Tag: Italy

School districts, businesses, and now countries: The push to ban ChatGPT

On Friday, Italy’s Data Protection Authority placed a temporary ban on OpenAI’s popular chatbot, citing a range of concerns over privacy, age verification, and the tool’s potential to spread unverified or false information. 

ELRA releases the Corpus of Interactions between Seniors and an Empathic...

ELRA releases the Corpus of Interactions between Seniors and an Empathic Virtual Coach in Spanish, French and Norwegian

The dispute over Sanremo Music Festival’s sign language performances

The Sanremo Music Festival, which began this year on Feb. 1, began offering sign language accommodations in 2020. This year, however, sign language performances will be no more, after a dispute between Sanremo in LIS' artistic director and Radiotelevisione italiana.

Kentucky Fried Chicken, Krampus, and more global Christmas traditions

Yuka Kurihara shared that growing up in Japan, she always looked forward to her family's traditional Christmas meal: a KFC "party barrel" brimming with salad, cake and lots of fried chicken. According to Statista, no less than 58.2% of Japanese eat fried chicken at Christmas.

Things Are Looking Black For Boring Fridays Worldwide

"Sir, – Does Ireland have to still mimic everything the Americans do? We now have tiresome “Black Friday” retail promotions everywhere in Ireland." A letter...