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Google’s Plan to Catch ChatGPT Is to Stuff AI Into Everything

Bloomberg: “A new internal directive requires “generative artificial intelligence” to be incorporated into all of its biggest products within months. Artificial intelligence was supposed to be Google’s thing. The company has cultivated a reputation for making long-term bets on all kinds of far-off technologies, and much of the research underpinning the current wave of AI-powered… Continue Reading

On social media platforms, more sharing means less caring about accuracy

MIT News: “..As a social media user, you can be eager to share content. You can also try to judge whether it is true or not. But for many people it is difficult to prioritize both these things at once. That’s the conclusion of a new experiment led by MIT scholars, which finds that even… Continue Reading

How to Take Back Control of What You Read on the Internet

The Atlantic – “How to Take Back Control of What You Read on the Internet Social-media algorithms show us what they want us to see, not what we want to see. But there is an alternative. By Yair Rosenberg. “The social-media web is built on a lie. Platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter enticed… Continue Reading

Democracy Report 2023

DEMOCRACY REPORT 2023 #Defiance in the Face of #Autocratization. “Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) produces the largest global dataset on #democracy with over 31 million data points for 202 countries from 1789 to 2022. Involving almost 4,000 scholars and other country experts, V-Dem measures hundreds of different attributes of democracy. V-Dem enables new ways to study… Continue Reading

How to save a ChatGPT conversation to revisit later

ZDNet: “ChatGPT is an AI tool that produces a variety of content with many different applications. Whether it’s a breakthrough in your code, progress on your essay or just a funny interaction with the chatbot, you may want to revisit some of your conversations with the chatbot later. Luckily for you, saving your chat is no… Continue Reading

Twitter v. Mastodon v. Post v. Other Possibilities

Twitter v. Mastodon v. Post v. Other Possibilities by Teri Kanefield 1. “Twitter – Twitter has done a lot of good. It allowed communities to form. It allowed marginalized voices to be heard. It allowed crucial information to be disseminated. It even saved lives. Like Facebook and other platforms that rely on algorithms to stimulate… Continue Reading

Moderating the Fediverse: Content Moderation on Distributed Social Media

Rozenshtein, Alan Z., Moderating the Fediverse: Content Moderation on Distributed Social Media (November 23, 2022). 2 Journal of Free Speech Law (2023, Forthcoming), Available at SSRN: or “Current approaches to content moderation generally assume the continued dominance of “walled gardens”: social media platforms that control who can use their services and how. But… Continue Reading

LLRX February 2023 Issue

8 New Articles and 4 New Columns for February 2023 – https://www/ The expanding role of technology in the law firm business model – The premise of this article by COO and legal technologist Kenneth Jones is that individual capabilities and excellence (either legal or technical) standing alone are not enough to ensure long-term, sustainable success.… Continue Reading

Ten Legal and Business Risks of Chatbots and Generative AI

Ten Legal and Business Risks of Chatbots and Generative AI – by Matthew F. Ferraro, a senior fellow at the National Security Institute at George Mason University, is a Counsel at WilmerHale; Natalie Li is a Senior Associate, and Haixia Lin and Louis W. Tompros / Partners at WilmerHale. “It took just two months from… Continue Reading