Issue #44 - As long as you can make 500,000 phone calls a day

January 13, 2024
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In This Issue

  • Intro
    • How disinformation fueled by AI might impact opinions, jobs, and the economy.
  • What Caught My Attention This Week
    • Thousands of surveyed engineers expect less hiring in the future due to AI.
    • The Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA), on strike since July 2023, accepted the use of AI to clone actor voices.
    • Duolingo cut 10% of its contractor workforce because AI.
  • The Way We Work Now
    • Bland AI promises to automate more than 500,000 inbound or outbound phone calls with synthetic voices.
    • Pakistan’s former prime minister to campaign from behind bars on Monday, with his cloned voice.
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