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Apple Announces ‘Apple Intelligence’: Slightly more freedom-friendly than Microsoft, still a sign of declining privacy in these ‘AI’ times

At its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on June 5th, 2024, Apple revealed its new artificial intelligence system called “Apple Intelligence.” This AI upgrade will add smart features to the iPhone, iPad, and Mac operating systems powered by Apple’s own technology combined with AI tools from OpenAI. Apple’s AI appears, at least in its initial […]

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Forget about “Machine Learning” for a Moment. Why “Machine Un-learning” is Essential for Future Freedom if we hope to avoid Orwell’s “1984.”

A Free Society Requires the Constant Pursuit of Truth The search for truth is an ongoing process that requires continuous refinement and correction. In today’s world, where information is abundant and algorithms constantly improve, it’s easy to assume that the search for truth is a one-time accomplishment. However, in the pursuit of a free society,

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It’s Time for Mainstream America to Chart a New Digital Path Forward

by Jeffrey Peterson It’s time for mainstream America to chart a new Digital Path Forward The United States must retain the freedom to search for and find the truth in order to maintain our competitive advantage over other nations. Unlike countries such as China where the communist party controls all aspects of life, including the

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Take back your digital file security with NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices instead of ‘the cloud’

If you follow Jeff.pro, you already know that big tech operating systems like Windows and MacOS increasingly threaten users’ privacy and freedom. You can reclaim control by switching to the open source Linux OS. Linux is designed for user empowerment. Its code is transparent and open source, unlike proprietary Windows and MacOS, meaning, with Linux,

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On Sept. 30, 2023, Microsoft will Enable Mass Surveillance and AI Training with User Data

Big news–Microsoft is enacting substantial changes to its services agreement on September 30th, 2023 that privacy advocates argue will expand the company’s ability to monitor users and utilize their personal data to train artificial intelligence. 130 Microsoft Products covered by the new policy changes The new policies will cover over 130 Microsoft products including Windows,

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Local-First Computing – Returning Privacy and Power to the People

There’s a trend returning to computing that’s getting attention – it’s called “local-first [software],” according to a recent article in Wired magazine. Basically, local-first software keeps your information on your own computer or device, instead of storing it all online “in the cloud.” This brings computing power and privacy rights back to individuals, while removing

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Apple Announces the first mainstream Augmented Reality Spatial Computer, the Vision Pro.

The way the world works with technology has dramatically changed again. 2023 is turning out to be a historical year in the technology industry. It is no secret that Apple has been working for a long time on it’s first computer based in Augmented Reality. This is also known as a “Spatial Computer.” The official

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