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Why the AI industry could stand to slow down a little

Scientists are asking for a pause on AI tech. That might be what society needs to get a grip on how to think about, develop, and constrain artificial intelligence like OpenAI’s ChatGPT and more.

1 day ago on The Verge

Y’all, this laptop is too much

Asus’s ROG Flow Z13 is a convertible gaming laptop developed in collaboration with the eclectic clothing brand Acronym. Our $2,499 test unit, while far from a practical buy for most people, is a cool and fun device nonetheless.

2 days ago on The Verge

Carbon capture will probably make electricity more expensive

Capturing carbon emissions at coal and gas power plants would be way more costly than switching to renewable energy, a new analysis finds.

2 days ago on The Verge

Huge Microsoft exploit allowed users to manipulate Bing search results and access Outlook email accounts

A misconfiguration of Microsoft’s Azure platform resulted in a vulnerability that allowed users to freely change Bing search results and access Outlook emails and OneDrive data.

2 days ago on The Verge

We need Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind for Gmail

Email is a dumpster fire, and our inboxes need help. Why not borrow a sci-fi idea for this very real problem? Here’s the case for a clean slate feature by way of Spotless Mind — no house call from Mark Ruffalo required.

3 days ago on The Verge

The Verge’s 13 favorite kitchen tools

We asked The Verge staff to tell us what type of kitchen tools they are using these days. We have recommendations for instant thermometers, rice cookers, toaster ovens, and coffee grinders.

3 days ago on The Verge

The Insta360 Flow is a phone gimbal with all the trimmings

Insta360 is getting into the smartphone gimbal market. The Flow is a $159.99 gimbal with three-axis stabilization that’s available now in the US, Europe, and Japan.

3 days ago on The Verge

Prepare your ears for Wikipedia’s ‘sound of all human knowledge’

After an exhaustive search via “Sound of All Human Knowledge” contest, Wikimedia thinks it’s found a sound logo to use across branded content from the likes of Wikipedia.

3 days ago on The Verge