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Even though this holiday season means spending less time with family and friends than we are used to, you can still be judged for your decisions thanks to an AI that has been programmed to dislike your musical tastes. The “How serious is your SpotifyThe bot ingests eavesdropping data and spits out personalized dismissive insults.

While your results may vary, he told a team member that “your Spotify was please-read-my-manuscript-60-dollar-white-tshirt-local-talk-radio-bumper- sticker-bitch bad. ” Oh and Cyberpunk 2077 I have another patch.

– Richard Lawler

Expensive headphones with untapped potential

Apple Airpods Max

The good news, according to Billy Steele: Apple’s on-ear headphones offer solid battery life, excellent sound performance, and noise reduction that is almost what Bose and Sony have to offer. However, a price tag of $ 550 and an oddly designed case might put some people off.

If Apple can bring spatial sound to Apple TV and add a high-res option to Apple Music (or even support Dolby Atmos Music on other services), the $ 550 price tag will be easier to swallow. For most people, however, more affordable flagship models from Bose and Sony will suffice.
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Roll up these beautiful images of beans.

Starship SN8

Take a victory lap around the completed test flight a whole year for SpaceX, the company posted a longer video of its Starship SN8 high-altitude test flight. Its impact and high-speed explosion are just a footnote, as this two minute video marvels at the spectacle of a 12-story vehicle performing a controlled fall and landing maneuver.
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Clever, small and clumsy.

Sony A7C Camera

Sony’s $ 1,800 A7C is a slightly smarter version of the popular full-frame A7 III in the smaller body of the A6600 crop sensor. It has very similar image quality, shooting speeds, and video specifications to the A7 III, but uses Sony’s latest artificial intelligence to improve autofocus tracking. According to Steve Dent, “It’s a good choice for hybrid shooters who lean towards the photo side and want a light, low-cost full frame camera.”
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