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AI unicorn Character.AI lets you create Elon Musk chatbot
Albert Einsten speaks to the press.
AI unicorn Character.AI lets you create Elon Musk chatbot

UW Law Professor Zahr Said thinks there could be issues related to the use of copyrighted images on the site (users can upload an image of their choosing to accompany the chatbots they create). (Source: Fortune)

SPACE LDP Director on the Hague Diplomacy Podcast
Saadia Pekkanen
SPACE LDP Director on the Hague Diplomacy Podcast

Host Ilen Madhavji speaks with SPACE LDP Director Saadia Pekkanen to see what there is to learn from Japan's approach to Space Diplomacy.

Why U.N. watchdogs are warning White House about WA tribe's evictions
George Adams, who speaks and teaches the Nooksack Tribe’s Lhéchelesem language, isn’t one of those facing eviciton. However, he cut official tribal ties after facing retaliation for objecting to the disenrollment campaign, he said. (Daniel Kim / The Seattle Times)
Why U.N. watchdogs are warning White House about WA tribe's evictions

A long-running dispute over Indigenous heritage and property has captured the attention of experts assigned by the U.N. to monitor international human rights. Professor Eberhard is quoted. (Source: The Seattle Times)

Seattle Residents Had Mail Stopped Because of Rising Crime
USPS mail trucks. Source: Newsweek.
Seattle Residents Had Mail Stopped Because of Rising Crime

Mail delivery was expected to resume Tuesday in Seattle, Washington, following a string of reported mail thefts and "equipment security concerns." Mary Fan, professor of law at the UW, is quoted.

Washington governor forces lawmakers to reconsider drug crime bill
WA Governor Jay Inslee
Washington governor forces lawmakers to reconsider drug crime bill

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has called a special session after state lawmakers were unable to reach a compromise on a drug bill. Hugh Spitzer, professor of law at the UW, is quoted. (Source: Newsweek)

Elon Musk ramps up AI efforts, even as he warns of dangers
Collage by Chris Burnett for the New York Times
Elon Musk ramps up AI efforts, even as he warns of dangers

Billionaire Elon Musk plans to compete with OpenAI, the ChatGPT developer he helped found, while calling out the potential harms of artificial intelligence. Ryan Calo, professor of law at the UW, is quoted. (Source: The New York Times)