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All About AI: The Tech Jawn 125

New York City’s city governance chatbot instructs citizens to break the law in some cases and government officials are a bit miffed journalists are telling the public about it. A University of North Georgia student says she was falsely accused of using AI to...

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Talking Tech With Dr. Tonya M. Evans

A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences illustrates how AI fails to detect depression signs in social media posts by Black Americans as compared to their white counterparts.  Joel Bervell, a.k.a., the Medical Mythbuster, has been saving lives by...

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Florida Bans Social Media Until You're 16

The U.S. Department of Justice and 15 states accuse Apple of monopolizing the smartphone market in a landmark antitrust lawsuit.  Online recruiting site Glassdoor abruptly changed its terms of service and has started adding users’ personally identifiable information to their profiles without consent.  Florida...

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Must TikTok Divest or Be Banned?

The Federal Government is really pushing hard for TikTok to be sold.  There is overwhelming bipartisan support in the House of Representatives, The President will sign a bill if it comes across his desk, and the full court press is on in the Senate....

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Give Black Twitter Its Flowers

Congress and the Whitehouse appear to be for real for real contemplating banning TikTok in the US if its parent company, ByteDance, does not sell the social media platform to a company based outside of China. Trump supporters attempt to swoon Black voters with...

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Companies Crying Over Billions

Microsoft’s Copilot calls itself the Joker and suggests self-harm to a Meta data scientist. Tesla must face a class-action lawsuit from nearly 6000 Black workers for racial discrimination at its Fremont, CA, plant. Apple was hit with first-ever EU fine totaling nearly $2 billion...

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