Everyone Pivots to A.I., and Bad News for Crypto

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Snapchat launches a chatbot. Meta plans to “turbocharge” its A.I. work. Elon Musk explores “BasedAI.” At this point, who isn’t making an A.I. play?

Plus: the latest with FTX and the great crypto crackdown. Also, a new TikTok filter is making people terrifyingly hot.

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“Hard Fork” is hosted by Kevin Roose and Casey Newton and produced by Davis Land. The show is edited by Jen Poyant. Engineering by Alyssa Moxley and original music by Dan Powell, Elisheba Ittoop, Marion Lozano, Sophia Lanman and Rowan Niemisto. Fact-checking by Caitlin Love.

Special thanks to Paula Szuchman, Pui-Wing Tam, Hanna Ingber, Nell Gallogly, Kate LoPresti and Jeffrey Miranda.