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AI models and energy use, negative impacts on the environment

Legislation Must Consider AI’s Energy Demands and Environmental Costs

Much of the focus on the potential hazards of generative AI technology has understandably been on how it impacts artists and copyright ownership, and how it could affect people's jobs and wages. New research shows that the dangers of generative AI go much further and may be catastrophic for the environment.

Canon Cracked Image

Canon Has an Image Problem

Canon has an image problem and I'm not talking about photos. The company currently has a battle on three fronts when it comes to the perception of its brand: no third-party lens options, the actions of its printer division, and the company's stance on climate change.

Lake Mead Comparison

NASA Satellite Photos Reveal the Dramatic Decline of Lake Mead

NASA has revealed dramatic photos that show water levels retreating in Lake Mead which is critical to both the supply of water and electricity across the southwestern United States. The startling images of the largest reservoir in the U.S. demonstrate clearly how much it has shrunk over the past 20 years.