This Week in Tech

Aug 13th 2023

This Week in Tech 940

Chia Fresca

Hosted by Leo Laporte

Black Hat, DEF CON, AI Bill of Rights, BlueJeans, Zoom AI disclosure, Snoopers' Charter

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Category: News

Black Hat, DEFCON, AI Bill of Rights, BlueJeans, Zoom AI disclosure, Snoopers' Charter

  •  Oppenheimer and IMAX. 
  •  AI Causes Real Harm. Let’s Focus on That over the End-of-Humanity Hype. 
  •  Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights. 
  •  The Feds showed up in force at Black Hat. 
  •  The U.K. Government Is Very Close To Eroding Encryption Worldwide . 
  •  America's original hacking supergroup creates a free framework to improve app security. 
  •  Electoral Commission apologises for security breach involving UK voters’ data.
  •  AI 'red teams' race to find bias and harms in chatbots like ChatGPT. 
  •  New ‘Downfall’ Flaw Exposes Valuable Data in Generations of Intel Chips. 
  •  An Apple Malware-Flagging Tool Is ‘Trivially’ Easy to Bypass. 
  •  Maui Wildfire Relief Fund. 
  •  Want to pwn a satellite? Turns out it's surprisingly easy. 
  •  CISA boss says US alliance with Ukraine over past year is closer than Five Eyes. 
  •  Zoom AI tools trained using some customer data, updated terms say. 
  •  From $40 billion to ‘going concern’ — WeWork warns of possible bankruptcy. 
  •  I Would Rather See My Books Get Pirated Than This (Or: Why Goodreads and Amazon Are Becoming Dumpster Fires). 
  •  BlueJeans, Verizon's Google Meet competitor, is shutting down. 
  •  Curiosity Rover Finds ‘Striking’ Evidence of Habitable Seasons on Mars. 
  •  Norway fines Meta 1M crowns per day over behavioural ads feud. 
  •  E.U. slaps Meta with record $1.3 billion fine for data privacy violations. 
  •  Rest in peace Bram Moolenaar, author of Vim and hero of many developers. 
  •  Rhoda Karpatkin, Who Led Consumer Reports for Decades, Dies at 93. 
  •  MrBeast Facing $100 Million Lawsuit After Dissing Own Burgers. 
  •  Travis Kalanick expands ‘dark kitchens’ venture across Latin America. 
  •  Crypto’s Next Craze? Orbs That Scan Your Eyeballs. 

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