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AI Doom Calculator, Money In Tech, and Staggering Death Toll

By December 23, 2023No Comments

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Joke of the Day: What brand of motorcycle does Santa ride?

Holly Davidson.

Keeping up with America

US, other nations sending warships to stop Houthi rebel attacks on ships in Red Sea: The U.S. and nine other nations will send naval warships to the southern Red Sea to repel attacks on merchant carriers by Houthi rebels in Yemen, U.S. defense officials said Monday.

The US promised to return stolen lands to Native Hawaiians a century ago. Most are still waiting: The Maui wildfires illuminated the ongoing failures of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act.

Congress launches an investigation into the Osprey program after the deadly crash in Japan: A congressional oversight committee has launched an investigation into the V-22 Osprey program following a deadly crash in Japan which killed eight Air Force special operations service members.

5 takeaways from NBC News’ yearlong investigation into deadly consumer products: Popular products that pose a threat to children can remain on the market for years. This is how regulatory hurdles have delayed safety rules.

Residents of Iceland village near volcano that erupted are allowed to return home: Residents of the small fishing town in Iceland where a volcano erupted this week have been told they can return home.

Around the World

Plane grounded in France over human trafficking fears: A plane carrying 303 Indian passengers has been grounded at an airport in north-eastern France on suspicion of human trafficking, French media report.

Gaza war’s staggering toll reaches a grim milestone – 20,000 dead: Israel’s war to destroy Hamas has killed more than 20,000 Palestinians, health officials in Gaza said Friday, as Israel expanded its offensive and ordered tens of thousands more people to leave their homes.

Lets Talk Business and Tech

Artificial intelligence ‘doom calculator’ is predicting people’s deaths: Danish researchers created the life2vec machine-learning computer model, which was able to correctly predict the deaths of millions.

Housing market outlook – Barbara Corcoran offers home-buying advice: “Find yourself a great broker who knows how to hustle, because there’s always a deal to be had.”

Tech Trends 2024 – AI and electric vehicle deals: From an AI slowdown to humanoid robots doing real work – tech trends to watch out for in 2024.

Richer, Wiser, Happier

4 Money Trends Worth Following To Fix Your Finances In 2024: The Federal Reserve recently opted to hold interest rates at the same level.

To make the most money working in tech, live in San Francisco | Kali Hays, Business Insider. Even as pay in tech took a hit the last two years from layoffs and industry-wide belt-tightening, compensation for workers based in San Francisco rose this year more than in any other city.

Worried about running out of money in retirement? Use your panic, author says: When it comes to the biggest worry about retirement — that you will run out of money — author and podcast host Farnoosh Torabi can help.

Sports and Showbiz Shenanigans

NBA Rumors: Knicks Linked To Hawks All-Star Guard Ahead Of Milwaukee Bucks Game | NFL Comeback Player of the Year prediction: Damar Hamlin or Joe Flacco?

‘Iron Claw’ director Sean Durkin was ‘haunted’ by film’s real-life wrestling tragedy | Filmmakers Take Legal Action Against Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment as It Faces ‘Cash Flow Issues’

Iconic Christmas movies and classic characters | Netflix’s ‘Captains of the World’ Trailer Relives Thrills and Heartbreak of 2022 World Cup

 Life Hacks to Hack Your Life

19 Long-Lost Words To Revive This Christmas

Tech Tips: How To Scan Documents On iPhone?

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