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One of the issues with these systems is that if the content truly is original, rather than rehosted, then section 230 doesn't apply, and tech companies can theoretically be liable for libel. In this case Bing is saying bad stuff about Microsoft though, so it's simply funny.
The key thing to do, Krugman argues, is to find ways to provide the same services for less money, not to provide fewer services.
From Ian Bremmer on twitter, “Biden the Grey”
• Thread summarizing an article about the lack of after school care for kids since the pandemic. The good news, as detailed in the article, is that California has made some progress by prioritizing it.
• Very long thread describing a technology I had no idea ever existed: trackless trams. TL;DR: Surprise, they're worse than buses in almost every way, which is why the last one is going to be shut down.