WordPress Now Offers a 100-Year Plan for Domains (1 minute read)

WordPress has a new plan that allows users to register and host their websites for a century. It is aimed at providing companies and families a way to preserve content beyond a generation. The plan includes unmetered bandwidth and 24/7 personalized support. It costs $38,000. WordPress will keep multiple backups of the content across distributed data centers.

The end of the Googleverse (21 minute read)

Google search has reshaped the web into a place for robots. The emergence of AI is a threat to Google's existence. A growing number of users are complaining about the quality of Google's search results. Google's position as the largely invisible force that determines the ebb and flow of online content is being seriously challenged for the first time in two decades. This article looks at Google's past, the company's role in shaping the web, and how things are changing.

Amazon CEO reportedly told remote employees: ‘It’s probably not going to work out’ (1 minute read)

Leaked messages suggest that Amazon may force a 'voluntary resignation' on employees who refuse to relocate to in-person hubs where their teams work.

Changing my relationship with GitHub Copilot (6 minute read)

Developers need to find balance when using tools and not let the tools control them and their interactions with them.

A.I. Brings the Robot Wingman to Aerial Combat (21 minute read)

The Air Force's XQ-58A Valkyrie aircraft, which is run by artificial intelligence and powered by a rocket engine, can fly a distance equal to the width of China and carry missiles capable of hitting targets far beyond its visual range.

Reports of the PC's death are greatly exaggerated, says IDC (2 minute read)

Analysts estimate that the PC market will return to growth in 2024. PC shipments are forecast to grow 3.7% year-on-year. 2023 will likely be the year with the greatest annual decline in consumer PC shipments ever. The introduction of AI and the uncertainty surrounding the future of remote work are likely causing people to delay purchases. Windows 10 is set to retire in 2025, which will likely trigger some sales.

Intel says new 'Sierra Forest' chip to more than double power efficiency (2 minute read)

Sierra Forest will have 240% better performance per watt than Intel's current generation data center chips.

OpenAI reportedly nears $1 billion in annual sales (2 minute read)

OpenAI is reportedly on track to generate more than $1 billion in revenue over the next 12 months. The company is estimated to be currently generating more than $80 million per month in revenue. It generated $28 million for all of last year. The higher-than-expected revenue estimates raise questions about the accuracy of OpenAI's most recent valuation of around $28 billion. OpenAI's launch of an enterprise version of ChatGPT will further boost revenue.

Going beyond the map: Introducing Environment APIs (6 minute read)

Google is expanding what developers can do with its Maps Platform, allowing them to build experiences that pave the way for a sustainable future. It has introduced a new suite of Environment APIs to help developers build sustainability tools, share actionable insights, and encourage people to adapt to new environmental realities. The Solar API helps solar companies address solar viability and design, while the Air Quality and Pollen APIs help companies better understand climate and environmental changes.

We Analyzed Millions of ChatGPT User Sessions (11 minute read)

This article discusses data around OpenAI and ChatGPT traffic. OpenAI traffic has declined around 29% since May. Around 29% of ChatGPT prompts are related to programming, while education accounted for around 10% of all use cases. Other use cases include writing assistance, content creation, and creative ideation. Charts showing data on how people use ChatGPT are available.