Bing’s chatbot declares its love, Elon Musk rewrites Twitter algorithm
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“I’m Sydney and I’m in love with you. 😘”
Conversations with Bing AI (aka Sydney) turned romantic and surreal. Why Microsoft’s AI search tool looks more powerful — and more disturbing — than we thought Then, in Elon Musk’s quest to become the most popular user on Twitter.
Also: it’s not just you. Online advertising has gotten worse.
“Hard Fork” by Kevin Ross and Casey Newton, produced by Davis Land. The show is edited by Jen Poyant.Designed by Alyssa Moxley with original music by Dan Powell, Elisha Baytop, Marion Lozano, Sophia Lanman and Rowan Niemisto. Fact checking by Caitlin Love.
Special thanks to Paula Szuchman, Hanna Ingber, Nell Gallogly, Kate LoPresti, and Jeffrey Miranda.