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Lauren Leffer
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Brooklyn-based journalist covering breaking news on the environment, big tech, and more.

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No doubt some rich people will get richer off of this. But should I, the small investor, drop my NFT, dall-e, Bitcoin or Tesla holdings for this? Read more

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Not surprising.  I find it incredibly useful.  And it is not like a ban will work.  The genie is out of the bottle.
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In other news, Meta stock was up 25% today. 🤡 Read more

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The NPR link about rocket science is amusing but way too complicated. ChatGPT is literally worse at math than a toddler and anyone can prove it: Read more

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I actually Love peacock, I have used it for almost a year now I started out watching a episode of yellowstone and then purchased it and got caught up on all the seasons until season 5, Season 5 isn’t on it yet. But there is a lot of other shows that like. Hallmark shows,  Shows off local channels some shows that are Read more

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“out of control garbage fire continues to burn, film at eleven!” Read more

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It was about his personal plane tracker bot. Read more

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It’s so weird. Oculus Quest 2 (and yes I still call it Oculus and will always call it Oculus) is one of the greatest gaming devices ever made. It truly is. The standalone graphics are excellent. And you can even plug it into a gaming PC with a cheap cable for an even more graphically immersive experience. So why are Read more

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There are certain things where you should resist being first out the door. These things are usually tied to the well-being of people. Example, radiation chemist, thalidomide....and now self-driving. Read more

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At least crypto-idiots aren't using up all of the electricity this time. Read more

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I have a small front lawn, my yard is 40 feet wide. I was asked why I don’t maintain it to the extent other neighbors keep monoculture kentucky bluegrass sod, or whatever.

I told them if I become know for taking a significant percentage of my life and devoted it to lawn clout, I’d have clearly wasted that time.

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My standard for keeping stuff has always been “Do I have enough to make furniture with it?” Read more

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I guess I’m a little more jaded and think MK will come up with a new philosophy that time is best spent doing things with those you love and create memories rather than organizing memories.  Then in a few years time, another new philosophy that combines the two.
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I thought this was going to be about an upcoming superbowl ad
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Kondo is just Jordan Peterson for liberals without discipline. Read more

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I’m in Oakland, $35 worth of food is not very much: $5 bread, $8 lb sliced ham, $20 2lb coffee, $8 frozen burritos, $7 frozen French fries. See any food yet, it is too inflated now from price gouging as Oakland is becoming a grocery store desert...often end up buying food at local gas stations Read more

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