Gemini's Culture War + Kara Swisher Burns Us + SCOTUS Takes Up Content Moderation

Hard Fork

Mar 1 2024 • 1 hr 29 mins

Warning: This episode contains strong language.

Google removed the ability to generate images of people from its Gemini chatbot. We talk about why, and about the brewing culture war over artificial intelligence. Then, did Kara Swisher start “Hard Fork”? We clear up some podcast drama and ask about her new book, “Burn Book.” And finally, the legal expert Daphne Keller tells us how the U.S. Supreme Court might rule on the most important First Amendment cases of the internet era, and what Star Trek and soy boys have to do with it.

Today’s guests:

  • Kara Swisher, tech journalist and Casey Newton’s former landlord
  • Daphne Keller, director of the program on platform regulation at Stanford University’s Cyber Policy Center

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