Climate change, a passing cloud in Indian politics

The fifth phase of India’s general election is over and the electoral rhetoric of both the major parties, i.e., the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Indian National Congress, have conspicuously side-lined one of…

Today’s Cache | Scarlett Johansson is unhappy with ChatGPT voice; Deepfakes as the biggest threat to female influencers; Microsoft’s AI chatbot gets “recall” function  

After Actress Scarlett Johansson said she was “shocked, angered, and in disbelief” when OpenAI’s latest chat bot GPT-4o spoke in a voice “eerily” similar to hers. | Photo Credit: Reuters (This article is part of Today’s Cache, The Hindu’s newsletter…

AI summit secures safety commitments from 16 companies

Sixteen companies involved in AI inlcuding Alphabet’s Google, Meta and OpenAI have committed to safe development of the technology. | Photo Credit: Reuters Sixteen companies involved in AI including Alphabet’s Google, Meta, Microsoft and OpenAI, as well as companies from…

Nova Scotia’s Billion-Dollar Lobster Wars

Sproul was careful to place the blame for the fisheries crisis and the Clearwater deal—what he called “parallel problems”—on the Trudeau administration. Meanwhile, on the French Shore, the conflict churned. In November, 2021, during the second year of the Sipekne’katik’s…

Why does water appear white in a waterfall?

Q: Why does water appear white in a waterfall even though it is colourless? A: When all colours are reflected from the surface of an object, it appears white. In a waterfall, water drops can be thought of as being…

Dell bets on AI PCs, new AI servers with NVIDIA

FILE PHOTO: Dell has unveiled a range of AI PCs powered by Qualcomm processors in an attempt to recover business since the post-pandemic low.  | Photo Credit: Reuters Dell has unveiled a range of AI PCs powered by Qualcomm processors…

Parties, drag shows, and more. What you need to know

OGUNQUIT, Maine — Ogunquit Pride is back with hot air balloon rides, parties, dances, and even a show featuring the “best of burlesque and drag from Maine and New York City.” The three days of festivities starts Friday, May 31, with a kick-off party at 5:30 p.m.,…