‘Goblin Mode’ is Oxford University Press’s 2022 Word of the Year

CNN — As you read this, look around you. Are you still in bed? Are there piles of clothes and take-out boxes strewn on the floor? Do you have potato chip crumbs on your sheets? Have you broken your self-care routine more times than you can count? You don’t even care? If so, you may … Read more

8 million Laundress detergent products recalled due to risk of exposure to bacteria

New York CNN — Detergent and home care brand Laundress has recalled about eight million products due to the possible presence of bacteria that may pose a health risk to consumers. The recalled items, made by the expensive boutique brand between January 2021 and September 2022, include its laundry detergents, fabric softeners and cleaning products. … Read more

ChatGPT: this AI chatbot dominates social media with its frighteningly good tests

CNN — Imagine if Siri could write you a college essay, or if Alexa could spit out a Shakespeare-style movie review. Last week, OpenAI opened up access to ChatGPT, an AI-powered chatbot that interacts with users in a strangely compelling and conversational way. His ability to providing long, thoughtful, and thorough answers to questions and … Read more

Self-checkout annoys customers and helps shoplifters. Stores still add it

New York CNN Business — Self-service payment arrived in the late 1980s in supermarkets. A decade later, it began to spread to large chains and pharmacies. Today, self-checkouts, loved by some and hated by others, have made their way into discount clothing stores and department stores. Kohl’s (KSS) is testing self-service payment terminals in a … Read more