Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Microsoft-Powered Chatbot Just Disappeared

Those concerns are part of the reason OpenAI said in January that it would ban people from using its technology to create chatbots that mimic political candidates or provide false…

It’s Not Easy Running a Geeky Business

Carol Pinchefsky has written almost 2,000 articles about geek culture for outlets such as Forbes.com, Playboy.com, and Syfy.com. Over the past 20 years, she’s watched fantasy and science fiction grow…

The Biden Campaign Fills Out Its Digital Team Ahead of Super Tuesday

President Joe Biden’s reelection campaign is staffing up on digital, with four key hires ahead of the Super Tuesday primary elections. On Sunday, the campaign named Ryan Thompson as chief…

LinkedIn Tells People if You Look at Their Profile. Here’s How to Turn That Off

LinkedIn may or may not be the perfect Twitter replacement, but one thing is for sure: It’s a profoundly weird place. Staying active on the platform is basically required for…

5 Best Sturdy Stockings (2024): Tights, Pantyhose, Sustainable

Whether you call them stockings, tights, or pantyhose, I love wearing them all year round. Sheer black hose make any outfit sultry, and skin-color ones are like leg makeup. Fishnets…

This Is What Your Brain Does When You’re Not Doing Anything

The original version of this story appeared in Quanta Magazine. Whenever you’re actively performing a task—say, lifting weights at the gym or taking a hard exam—the parts of your brain…

What Is OpenAI’s ChatGPT Plus? Here’s What You Should Know

In this scenario, do you still pull the lever and sacrifice the person with the higher Ethical Score to save the five people with lower scores? Or do you allow…

HP Wants to Rent You a Printer That It’ll Monitor at All Times

HP launched a subscription service Thursday that rents people a printer, allots them a specific amount of printed pages, and sends them ink for a monthly fee. HP is framing…

9 Deals From the Discover Samsung Sale: Phones, Tablets, TVs

Samsung is currently holding its spring Discover Samsung sales event, with discounts being offered all week long. There’ll be different deals each day on smartphones, tablets, TVs, and home appliances.…

The Privacy Danger Lurking in Push Notifications

To send those notifications that awaken a device and appear on its screen without a user’s interaction, apps and smartphone operating system makers must store tokens that identify the device…