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Google URL Shortener links will no longer be available

Yet another reason to stop using google via Google for Developers: “In 2018, we announced the deprecation and transition of Google URL Shortener to Firebase Dynamic Links because of the changes we’ve seen in how people find content on the internet, and the number of new popular URL shortening services that emerged in that time. This meant that we no longer accepted new URLs to shorten but that we would continue serving existing URLs. Today, the time has come to turn off the serving portion of Google URL Shortener. Please read on below to understand more about how this will impact you if you’re using Google URL Shortener…”

U.S. Treasury Shared Cloud Lexicon and Terminology

“The Shared Cloud Lexicon and Taxonomy (Lexicon) was created in response to the 2023 US Treasury cloud report, Adoption of Cloud Services in the Financial Sector. The Treasury report noted a lack of common definition for terms related to cloud services and technology, critical services, and terms associated with contract negotiation and service level agreements.… Continue Reading

ChatGPT Isn’t ‘Hallucinating—It’s Bullshitting!

Scientific American [unpaywalled]: “It’s important that we use accurate terminology when discussing how AI chatbots make up informatio. Right now artificial intelligence is everywhere. When you write a document, you’ll probably be asked whether you need your “AI assistant.” Open a PDF and you might be asked whether you want an AI to provide you… Continue Reading

Making sense of rumors about the Trump assassination attempt

2024 U.S. ELECTIONS RAPID RESEARCH BLOG This is part of an ongoing series of rapid research blog posts and rapid research analysis about the 2024 U.S. elections from the University of Washington’s Center for an Informed Public. Key Takeaways After the assassination attempt on presidential candidate Donald Trump, people converged online to make sense of available… Continue Reading

Google Now Defaults to Not Indexing Your Content

Vincent Schmalbach: “…The New Reality – Selective Indexing: This brings us to the current state of affairs: Google is no longer trying to index the entire web. In fact, it’s become extremely selective, refusing to index most content. This isn’t about content creators failing to meet some arbitrary standard of quality. Rather, it’s a fundamental… Continue Reading

Overcoming Hurdles And Shaping The Future Of Legal Tech In The Age Of Artificial Intelligence

Above the Law – Legal professionals are confronted with challenges such as technological barriers, ethical concerns, and evolving legal frameworks and regulations, by Iman Badri. “One of the cornerstones of the United States’ (US) legal system is stare decisis, a principle established in the early 1800s. Stare decisis mandates that courts and judges should uphold… Continue Reading

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Large Language Models, and Law

Surden, Harry, ChatGPT, Artificial Intelligence (AI) Large Language Models, and Law (March 31, 2024). Fordham Law Review, Vol. 92, 2024, Available at SSRN: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4779694  – “This Article explores Artificial Intelligence (AI) Large Language Models (LLMs) like ChatGPT/GPT-4, detailing the advances and challenges in applying AI to law. It first explains how these AI technologies work… Continue Reading

Quick Claude Artifacts Use Case

Brainyacts – “Today, I want to show you a cool and simple use case for Anthropic’s Claude 3.5 model and its incredible ability to generate dynamic graphics and other elements. In the short video below, I demonstrate how a simple prompt can create a sophisticated simulation illustrating the interaction between worked hours, billing realization, and… Continue Reading

How to avoid falling for misinformation and conspiracy theories

Washington Post [unpaywalled] – There’s a flood of real, misleading and fake breaking news and information online. Proceed with caution: “Anyone with an internet connection can watch breaking news unfold in real time, or at least some version of it. Across social media, posts can fly up faster than most fact-checkers and moderators can handle,… Continue Reading

Governing in the Age of AI: A New Model to Transform the State

Governing in the Age of AI: A New Model to Transform the State is a joint report by the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change and Faculty.”…In this report, we describe an AI-enabled model of government in which every citizen has their own digital public assistant to help manage their relationship with the government, freeing… Continue Reading