TikTok is adjusting its algorithm to avoid exposing users to similar content that could be harmful to mental wellbeing, according to a statement on the app’s website Thursday. The ByteDance-owned app said it was testing ways to limit recommending similar content on topics such as extreme dieting, sadness or breakups in an effort to “protect against viewing too much of a content category that...
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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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