to the FinancialTimesThierry Breton, the EU’s commissioner …

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Effective Altruism Is Pushing a Dangerous Brand of ‘AI Safety’

Effective Altruism Is Pushing a Dangerous Brand of 'AI Safety'

Since then, the quest to proliferate larger and larger language models has accelerated, and many of the dangers we warned about, such as outputting hateful text and mass disinformation, continue to unfold. Just a few days ago, Meta released its “Galactica” LLM, which is purported to “summarize academic papers, solve math problems, generate Wiki articles, …

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Data of 5.4 mn Twitter users leaked online through an internet bug

Twitter, Micro-blogging platform

As Elon Musk goes gaga over transforming Twitter, at least 5.4 million Twitter user records have been stolen via an internal bug and leaked online on a hacker forum. In addition to the 5.4 million records for sale online, there were an additional 1.4 million Twitter profiles collected using a different Twitter application programming …

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Elon Musk says he would make his own smartphone if app stores ban Twitter

Elon Musk says he would make his own smartphone if app stores ban Twitter

Elon Musk said he would make his own smartphone if Google and Apple were to ban Twitter from their app stores. Musk said in tweeted responding to conservative podcaster Liz Wheeler that he hopes the situation does not come to that but that he will make that decision if necessary. “I certainly hope it does …

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5 new technologies that could turn our world into ‘Peripheral’

5 new technologies that could turn our world into 'Peripheral'

Hit Amazon Prime TV series “The Peripheral,” based on William Gibson’s novel of the same name, depicts a grim planet Earth in the year 2099, when a much-reduced human population relies on artificially intelligent robot servants and virtual-reality headsets allow people to travel back in time. (There are also invisible cars). Some of the technologies …

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5 new technologies that could turn our world into ‘Peripheral’

5 new technologies that could turn our world into 'Peripheral'

Hit Amazon Prime TV series “The Peripheral,” based on William Gibson’s novel of the same name, depicts a grim planet Earth in the year 2099, when a much-reduced human population relies on artificially intelligent robot servants and virtual-reality headsets allow people to travel back in time. (There are also invisible cars). Some of the technologies …

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