This Week in Tech

Jun 4th 2023

This Week in Tech 930

Can You Smell What Tim is Cooking?

Hosted by Leo Laporte

WWDC preview, AI scientist statement, virtual kidnapping

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Category: News

WWDC preview, AI scientist statement, virtual kidnapping

  •  Microsoft Build 2023 - Panos Panay Keynote. 
  •  Why AI Scientists Are Freaking Us Out. 
  •  AI Makes Mistakes But Could It Destroy Us? 
  •  A Chatbot Was Designed to Help Prevent Eating Disorders. Then It Gave Dieting Tips. 
  •  Everything Apple Plans to Show at WWDC: XR Headset, iOS 17 and More. 
  •  Meta announces its Quest 3 VR headset, which will cost $499.99. 
  •  Millions of PC motherboards were sold with a firmware backdoor. 
  •  Fancy Bear Goes Phishing: The Dark History of the Information Age, in Five Extraordinary Hacks by Scott J. Shapiro. 
  •  Is cybersecurity an unsolvable problem? 
  • What are deceptive patterns? 
  •  How I Nearly Fell for a Frightening ‘Virtual Kidnapping’ Scam. 
  •  Quick Guide to Virtual Kidnapping. 
  •  A developer says Reddit could charge him $20 million a year to keep his app working. 
  •  Amazon to pay more than $30 million to settle FTC privacy complaints over Alexa and Ring. 
  •  Intel to add AI engine to all 14th-gen Meteor Lake SoCs. 
  •  Amazon is discontinuing Alexa's celebrity voices, even if you paid for them. 
  •  Will There Be Any Successors to ‘Succession’? 

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