Elon Musk Announces Grok, the xAI Chatbot, Will Launch for X Premium+ Subscribers Next Week

After screenshots surfaced of xAI’s chatbot Grok appearing on X’s web app, Elon Musk, the owner of X, confirmed that Grok would be available to all of the company’s Premium+ subscribers sometime “next week.” Musk’s statements on delivery time frames have not always been reliable, but coding developments in X’s own app revealed that Grok … Read more

What Impact Will AI Chatbots Have on Society and the Influence of the Ultra-Rich?

Elon Musk has been promoting the impending launch of Grok, his ChatGPT competitor, which appears to be heavily influenced by his online interactions. However, there are concerns about the platform, stemming from the potential biases and inaccuracies commonly associated with LLM-based AI, compounded by Musk’s controversial public behavior. The introduction of LLMs, such as Grok, … Read more

Elon Musk Renews Hope for QAnon Believers Just in Time for the 2024 Elections

Despite no new messages from Q in almost three years and former US President Donald Trump facing mounting legal woes, the QAnon political conspiracy may not be losing steam. On November 22, Elon Musk tweeted “Q*Anon” out to his 164.5 million followers, potentially renewing hope for conspiracists around the world. Musk’s post, which has been … Read more

The Launch of Robinhood’s Stock-Trading Platform in the U.K.: A Closer Look

After much anticipation, the stock-trading platform Robinhood has officially launched in the U.K., marking its first international expansion following its debut in the U.S. over a decade ago. Robinhood is kicking off its U.K. presence by granting early access to the app for those who join the waitlist, with plans to gradually open up to … Read more