Tech News Weekly

Apr 6th 2023

Tech News Weekly 280

Emoji Dialect

AI Headlines, The Poop Emoji, Tesla Workers

Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 19:00 UTC.
Category: News
  • Ant Pruitt talks with Dr. Nirit Weiss-Blatt about how AI is dominating news headlines and finding the middle ground between the excitement of what AI can do and the doomsay of AI.
  • Mikah Sargent shares two stories this week. The first is about the "poop emoji" & the legal history behind emojis in the last couple of years.
  • Secondly, Mikah talks about a report from Reuters about how Tesla workers acquired & shared sensitive images recorded by customers' Tesla vehicles.
  • Finally, Sam Abuelsamid joins the show to talk about how old laptops & EV batteries, California's requirement for half of heavy truck sales to be electric by 2035, and Tesla setting a new record for itself after delivering more than 420l EVs in Q1 of 2023.

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