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  • An app might rewrite this clickbait headline — here’s why
    by Jay Peters on June 2, 2023 at 12:00 pm

    Image: ArtifactThe Artifact news app only just started letting users mark articles as clickbait, but starting Friday, the app will actually be able to rewrite clickbait-y headlines for you in real time with some help from OpenAI’s GPT-4 large language model. If enough people mark a story as having a clickbait headline, Artifact might start showing an AI-rewritten headline to all users. It’s a fascinating — and fast — evolution of a feature that only rolled out last week to Artifact, the new app from Instagram’s co-founders that’s kind of like a TikTok for text. In an interview with The Verge, Artifact co-founder Kevin Systrom says that the app has already seen “tons” of people use the clickbait marker. “It’s clear that people are passionate about... Continue reading…

  • Priority E-Coast Review: High Maintenance Ebike
    by Adrienne So on June 2, 2023 at 12:00 pm

    This electric beach cruiser has a Gates carbon belt drive, but a few other problems as well.

  • Apple transformed the iPhone 10 years ago — and we’re still feeling it today
    by Jay Peters on June 2, 2023 at 12:00 pm

    This is what iOS 7 looked like in September 2013 — three months after Apple first announced it. | Image: AppleiOS 7 brought a bold new design, but much of what was introduced in that release still serves as the foundation for what we see on our iPhones today. Continue reading…

  • UK car rental service delivers your car via remote control
    by Jess Weatherbed on June 2, 2023 at 11:24 am

    Fetch is currently available in Milton Keynes and plans to eventually expand to nearby locations like Luton and Northampton. | Image: BBC / Imperium DriveA new car rental service has launched in the UK that aims to deliver vehicles directly to customers without a driver inside. Instead of relying on autonomous driving technology, Fetch — a service launched by British startup Imperium Drive — remotely pilots its fleet of electric cars from the comfort of the company’s head office, providing a ‘driverless vehicle’ experience with the added safety of technically still having a human driver in control. At the moment, however, vehicles are being delivered with a “safety driver” sitting behind the wheel who can take control of the car if necessary. Fetch hopes to go fully remote after 18 months of demonstrated success. Fetch claims its driverless system has driven over 1,000 miles without a... Continue reading…

  • NASA’s Year-Long Mars Simulation Is a Test of Mental Mettle
    by Ramin Skibba on June 2, 2023 at 11:00 am

    Four people will cohabitate in a small prototype Martian dwelling, mimicking the isolation and stresses of life on the Red Planet.

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