How is the OpenAI board gonna fire Sam Altman just because he gave answers that sounded plausible but weren't actually accurate?
One of the major, major benefits of #Mastodon that we don't talk about enough is the ability to choose what you see. I get the people I follow, roughly in the order they posted. Which is what I want and what 99% of social media users want.
Thinking of this because I use #Instagram for my art business (no choice), and Insta's algorithm just glitched *again* and is only showing posts from 2-3 weeks ago. And I have a sale coming up this weekend.
The European Commission has had enough of Musk's deadbird site -- at least enough to stop paying him for the privilege of swimming in a toxic waste dump -- and people are talking about that.
Which reminds me:
Please don't beat up on people who leave that toxic place, even if you believe, however righteously, that they should have left long ago.
They're doing the right thing now. Thank them, and encourage others to do the same.
The way my wife arranged our Christmas decorations along with leftovers from Easter looks like we’re worshipping a pagan god.
Update: Apple is pausing their ads on X. Thank you to everyone who sent an email to Tim. You made this happen: https://9to5mac.com/2023/11/17/apple-advertising-on-twitter-paused/
It should be clear now that it was and remains a catastrophic mistake for people to view privately owned social media platforms as any kind of public resource. People didn't know better a decade ago. They have no excuse now.
Signal is a nonprofit. But what does this mean in practice? Today we do something most tech co’s avoid: talk money. What does it cost for Signal to play in a lane dominated by billion $ corporations, while rejecting the surveillance business model?
I thought I could control the power of the yeast. I was wrong.