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What I’m Reading - 8/27/2023
I can honestly say I’ve never seen anything like Dublin when tens of thousands of Notre Dame fans descend upon it. I’m writing this before the game because, let’s be honest, I’m probably going to be a wee hungover in the morning.
Me on Dame Street watching the marching band. They named the street Notre Dame Street just for today. I made these shirts for myself and my friends and lots of people have been asking where we got them. I could make a pretty penny if there wasn’t all that pesky copyright stuff.
Lots of news again this past week. One thing I’ll point out is Morning Consult’s State of Technology Report. I’ll call out this part in particular:
Even in this moment of respite, however, the road ahead for tech will only become more complicated, not less. Generative AI emerged as a new industry and could bring new opportunities but is also fueling concerns among consumers. Politically, a rising share of U.S. Republicans are finding that tech has a positive impact on discourse as X, formerly known as Twitter, cozies up to conservatives. Tech, AI and online discourse are sure to become key areas of focus of the 2024 elections.
Have a great Sunday!
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What I’m Reading
Center for an Informed Public: Addressing falsehoods and the manipulated narrative of House Judiciary Committee Majority document: “The Weaponization of CISA: How a ‘Cybersecurity’ Agency Colluded With Big Tech and ‘Disinformation’ Partners to Censor Americans”
New York Times: The Secrets of Debate Swag
The Globe and Mail: Wildfires reveal social media as the new problem child for government
The Washington Post: Meta bans news related to Canada wildfires
Politico Tech Podcast: What Google wants from Washington on AI
The Wall Street Journal: America's tech giants rush to comply with new curbs in Europe