WhatsApp Grocery Groups

AI Training Halt

An open letter is calling on all AI labs to halt the training of AI systems more powerful than Chat GPT-4.

Over 4,400 people—including Elon Musk and Steve Wozniak—have signed it so far.

With generative AI progressing faster than safety protocols can be put in place, calls for pause are growing.

Edge: Artificial Creativity

WhatsApp Grocery Groups

In response to inflation, Nigerians are using WhatsApp groups to buy food directly from producers.

Members of these bulk-shopping groups save up to 22% on groceries compared to market prices.

In times of economic hardship, communities are sharing more in order to save more.

Edge: Crisis Hacking

Animal Crossing Activism

Protests against France’s new retirement age have hit the streets of Animal Crossing.

Players have designed virtual union merch, shared pro-labor messages, and convened on Discord to further the movement.

Gaming platforms are spurring real-life activism, allowing players to spread their message beyond borders.

Edge: Play It Forward