Fears about Twitter’s fragility came to fruition Wednesday evening as the website went down for users around the globe. User reports of outages spiked significantly around 5 p.m. PT according to the website Down Detector with users reporting difficulty logging onto the website altogether. It’s the first significant outage at Twitter since the company was acquired by Elon Musk, who slashed...
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From Silicon Valley to Washington, America has suddenly woken up to the risks of artificial intelligence. While Congress is just beginning conversations over how to regulate AI, the technology is advancing at an astonishing pace. Rather than indulge the fantasy that regulation will establish a “responsible” AI trajectory quickly and sustainably enough, the better and more reliable...
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