Thursday, March 16, 2023

ChatGPT's Tax Advice Was Wrong 100% Of The Time - Does Technology Win Wars?

"If you have the guts to keep making mistakes, your wisdom and intelligence leap forward with huge momentum." 
— Holly Near

Paul Keating – Australia locks in Asian Century as subordinate to the US

The Albanese Government’s complicity in joining with Britain and the United States in a tripartite build of a nuclear submarine for Australia under the AUKUS arrangements represents the worst international decision by an Australian Labor government since the former Labor leader, Billy Hughes, sought to introduce conscription to augment Australian forces in World War One. 

ChatGPT's Tax Advice Was Wrong 100% Of The Time

New research explains why a bad first impression cost Google $100 billion—or moreTechXplore (KS). I wonder why ChatGPT got such good press – Let AI debate your own topic or press Generate topic. Two debaters and a moderator. You indicate how many arguments each debater should present. I posited, “why should the abortion pill be available at all pharmacies in America?” The arguments were cogent and well articulated

 Does Technology Win Wars? Foreign Affairs

Can A.I. Treat Mental Illness? The New Yorker

Torching Retail Doomberg


Uh oh! The crypto collapse has reached the real financial system The Verge

On War With China, Australia Is Caught Between A Rock And A Pentagon Caitlin Johnstone (Kevin W)

China’s Petroyuan Stunts Bill Blunden, American Conservative. Note I have repeatedly taken issue with the petrodollar thesis, but even accepting that as a premise doesn’t support a dollar dethronement (any time soon). From Blunden via e-mail:

This was a particularly difficult piece to write as I am no fan of The Hegemon. But the research that I conducted during its preparation literally changing my mind midstream regarding the likelihood of the dollar being replaced as the world’s reserve currency.

Paterson violence intervention activist killed in police shooting; AG investigating Paterson Press

Let’s Foodie was created to help foodies across the globe get answers to some of the most common alongside some of the most obscure questions that get asked in the kitchen. 
Launched in 2021, Let’s Foodie is a constantly expanding platform providing information on a range of topics including how to freeze, reheat and microwave different ingredients, definitions for some of the most unusual ingredients in the culinary world as well as common cooking and baking FAQs.” The site just added this new feature – Recipes by AI: “Not sure what to cook tonight? Enter a list of ingredients, with or without quantities, and your personal AI chef will come up with a tailor-made recipe.

Recipes by AI Let’s Foodie