Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Deepfake Election Interference in Slovakia

Nomophobia is the fear of being without your mobile phone. "The term is short for 'no mobile phone phobia'."

   How ChatGPT and other AI tools could disrupt scientific publishing

 `Algorithmic destruction' and the deep algorithmic problems of AI and copyright
San Francisco Chronicle
 A Chatbot Encouraged Him to Kill the Queen. It's Just the Beginning
 Dilemma of the Artificial Intelligence Regulatory Landscape
CACM Vol 66 No 9
 Experts Worry as Facial Recognition Comes to Airports and
 Deepfake Election Interference in Slovakia
Bruce Schneier
 A big win in our fight to reclaim the Internet!
 Win $12k by rediscovering the secret phrases that secure the Internet
New Scientist
 Your old phone is safe for longer than you think
 How do you get out of a $28,000 timeshare mistake?
 The TSA wants to put a government tracking app on your smartphone
 New York Bill Would Require a Criminal Background Check to Buy a 3D Printer
 Burned-out parents seek help from a new ally: ChatGPT
geoff goodfellow
 Allied Spy Chiefs Warn of Chinese Espionage Targeting Tech Firms
 Top crypto firms named in $1bn fraud lawsuit
 The secret life of Jimmy Zhong, who stole and lost more than $3B
 Why do people fall for grief scams?
Rob Slade
 Remote Driving Is a Sneaky Shortcut to the Robotaxi
 Re: Autonomous Vehicles Are Driving Blind
Chris Volpe
 Re: False news spreads faster than the truth
Amos Shapir
 Re: Vermont Utility Plans to End Outages by Giving Customers Batteries
John Levine
 Info on RISKS (comp.risks)

Horrifying parasitic wasp with a giant head is one of more than 100 newfound species discovered in the Amazon Live Science

     Murakami and the Nobel 

       I'd almost thought we'd get through the Nobel season without a 'Why didn't Murakami Haruki get it ?' article, but at Arunima Mazumdar now comes in with a late entry, wondering: Is popularity the reason Haruki Murakami does not win the Nobel Prize, or is it compensation for it ? 
       (Quick answers: no, and huh ?)