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The must-reads

I’ve combed the web to search out you right this moment’s most enjoyable/necessary/scary/fascinating tales about know-how.

1 Deepfakes are getting used to resurrect useless politicians 
For instance in Indonesia, the place over 200 million voters will go to the polls tomorrow. (CNN)
And likewise in India, which has a normal election across the nook. (Al Jazeera)

2 How BYD beat Tesla to develop into the world’s high electrical automobile maker
Its development has been really stratospheric. Now right here comes the scrutiny. (NYT $)
BYD is stepping into transport in a giant means—for this reason. (MIT Expertise Evaluation)

3 Sports activities leagues are rolling out apps for Apple’s Imaginative and prescient Professional headset
Now we simply have to attend to see if folks get pleasure from utilizing them. (NBC)
That is what it’s prefer to put on the headset on daily basis for 2 weeks. (WP $)
The Imaginative and prescient Professional might assist scientists conduct analysis. (Nature)

4 Vietnam is turning into instrumental within the US-China chip battle
And it’s doubling down on its position by dangling tax breaks and different perks to firms. (Nikkei Asia)
+ Elevating trillions of {dollars} might be the simplest little bit of Sam Altman’s chip plan. (WSJ $)

5 Property brokers are utilizing AI to furnish folks’s houses with pretend furnishings 
Which should cut back their workload. However… does it cross the road into outright deception? (Vice)
AI is getting used for a fair grimmer function: to generate obituaries. (The Verge)

6 We’re getting nearer to blood assessments to foretell dementia
An enormous examine of over 50,000 volunteers has yielded some wonderful insights. (The Guardian)

7 How Slack modified us
It made work really feel extra informal—but additionally arguably extra all-consuming, too. (The Verge)

8 Followers are fuming after Spotify layoffs broke a musical encyclopedia 
It is a actual reminder of simply how fragile the digital world will be. (TechCrunch)

9 Temu is decided you’re going to hear about it
The Chinese language e-commerce firm is spending a ton of cash to get title recognition amongst People. (The Atlantic $)
Why the stress round Chinese language apps within the US is overblown. (MIT Expertise Evaluation)

10 Musk allegedly purchased Twitter as a result of the personal jet account irritated him
I assume that is what pettiness appears like once you’re one of many richest males on the planet. (Gizmodo)

Quote of the day

“It codifies your tradition, your society’s intelligence, your frequent sense, your historical past – you personal your individual information.”

—Jensen Huang, CEO of Nvidia, explains why he thinks each nation ought to construct its personal ‘sovereign’ AI throughout the World Governments Summit in Dubai.

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