This weeks Tech, Web3, Crypto and AI news
- 🤖 AI takes on AI
- 😳 Bitcoin Has Images of A**holes Now
AND NOW THE NEWS
AI takes on AI
OpenAI has released a software tool to identify AI-generated text. The tool is a language model trained on human and AI-written text and aims to address concerns about misinformation and academic dishonesty.
The tool is currently in public beta mode and is unreliable for texts under 1,000 characters, and AI-written text can be edited to trick the tool. OpenAI is making the tool publicly available for feedback and is engaging with educators to discuss the limitations of its popular AI chatbot, ChatGPT, which has gained wide popularity but has been banned by some US school districts over concerns about cheating and plagiarism. OpenAI claims it will continue to work on the detection of AI-generated text.
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AND BACK TO THE NEWS
Bitcoin Has Images of A**holes Now
Yes, you read that right.
Bitcoin Ordinals is a protocol that provides users the ability to inscribe Satoshi's with images and videos without the need for another token or a sidechain to complete this task. And someone decided to pin a picture of a literal a**hole on one.
Now you might be asking, what the heck is a Satoshi?!
Satoshi(s), or "sat(s)" for short, are the smallest unit of BTC.
0.00000001 or one hundred millionth, to be exact. Similarly, ETH's smallest unit is called a wei.
And the reason for defining this very small denomination is to allow for micro-transactions, expanding the use case for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency at large.
Coming back to the story, Ordinals protocol provides a way to pin information or media, slap a serial number on it and track these sats that would go unnoticed anyways.
Some of those from the Bitcoin community spoke out against this waste of energy and blockspace.
Marginalized peoples in developing countries will have to pay more to run their Bitcoin nodes and send transactions because privileged wealthy whites want to put JPEG drawings on the blockchain as status symbols. Just because you can doesn’t mean you should.
— Bitcoin is Saving (@BitcoinIsSaving)
Jan 29, 2023
Then someone decided to prank us with a goatse, which was featured on inscription 668 and was live on the Ordinals' front page for about half an hour before the image was removed. It still exists on the blockchain, but is no longer viewable on the Ordinals website.
Although the argument that it's a waste of energy is true and no one likes to be pranked with a goatse, I just can't wait to see what the next crazy inscription will be!
Written by: nikethereum.eth / Medium / Mirror
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