OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, at a Senate hearing Tuesday, acknowledged that artificial intelligence could “cause significant harms to the world” and said it is crucial for governments to craft legislation and safety standards to allow the field to continue growing while mitigating its potential negative effects. The sight of a technology executive asking Congress to regulate their industry is an apt...
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Streaming Services Should Beware Becoming Like Cable Companies
About a month ago, I finally reached my breaking point with YouTube TV, the streaming service I had subscribed to years earlier as a replacement for cable TV. I didn’t think twice about paying $40 a month for it in 2018, but after years of price increases—YouTube TV now costs $73 a month—I realized my family wasn’t watching it nearly enough to justify the money. So I ditched it. More...
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