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TikTok's in-app browser inserts code that allows the company to monitor user activity on websites. This includes keystrokes and whatever users tap on the page. The tracking makes it possible for TikTok to capture information such as passwords or credit card numbers. TikTok confirmed that the tracking features exist but it claims that it is not using them.
John Carmac, the co-founder of Id Software, is working on a new artificial general intelligence startup called Keen Technologies. The startup recently raised $20 million in a financing round that included several big names. While some believe that AGI will be achievable within the next century, others doubt that it will ever become a reality. Carmac will continue to consult with Meta on VR.
Scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have developed a new gene-editing approach using CRISPR technology. The Cas13d-N2V8 system uses the Cas13 enzyme, which targets RNA. RNAs are transient molecules that only exist in the cell for a short period of time and are not integrated into the genome. The scientists claim that the Cas13 gene editing system is reversible and safer and more controllable compared to CRISPR-Cas9.
Lucid Motors has unveiled its Lucid Air Sapphire Edition sedan. The electric vehicle can do zero to 60mph in under two seconds and a quarter-mile in under nine seconds. It has three motors, two at the rear and one at the front. The car features carbon ceramic brakes, a special set of tires, and detachable wheel shields that can make the wheels more aerodynamic and efficient. A gallery of images featuring the sedan is available.
This Twitter thread explains how Stable Diffusion AI works. Diffusion models turn noise into images bit-by-bit. Stable Diffusion involves computing on embeddings of images rather than on images themselves, which lowers cost and increases speed. The thread covers Stable Diffusion architecture, how Stable Diffusion uses latent space representations, how text prompts are used as context, and how changing the context repurposes Stable Diffusion to other tasks.
Webhooks are the foundation of modern API development, but few organizations are paying attention to their design, security controls, and overall operational experience. Webhooks.fyi serves both as a directory of webhook providers and as a collection of best practices for providing and consuming webhooks. It includes sections on security, payload protection, and operationalizing webhooks.
Ever feel like the day goes by and you’re not getting anything done? This is what happens when you manage projects with the wrong tools. Information gets lost and you waste your day going through endless chat messages and notifications.
Signify Health is for sale in an auction that could value it at more than $8 billion. Amazon, CVS Health Corp., and UnitedHealth Group Inc. are among the bidders. Bids are due around Labor Day. There is no guarantee that any of the companies will reach a deal.
This Hacker News thread discusses four day work weeks. It is full of anecdotes on how people managed to negotiate four day work week arrangements. People with a four day work week report very positive experiences and increased productivity. Many people dropped to a four day work week just by asking for it.