Investment platform helps African SMEs source funding – ITWeb

African businesses seeking financial assistance are offered the opportunity to raise up to R10 million in capital on equity-based crowd-funding platform GoGetta.The platform, which launched in August locally, is on a mission to find quality African businesses with growth prospects. It aims to connect them to local and international angel investors and venture capital investors […]

Quora launches Poe, a way to talk to AI chatbots like ChatGPT – Yahoo! Voices

Signaling its interest in text-generating AI systems like ChatGPT, Quora this week launched a platform called Poe that lets people ask questions, get instant answers and have a back-and-forth dialogue with AI chatbots.Short for “Platform for Open Exploration,” Poe — which is invite-only and currently only available on iOS — is “designed to be a […]

Fear of Landing – Happy Holidays! – Fear of Landing

Another year has come and gone. I’ll be honest, it’s not been the greatest but I am glad that I’m still here and that you are still here with me.I tried to use one of these newfangled AI art generator to create a Christmas card especially for us but in retrospect maybe Fear of Landing […]

Council of the EU Proposes Amendments to Draft AI Act – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

On December 6, 2022, the European Union’s (EU) Regulation on Artificial Intelligence (“AI Act”) progressed one step towards becoming law when the Council of the EU (the Council) adopted its amendments to the draft act (“Council General Approach”). The European Parliament (Parliament) must now finalize their common position before interinstitutional negotiations can begin.The Council General […]

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How to track Santa Claus this Christmas Eve

Here’s how to follow Santa’s journey this Christmas Eve. Image Credits: NORAD Along with the tracker tool, users can also see a “Santa Cam,” which has videos of Santa making his way around the world to deliver presents to every kid on the nice list. For a more personable experience, call 1-877-HI-NORAD (1-877-446-6732), and you’ll […]