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Inside a radical new project to democratize AI MIT Technology Review
The Age of Social Media Is Ending - The Atlantic: “It’s over. Facebook is in decline, Twitter in chaos. Mark Zuckerberg’s empire has lost hundreds of billions of dollars in value and laid off 11,000 people, with its ad business in peril and its metaverse fantasy in irons. Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter has caused advertisers to pull spending and power users to shun the platform (or at least to tweet a lot about doing so). It’s never felt more plausible that the age of social media might end—and soon. Now that we’ve washed up on this unexpected shore, we can look back at the shipwreck that left us here with fresh eyes. Perhaps we can find some relief: Social media was never a natural way to work, play, and socialize, though it did become second nature. The practice evolved via a weird mutation, one so subtle that it was difficult to spot happening in the moment…”
Joshua D. Blank (UC-Irvine; Google Scholar) & Ari D. Glogower (Northwestern; Google Scholar), The Trouble with Targeting Tax Shelters, 74 Admin. L. Rev. 69 (2022) (reviewed by Michelle Layser (San Diego; Google Scholar) here):
Tariq Ali, Assassination Time Again New Left Review
District Court holds in Tax Perjury (§ 7206(1)) Case That Defendant Can Introduce Evidence that IRS Failed to Pursue Civilly
In United States v. Anderson-Trahan (E.D. La. 22-2 Order and Reasons Dkt. # 94 8/22/22), TN hereand CL here, in a tax perjury case under § 7206(1), the Court denied the Government’s motion to prevent Anderson-Trahan from “introducing any evidence or argument concerning the fact that Defendant was prosecuted criminally rather than subjected to civil audit or collection activities by the IRS.” The reasoning and scope of the holding is (footnotes omitted and bold-face supplied by JAT)
Washington Post, A $100 Million Campaign Aims to Fix Jesus’ Brand From Followers’ Damage: