7 01:08:37 Lyft and Uber threaten to leave Minneapolis if the mayor signs a minimum wage ordinance by August 23 mandating at least $1.40/mile and $0.51/minute for drivers. Discuss.
8 01:12:29 Discuss how robots equipped with cameras, sensors, AI, and lasers are helping spot and repair problems with bridges, ships, and other critical infrastructure in US
9 01:16:56 We love the beelink, but there is an upper tier of mini pcs with names like MINISFORUM, GMKtec. $600-800… Thoughts? [link]
10 01:19:06 Nestlé, Unilever, and other big advertisers are experimenting with using generative AI ads, but many remain wary of the security, copyright, and data bias risks. Discuss.
11 01:22:23 I was in a dive bar and overheard some guy saying “There versions of every product coming out of China, one high and another low quality . . . ” What was he talking about and what did I miss?
12 01:29:37 Is there a quad monitor bigger than the LG 43” ?
13 01:30:47 Alex we had a rapidfire Q&A on day 2 and you were dashing from booth to booth with Nick J, how did this go at your end?
14 01:36:21 The City of Austin saved the Hole in the Wall music bar with a 1.6 mil grant, is this a thin ray of hope for Austin’s weird past
15 01:51:46 Canadian Heritage Minister Pascale St-Onge demands that Meta lift its “reckless” news ban on Facebook and Instagram for the safety of people fleeing wildfires. Comment.
16 01:53:20 Cruise complies California DMV request to cut its fleet by 50% as the regulator probes “recent concerning incidents” involving Cruise robotaxis. What is Cruise? I’m in TX
17 01:55:18 A district court judge upheld a US Copyright Office finding that artwork created by AI isn’t eligible for copyright protection because it lacks human authorship. Agree?
18 01:57:52 Amazon offers creators up to $12,500 for 500 videos, or $25 per video, for its TikTok-like shopping feed; creators typically charge $200+ per video. Thoughts? [link]
19 01:59:31 US intelligence agencies warn China and Russia are targeting private US space companies and preparing cyberattacks that could disable satellites in a conflict. What me worry?