The AI Election + Bitcoin’s Wall Street Debut + TikTok’s Doodad Era

Hard Fork

Jan 19 2024 • 1 hr 15 mins

OpenAI has released its plan to fight disinformation in elections in 2024, but will its policies be consequential compared to those of other generative A.I. companies? Then, a watershed moment had crypto fans celebrating for the first time in maybe more than a year. And finally, what one writer’s attempt to sell a used mechanical pencil on TikTok says about how the platform is changing.

Today’s guests:

  • David Yaffe-Bellany covers the crypto industry for The New York Times
  • John Herrman covers technology for New York Magazine

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