Google is taking reservations to talk to its supposedly-sentient chatbot

At the I/O 2022 conference this past May, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced that the company would, in the coming months, gradually avail its experimental LaMDA 2 conversational AI model to select beta users. Those months have come. On Thursday, that to explore the model as access increasingly becomes available. Regular readers will recognize as … Read more

Nothing Phone 1 pre-order reservations start today

You can finally put money toward the — provided you can join an exclusive club. Nothing has opened for its first smartphone using an invitation code system. Private community members go first, and will have 48 hours to use their code, place a £20 (roughly $25) non-refundable deposit and secure an order opportunity . Everyone … Read more