Wikipedia's top 25 most-read articles list reveals that a number of India-related topics have made it to the top. Read on to check the full list. AI 

The Most Popular Wikipedia Articles of 2023: From ChatGPT to Bollywood Blockbusters

Wikipedia is an important resource for many who are looking for information on various topics. To celebrate this, the Wikimedia Foundation – the organization behind Wikipedia – publishes its list of the most read articles at the end of each year, like many other platforms. This year is no exception, with many topics related to emerging technologies such as generative artificial intelligence, the Cricket World Cup, and movies taking center stage. Overall, the English-language Wikipedia received a total of 84 billion views this year, according to Wikimedia. The list released…

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Wikipedia co-founder has said that Elon Musk's X isn’t a reliable source of information. He even took a dig at xAI’s new chatbot called Grok. News 

Jimmy Wales Slams Elon Musk’s X: ‘It’s Not A Great Source!’

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has called out Elon Musk’s X (formerly Twitter) stating that it is not a reliable source of information. He even explored xAI’s new chatbot called Grok. According to a Fortune report, speaking at the Web Summit in Lisbon, Wales said he was happy to have Large Language Models (LLMs) crawl Wikipedia’s content instead of going through Elon Musk’s X to deliver answers to users through it. chatbots like ChatGPT. “I’m quite glad they (LLMs) read Wikipedia and not just Elon Musk’s Twitter; It’s really not a…

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Jimmy Wales, one of the two founders of Wikipedia, believes that ChatGPT is an amazing thing to play with but says it's not good enough to be used. (REUTERS) AI 

Jimmy Wales’ Warning: ChatGPT is ‘Pretty Bad’!

During his session at the opening night of the Web Summit 2023 in Portugal, Jimmy Wales, the co-founder of Wikipedia, emphasized the limitations of generative artificial intelligence models like ChatGPT. Addressing a packed audience, Wales expressed his fascination with ChatGPT as a recreational tool but also acknowledged that when used seriously, it becomes apparent that its performance is subpar. This viewpoint aligns with that of numerous researchers and entrepreneurs who remain skeptical about the capabilities of large language models (LLMs) and consider them an unreliable aid due to their errors.…

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Elon Musk, the world’s richest person and owner of X, the social media site formerly known as Twitter, seems to have been rattled by a report published by Newsguard, a company that rates the trustworthiness of information sources. (REUTERS) News 

Elon Musk Criticizes Wikipedia

Elon Musk, who has already targeted one beloved website this year, is now directing his attention towards another: Wikipedia. The crowdsourced encyclopedia, established in 1999, symbolizes the finest aspects of the internet. The richest person in the world and the owner of the social media site X, formerly known as Twitter, seems to have been dismayed by a report published by Newsguard, which evaluates the reliability of information sources. Late last week, it offered troubling statistics about misinformation about the Israel-Hamas conflict on X, nearly a year after Musk bought…

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Elon Musk, in a series of posts on X, has proposed a $1 billion offer to Wikipedia in exchange for a name change. And it is truly bizarre. News 

Elon Musk Offers $1 Billion to Rename Wikipedia to His Suggestion

Elon Musk continues to be a prominent figure in the news headlines after acquiring X (formerly Twitter). His numerous decisions have brought significant changes to the platform, including changing its branding to X and removing the old checkmarks. In addition, Musk continues to offer polarizing advice. Now, in a recent development, he has proposed a billion-dollar bid for Wikipedia in exchange for a name change. “I’ll give them a billion dollars if they change their name to Dickipedia,” Elon Musk wrote to X. Musk added that this is “for accuracy.”…

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The first phase of the European Union’s groundbreaking new digital rules will take effect this week. (AFP) News 

Europe’s Regulations for Tech Giants Google, Facebook, TikTok and Others to Take Effect – Explaining the Details

Some of the largest technology companies, including Google, Facebook, and TikTok, are currently confronting a significant initiative in Europe aimed at purifying the online content that users come across. The first phase of the European Union’s ground-breaking new digital rules comes into effect this week. The Digital Services Act is part of a technology-focused code drawn up by the 27-nation bloc, which has long been a world leader in cracking down on tech giants. The DSA, which the major platforms must begin on Friday, is designed to keep users safe…

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At an AI event in San Francisco, Brockman discussed the broad contours of how the maker of the wildly popular chatbot is seeking regulation of AI globally News 

ChatGPT Creator OpenAI explores AI collective decisions like Wikipedia entries

ChatGPT creator OpenAI is testing how to get broad feedback on decisions that affect its AI, its president Greg Brockman said Monday. At the AI Forward event in San Francisco, hosted by Goldman Sachs Group Inc and SV Angel, Brockman discussed the broad outlines of how the maker of the wildly popular chatbot is working to regulate AI globally. One of the announcements he previewed is reminiscent of Wikipedia’s model, where he said people with different views come together and agree on encyclopedia entries. “We don’t just sit in Silicon…

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