Chaos & Amazement #2328 Twitter’s Poop Emoji Department, StableDoodle, and AI Generated South Park Episodes
Apologies for the concise newsletter this time, as I'm currently traveling on the beautiful island of Ilha de Mozambique, but rest assured you won't miss out on the latest tech updates and insights! 🏝️
“But the poop emoji does, now, have a human face, as Benarroch often follows up on reporters’ inquiries, largely to defend Yaccarino’s image even if he can’t control Twitter’s.” When Linda Yaccarino arrived at Twitter in June, she brought along one close aide from NBCUniversal, a loyal and sometimes divisive PR hand
I feel sorry for Twitter’s lady CEO.
"Jesus, how do they always manage to get everything exactly wrong?" Reddit users are still in uproar, this time because the platform announced a plan to ditch coins and awards. Redditors express frustration, calling it "wrong move" & demand clarity on the replacement system
This study analyzed Tinder users' satisfaction and offline dates. They found age and motives strongly predict satisfaction. Interestingly, 65.3% of users were married or "in a relationship."
@StabilityAI has launched Stable Doodle, a sketch-to-image service on
The Simulation reveals a video demo of Generative TV & Showrunner Agents. This technology is all about using artificial intelligence to create TV show episodes, especially for existing TV shows like "South Park." They use large language models (LLMs) and custom diffusion models to generate high-quality content. Some doubt its authenticity, but the demo is very impressive.
On Tuesday, Wix announced a new AI Site Generator feature that enables users to create a complete website just by typing a description and answering a few follow-up questions. The AI and algorithms then automatically generate the design, text, and images.
From my blog
Kevin Mitnick, a hacker best known for his crime spree in the 1990s, who became a security consultant, writer, and public speaker after serving time, dies at 59. From hacker to hero, Mitnick's legacy sparked cyber awareness. Vigilance and AI tech keep the fight strong against cyber threats. https://bnox.be/2023/07/kevin-mitnicks-impact-on-cybersecurity.html
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