Members of the Writers Guild of America (WGA) East picket outside Peacock Newfront streaming service offices, in New York City, US. Reuters
The most interesting part of the Hollywood writers’ new contract is the AI clause. According to news reports, it explicitly allows the studios to “train” large language models on scripts written by members of the Writers Guild. The agreement implies that permission to train an LLM on a writer’s works has value.
An actors' strike would lead to a broader shutdown and increase pressure on studios that need programming to feed their streaming services and the fall TV broadcast schedule.
A familiar face and bald pate on cinema’s silver screen, Stanley Tucci is striking out as a tour guide and host in a television quest for Italy’s finest food.
What we get to see on the big screen are the stars, the big budget production extravaganza, and a little behind them the big studios that had spent millions to billions of dollars on these high-stake films, and the people who call the shots at these studios, the big bosses.
Remember when the humans disagreed on who should run this place?
The UAE is set to celebrate the 52nd National Day on Dec.2. It is a great moment for all of us. I have been living here for almost 20 years and I am loving this country.
At a gleaming new metro station on the edge of Shenzhen, the local government is promoting "carbon coins" to commuters to earn and trade for shopping vouchers and travel cards in a push to get households to join China's fight against climate change.
A YouGov poll found that 57 per cent of the English people think that it is better to get back to the single market option of the European Union, despite the fact that it has as its prerequisite the free movement of people, which would mean greater immigration into Britain.