Tuesday, May 09, 2023

Budget 2023 AD - ‘Red scare’ in US causes multi-year flood of refugees with PhDs

Taking the drop after paddling into a huge set at Wedding Cake Island this morning. #Sydney #surfing @Surfline_Aus #Australia

Wedding Cake Waves

Albanese government’s first full-year budget benefits from higher commodity prices, low unemployment and wage growth

News Minimalist Today ChatGPT read 1088 top news and gave 10of them a significance score over 6/10.

Read their summaries in daily newsletter.

SEC pays whistleblower $279mn in largest-ever award

Payment is more than double the previous record granted by the US securities regulator

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has paid out its largest-ever award to a whistleblower, almost $279mn, the regulator announced on Friday.

The award is more than double the previous record amount of $114mn, which was announced in October 2020.

Reverse ATMs take bills, dispense cards as stores go cashless Axios. The beauty part is that little bit of unused cash remaining on the card after the user throws it away… 

Hundreds of crypto ATMs popping up in suburban shopping malls

 ‘Red scare’ in US causes multi-year flood of refugees with PhDs 

Twitter to let publishers charge users per article read, says Elon Musk Guardian Seems a bit desperate. Twitter does not have any way to make me pay, so I don’t see how this works

INFORMATION OVERLOAD: Claire Bishop on the superabundance of research-based art ArtForum 

This is not a drill: IBM to replace 7,800 jobs with AI Interesting Engineering 

They should consider themselves lucky:

The AI revolution is leaving Arabic speakers behind Middle East Eye 

Cynthia Rudin Builds AI That Humans Can Understand Quanta Magazine 

US tracking another mystery balloon – media RT


Jack Ma, the billionaire co-founder of Alibaba who disappeared from public life in 2020, has taken up a teaching role in Japan Yahoo! News 

May Day march against pension reform: Protesters determined to ‘give it our all’ France24


Protester’s hand blown off by grenade during France’s largest May Day protests in 30 yearsThe Telegraph

Protest and Power in France Project Syndicate

5 Free AI Content Detectors (GPT /  Hongkiat: “As the use of AI in content creation continues to rise, it has become increasingly challenging to differentiate AI-generated content from human-written content. Fortunately, free AI content detectors are now available to help us distinguish between the two. These detectors use machine learning models like GPT and ChatGPT to analyze text and determine the likelihood of it being generated by AI. In this article, we’ll introduce you to five of the best (and free) AI content detectors available online.

With just a simple copy and paste, these tools can identify whether humans wrote your content or has gotten some help from AI writting tools…”