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github drama!!! tron. black pixels; morality? (17)
certificate authority exploits rce. more ai book writing.
a rce in acme.sh was exploited by a certificate authority. github drama ensues.
everyone knows that morality has been declining. why? how? psychology is awesome. psychologists can ask and answer questions like “do people treat each other with less respect today than they did previously?” then they discover worldwide hallucinations. related: underrated ideas in psychology
raspberry pi factory tour (video). factory in the uk that is printing raspberry pis.
mobile phone museum. Bar phones, brick phones, communicators, flip phones, clamshells, foldable phones, phones with handlebar keyboards, swivel phones, taco phones, and more!
hobbyist novelist uses ai to write book. adi uses a new sudowrite product. if you know exactly what you want, using an ai to write for you is hard. when you don’t know what you want (and when you are are a bad writer), ai enforced regression to the mean is helpful, I guess?
marc andreessen is firmly anti-doomer. shocking. some predictions are way too bold and are easy to bet against (“Every person will have an AI assistant/coach/mentor/trainer/advisor/therapist that is infinitely patient, infinitely compassionate, infinitely knowledgeable, and infinitely helpful.”) It is very worth a read - ai risk has in fact developed into a cult…
examples of ai gaming the system from the 80s onward. “creatures exploit a collision detection bug to get free energy by clapping body parts together” and “playfun algorithm pauses the game of tetris indefinitely to avoid losing.”
making promo videos for the disney tron ride. gmunk understands and communicates why and how artistic decisions are made. and the art is beautiful.
making weird beats. pudding.cool strikes again with a fun visualization.