Day: February 8, 2024

2 JetBlue Planes Collide on Tarmac at Logan Airport in Boston

Two JetBlue Airways planes collided on the tarmac at Boston Logan International Airport early Thursday morning, damaging both aircraft but causing no reported injuries. JetBlue Flight 777 was entering a de-icing pad lane before taking off for Las Vegas when its left winglet struck the right horizontal stabilizer on the tail of JetBlue Flight 551, […]

AI Tools Like GitHub Copilot Are Rewiring Coders’ Brains. Yours May Be Next

Many people—like, say, journalists—are understandably antsy about what generative artificial intelligence might mean for the future of their profession. It doesn’t help that expert prognostications on the matter offer a confusing cocktail of wide-eyed excitement, trenchant skepticism, and dystopian despair. Some workers are already living in one potential version of the generative AI future, though: […]

AI-Generated Voices in Robocalls Are Now Illegal

It’s now illegal for robocallers to use AI-generated voices thanks to a new ruling by the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday. In a unanimous decision, the FCC expands the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, or TCPA, to cover robocall scams that contain AI voice clones. The new rule goes into effect immediately, allowing for the commission […]

Opinion | Whoever Donald Trump Chooses as His Running Mate, Please Let It Not Be a Woman

Whoever Donald Trump chooses as his running mate, please let it not be a woman. Perhaps you think it’s beside the point to worry over this. But before writing off the vice presidency as a distraction, remember, three years ago, his vice president stood between democracy and autocracy, after he noticed at the very last […]

At 116, She Has Outlived Generations of Loved Ones. But Her Entire Town Has Become Family.

When Edith Ceccarelli was born in February 1908, Theodore Roosevelt was president, Oklahoma had just become the nation’s 46th state and women did not yet have the right to vote. At 116, Ms. Ceccarelli is the oldest known person in the United States and the second oldest on Earth. She has lived through two World […]

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