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The DisInformation Chronicle β€’ 255 implied HN points β€’ 07 Mar 24
  1. The Justice Department is scrutinizing public universities' releases of information about sensitive science programs, such as disinformation research and bioweapons studies.
  2. Congress and the public are increasingly concerned about the government's involvement in 'disinformation research' and funding dangerous virus studies that may have led to the pandemic.
  3. Federal authorities are closely monitoring academic data related to potentially controversial scientific endeavors, raising questions about transparency and accountability.
Bitcoin Magazine Pro β€’ 511 implied HN points β€’ 17 Jan 24
  1. Bitcoin's worldwide acceptance is growing post ETF approval in the US.
  2. Countries are reevaluating their digital asset policies in response to Bitcoin's rise.
  3. Bitcoin is influencing global economic and political decisions, especially in countries like El Salvador, Argentina, India, and China.
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Deploy Securely β€’ 157 implied HN points β€’ 21 Jul 23
  1. The fear of repercussions from authorities like prosecutors and regulatory agencies is often greater than that from hackers.
  2. Cybersecurity professionals and their teams face severe consequences for non-compliance, even if the breach was not entirely their fault.
  3. A flawed liability regime and focus on performative compliance rather than actual security measures contribute to the prioritization of checking boxes over protecting data.
The Charlotte Ledger β€’ 235 implied HN points β€’ 03 Apr 23
  1. Atrium and Novant hospitals receive millions in property tax breaks, exempting them from paying taxes on billions of dollars worth of property.
  2. The tax breaks the hospitals receive could total $23 million in Mecklenburg County alone, contributing to a loss in potential tax revenue that could fund essential public services like education and law enforcement.
  3. Critics argue that as large, multi-billion-dollar enterprises, hospitals like Atrium and Novant should do more to justify their tax-exempt status and provide greater community benefits.
BowTiedMara - Geoarbitrage & Mobility Assets β€’ 216 implied HN points β€’ 16 Mar 23
  1. Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) are becoming inevitable in a cashless society.
  2. Privacy options in a cashless society are diminishing, leading to the potential rise of 'Freedom markets' for private transactions.
  3. In a CBDC world, alternative options like Monero, traditional coins like gold, and potential crackdowns on onramps and offramps need to be considered for financial resiliency.
12challenges β€’ 3 HN points β€’ 14 Mar 24
  1. Imposing transparency on platforms like TikTok is crucial to understand the information users are exposed to.
  2. Legislations like the EU's DSA and the US's PATA aim to force platforms to reveal their top content for scrutiny.
  3. Access to real-time data on top content viewed on platforms like TikTok is essential for researchers and policymakers.
Navigating AI Risks β€’ 117 implied HN points β€’ 05 May 23
  1. The White House is engaging with top AI companies to discuss risks and set guidelines for responsible AI use.
  2. Leaked documents show concerns about open-source AI catching up to big companies, raising issues about model accessibility and misuse.
  3. Generative AI is being used to automate tasks, raising concerns about job displacement and income inequality across various industries.
I Might Be Wrong β€’ 1 implied HN point β€’ 19 Mar 24
  1. There are various reasons to dislike TikTok beyond its content, like how it impacts the comedy industry and news integrity.
  2. The decision to ban TikTok should be focused on its potential ties to the Chinese government, rather than just its content.
  3. Banning social media platforms should have a specific, well-considered rationale to avoid setting a precedent that could be misused.
Fully Distributed by Ori Eldarov β€’ 39 implied HN points β€’ 13 Mar 23
  1. Computers have shifted from deterministic to imprecise models, impacting our trust in technology.
  2. The explainability problem in AI poses challenges in understanding how AI systems arrive at conclusions.
  3. Building a safe AI future involves rigorous testing, continuous model tuning, and government involvement.
The Cosmopolitan Globalist β€’ 15 implied HN points β€’ 11 Apr 23
  1. Elon Musk's actions on Twitter have led to significant backlash and calls for him to step down.
  2. There is a dependency on Twitter for promotion and engagement within certain industries, like journalism
  3. Users are considering a #TwitterStrike as a way to address the issues with Elon Musk's influence on the platform.
Ill-Defined Space β€’ 9 implied HN points β€’ 16 Mar 23
  1. The lack of effective space traffic management poses risks in the space industry.
  2. There are international challenges in space operations due to different approaches and lack of cooperation.
  3. The Office of Space Commerce is addressing concerns such as technology shortfalls, international collaboration, economic impact, regulatory challenges, and operator responsibilities.
Michelle Rempel Garner β€’ 0 implied HN points β€’ 03 Apr 23
  1. Election polls can influence election results through bandwagon effects and validation of voter behavior.
  2. Enforcing a ban on publishing election polls before election days is impractical and could lead to unintended consequences.
  3. Instead of banning election polls, focus on improving voter engagement, addressing barriers to voting, and providing more information to voters for a healthier democracy.