The hottest Microsoft Substack posts right now

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Year 2049 β€’ 6 implied HN points β€’ 23 Dec 23
  1. 2023 brought a lot of exciting advancements in AI technology and applications.
  2. The development of Custom GPTs by OpenAI signaled a shift towards personalized AI models and a potential platform for various AI apps.
  3. Issues like the fake Google Gemini demo and Sam Altman's reinstatement drama at OpenAI showed the complexities and challenges of the AI industry.
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Fight to Repair β€’ 39 implied HN points β€’ 16 May 22
  1. Efforts are being made to protect the medical right to repair by hospitals, repairers, and public health groups to ensure competition in the industry.
  2. Caterpillar is pioneering the practice of refurbishing old engines, thereby promoting sustainability, reducing costs, and boosting revenue from services.
  3. Microsoft's closure of physical stores has impacted its repairability efforts, showing the importance of accessible repair centers for customers to learn, seek help, and fix devices.
Machine Economy Press β€’ 2 implied HN points β€’ 11 Apr 23
  1. Microsoft has developed a new assistant called Security Copilot for cybersecurity professionals, powered by GPT-4 and designed to help identify breaches.
  2. The Security Copilot tool uses large language models and threat intelligence gathering to hunt down security threats based on daily collected signals.
  3. There is a global shortage of skilled security professionals, with Microsoft aiming to address this through continual learning from users and collaboration to combat sophisticated cyber threats.
Chaos Theory β€’ 0 implied HN points β€’ 25 Jan 24
  1. Tech giants partnering with National Science Foundation to create federal AI hub
  2. Apple is increasing efforts to incorporate AI into iPhones
  3. Concerns in China are influencing the development of an AI industrial complex
Barn Lab β€’ 0 implied HN points β€’ 31 Jul 23
  1. You can download Windows for free from Microsoft and install it without a key, but a watermark may appear after some time.
  2. Legitimate options to remove the watermark include purchasing an activation key from Kinguin or transferring an old activation key from Windows 7 onwards.
  3. There are legal ways to activate Windows using HWID, KMS activation methods, or MAS Scripts available from