Sam Altman believes his AI-enabled, iris-scanning Orbs can help save the world from other AI systems he’s creating. I’m not convinced.
What was once a Star Wars joke is a fully armed and operational merchandising event. Today is Life Day, which means that from its theme parks to its stores, Disney will find a way to sell you as many Wookiee-affiliated pieces of merchandise as possible: especially those pale blue orbs. But what were they even…