The Olympics, piracy, recreating someone using AI after they are dead, migraines, a basketball playing robot, facial recognition, new regulations on what computers you can buy in California and Washington, electric cars igniting, and more on this episode of Grumpy Old Bens.
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Chicago shootings: 70 shot, 12 fatally, in weekend violence across city
Chicago expressway shootings continue to surge despite $12.5M grant, federal intervention
Horrifying robot plays basketball at Olympics
A man used AI to bring back his deceased fiancé. But the creators of the tech warn it could be dangerous and used to spread misinformation.
Digital Piracy Rattles Hollywood: Theater Owners Slam Disney as ‘Black Widow’ Sinks at Box Office
‘Call Her Daddy’ inks $60M Spotify deal after host feud at Barstool
Free Speech Expert: Big Tech Platforms Are ‘Public Accommodations,’ Cannot Restrict Free Speech
Snapchat now has 293 million daily users
Black teen kicked out of skating rink after facial recognition error
Virtual roller coaster rides reveal mysteries of major migraines
NBC doesn’t want people watching the Olympics
SF to bring woke congestion pricing
Old white men win gender discrimination suit against J Walter Thompson
Chevy recalls 2017-2019 Bolt
Alienware computers can’t ship to CA, CO, HI, OR, VT, WA
Colorado unemployment gated by 3rd party facial recognition
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