Agile works great...to a certain size

The home team convenes to discuss AI deepfakes, the legal implications of generating an AI version of a dead comedian or a famous singer-songwriter, whether leaderboard rankings for AI models reflect reality, and the relationship between agile development and burnout.

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The estate of the late comedian George Carlin is suing the creators of an hour-long AI-generated comedy special that mimics Carlin’s distinctive delivery and material. [Ed. note: not actually AI, still lawsuit.]

Prefer your AI more Freudo-Marxist? Here’s a never-ending, AI-generated conversation between Werner Herzog and Slavoj Žižek. You’re welcome.

Google’s Bard surpassed GPT-4 to claim the second spot on the LMSYS Chatbot Arena Leaderboard.

Agile development is faltering at big companies, and a recent report cites developer burnout as a factor. But maybe the problem lies in companies’ (mis)understanding of agile.

Shoutout to Stack Overflow user Emil Laine, who earned a Lifeboat badge with their answer to How can I include all of the C++ Standard Library at once?.


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