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Kyle Barr
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Kyle is a Breaking News Reporter for Gizmodo, a longtime player of tabletop games and recent dabbler in historical sword fighting.

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I could not xare less about mixed reality and AR. Just VR and if this does not get eye tracking there is no point be upgrading Read more

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I also use Edge daily. I’ll give it a shot before abandoning everything and going full JumpStation. Read more

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They integrated it direclty into Edge... am I actually about to start using Edge? Read more

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Elon Musk paid $44b to get made fun of on Twitter, $8/mo is chump change  Read more

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I think the companies that actually benefited from Twitter in a major way by having “cool, hip” social media presences or whatever were in the minority. I think most companies used Twitter for customer service purposes, since it was the most immediate way for a disgruntled customer to get a company’s attention by Read more

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Anyone who has spent a decent amount of time on Twitter probably has some dude they follow who is suddenly the big Mastodon proponent and … absolutely not. I have no need for another discussion hellsite with some crappy innovative tech solution.  Read more

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I’m not on Twitter and am not steeped in all things related to Twitter. Who are considered their direct competitors? Read more

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You do know that hiQ lost on appeals right? It was ruled they were using the info without permission.
In a November 2022 ruling the Ninth Circuit ruled that hiQ had breached LinkedIn’s User Agreement” hiQ then settled out of court.
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At first, they ignored the ethical aspect of AI image generation because it was only the artists complaining. But then, capitalism got involved. Read more

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The Quest 2 gave the VR userbase a HUGE boost in the time it’s been out, I guess a more affordable VR headset that still has good specs and with wireless standalone functionality is too good of a deal to pass up for people interested in VR, even I personally prefer PC VR. Hopefully the Quest 3 can further iterate on Read more

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It’s important to emphasize that the Getty Images watermark appearing in A.Ⅰ generated images isn’t the smoking gun that proves A.I art is simply chopping up downloaded images and Photoshopping them together. That can easily be disproven by the fact that the training model is only around 6GB in size, whereas you would Read more

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Why would they have any right to get any money back they gave away? Read more

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SBF gave that money away, not FTX. It is gone. Read more

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Nah. And I’d say the same if they donated to Republicans (which they did). Or UNICEF. Or the local animal shelter. That money is gone. Read more

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Just someone uninformed, but what reason could you have to get back donations? They were received in good faith right?  Read more

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I recently got a new iPhone and I had to get a new Reddit app. I chose Apollo and went off to the races. While trying to set it up, I found myself reading a lot more varied subreddits. Read more

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So, I guess fuck anyone using a VPN, huh? Read more

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And on the thirty-second day, many customers resigned from Netflix. Read more

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