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Daily Archives: December 11, 2023

How to Search on Pinterest Without Logging In

MakeUseOf: “Pinterest will force a login on its landing page. But interestingly, you can access its “Explore” page without signing in. This page features trending and most-liked content across Pinterest’s numerous categories. Here, you can even access the search bar and look up pins. Here’s how to get to Pinterest’s Explore page:

  1. Search for Pinterest on your preferred browser.
  2. The search results will show Pinterest’s official site at the top. Click Explore the best of Pinterest from the options below.
  3. You will be redirected to Pinterest’s Explore page where you can search for a specific keyword, see what’s trending, and browse pins by categories and topics…”

Saving the News from Big Tech

Saving the News from Big Tech, Cory Doctorow, Special Advisor/EFF, June, 2023: “Media is in crisis: newsrooms all over the world are shuttering and the very profession of journalism is under sustained ideological and physical assault. Freedom of the press is a hollow doctrine if the only news media is written or published by independently… Continue Reading

MIT AI Policy Briefs

“The MIT Schwarzman College of Computing and the MIT Washington Office are leading an effort to produce policy briefs with recommendations on the governance of AI. The goal of these briefs is to help shape a technically informed discussion of how to govern AI in a way that will make it safe while enabling AI… Continue Reading

I fact-checked ChatGPT with Bard, Claude, and Copilot

ZDNET: – and this AI was the most confidently incorrect. Generative artificial intelligence (AI) is notoriously prone to factual errors. So, what do you do when you’ve asked ChatGPT to generate 150 presumed facts and you don’t want to spend an entire weekend confirming each by hand? Well, in my case, I turned to other… Continue Reading

Jack Smith asks Supreme Court to keep Trump trial on track

Politico: “Special counsel Jack Smith is urging the Supreme Court to urgently resolve Donald Trump’s claim that he’s immune from prosecution for charges related to his bid to subvert the 2020 election. Without the Supreme Court’s swift intervention, Trump’s trial could be indefinitely delayed, the special counsel warned in a petition to the high court… Continue Reading


“SecondHandSongs is building the most comprehensive source of cover song information, by means of a database of originals, cover songs, sampled songs and sampling songs.. This advanced database stores the data in a reusable and maintainable way, and which is interconnected to many other online databases. What is a performance? A performance is a version… Continue Reading