In a story with far-reaching implications but that has seen surprsingly little attention in the mainstream media, Declan McCullagh reports in C|Net that the FBI is seeking to broadly expand its abilities to wiretap data networks, including DSL lines, cable modems, web services, and so on. Companies that deploy services that don’t have back-doors for the FBI would be fined.
This has very interesting implications for open-source chat systems.
The dark secret behind those cute AI-generated animal images
Google Brain has revealed its own image-making AI, called Imagen. But don't expect to see anything that isn't wholesome.
Inside Charm Industrial’s big bet on corn stalks for carbon removal
The startup used plant matter and bio-oil to sequester thousands of tons of carbon. The question now is how reliable, scalable, and economical this approach will prove.
The hype around DeepMind’s new AI model misses what’s actually cool about it
Some worry that the chatter about these tools is doing the whole field a disservice.
How Charm Industrial hopes to use crops to cut steel emissions
The startup believes its bio-oil, once converted into syngas, could help clean up the dirtiest industrial sector.
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