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This show is three lawyer friends goofing around for your enjoyment and occasionally brushing up on legal topics, and should not be taken as legal advice for you. Follow us [https://esq.social/@emp] on the fediverse, won't you? 

Esquiring Minds Andrew Leahey, Jason Ramsland, Jacob Schumer

    • Technology
    • 4.6 • 7 Ratings

This show is three lawyer friends goofing around for your enjoyment and occasionally brushing up on legal topics, and should not be taken as legal advice for you. Follow us [https://esq.social/@emp] on the fediverse, won't you? 

    Did Elon Musk Deserve $55 Billion?

    Did Elon Musk Deserve $55 Billion?

    * Mini-Topic: Disney
    Link: https://esq.social/@jacobschumer/111852556415303391

    * Main Topic: Elon Musk
    Link: https://esq.social/@annmlipton/111855062479332113
    The Bill Comes Due - Prof. Ann Lipton [https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/2024/02/the-bill-comes-due.html]

    * Recommendations
    Jake: https://infinitewealth.sega.com/
    Jason: https://www.amazon.com/Green-Glove-Dryer-Gloves-Shoes/dp/B07HYDRYYL?th=1
    Andrew: https://www.overdrive.com/apps/libby
    https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/2024/02/the-bill-comes-due.html

    • 1 hr 15 min
    The One Where We Try To Draw Copyright Law From Memory

    The One Where We Try To Draw Copyright Law From Memory

    We're back! With a mishmash episode. Few links, lots of shooting from the hip. 

    * Winston Strawn Legal Filings Copyright Question [https://www.reuters.com/legal/litigation/did-winston-strawn-cross-an-ethics-line-copycat-court-filing-2024-01-11/]
    * The Boy and the Heron [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Boy_and_the_Heron]

    • 1 hr 12 min
    The Only Podcast on OpenAI You'll Ever Need*

    The Only Podcast on OpenAI You'll Ever Need*

    *By us.

    * Elon Musk Slams Accusations of Antisemitism as 'Bogus' | TIME [https://time.com/6337462/elon-musk-antisemitism-x-backlash-defense/]
    * OpenAI Shakeup
    * Our structure [https://openai.com/our-structure]
    * Who Controls OpenAI? - Bloomberg [https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2023-11-20/who-controls-openai]
    * https://www.threads.net/@itsmattslaw/post/Cz3sncIrHD9
    * 95 Percent of OpenAI Employees Threaten to Follow Sam Altman Out the Door | WIRED [https://www.wired.com/story/95-percent-of-openai-employees-threaten-to-follow-sam-altman-out-the-door/]
    * Meet the Board of OpenAI Who Pushed Out Sam Altman - WSJ [https://www.wsj.com/tech/ai/openai-board-sam-altman-d5f3cd49]
    * https://s.wsj.net/public/resources/documents/openai-letter-board-2023.pdf
    * Twitter vs. Media Matters
    * https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/24172809-x-v-media-matters-complaint-filestamped-1

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Condolences to Omegle, Real Estate Agents and SBF

    Condolences to Omegle, Real Estate Agents and SBF

    * Real-estate class action lawsuit against realtors: Attorney says it costs homebuyers $60 billion per year in commissions | Fortune [https://fortune.com/2023/11/02/national-association-realtors-class-action-verdict-60-billion-commissions-ever-year/]
    * NAR lawsuit: After a $1.8 billion verdict, the clock is ticking on the 6% real estate commission | CNN Business [https://www.cnn.com/2023/11/05/homes/nar-verdict-real-estate-commission-fee/index.html]
    * Sam Bankman-Fried found guilty on all seven criminal fraud counts [https://www.cnbc.com/2023/11/02/sam-bankman-fried-found-guilty-on-all-seven-criminal-fraud-counts.html]
    * https://jacobschumer.com/2023/10/31/alan-wake-wrote-about-me/
    * https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQXfOfemYpc

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Is This an Image of an Elven Woman Smoking a Vape Pen?

    Is This an Image of an Elven Woman Smoking a Vape Pen?

    * Logic Games dropped from the LSAT
    * This new data poisoning tool lets artists fight back against generative AI | MIT Technology Review [https://www.technologyreview.com/2023/10/23/1082189/data-poisoning-artists-fight-generative-ai/]
    * X, formerly Twitter, tests charging new users $1 a year to use basic features - CBS News [https://www.cbsnews.com/news/x-twitter-1-dollar-yearly-fee-elon-musk/#:~:text=X%2C%20the%20social%20media%20platform,Philippines%20as%20a%20test%20run.]
    * Proposed advisory opinion on Lawyers' and Law Firms' Use of Generative Artificial Intelligence – The Florida Bar [https://www.floridabar.org/the-florida-bar-news/proposed-advisory-opinion-on-lawyers-and-law-firms-use-of-generative-artificial-intelligence/]
    * Corbin Carroll is one of the fastest baseball players ever and can cover 30.4 feet in a second (thanks Micah!)

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Chess, Fraud, Patreon and Baseball

    Chess, Fraud, Patreon and Baseball

    * https://twitter.com/JenShahade/status/1707039851642495423?s=20
    * https://www.chess.com/news/view/st-louis-chess-club-issues-statement-on-alejandro-ramirez
    * https://www.engadget.com/patreon-overhauls-its-platform-with-free-content-and-more-creator-control-202357279.html [https://www.engadget.com/patreon-overhauls-its-platform-with-free-content-and-more-creator-control-202357279.html?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAHRQay-ysZ1nlFaWfB__YnMMivHCxmlV21xnUvV8sRBUyG5kyqqyWd-WfvmuvgjaYMJSARGfGNVUkDZa-xjCgJoJ-zKFllVuGc6eWNHXn9zbfJPGZsAgBP2WYFT79YHBxe3EVt1yHe3VMAfrjoz-z7i2jWXRiKnKA4z6y8oMqRa-]
    * https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2023/04/15/school-chess-class-clubs/

    • 1 hr 10 min

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