25th May: Batten down the hatches, AI is here

Chris Chinchilla
2 min readMay 24, 2024
A Chinchilla fighting robots. Apparently

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Mac Power Users #745: “Inventing the Future” with John Buck — Relay FM


Another MPU recommendation from me and a trip down Apple memory lane. John Buck published a book covering the “Apple Technology Group,” a division within Apple that operated back in the 1980s and 1990s and experimented with many forward-looking bits of technology that we take for granted today.

Stack Overflow suspends user for editing posts in OpenAI protest


It was a matter of time before Stack Overflow admitted defeat in their own AI efforts and asked Open AI for a big pile of money to access their data instead. However, as an almost entirely user-generated content site, the people who write said content aren’t happy, and unsurprisingly, Stack Overflow isn’t handling this well.



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