🔗: Small dents in the IndieWeb #Tech https://paulrobertlloyd.com/2024/056/a1/indieweb_dents/
“So 2024 seems like the place where the rubber hits the road. If there are real use cases for #LLMs , ones that save businesses money, perhaps #AI will be on the path to #sustainability. But if these tools come into widespread use and lead to bad publicity, lawsuits, and congressional hearings, with minimal productivity gains, the trough of disillusionment may be coming — and it might be very deep”
Google paused AI chatbot Gemini’s ability to generate images after a segment of users complained of historical inaccuracies. Tech Crunch says it appears Google “had implemented clumsy hardcoding under the hood to attempt to 'correct' for biases in its model.” https://flip.it/ERELPr
#Tech #AI #ArtificialIntelligence #Google
Honestly, I had no idea DuckDuckGo had its own web browser lol. This article reminded me to try out DuckDuckGo's search engine again, and compare its search results with those of Google Search. I was actually surprised to find out that DuckDuckGo churned out way better search results. I'm definitely gonna use it instead of Google from now on.
I spent the last few weeks in New Zealand, so I figured I’d do something a little different in the Disconnect Roundup this week and recap some local tech-related issues on things like film and space that readers might find interesting. Enjoy!
Xiaomi releases a smaller premium phone that EMBARRASSES similar offerings from Samsung and Apple. Here's a first look at the Xiaomi 14!
The main camera on this thing is pacing (and often outperforming) the main cameras on iPhones and Galaxy Ultras... 🤯