Four years after its debut, the Tesla Cybertruck has finally reached its first batch of customers. The truck was delivered to about a dozen people during a lavish event at the company’s headquarters in Austin, Texas, at which Elon Musk predicted the truck would usher in a new, more exciting future. The company also provided updated details about the pricing, range, and features for the truck, much of which has changed significantly from the originally…"Tesla Cybertruck is here: electric truck will start at $60,990 and get up to 340 miles of range"
On a weekday afternoon at Red Rock Coffee, the cafe known for spotting venture capitalists in Silicon Valley, one is likely to overhear a few conversations in Mandarin. With China reopening its borders this spring following three years of COVID-19 restrictions, managers of U.S. funds in the country have been flocking the Bay Area. While these trips were routine before the pandemic, they have now taken on a fresh purpose. USD-denominated funds in China have…"Fate of US venture capital in China teeters on uncertainty"
Following his surprise firing on Friday, former OpenAI CEO Sam Altman might not be as out of a job as we initially thought he was, according to new word from The Verge on Saturday. Reportedly, sources close to Altman say that the board itself, in a stunning reversal, have “agreed in principal” to resign while reinstating him to his former position. However, the board has since reportedly missed a 5pm PT deadline regarding the decision. Shortly…"OpenAI reportedly considering reinstating freshly-ousted CEO Sam Altman"
The takeaway of Robert Sapolsky’s Determined: A Science of Life Without Free Will is basically the same as that espoused by those Snickers commercials: You’re not you when you’re hungry. Except according to Sapolsky, there is no “you”—the hunger is what dictates your behavior, along with your stress level, whether or not you were born with fetal alcohol syndrome or grew up in a culture that valorizes individual freedoms versus one that prioritizes communal responsibility…"Determinism vs. free will: A scientific showdown"
Speaker 1: Good morning. Welcome to our first ever OpenAI Dev. Speaker 2: I just got back from the OpenAI Developer Day, they call it dev day. This is the first conference they held to try to attract developers, programmers to come and turn all that GPT AI goodness into services that you can use in the real world. Speaker 1: We know that people want AI that is smarter, more personal, more customizable, can…"OpenAI’s Custom GPT Apps Do Your Bidding – Video"
Got an uncarved pumpkin on your steps and some “zombie quarantine” crime-scene tape slung across your door? Yeah, that might have cut it back in 1999, but it’s probably time to up your Halloween-decor game. There are now plenty of high-tech (and medium-tech) options that can turn your home into the best haunted mansion on the block, even with only one day to spare. You don’t have to have a Ph.D. to assemble them, and…"Halloween Is Here: How to Set Up a Haunted Smart House Last Minute"
Got an uncarved pumpkin on your steps and some “zombie quarantine” crime-scene tape slung across your door? Yeah, that might have cut it back in 1999, but maybe it’s time to up your Halloween-decor game. Today, there are plenty of high-tech (and medium-tech) options that can turn your home into the best haunted mansion on the block. You don’t have to have a Ph.D. to assemble them, and there’s still time to scare up some…"Creeping It Real for Halloween: Scare Up Some Spooky High-Tech Decorations"
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The arrival of 2.4GHz wireless technology has revolutionized wireless gaming headsets. Now they are more reliable than ever before and some can even rival their wired counterparts when it comes to connection latency and sound quality. There are myriad different styles, designs, and hardware inclusions—it’s enough to make your head spin. So, to simplify things, I’ve done the hard part for you by getting hands-on and putting each device through its paces. The list below…"Best wireless gaming headsets 2023: Audio quality, comfort and more"
Rita El Khoury / Android Authority It’s increasingly common, it seems, to acknowledge that there isn’t as much reason to upgrade your smartphone these days as there was even a few years ago. Year-to-year changes have become incremental. The longer you wait, though, the more those changes can add up. So, if you’re weighing an upgrade from the Google Pixel 6 Pro to the new Pixel 8 Pro, is the leap justifiable? Google Pixel 6…"Google Pixel 6 Pro vs Google Pixel 8 Pro: Should you upgrade?"