It’s cool to learn that, while Humane’s Ai Pin is a total failure as a product, the thing it’s actually trying to do might eventually make it super-compelling! https://www.theverge.com/24126502/humane-ai-pin-review
What’s the last piece of technology that really lit you up? I’m struggling to think of something launched in the last five years that really excited me.
Come down to Starbucks if you’re the captain of an all-Vulcan Federation ship and looking for an ass-kicking.
Really pleased with the new rich link previews on microposts, now available on PupperPost blogs! Check this out! https://aaron.vegh.ca/505438518332413707
I don’t think I’m going to ever make someone like Matt Haughey happy with PupperPost, but there’s plenty to like about his priorities, and I’m working on several of them. https://www.manton.org/2024/04/04/good-post-from.html
Sweet Apple, thanks. I wasn’t planning to use TestFlight right now anyway.
April 3, 2024
John Stewart’s appearance on The Daily Show this week left me feeling a range of emotions: frustration, anger… and then confusion. The opening monologue was about the threat of AI; specifically, how corporate interests are planning to use it to replace humans in the workforce. Because they’re all talking a big game about curing diseases and solving climate change, but what AI actually does is a s... [Read More]
Seeing the brilliant Lina Khan on John Stewart explain tech’s monopoly behaviour is made more chilling by Stewart’s admission that Apple didn’t want him talking to her. https://www.theverge.com/2024/4/2/24118814/jon-stewart-apple-tv-plus-daily-show-lina-khan-interview
March 26, 2024
(I’m sorry. I can’t bring myself to say “artificial intelligence” non-ironically.) I am super-optimistic about the advent of large language models and their related technologies. I am also freaking terrified of large language models. I feel like there’s a strong case to be made for both potential outcomes. On the one hand, I’m really looking forward to June’s Apple Worldwide Developers’ Conferen... [Read More]
Just a trash Premier with another trash opinion; adding this to the list. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-premier-ford-says-its-a-massive-mistake-to-impose-fourplexes-across/
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