Tech News Weekly

May 30th 2024

Tech News Weekly 339

Tackling Disinformation With 'Prebunking'

Hosted by Mikah Sargent

Google Search Documents, /e/OS, OpenAI & Siri

Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 19:00 UTC.
Category: News

Can you debunk misinformation before it gets out to the public? A massive leak of Google's search algorithm made its way online. What is the /e/OS mobile operating system? And OpenAI is working with Apple to train Siri, and it is making Microsoft concerned about their relationship.

  • Will Oremus from The Washington Post joins Mikah Sargent to talk about misinformation and the practice of 'prebunking' as a way to educate voters in upcoming elections so that they are as informed as possible when casting their votes.
  • Mikah talks about a recent leak of Google's search algorithm and the company's acknowledgement of the leak.
  • Senior Writer Scott Gilbertson of Wired stops by the show to discuss /e/OS and its differences from the stock Google Android operating system.
  • Finally, Mikah talks about OpenAI helping Apple fix its digital assistant, Siri, and how that working relationship is making Microsoft very concerned.

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