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Ep. 440: ChatGPT (and Gemini) Want to be Your Friend - Plus Tech News, Tips, and More

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

Release Date: 05/15/2024

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OpenAI introduced some big updates to ChatGPT Monday, the day before Google announced a bunch of AI news at their I/O keynote. Both of them, as well as the others, want to be a big part of every aspect of your life. Is this a good thing? We will discuss it and share our thoughts. Plus, we have some other tech news to catch up on after Apple's iPad event last week.

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INTRO (00:00)

MAIN TOPIC (03:35)

OpenAI debuts GPT-4o ‘omni’ model now powering ChatGPT

Everything announced at Google I/O

AI copilots are changing how coding is taught

Google Analytics vs Facebook Pixel (26:20)

DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: Restart iPhone without screen (29:00)

JUST THE HEADLINES: (39:15)

Photographer sets world record for fastest drone flight at 298 MPH

"Roaring Kitty" trader returns, causing GameStop shares to jump more than 70%

Plato’s final hours recounted in scroll found in Vesuvius ash

Shell’s flagship carbon capture project sold $200M of ‘phantom’ emissions credits

Novel attack against virtually all VPN apps neuters their entire purpose

New iPads won’t include stickers in the box due to Apple’s environmental goals

t:connect iOS app for insulin pump could kill users, says FDA

HorseGPT fails to predict Kentucky Derby winner

Firefox power user keeps 7,400+ browser tabs open for 2 years

Dave & Buster’s to allow customers to bet on arcade games

TAKES:

Apple’s new iPad Pro ad sparks outrage as Hugh Grant and more slam tech giant (43:10)

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Solar storm knocks out farmers’ tractor GPS systems during peak planting systems (48:30)

Comcast to launch Peacock, Netflix, and Apple TV+ bundle at a vastly reduced price (58:10)

BONUS ODD TAKE: Copy the Shrug Emoji (59:25)

PICKS OF THE WEEK:

Dave: Linsoul TANGZU Wan’er S.G HiFi 10mm Dynamic Driver PET Diaphragm in-Ear Earphone with Ergonomic Shape, Detachable 2Pin OFC Braided Cable for Audiophile Musician DJ Stage Black, Wan’er S.G (01:01:20)

Nate: SEEDEEM Toaster 2 Slice, Stainless Steel Bread Toaster, LCD Display, 7 Shade Setting, 1.4'' Wide Slots, Digital Toaster for Bagel, Defrost, Reheat Function, Removable Crumb Tray, 900W, Silver Metallic (01:04:20)

RAMAZON PURCHASE - Giveaway! (01:07:35)

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