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April 8, 2024, 4:15 AM

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Mathieu Dion / Bloomberg:
Canada unveils a CA$2.4B fund to boost its AI sector by giving access to computing capabilities and technical infrastructure and creates its AI Safety Institute  —  - The centerpiece is money for ‘technological infrastructure’  — Canada has yet to pass law regulating artificial intelligence
Anthony Boadle / Reuters:
Elon Musk says X is “lifting all restrictions” imposed in Brazil after a court ruling to block “certain popular accounts”, and X is defying the court's ruling  —  Elon Musk is challenging a decision by a Supreme Court justice in Brazil who ordered his social media platform X …
Orion Donovan Smith / The Spokesman-Review:
Lawmakers share a draft of the American Privacy Rights Act, which would create a data broker registry, let consumers opt out of some data collection, and more  —  WASHINGTON - Since the dawn of the internet age, tech companies have developed increasingly sophisticated ways to collect …
New York Times:
Sources: OpenAI transcribed 1M+ hours of YouTube videos through Whisper and used the text to train GPT-4; Google also transcribed YouTube videos to harvest text  —  OpenAI, Google and Meta ignored corporate policies, altered their own rules and discussed skirting copyright law …
New York Times:
Joanna S Kao / Financial Times:
How company websites using unreliable AI accessibility widgets, often for blind users, to comply with regulations has prompted thousands of lawsuits globally  —  Unreliable software installed to comply with rules to help disabled people navigate online has prompted thousands of lawsuits
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Samantha Murphy Kelly / CNN:
How some teachers are using AI tools like ChatGPT, Writable, Grammarly, and EssayGrader to help grade papers, make lesson plans, and create assignments  —  When Diane Gayeski, a professor of strategic communications at Ithaca College, receives an essay from one of her students …
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Brayden Lindrea / Cointelegraph:
Dune Analytics: decentralized exchange Uniswap tops $2T in all-time trading volume after breaching $1T in May 2022 and remains the largest DEX by trading volume  —  Launched in November 2018, Uniswap took 42 months to breach the $1 trillion trading volume milestone.  It's now doubled again from that just 24 months later.

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