The dark, uncertain world of creator funds

/ Platforms are gambling with creators. They’re constantly changing the rules to make the most money — even if it hurts the creators they built their platforms on. Jarett Sitter / The Verge One of my favorite TikTokers, Bran Flakezz, quit his full-time job so he could have more time to do tequila shots on […]

Why automating trucking is harder than you think

An interview with Karen Levy, an assistant professor of sociology at Cornell, about her new book, Data Driven: Truckers, Technology, and the New Workplace Surveillance Share this story Photo by Emil Lippe for The Washington Post via Getty Images As a bevy of classic Hollywood movies has shown, truck driving is an occupation intertwined with […]

The Boys spinoff Gen V looks bloody good

/ Our first look at Gen V includes a college for superheroes, intestinal superpowers, and an obscene amount of blood. The first trailer for The Boys spinoff show Gen V shows us that superpowered college students are just as flippantly violent as the grown-up supes from the original series. The show takes us to Vought […]

AI-generated answers temporarily banned on coding Q&A site Stack Overflow

/ People have been using OpenAI’s chatbot ChatGPT to flood the site with AI responses, but Stack Overflow’s mods say these ‘have a high rate of being incorrect.’ Photo by Jens Büttner/picture alliance via Getty Images Stack Overflow, the go-to question-and-answer site for coders and programmers, has temporarily banned users from sharing responses generated by […]

DJI’s cheaper Mini 3 drone could launch very soon

/ Someone already spotted the non-Pro Mini 3 on the shelf at Best Buy, and it could cost $859.99 with the Fly More bundle and screen-equipped remote controller. The less expensive Mini 3 could ditch the front-facing obstacle sensors on the Mini 3 Pro.Image: Konrad Iturbe via Twitter It looks like DJI’s getting ready to […]

Taylor Swift fans are suing Ticketmaster over presale disaster

/ A group of fans accuse Ticketmaster of engaging in ‘anticompetitive conduct’ after the presale for Taylor Swift’s upcoming tour crashed its site and left fans with long wait times. Swifties clearly don’t mess around.Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage A group of 26 Taylor Swift fans are suing Ticketmaster following last month’s ticketing fiasco that left […]

Fortnite: Chapter 4 has a new island, dirt bikes, and Geralt of Rivia

/ Following a lengthy live event and a few hours of downtime, a refreshed version of Fortnite is now available to play. Following a live event that saw the previous version of the island explode, Fortnite: Chapter 4 is now here — and it includes plenty of big changes for the long-running battle royale. The […]

Fortnite’s latest live event was its strangest yet

/ A nearly hour-long event saw the battle royale island explode into bits. Now the game is down ahead of the launch of Chapter 4 on December 4th, which will introduce a new location and characters like Geralt of Rivia. Image: Epic Games Fortnite just wrapped up its most recent large-scale live event, and it […]

The new Last of Us trailer shows us what Ellie and Joel are up against

/ The trailer’s final scene features a clip of fungus-infected humans emerging from a pit of fire. HBO’s official trailer for The Last of Us shows off the dynamic between Joel (Pedro Pascal) and Ellie (Bella Ramsey) as the two traverse a post-apocalyptic US amidst the outbreak of a mutant fungus that turns humans into […]