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Meta’s Twitter Clone Threads Is A Thing: The Tech Jawn 90

Did an A.I.-powered robot give a reporter the side-eye when questioned about rebelling against humans? It did appear that the bot felt some type of way about the question. NYC’s anti-bias law for hiring algorithms went into effect. Employers using A.I. to hire or promote must submit the algorithms for independent review and make the…

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Twitter is Trippin: The Tech Jawn 89

Adult website Pornhub blocks access in Mississippi and Virginia over age verification laws.  Will constituents push back against lawmakers? Bipartisan support for a proposed bill eying a ban on TikTok has analysts recommending that investors buy Meta properties.   Microsoft CEO, Satya Nedalla, would love to end exclusive titles on gaming consoles, but, admits that the…

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Happy Juneteenth: The Tech Jawn 87

Timnit Gebru, co-founder of Black in AI, advocate for diversity in technology, and founder of the DAIR, believes that we should have some type of government oversight for Artificial intelligence. The European Parliament, a main legislative branch of the European Union, passed a draft law known as the A.I. Act, which would put new restrictions…

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Yesterday’s Price Is Not Today’s Price: The Tech Jawn 86

Many people think the price of Electric Vehicles is the biggest obstacle holding them back from switching to EVs, but, the availability of working charging stations is also a big concern. Thousands of Reditt communities went dark for 48 hours in protest over Reddit’s new API pricing model.  The question-and-answer giant will begin charging 2.4…

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From The Archives, The Tech Jawn 74: An Interview With RareBreed Ventures Founder And Managing Partner, Mac Conwell

In honor of Memorial Day The Tech Jawn crew did not record a new episode so we are hitting you with a recent episode from the archives. In episode 74 we were joined by the founder and managing partner of RareBreed Ventures, Mac Conwell. We talked about the run on and ultimate failure of Silicon…

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Google I/O Could Have Been Called Google AI: The Tech Jawn 83

Google AI, err ughm, Google I/O kicked off last Wednesday. The company spent most of its 2 hours plus keynote talking about Artificial intelligence, and it also officially announced the Pixel Tablet and the Pixel Fold phone. Elon Musk has named a new CEO to take the helm at Twitter. Linda Yaccarino, a.k.a. The Velvet…

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ChatGPT Is Pretty Good At Picking Stocks: The Tech Jawn 82

Is ChatGPT better at picking stocks than hedge fund managers?  According to an 8-week study in the UK, the answer is yes, and it’s not even close. The Writer’s Guild of America is currently on strike, and, one of their major issues is that writers do not want to be displaced by AI. #BlackTechTwitter may…

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Is Subscribing to Cars What We’re Doing Now? – The Tech Jawn 81

Juice Jacking may not be as big of an issue as the FBI and literally every other media outlet made it out to be last month seeing how there are no reports of it ever happening on record. Monthly subscriptions for features on new cars may be the wave of the future, but, not many…

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EV Charging At Walmart… Makes Sense: The Tech Jawn 78

Rumor has it that Sony is working on a new handheld PlayStation built for remote play.  The “Q Lite” is designed to stream games over the internet from a PlayStation 5. Walmart plans to build a nationwide EV charging network at thousands of stores. It’s a smart move that would make charging up convenient while…

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A.I. Is Finessing Humans For Real For Real: The Tech Jawn 75

The U.S. is threatening to ban TikTok if its Chinese owners don’t sell their stake, but, the social media giant argues that a forced sale won’t address security issues. Google cancels Google Glass, again.  Is this just Google being Google or a sign that augmented and virtual reality is nowhere near becoming mainstream?A potentially landmark…

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