Linked – The Plan To Sunset Section 230 Is About A Rogue Congress Taking The Internet Hostage If It Doesn’t Get Its Way

Linked – The Plan To Sunset Section 230 Is About A Rogue Congress Taking The Internet Hostage If It Doesn’t Get Its Way

How many companies that provide hosting or build platforms for other people to communicate can’t afford to defend themselves every time someone posts something that results in litigation? Many will be forced to shut down due to the risk. Many will be targeted specifically in the hope that they will have to shut down.

When that happens, more and more voices will be silenced online. Only the rich can afford to build their platforms and keep lawyers around to defend themselves. Google and Meta will be OK. The rest of us will no longer have any outlets for ourselves. Our opportunities to communicate online with each other will be limited to what Big Tech says we can do.

It’s hard not to assume that is the goal, though.

Linked – ChatGPT in trouble with the EU (again)

Linked – ChatGPT in trouble with the EU (again)

This story seems inevitable to me. As the tech world pushes us increasingly into asking an AI chatbot for information instead of looking it up ourselves, and the AI model has incorrect information, where do you get it corrected? When OpenAI was asked to correct or remove this misinformation, they said it was ‘technically impossible’…

Linked – Ask the Career Coach: How to Research Employers for Your Next Interview

Linked – Ask the Career Coach: How to Research Employers for Your Next Interview

The first time I heard the advice to research the company before interviewing was before the internet, so you’d think that in 2024, researching the company should be very difficult compared to those days. However, I also think that many of us who offer that advice to younger jobseekers forget that they may have the…

Linked – What’s the Business Impact of Customer Training?

Linked – What’s the Business Impact of Customer Training?

I’m not exaggerating. The distaste users had for the software they were forced to use because the organization purchased it was only equaled by how little they knew about how to use it. This is not a coincidence. Poor training or lack of training leaves users figuring out what to do on their own, and they usually miss out on many of the features that could make their jobs easier. Most of them figure out enough to get by.