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Friday Open Thread: Tweets From This Week That Won't Make You Feel Bad
introducing a weekly list of tweets that pirate wires staff enjoyed, all mercifully non-political or culture-warry (most of them, at least), with comments open to all
Big stories in tech, AI, and crypto this week on Pirate Wires. Here’s a recap of what we published. Open thread in the comments below.
By asking for an explanation for any poorly understood phenomena that humans have a hard time explaining, GPT is forced to create novel hypotheses.
"Ethics" and "Society" (March 20)
Tech press hysterics for "AI ethicists" (professional political censors), everything you need to know about GPT-4, and the TikTok war accelerates.
The Tradwife Craze Is About Envy (March 21)
Tradwifes aren't about patriarchy, white supremacy, sexual fetishism, or indoctrination — it's about women staying home, a luxury most can't afford.
Run Stanford's language model on your Mac with a relative few simple steps — you don't need to be a developer to do it.
The Yaoi To Trans Pipeline (March 22)
The Taoi to trans pipeline exists, the real debate is over why.
Six weeks later, Operation Chokepoint 2.0 has brought crypto to its knees… along with America’s entire financial system.
A recap of Coinbase's Twitter space on the Wells notice.
TikTok’s Congressional Disaster (March 23)
Amidst growing bi-partisan support of a ban, summary and analysis of TikTok’s first Congressional hearing.