New post format: a weekly rollup of links, comments on those links, activity updates and attempts at humor. The intention is quicker hits in addition to the less frequent big posts and more timely hammering on my favorite themes. This is my primary hangout until the contours of the post-Twitter world become clear. Be sure to subscribe below and to the right to receive all my output via email.
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New Relic to Become a New (Private Equity) Relic
A European Regulation Too Far? AI Edition
The day will come when, instead of accommodating increasingly surreal bureaucratic edicts, companies may just decline to serve Europe or provide a neutered product (“EI: its AI, but for Europe”).
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A European Regulation Too Far? Antitrust Edition
When Nuclear-Powered Data Centers?
Winnie-the-Pooh: Lover of Honey, Champion of Freedom
Much to Disney’s distress, Winnie-the-Pooh has emerged as the anti-totalitarian icon of our times. And the test case for China’s GPT censorship.
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Volkswagen’s Death Throes Continue
The Twitter Doom Loop
Hung out my shingle on Bluesky: @charlesfitz.bsky.social