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Jul 9, 2024

Claude AI Emerges, AI Data War, Amazon's Astro Setback, Spell Check in Notepad, and Antikythera Mechanism Solved - Hashtag Trending

In today's episode of Hashtag Trending, host Jim Love covers several key stories in the tech world. Claude AI version 3.5 by Anthropic presents significant competition to OpenAI with new features like interactive infographics, audio visualizers, and sophisticated image editing. An AI data war unfolds as content owners fight back against data scraping by AI companies. Amazon discontinues its Astro for Business robot amidst broader company challenges. Microsoft finally adds spell check and autocorrect to Windows Notepad after 41 years. Lastly, researchers at the University of Glasgow use modern technology to unravel the mystery of the 2000-year-old Antikythera Mechanism, revealing ancient astronomical precision.

00:00 Introduction: Who's Challenging OpenAI?
00:38 Claude AI: The New Contender
03:17 Bot Wars: AI Data Harvesting
04:27 Amazon's Astro Robot Discontinued
06:44 Windows Notepad Gets Modernized
08:20 Solving the Antikythera Mechanism Mystery
10:16 Conclusion and Show Notes