Big Tech Does Not Agree With That Characterization

Big Tech Does Not Agree With That Characterization

So the Marlins had teammates with Covid—and played the Phillies anyway? Naturally the depleted Floridians beat the Phils. (I guess you can tell I’m from Philadelphia.) Oh, and a heads-up that, as promised, this newsletter soon will be available only to subscribers—which means that, starting in September, you won’t be reading this on the web.…

First PS5 Fighting Game Revealed

First PS5 Fighting Game Revealed

The first PS5 fighting game has been revealed. While it’s safe to assume Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter, Tekken, Injustice, and more are coming to the PS5 via future installments, the first fighting game confirmed on the PS5 is actually a game from a slightly smaller series. More specifically, today Arc System Works announced that Guilty…

AI-Generated Text Is the Scariest Deepfake of All

AI-Generated Text Is the Scariest Deepfake of All

When pundits and researchers tried to guess what sort of manipulation campaigns might threaten the 2018 and 2020 elections, misleading AI-generated videos often topped the list. Though the tech was still emerging, its potential for abuse was so alarming that tech companies and academic labs prioritized working on, and funding, methods of detection. Social platforms…

13 Amazon Prime Perks You Might Not Be Using

13 Amazon Prime Perks You Might Not Be Using

It’s common knowledge that an Amazon Prime membership nets you free two-day shipping. But there are additional benefits that make the service more worthwhile, and considering the cost of a yearly membership, you’re doing yourself a disservice if you aren’t taking advantage of all of them. Below, we’ve listed some of the benefits you should…

Amazon’s Hidden Prime Secrets

If you have an Amazon Prime membership (maybe it’s where you’ve been buying all your toilet paper during the pandemic) then you’re likely aware of the key benefits: free shipping, access to special deals, and the free streaming movies and TV shows. But there are a host of other, lesser-known benefits available to Prime customers,…