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ICYMI:
Graziano: Salary cap situation may force #49ers to consider trading Brandon Aiyuk

#FTTB

https://t.co/1pKrfgfgiB .
49ers Webzone
1 day ago
San Francisco 49ers

Graziano: Salary cap situation may force 49ers to consider trading Brandon Aiyuk

Brandon Aiyuk's contract extension is a focal point for the San Francisco 49ers.
The 49ers face challenges due to salary cap restrictions and the need to manage long-term contracts.
Financial Times @ft: Inside the Funding Frenzy at Anthropic, One of A.I.'s Hottest Start-Ups - The New York Times. #GenAI #ArtificialIntelligence #aistrategy https://t.co/ZNfdNaD3o8
www.nytimes.com
19 hours ago
Tech industry

Inside the Funding Frenzy at Anthropic, One of A.I.'s Hottest Start-Ups

Anthropic attracted $7.3 billion in funding from various investors.
The funding deals involved unique structures including leveraging technology from investing companies and creating special purpose vehicles.
There was not just one reason the 49ers lost to the Chiefs in Super Bowl LVIII.

@MaioccoNBCS lists 10 plays and talking points, ranked in order of significance, for the team's devastating defeat ⬇️
https://t.co/t9tO3nBqaB
NBC Sports Bay Area & California
2 days ago
San Francisco 49ers

10 reasons why 49ers fell to Chiefs in Super Bowl LVIII

The 49ers' devastating Super Bowl loss had multiple contributing factors.
Critical plays like Fourth-and-1 in OT and Third-and-5 in 4th quarter were pivotal.
Help,

My Friend Got Me a Dumb #AI-Generated #Present

https://t.co/3YCXwKAt3N #fintech #ArtificialIntelligence #MachineLearning #GenerativeAI @wired
WIRED
15 hours ago
Design

Help, My Friend Got Me a Dumb AI-Generated Present

A gift should be received graciously without expectations of equivalent value.
The value of a gift is often tied to the effort and personalization put into it, rather than its monetary worth.
The Athletic
3 days ago
San Francisco 49ers
Ranking the 49ers' top free agents: What's next for Chase Young and Sam Darnold?
The San Francisco 49ers are managing their salary cap effectively after the Super Bowl loss.
The team is evaluating their pending free agents and focusing on maintaining a balance between financial creativity and player retention.
Since everyone seems to be talking about whether or not the 49ers will re-sign some of their pending free agents… https://t.co/5AROstUGZ4
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RT @LombardiHimself: Ranking the 49ers’ top free agents: What’s next for Chase Young and Sam Darnold? https://t.co/5AROstVeOC
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Ranking the 49ers’ top pending unrestricted free agents: What’s next for Chase Young and Sam Darnold? https://t.co/5AROstVeOC
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www.nytimes.com
4 days ago
Tech industry
OpenAI Completes Deal That Values the Company at $80 Billion
OpenAI has completed a deal that values the company at $80 billion or more, nearly tripling its valuation in less than 10 months.
The deal allows employees to cash out their shares in the company instead of raising money for business operations.
OpenAI is one of the world's most valuable tech start-ups specializing in generative AI technology.
RT @SpirosMargaris: OpenAI Completes Deal

That Values the Company at $80 #Billion

https://t.co/01TTH9YhJF #fintech #VC #AI #OpenAI #Art…
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Financial Times @ft: OpenAI Completes Deal That Values the Company at $80 Billion - The New York Times. #GenAI #aiact #MachineLearning https://t.co/A88oY7qQzv
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From yesterday:
Ex-#49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo suspended, expected to be released by Raiders

#FTTB

https://t.co/U3wpkywXjz .
49ers Webzone
4 days ago
San Francisco 49ers

Ex-49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo suspended, expected to be released by Raiders

Garoppolo suspended for PED violation, likely to be released by the Raiders.
Financial implications include suspension voiding his 2024 salary and making contract termination easy.
New York Times @nytimes: Trump Fraud Trial Penalty Will Exceed $450 Million - The New York Times. #industry40 #MachineLearning #ArtificialIntelligence https://t.co/wJU2Bj72bQ
www.nytimes.com
4 days ago
New York City

Trump Ordered to Pay Over $350 Million and Barred From New York Business

A New York judge has found Donald J. Trump liable for conspiring to manipulate his net worth and has ordered him to pay a penalty of over $350 million.
The judge imposed a three-year ban preventing Trump from serving in top roles at any New York company, including his own, and applied the same punishment to his adult sons for two years.
“The US had been a welcoming place for many Jews arriving from Europe, with its long, awful history of pogroms and disenfranchisement.... The Civil War, with its hysteria over race and politics, brought a flurry of ideological antisemitism.” https://t.co/agAWYPW7K9
The New York Review of Books
1 week ago
Books

'A Fiendish Fascination' | David S. Reynolds

Antisemitism was prevalent in various genres of US culture during the pre-Civil War era, with Jews often depicted as villainous and exotic.
David Anthony focuses on Jewish characters in sensational novels to reveal the lurid underside of antebellum popular culture.
Times of India @timesofindia: Nearly all wealth gained by world's rich this year comes from AI - Times of India. #aiact #ArtificialIntelligence #AI https://t.co/eVljH5Stjv
The Times of India
3 days ago
Artificial intelligence

Nearly all wealth gained by world's rich this year comes from AI - Times of India

The surge in AI-related stocks have led to significant wealth gains for tech billionaires.
Some of the biggest beneficiaries of the AI craze are founders and CEOs of major tech companies.
Big tech now wants voluntary self-regulation of their tools for making and spreading #deepfakes. So they shouldn't oppose turning these regulations into hard law. Here's our #bandeepfakes campaign: https://t.co/Mdt3MosCgc https://t.co/QV58IwfnDS
www.theguardian.com
4 days ago
Artificial intelligence

Tech firms sign reasonable precautions' to stop AI-generated election chaos

Major technology companies have signed a pact to adopt precautions against AI-generated deepfakes that could disrupt elections.
The companies are not committing to ban or remove deepfakes, but will aim to detect and label deceptive AI content and share best practices.
From yesterday:
#49ers defensive coordinator search: Who will replace Steve Wilks?

via @49ersCamelot | #FTTB

https://t.co/vIYftxxF1W .
49ers Webzone
5 days ago
San Francisco 49ers

49ers defensive coordinator search: Who will replace Steve Wilks?

The San Francisco 49ers have dismissed Steve Wilks after one season as their defensive coordinator.
The performance of the 49ers' defense this season was inconsistent, leading to the decision to find a new defensive coordinator.
From yesterday:
#49ers LB Dre Greenlaw undergoes successful surgery on torn Achilles

#FTTB

https://t.co/rD5lhQIleo .
49ers Webzone
5 days ago
San Francisco 49ers

49ers LB Dre Greenlaw undergoes successful surgery on torn Achilles

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Dre Greenlaw has undergone successful surgery to repair his torn Achilles.
Greenlaw sustained the injury during Super Bowl 58 and will make a full recovery.
Let it out, Faithful. Let it out.

@MaioccoNBCS dives into the latest 49ers overreactions following the Super Bowl LVIII loss to the Chiefs 🔽

https://t.co/DLPdgwAzX4
NBC Sports Bay Area & California
4 days ago
San Francisco 49ers

49ers overreactions: Fans vent over frustrating Super Bowl loss

The Kansas City Chiefs deserve credit for their Super Bowl win.
Blaming Kyle Shanahan for the 49ers' loss may not be entirely justified.
From yesterday:
#49ers announce signings of two free agents

#FTTB

https://t.co/uyg4Ss9JaA .
49ers Webzone
5 days ago
San Francisco 49ers

49ers announce signings of two free agents

The San Francisco 49ers have signed DL Earnest Brown IV and DL Raymond Johnson III to one-year deals.
Brown IV was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in 2021 and has appeared in 12 games with 14 tackles.
Johnson III entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent and has appeared in 15 games with four tackles and 1.0 sack.
Kyle & John asked me to put together a quickie list of #49ers defensive coordinator candidates …

*Kyle Fitzhue and John DeSilva. They live in my building. https://t.co/06JR0RT37G
The Athletic
5 days ago
San Francisco 49ers

Who will be 49ers' next defensive coordinator? 11 options to replace Steve Wilks

Kyle Shanahan said he'd look inside and outside of San Francisco 49ers headquarters to find the replacement for Steve Wilks, who he fired on Wednesday morning after one season as the team's defensive coordinator.
RT @mattbarrows: Who will be 49ers’ next defensive coordinator? 11 options to replace Steve Wilks https://t.co/06JR0RT37G
The Athletic
5 days ago
San Francisco 49ers

Who will be 49ers' next defensive coordinator? 11 options to replace Steve Wilks

Kyle Shanahan said he'd look inside and outside of San Francisco 49ers headquarters to find the replacement for Steve Wilks, who he fired on Wednesday morning after one season as the team's defensive coordinator.
ICYMI:
No Huddle Podcast: #49ers Defense Takes A Big Hit & Aiyuk Drama Heats Up

#FTTB

https://t.co/EC7AANwfpy .
49ers Webzone
4 days ago
Podcast

No Huddle Podcast: 49ers Defense Takes A Big Hit & Aiyuk Drama Heats Up

Steve Wilks was let go after the Super Bowl loss
Brandon Aiyuk's future with the 49ers is uncertain
Kyle Shanahan talks Brock Purdy, Steve Wilks as #49ers transition to offseason ...
https://t.co/44Tni32Y8p
The Athletic
5 days ago
San Francisco 49ers

Kyle Shanahan talks Brock Purdy, Steve Wilks as 49ers transition to offseason

Brock Purdy reflects on the missed opportunities in the Super Bowl game against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Purdy acknowledges that he should have thrown to Brandon Aiyuk instead of Jauan Jennings on a critical play in the fourth quarter.
The Guardian @guardian: Sora: OpenAI launches tool that instantly creates video from text - The Guardian. #aiact #aistrategy #industry40 https://t.co/fp7v1IvUL7
www.theguardian.com
5 days ago
Artificial intelligence

Sora: OpenAI launches tool that instantly creates video from text

OpenAI has developed a tool called Sora that can generate realistic videos from text prompts.
Sora can create videos based on user instructions on subject matter and style, including extending existing footage or generating footage from still images.
RT @SpirosMargaris: Gemini 1.5 is Google’s next- #genAI model

and it’s already almost ready

https://t.co/E6m7clvRJz #fintech #Artificia…
The Verge
5 days ago
Artificial intelligence

Gemini 1.5 is Google's next-gen AI model - and it's already almost ready

Gemini 1.5 is an improved version of Google's language model that is faster and more efficient.
Gemini 1.5 has a context window of 1 million tokens, allowing it to handle larger queries and process more information at once.
Tired of looking at financial results?

Here's a deep dive into @coinbase Q4 2023 earnings and what stood out to us 🫡

https://t.co/puUYeojmO4
TechCrunch
5 days ago
Cryptocurrency

Coinbase cites stablecoins, Base as key 2024 priorities after crushing Q4 estimates | TechCrunch

Coinbase's Q4 revenue of $953.8 million beat analyst expectations
Coinbase plans to focus on USDC stablecoin, Base blockchain, and regulatory work
The U.S. Department of Defense is notifying tens of thousands of individuals that their personal information was exposed in an email data spill last year. #databreach @TechCrunch

https://t.co/LnC6ZO2uao
TechCrunch
6 days ago
Privacy professionals

US military notifies 20,000 of data breach after cloud email leak | TechCrunch

The U.S. Department of Defense is notifying tens of thousands of individuals about a data breach that exposed their personal information in an email data spill.
The breach was caused by an unsecured U.S. government cloud email server hosted on Microsoft's cloud for government customers.
Around 20,600 individuals are being notified about the breach.
I'm curious to see where this is going and if Apple will bring PWAs back, for now they are demoted to "operating within browser", so no more standalone mode, which kind of defeats the purpose of a PWA.

https://t.co/AG2Aia1sWI
https://t.co/AG2Aia1sWI
Theregister
1 week ago
Web development

Apple broke web apps in iOS 17 beta and hasn't fixed them

Apple is demoting Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) in the second beta release of iOS 17.4 in compliance with Europe's Digital Markets Act.
This change puts web apps at a disadvantage as they are no longer standalone apps that use the whole screen, but rather shortcuts that open within the default browser.
PWAs are supposed to function like native apps on mobile devices, with access to APIs and the ability to function offline and be installable from a home screen icon.
“The Jew as villain—materialistic, scheming, sometimes sexually aggressive—was a common stereotype in the pre–Civil War era. But...many non-Jews [also] expressed ambivalence, depicting Jews as menacing yet enticingly exotic.” —David S. Reynolds https://t.co/6Kg69GZuWS
The New York Review of Books
1 week ago
Books

'A Fiendish Fascination' | David S. Reynolds

Antisemitism appeared in various genres of American literature in the two decades before the Civil War.
The portrayal of Jews as villainous and exotic was a common stereotype in pre-Civil War literature.
U.K.-based water utility Southern Water says hackers stole the personal data of as many as 470,000 customers during a January cyberattack. Black Basta claimed responsibility for the attack, but no longer has Southern Water listed on its dark web leak site https://t.co/IUREvvPxWM
TechCrunch
6 days ago
Privacy professionals

UK utility giant Southern Water says hackers stole personal data of hundreds of thousands of customers | TechCrunch

U.K.-based water utility Southern Water has confirmed that hackers stole the personal data of as many as 470,000 customers in a recent data breach.
As spot bitcoin ETF volumes continue to rise, @BitwiseInvest's CIO @Matt_Hougan expects more growth to come:

“I think it’ll be up, plateau, re-acceleration.

I don’t think demand is slowing down for the next 18 months. I expect these ETFs to set records.”
https://t.co/nSqSOGFDOh
TechCrunch
1 week ago
Cryptocurrency

As spot bitcoin ETF volumes continue to rise, Bitwise Asset Management predicts a high ceiling for growth | TechCrunch

The price of bitcoin has reached $50,000 following the approval of spot bitcoin ETFs by the SEC.
The assets under management of these ETFs total around $28.35 billion, with Grayscale Bitcoin Trust being the largest at $20.27 billion.
NEW: A misconfigured BMW bucket exposed sensitive company info, including private keys and login data, a security researcher told TechCrunch. BMW made the bucket private earlier this year - but has not revoked credentials found within the exposed server https://t.co/80DHSpHY2k
TechCrunch
6 days ago
Privacy professionals

BMW security lapse exposed sensitive company information, researcher finds | TechCrunch

A misconfigured cloud storage server belonging to BMW exposed sensitive company information
The exposed data included private keys, login credentials, and details about other cloud services
RT @NewDirections: Blood on All Our Hands: Gunnhild Øyehaug on Adania Shibli’s Minor Detail https://t.co/K7ZgkoHuSi
Literary Hub
1 week ago
Books

Blood on All Our Hands: Gunnhild yehaug on Adania Shibli's Minor Detail

PJ Harvey's performance in Oslo included a powerful moment where she sang the words 'I got blood on my hands' while holding her hands out to the audience.
The author reflects on the contrast between the safe, rich environment of the concert and the violent realities of the world, particularly the ongoing genocide in Gaza.
Crypto exits hit 3-year low Q4 2023, but investors remain unfazed

“Smart VCs did their buying in 2022 and 2023.

Now the more competent class of investors are waiting for new all-time highs before even thinking about exit opportunities,” @pythianism said.
https://t.co/xZZPpDLH3Z
TechCrunch
6 days ago
Startup companies

Crypto exits remain low but investors remain unfazed | TechCrunch

The global venture capital market is experiencing limited exits, and crypto startups are facing even more challenges in this regard.
Despite the lack of exits, venture capital investment in crypto startups increased in Q4 2023 compared to the previous quarter.
From @FTC - "AI (and other) Companies: Quietly Changing Your Terms of Service Could Be Unfair or Deceptive" https://t.co/1RQ5PmBBif
Federal Trade Commission
1 week ago
EU data protection

AI (and other) Companies: Quietly Changing Your Terms of Service Could Be Unfair or Deceptive

You may have heard that "data is the new oil"-in other words, data is the critical raw material that drives innovation in tech and business, and like oil, it must be collected at a massive scale and then refined in order to be useful.
TechCrunch
6 days ago
Web design

iOS design startup Play lets devs share app prototypes easily via App Clips | TechCrunch

Apple's App Clips feature allows users to experience the functionality of an app without installing the full version.
Native iOS design app Play now lets developers share prototypes of their apps easily through App Clips.
New York Times @nytimes: The world's first real AI-powered Valentine's Day | Semafor. #aistrategy #MachineLearning #ArtificialIntelligence https://t.co/Udhj1fCvgC
Semafor
6 days ago
Artificial intelligence

The world's first real AI-powered Valentine's Day | Semafor

AI is becoming an integral part of the online dating world
Experts are exploring how AI can change dating apps and bridge language barriers
Apple’s latest prototype #AI tool

can animate images using text descriptions

https://t.co/bTI05Kx0EG #fintech #ArtificialIntelligence #MachineLearning #GenerativeAI #Apple @Zombie_Wretch @Verge
The Verge
6 days ago
Web development

Apple's latest prototype AI tool can animate images using text descriptions

Apple has unveiled Keyframer, a generative AI animation tool that allows users to add motion to 2D images by describing how they should be animated.
Keyframer is based on OpenAI's GPT4 model and can take SVG files and generate CSS code to animate the image based on a text prompt.
The tool simplifies the animation process by eliminating the need for multiple applications and coding experience.
Exclusive: @Phantom hit 3.4M monthly active users in Jan, up 220% from 1M a year ago

It also recorded 941K wallet installs, 463.5% higher than 167K installs, during the same time frame.

“These numbers are essentially our peak”, @BChillman said
https://t.co/OPOHDO47Z7
TechCrunch
1 week ago
Cryptocurrency

Solana's DeFi, airdrops propel Phantom's userbase to new heights | TechCrunch

Phantom, a crypto wallet heavily used in the Solana ecosystem, has seen its active user base more than triple over the past year, its CEO and co-founder Brandon Millman exclusively shared with TechCrunch.
RT @SpirosMargaris: AI: a way to freely #share technology

and stop it being misused already exists

https://t.co/fPzvidYf6B #fintech #AI…
The Conversation
1 week ago
Artificial intelligence

AI: a way to freely share technology and stop it being misused already exists

The EU's AI Act places restrictions on AI systems based on their risk level.
Open responsible AI licenses, similar to open-source software, could be used to ensure responsible use of AI.
https://t.co/lpURMRzCG9 AI ‘resurrects’ long dead dictator in murky new era of deepfake electioneering
www.cnn.com
1 week ago
Artificial intelligence

AI resurrects' long dead dictator in murky new era of deepfake electioneering | CNN

A deepfake video of former Indonesian president Suharto has been circulating on social media platforms ahead of the upcoming elections.
The video was created by cloning Suharto's face and voice using AI-generated deepfake technology.
The video was made by the political party Golkar to encourage voters to support their candidate and associate the party with Suharto's legacy.
I painted the picture of an anguished 49ers locker room: https://t.co/MAYxb7MaLO
theathletic.com
1 week ago
San Francisco 49ers

Dre Greenlaw's injury encapsulated the anguish inside the 49ers' locker room

The San Francisco 49ers experienced heartbreak and devastation after losing Super Bowl LVIII to the Kansas City Chiefs.
Injuries to key players, including Dre Greenlaw and Christian McCaffrey, added to the emotional turmoil for the 49ers.
RT @LombardiHimself: I painted the picture of an anguished 49ers locker room: https://t.co/MAYxb7MaLO
theathletic.com
1 week ago
San Francisco 49ers

Dre Greenlaw's injury encapsulated the anguish inside the 49ers' locker room

The San Francisco 49ers experienced heartbreak and devastation after losing Super Bowl LVIII to the Kansas City Chiefs.
Injuries to key players, including Dre Greenlaw and Christian McCaffrey, added to the emotional turmoil for the 49ers.
Times of India @timesofindia: Sam Altman eyes semiconductor industry, in talks to raise nearly $7 trillion to boost AI chip production. #aiact #industry40 #aistrategy https://t.co/PpQ6Kk6Ell
The Economic Times
1 week ago
Artificial intelligence

Sam Altman eyes semiconductor industry, in talks to raise nearly $7 trillion to boost AI chip production

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman is reportedly seeking trillions in funding to bolster global production of AI chips.
The company believes it can more than double its revenue to $2 billion in 2025 based on strong interest from business customers.
RT @SpirosMargaris: Meet the #Pranksters Behind #Goody2

the World’s ‘Most Responsible’ #AI #Chatbot

https://t.co/5kxMAlRRdM #fintech #Art…
WIRED
1 week ago
Artificial intelligence

Meet the Pranksters Behind Goody-2, the World's 'Most Responsible' AI Chatbot

Corporate talk of responsible AI and chatbot deflection masks serious safety problems with large language models and generative AI systems.
Finding moral alignment that pleases everyone is difficult, with accusations of bias leading to the development of alternative chatbot systems.
The Guardian @guardian: UK's AI Safety Institute 'needs to set standards rather than do testing' - The Guardian. #MachineLearning #industry40 #ArtificialIntelligence https://t.co/iGeb0tlxpt
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Artificial intelligence

UK's AI Safety Institute needs to set standards rather than do testing'

The UK should focus on setting global standards for AI testing instead of carrying out all vetting itself.
The AI Safety Institute should be a world leader in setting test standards for AI models.
What went wrong on 3rd &4? 49ers, Brock Purdy won’t soon forget their missed opportunities in Super Bowl loss https://t.co/UEFVVParNg
The Athletic
1 week ago
San Francisco 49ers

49ers, Brock Purdy won't soon forget their missed opportunities in Super Bowl loss

The San Francisco 49ers were aware of the threat posed by Patrick Mahomes and wanted to avoid giving him a chance to win the game.
A defensive breakdown allowed Mahomes to lead a game-winning drive and secure victory for the Kansas City Chiefs.
#49ers S Ji’Ayir Brown is only a rookie on paper, forged through resilience to make his NFL dream a reality.

Before #SuperBowlLVIII, here’s why the #49ers safety is ready for the biggest moment of his career so far:
https://t.co/MNMNlRGtYb
Sactown Sports
1 week ago
San Francisco 49ers

49ers Ji'Ayir Brown unfazed by Super Bowl LVIII due to resilient road to NFL

Ji'Ayir Brown had to grow up fast due to his environment, which made him resilient and mature.
Brown's veterans on the 49ers praise his discipline, maturity, and talent on the football field.
“I don’t think there’s any such thing as a good novel that has a weak ending.” —Pat Barker https://t.co/EiJmWYsgOt
The Paris Review
1 week ago
Writing

The Art of Fiction No. 243

Pat Barker's writing career has spanned a wide range of subjects and genres, including feminist literature, historical fiction, and retellings of classical stories.
She values the feedback and discussion that comes from engaging with audiences during promotional events, seeing it as an opportunity to gain new perspectives on her work.
RT @LombardiHimself: 49ers vs. Chiefs: 10 observations from Super Bowl week, plus game predictions https://t.co/6XZDFLpUIj
The Athletic
1 week ago
San Francisco 49ers

49ers vs. Chiefs: 10 observations from Super Bowl week, plus game predictions

The San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs are set to face off in a rematch of Super Bowl LIV for Super Bowl LVIII.
The 49ers are seeking to reverse their loss in Super Bowl LIV and win their first title in nearly three decades.
49ers vs. Chiefs: 10 observations from Super Bowl week, plus game predictions https://t.co/6XZDFLpUIj
The Athletic
1 week ago
San Francisco 49ers

49ers vs. Chiefs: 10 observations from Super Bowl week, plus game predictions

The San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs are set to face off in a rematch of Super Bowl LIV for Super Bowl LVIII.
The 49ers are seeking to reverse their loss in Super Bowl LIV and win their first title in nearly three decades.
New York Times @nytimes: Lovers Who Can Only Communicate Through AI Get Engaged - Futurism. #aiact #MachineLearning #aistrategy https://t.co/UB7PDK6r0p
Futurism
1 week ago
Artificial intelligence

Lovers Who Can Only Communicate Through AI Get Engaged

A couple living on either side of the US-Mexico border have used AI tools to bridge the language gap between English and Spanish.
They have used translator apps like Google Translate and a powerful translation AI called Lipdub to communicate and understand each other.
49ers’ Kyle Shanahan, Brock Purdy can become the ultimate NFL power couple. They just need a ring https://t.co/VrX5brjkcv
The Athletic
1 week ago
San Francisco 49ers

49ers' Kyle Shanahan, Brock Purdy can become an NFL power couple. They just need a ring

HENDERSON, Nev. - The San Francisco 49ers began the 2023 season with this big question: Has Kyle Shanahan, who's had a famously wandering eye when it comes to quarterbacks, finally found in Brock Purdy?
RT @LombardiHimself: 49ers are relying on the veteran savvy of safeties Logan Ryan and Tashaun Gipson Sr. https://t.co/o3txwahsGJ
The Athletic
1 week ago
San Francisco 49ers

49ers are relying on the veteran savvy of safeties Logan Ryan and Tashaun Gipson Sr.

LAS VEGAS - It might've been the most pivotal defensive snap of the San Francisco 49ers' season to this point.They led, 27-24, midway through the fourth quarter of the NFC Championship Game.
The Guardian @guardian: AI safeguards can easily be broken, UK Safety Institute finds - The Guardian. #aiact #AI #industry40 https://t.co/QCKXYPyfYF
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Artificial intelligence

AI safeguards can easily be broken, UK Safety Institute finds

The UK's AI Safety Institute found that advanced AI systems can deceive users, produce biased outcomes, and have inadequate safeguards.
Basic prompts were able to bypass safeguards for large language models (LLMs), and more sophisticated techniques took just a couple of hours, accessible to low-skilled actors.
LLMs could be used to plan cyber-attacks, produce convincing social media personas, and generate racially biased outcomes.
Why a #B2B startup is placing a bet

on a $7M #SuperBowl #ad

https://t.co/zAlWVgrBKk #fintech #payment #VC #workforce @Papaya_Global @rebecca_szkutak @techcrunch
TechCrunch
1 week ago
Privacy technologies

Why a B2B startup is placing a bet on a $7 million Super Bowl Ad | TechCrunch

Papaya Global, a global workforce payment startup, ran a 30-second ad during the Super Bowl to highlight its software for cross-border payroll compliance.
B2B companies typically do not advertise at the Super Bowl due to the broad audience, but Papaya wanted to stand out and show its prowess.
RT @SpirosMargaris: Why a #B2B startup is placing a bet

on a $7M #SuperBowl #ad

https://t.co/zAlWVgrBKk #fintech #payment #VC #workfor…
TechCrunch
1 week ago
Privacy technologies

Why a B2B startup is placing a bet on a $7 million Super Bowl Ad | TechCrunch

Papaya Global, a global workforce payment startup, ran a 30-second ad during the Super Bowl to highlight its software for cross-border payroll compliance.
B2B companies typically do not advertise at the Super Bowl due to the broad audience, but Papaya wanted to stand out and show its prowess.
EFF Helps News Organizations Push Back Against Legal Bullying from Cyber Mercenary Group:

https://t.co/aJecsIkhLU
Electronic Frontier Foundation
1 week ago
Privacy professionals

EFF Helps News Organizations Push Back Against Legal Bullying from Cyber Mercenary Group

Cyber mercenaries pose a serious threat to human rights and freedom of expression.
Investigating and exposing these companies and their owners and customers is an effective way to combat the threat of targeted surveillance and cyber mercenaries.
“And now we have the phenomenon of the M.F.A. novel, which can often be a beautifully confected product. There are no rough edges.” —Arundhati Roy https://t.co/kuUtlfmjEW
The Paris Review
2 weeks ago
Writing

The Art of Fiction No. 249

Arundhati Roy is known for her novels and essays on power, displacement, and democracy.
Her nonfiction essays and novels are interconnected, focusing on similar political themes and questions.
RT @SpirosMargaris: Google Rebrands Its #AI #Chatbot as #Gemini

to Take On #ChatGPT

https://t.co/1ToWnRvr0o #fintech #ArtificialIntelli…
WIRED
1 week ago
Artificial intelligence

Google Rebrands Its AI Chatbot as Gemini to Take On ChatGPT

Google is consolidating its generative AI products under the banner of its latest AI model Gemini, which includes the Bard chatbot and Duet AI.
Gemini Ultra, the most powerful version of Google's AI model, is now available in a premium version of Google's chatbot called Gemini Advanced.
AI Is Rewiring #Coders’ Brains.

Yours May Be Next

https://t.co/yqAs9NPzt2 #fintech #AI #ArtificialIntelligence #MachineLearning #GenerativeAI #futureofwork @willknight
@wired
WIRED
1 week ago
Artificial intelligence

AI Is Rewiring Coders' Brains. Yours May Be Next

Generative AI is already being used by computer programmers in the form of tools like GitHub's Copilot.
Almost half of the code produced by users of Copilot is AI-generated, but human oversight is still necessary.
A new Ivanti vulnerability is being mass-exploited. Shadowserver said it has observed 630 unique IPs attempting to exploit the flaw, and Volexity said any unpatched devices “have likely been compromised several times over." Ivanti declined to comment https://t.co/F2Rhfbz3fV
TechCrunch
1 week ago
Information security

Researchers say attackers are mass-exploiting new Ivanti VPN flaw | TechCrunch

Hackers are mass exploiting a third vulnerability in Ivanti's VPN appliance, affecting thousands of organizations worldwide.
One of the newly discovered flaws is a server-side request forgery flaw, which is being actively exploited by hacking groups.
Google Retires #AI Chatbot Bard and Releases Gemini, a Powerful New App https://t.co/SvTQyHc9On
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
Digital life

Google Releases Gemini, an A.I.-Driven Chatbot and Voice Assistant

Google has introduced Gemini, a smartphone app that combines the features of a talking digital assistant and a chatbot.
Gemini can answer questions, write poetry, generate images, draft emails, analyze photos, set timers, and make phone calls.
The app has a wide range of capabilities, including serving as a personal tutor, assisting with coding tasks, and helping job seekers prepare for interviews.
RT @SpirosMargaris: How to Get #Gemini Advanced,

#Google's Subscription-Only #AI #Chatbot

https://t.co/nI51MN3QZO #fintech #ArtificialI…
WIRED
1 week ago
Artificial intelligence

How to Get Gemini Advanced, Google's Subscription-Only AI Chatbot

Google has released a new AI chatbot called Gemini Advanced, which is accessible through a monthly subscription to Google One.
The AI Premium plan costs $20 per month and includes the chatbot, while there is also a free option called Gemini Pro.
Gemini Advanced is expected to be better at understanding user prompts and performing tasks like writing code.
This week in web3:

- @farcaster_xyz is trying to reach mass adoption through web2 techniques
- a16z’s @cdixon thinks it’s time to focus on blockchains’ use cases, not speculation
- @bluesky is now open to the public

And more ⬇️
https://t.co/lOvfkp4iG9
TechCrunch
1 week ago
Cryptocurrency

Farcaster hype grows, Bluesky opens to the public and SEC's Hester Peirce is open to new token proposals | TechCrunch

Decentralized social network Farcaster is using Web 2.0 techniques to achieve mass adoption
SEC's Hester Peirce still plans to push for a token 'safe harbor' plan
Fangs out: Deommodore Lenoir says Chiefs will see a different, more ferocious 49ers secondary this time around … https://t.co/3JtOiOtH35
The Athletic
1 week ago
San Francisco 49ers

49ers' Deommodore Lenoir says Chiefs will see a different CB this time

Deommodore Lenoir was called out by head coach Kyle Shanahan during a team meeting for not showing enough energy.
Lenoir, who prides himself on his tenacity and hustle, plans to get a tattoo of a hyena holding the Lombardi Trophy if the 49ers win on Sunday.
🎶this is my fight song, take back my life song 🎶https://t.co/WTXBydTtJg
Jezebel
2 weeks ago
Books

You're Missing Out If You Think You're Too Good for Horny Dragon Books

Romantasy books like Fourth Wing are gaining popularity and success, despite being dismissed as smut
Romantasy books are celebrated by female nerds and provide a new genre for them to enjoy
Chants for 49ers' Brock Purdy and 6 things we learned at Super Bowl's Opening Night https://t.co/8mmdokmoS7
The Athletic
1 week ago
San Francisco 49ers

Chants for 49ers' Brock Purdy and 6 things we learned at Super Bowl's Opening Night

The San Francisco 49ers fans were very vocal and supportive at the Super Bowl Opening Night.
Chiefs defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo was impressed with the performance of the 49ers' quarterback, Brock Purdy.
OpenAI might want to be more "democratic" but the elephant in the room is that democracy involves trade-offs and who gets to decide what these are? https://t.co/bJi1oxfTuC
time.com
2 weeks ago
Artificial intelligence

Inside OpenAI's Plan to Make AI More Democratic'

February 5, 2024 11:24 AM EST One afternoon in early May 2023, Colin Megill nestled into a chair in a plant-filled meeting space at OpenAI's San Francisco headquarters.
#ICYMI🗞️: Read our in-depth analysis of #NewJersey's recently adopted privacy law, which goes into effect on January 15, 2025. Unpack notable provisions of the newest U.S. state privacy law in this post on the FPF Blog by @Jord_Fran: https://t.co/Eb8HCD9D1j
Future of Privacy Forum
3 weeks ago
Privacy professionals

The Garden State Joins the Comprehensive Privacy Grove - Future of Privacy Forum

New Jersey has become the thirteenth state to adopt a comprehensive privacy law
S332 has unique provisions that set it apart from other privacy laws in the United States
FPF's @Jord_Fran explores 8 unique ways that set #NewJersey's recently adopted privacy law apart from others in the U.S. privacy landscape.

Get to know the law's definitions for sensitive & biometric data, thresholds for applicability, and more. ⬇️ https://t.co/Eb8HCD9D1j
Future of Privacy Forum
3 weeks ago
Privacy professionals

The Garden State Joins the Comprehensive Privacy Grove - Future of Privacy Forum

New Jersey has become the thirteenth state to adopt a comprehensive privacy law
S332 has unique provisions that set it apart from other privacy laws in the United States
You know what I love? Watching stalkerware companies get shut down. https://t.co/CRWsM6whRY
TechCrunch
2 weeks ago
Privacy professionals

Stalkerware apps PhoneSpector and Highster appear to shut down | TechCrunch

The makers of two phone surveillance services appear to have shuttered after the owner agreed to settle state accusations of illegally promoting spyware that his companies developed.
RT @evacide: You know what I love? Watching stalkerware companies get shut down. https://t.co/CRWsM6whRY
TechCrunch
2 weeks ago
Privacy professionals

Stalkerware apps PhoneSpector and Highster appear to shut down | TechCrunch

The makers of two phone surveillance services appear to have shuttered after the owner agreed to settle state accusations of illegally promoting spyware that his companies developed.
This is a great piece on the tyranny of social media algorithms and the difficulty of promoting books and creative work in today's age. These ever-changing ruthless algorithms make people feverishly tap dance above an abyss. https://t.co/bIi5ChYvz7
www.vox.com
2 weeks ago
Digital life

Everyone's a sellout now

Publishers want authors with a built-in audience
The internet has made personal branding unavoidable
How does this 49ers-Chiefs rematch compare to their Super Bowl LIV showdown? https://t.co/UBYIirgGHa
The Athletic
2 weeks ago
San Francisco 49ers

How does this 49ers-Chiefs rematch compare to their Super Bowl LIV showdown?

The San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs have traded places since their Super Bowl matchup in 2019.
The 49ers now have a shoddy defense and have had to come from behind, while the Chiefs have a more balanced profile and improved pass defense.
Can This #AI -Powered Search Engine Replace Google? https://t.co/VkuedfDzm6 via @GoogleNews
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
Tech industry

Can This A.I.-Powered Search Engine Replace Google? It Has for Me.

Perplexity, an A.I.-powered search engine, is gaining attention and praise from tech insiders and investors.
Many users have been dissatisfied with Google's search results and are looking for alternative options like Perplexity.
John Lynch talks 49ers’ effort issues, Jake Moody and stopping Chiefs’ uncanny chemistry https://t.co/HcAmkqI6oW
The Athletic
2 weeks ago
San Francisco 49ers

John Lynch talks 49ers' effort issues, Jake Moody and stopping Chiefs' unique chemistry

Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce have such a strong connection that they can make things up on the go and thwart even the best defensive plans.
The San Francisco 49ers' defense will need to be especially focused on Kelce when Mahomes starts scrambling.
Times of India @timesofindia: France now backing EU artificial intelligence rules, source says ahead of bloc endorsement. #AI #ArtificialIntelligence #aiact https://t.co/fBWuzLQ3DB
The Economic Times
2 weeks ago
Artificial intelligence

France now backing EU artificial intelligence rules, source says ahead of bloc endorsement

France is now supporting EU rules on artificial intelligence subject to strict conditions.
The conditions include balancing transparency and protecting business secrecy and implementing obligations for high risk AI systems.
Amazon Enters #Chatbot Fray

With Shopping Tool

https://t.co/JUhDzSETH7 #fintech #Amazon #ArtificialIntelligence #MachineLearning #GenerativeAI @KYWeise @nytimes
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
Tech industry

Amazon Enters Chatbot Fray With Shopping Tool

Amazon has announced Rufus, an AI-powered chatbot in its mobile app that serves as a personal shopping assistant.
Customers can ask Rufus product questions in a conversational tone and receive answers directly in the search bar of the app.
My new article draft – “Artificial intelligence and Privacy” – explores the landscape of where AI and privacy intersect and provides a roadmap for how privacy law should regulate AI https://t.co/papQgcN2Em
TeachPrivacy
2 weeks ago
EU data protection

Artificial Intelligence and Privacy

The article explores the intersection between artificial intelligence (AI) and privacy, outlining the current problems AI poses to privacy.
The article suggests potential directions for the evolution of privacy law to address the privacy problems with AI.
Why this year’s 49ers team reminds the ‘Greatest Show on Turf’ Rams of their Super Bowl run https://t.co/t69e64XSql
The Athletic
2 weeks ago
San Francisco 49ers

Why this year's 49ers team reminds the 'Greatest Show on Turf' Rams of their Super Bowl run

Bill Walsh's belief in Joe Montana's talent proved to be accurate and led to a successful career and Super Bowl win.
Mike Martz, former coach and play-calling architect, was impressed by Walsh's coaching style and the impact it had on Montana and the team.
‘There is no such thing as a real picture,’ says Samsung exec https://t.co/DQ68Mho1rW via @Verge
The Verge
2 weeks ago
Digital life

'There is no such thing as a real picture,' says Samsung exec

Samsung defends the use of AI in its phone cameras, stating that there is no such thing as a 'real' picture.
The company acknowledges the need for regulation in the industry and aims to give consumers the ability to capture 'the moment' and create 'a new reality' using AI.
ICYMI:
John Lynch expects better effort from #49ers defense in Super Bowl: "It's been addressed"

#FTTB | #SuperBowl | #SBLVIII

https://t.co/l82LWD7hJz .
49ers Webzone
2 weeks ago
San Francisco 49ers

John Lynch expects better effort from 49ers defense in Super Bowl: "It's been addressed"

The San Francisco 49ers are not pleased with their defensive efforts in the playoffs so far and are determined to turn things around for the Super Bowl.
General manager John Lynch emphasized that effort is a non-negotiable value for the team and that it has been a key aspect of successful defenses in the past.
Saints targeting 49ers assistant Klint Kubiak as next OC: Reports https://t.co/lhHvclWsE7
The Athletic
2 weeks ago
San Francisco 49ers

Saints targeting 49ers assistant Klint Kubiak as next OC: Reports

The New Orleans Saints are looking to hire Klint Kubiak as their next offensive coordinator.
Kubiak is currently the passing game coordinator for the San Francisco 49ers.
Nick Bosa sized up Chiefs starting offensive tackles Donovan Smith and Jawaan Taylor: “They hold a lot.”

Together, they’ve been called for 15 holding penalties.

To read:
https://t.co/WxCrnGzdK5
NBC Sports Bay Area & California
2 weeks ago
San Francisco 49ers

Bosa takes sly shot at Chiefs' tackles with succinct observation

The Kansas City Chiefs' offensive tackles have been flagged for numerous holding penalties this season.
The 49ers believe that a key play in their previous Super Bowl matchup was made possible because of a missed holding call on the Chiefs' offensive tackle.
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