Trading platform Robinhood said it saw $3.7 billion in crypto trading volume in January, a 95% increase compared with one month prior. The pop coincides with a 2023 rally in the prices of several cryptocurrencies—bitcoin, for example, is up roughly 46% year to date. To be sure, Robinhood’s crypto trading volume for the month was still down 59% year over year. And the company’s heightened...
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Fear and Longing in the AI Wars
Hi, welcome to your Weekend! This is Abe filling in for Jon, who returns as Weekender-in-Chief next Saturday.If the cars, brain implants and spaceships don’t pan out, Elon Musk has a promising future as a fear-monger. His was the leading name attached to a widely discussed open letter published this week that urged a halt in artificial intelligence research, warning that AI poses “profound...
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