Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Crypto Is a Fraud on the Public”: Financial Watchdog Explains Ties Between Crypto and the Banking Crisis

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“Crypto Is a Fraud on the Public”: Financial Watchdog Explains Ties Between Crypto and the Banking Crisis

Dennis Kelleher of Better Markets explains why crypto is the last place anybody should be running to for safety

They invent documents and whistleblowers, then pretend the imaginary stuff is being “withheld” or their fake whistleblowers have been kidnapped. It’s a conspiracy theory factory, and the dum dums eat it up.

Missing in Whistleblowing Actions

Crank it up to douze! It’s your ultimate guide to Eurovision 2023

Forget who lifts the famous Eurovision microphone trophy, the real winner has already been crowned. Hannah Waddingham, the star of Ted Lasso and Sex Education, is better known in the US than the UK – but perhaps not for much longer.

Online Philosophy Resources Weekly Update

The weekly report on new and revised entries at online philosophy resources and new reviews of philosophy books… (more…)

Why doesn’t Google’s new Bard AI service know what a Dutch Sandwich is?

Posted on May 11 2023

I thought I would try out Google’s new AI tool which was relaunched yesterday. It goes by the name Bard. I asked it an innocent
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Ousted Fox News host Tucker Carlson knows ‘where a lot of bodies are buried’ and is ready to name names as he fights to be released from $20 million-a-year contract preventing him from joining rival networks Daily Mail 

Post wins 3 Pulitzers, including for abortion coverage, feature writing Washington Post 

New York Times To Get Around $100 Million From Google Over Three Years Reuters. “When your business depends on a platform, you don’t have a business.”

Jennifer Roback on the economics of George Orwell(1985)

Do journalists have more freedom than do professors? (Ross, NYT)

LLMs and national security risks — a good look at some of the actual problems