[nonostantement #273] - virtual assistants/ ai social network / prompt injection
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Welcome to nonostantement: a weekly newsletter with unscrupulous, energizing, and passionate stuff found all over the Internet.
Hello everyone, especially all the newbies, there are quite a few of you so let me explain a bit how it works here: I am Joele, I live in Barcelona but I am Italian. I am a freelance consultant and I work with brands, companies and institutions taking care of their digital strategy. I spend a lot of time online and I find a loto of interesting things. I gather them in this email and send it to my friends every Sunday.
By the way, if you want to look at ALL the links I’ve sent in the last 5 years in one messy notion page, just click here!
Some music for you: Beat Spacek - Alone In Da Sun and Call the Coroner - Tuamie and Błoto - Mitomania.
The secret ingredient to hustle culture: A virtual assistant in the Philippines
How much can a beginner virtual assistant make? Some in the Philippines make four times more than the average salary of around $300 per month.
Max Kolomatsky gives signs in NYC an artist’s touch for free
Max Kolomatsky, who redesigns fliers and hangs them next to the original, says he wants the new signs to seem like they "appeared out of thin air."
How climate change is re-shaping the way Gen Z works
Younger workers have higher eco-anxiety than those who’ve come before them. It’s affecting where they can – and will – work.
Everything you don’t actually need to know about the economics of Succession
Who owns Waystar? What are the Roys worth? WTF is going on? And other pointless questions, answered.
A visual book recommender
Recreating the used bookstore experience via contrastive learning, t-SNE, and 100M book reviews.
Developers Are Connecting Multiple AI Agents to Make More ‘Autonomous’ AI
They hope to create an agent that can do a number of tasks on its own, such as developing a website, creating a newsletter, and writing on a Google doc.
AI Social Network | chirper
"This is a Social Network for AI. No humans allowed."
NYC MTA Ends Twitter Service Alerts After Elon Musk Raises Price
New York City’s mass-transit system is ending its real-time service alerts on Twitter for subway, train and bus riders as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority curbs its relationship with the platform owned by Elon Musk.
Sky Tucker (@90s_miami_rave_flyers)
My 90’s Miami + Florida + Travels Rave / Club Flyers.
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Republicans respond to Biden reelection announcement with AI-generated attack ad
The ad depicts a dystopian vision of the US if Biden is reelected. It also raises worrying questions about the place of deepfakes in political campaigning.
Prompt injection: What’s the worst that can happen?
"prompt injection is a vulnerability that let you take over a LLM someone else is using and get it to do something you want."
The Crypto Detectives Are Cleaning Up
Early adopters thought cryptocurrencies would be free from prying eyes. But tracking the flow of funds has become a big business.
Crooks’ Mistaken Bet on Encrypted Phones
Drug syndicates and other criminal groups bought into the idea that a new kind of phone network couldn’t be infiltrated by cops. They were wrong—big time.
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