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The AI ​​of Meta considers himself a Christian. It broke “a little”.

Artificial intelligence and chatbots are an interesting but also risky combination. As soon as Microsoft, who created Tay, found out about this, they connected her to Twitter and let her go to educate the Internet users. They took it for a spin and very quickly learned racism and stereotypes about ethnic minorities, for example, as well as praise for Trump. Meta decided to do the same (but without Twitter) – with BlenderBot 3. And how did it turn out? Just as bad. What did they expect?! Exactly. How can you…

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A smart bot from Meta criticizes Mark Zuckerberg and does not believe in the Metaverse

When even a Meta bot isn’t taking the Metaverse seriously, you know something is up… Remember the Google employee who was suspended for saying that a robot had a soul and feelings? According to his testimony, the artificial intelligence he was working on reacted so realistically that it resembled a living being. Luckily, he wasn’t working at Meta because Mark Zuckerberg and company had just released a new chatbot, the most advanced in the company’s history. So realistic that it criticizes the CEO of Meta and the Metaverse himself. A…

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Meta Project. operations in the field of electricity

The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MINE) and the National Electric System Operator (ONS) have signed an agreement for an investment of R$ 31.6 million under the Technical Assistance Program for the Energy and Mineral Sectors (Projeto Meta), according to a recent official release. Meta Project. operations in the field of electricity The money is to be used for three structural projects in the power sector by 2025, according to a ministry release from the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MEP). The results of the work will allow the National…

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Meta and Amazon will train 50,000 people in technology fields

August 4, 2022 – 17:42 Meta and Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the creation of Portal Tech, a training program that will train 50,000 Brazilians in technology-related fields – cloud, digital marketing and technologies for the metaverse – by 2023. The initiative aims to expand diversity in technology industry of the country. The Meta and AWS program will begin later this month (Credit: Shutterstock) The program aims to reach young people (from 18 years old) and adults studying in public schools, with a priority for women, black people and people…

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Meta to suspend payments for US news content

August 1, 2022 – 11:19 am Functionality began testing in 2019. (Credit: Reproduction) As part of a plan to change its digital platforms, Meta should follow a path that does not include the production of content focused on journalism. According to North American portal Axios, the company will no longer pay US publishers who produce news content for Facebook, although the News Tab and Bulletin features, the social network’s news guides, will remain. The strategy is part of a series of changes that Meta has adopted recently, both on Instagram…

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Meta still hasn’t gotten rid of the problems that Apple and TikTok are giving it

Strong competition from TikTok and the negative effects of Apple’s updated privacy policy, which was introduced more than a year ago, will continue to affect the development of Meta* (owner of Facebook*, Instagram* and WhatsApp). This is reported by the Reuters agency, citing Wall Street analysts. Image source: Surprising_Shots / pixabay.com At least 16 brokerages cut their forecasts for Meta* assets after the company reported its first quarterly earnings decline, underscoring the challenges facing U.S. companies and fueling fears of a looming recession. Shares of Meta* fell 6% to $159.8…

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Meta is actively investing in servers and AI, $7.7 billion last quarter

According to The Register, meta* capitalization in the last quarter was $7.7 billion, mainly for data center infrastructure (DPC) and AI. In the same quarter of the previous year, capital investments amounted to 4.74 billion dollars, in the first quarter of 2022 – 5.55 billion dollars. At the end of 2021, the company announced that it plans to spend 29 to 34 billion dollars on infrastructure modernization. However, this year Meta* saw revenue decline for the first time ever. CFO Dave Wehner said total spending was up 22% year-over-year to…

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With ad revenue falling, Meta is defending Reels and the metaverse

July 28, 2022 – 11:07 am *By Garrett Sloane of Ad Age Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has defended Meta’s big changes in recent years, such as pivoting to the metaverse and reorganizing its social media apps to compete with TikTok as the company grapples with the first year-on-year revenue decline in its history. Meta has its first revenue decline in its history (Credit: Shutterstock) This Wednesday, the 27th, Meta reported quarterly results that indicated a slight decline in total revenue and advertising revenue compared to the second quarter of 2021.…

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Meta continues to lose billions of dollars over Metaverse ambitions

Meta*’s Reality Labs division, which specializes in augmented and virtual reality technologies, reported revenue of $452 million in the second quarter, up from $695 million in the first quarter. 2.81 billion USD level. Image source: oculus.com Such a spectacular loss is not such a bad result. three months ago it was $2.96 billion, and analysts were predicting $3.67 billion for this quarter. – Meta* predicts it will decline again in the third quarter. However, all this does not bother the head of the company, Mark Zuckerberg. he reiterated that Reality…

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Meta (Facebook) has a pandemic dilemma. And one that irritates me

Freedom of speech is not a rag (the kind for the floor, so I’m not using its ultra-pejorative meaning) that you can literally wipe everything with and say it’s okay. Freedom of speech is responsibility for one’s words and spreading the truth, an opinion supported by relevant facts, through it. Misinformation – even this “pandemic” is one of Facebook’s biggest problems (Meta). And this one has a dilemma that I don’t understand. If someone says that there are microchips in pandemics and we are “the energy of cosmic, ancient deities”…

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