Archive for the ‘Anguilla’ Category

How the United States Lost Niger

Courtesy of Foreign Policy, commentary on how growing Russian, Chinese, and Iranian influence in the Sahel is testing Washington’s clout in an increasingly strategic continent: When senior U.S. officials descended on Niger’s capital city, Niamey, recently, they had little idea that the sands of the Sahara were shifting under their feet. The trip—the highest-level visit […]

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The A.I. Boom Makes Millions for an Unlikely Industry Player: Anguilla

Courtesy of The New York Times, a report on how the small Caribbean territory of Anguilla brought in $32 million last year, more than 10 percent of its G.D.P., from companies registering web addresses that end in .ai: Artificial intelligence’s integration into everyday life has stirred up doubts and unsettling questions for many about humanity’s […]

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AI Fever Turns Anguilla’s “.ai” Domain Into A Digital Gold Mine

Via Ars Technica, an interesting report on how AI fever has turned Anguilla’s “.ai” domain into a digital gold mine: Anguilla, a tiny British island territory in the Caribbean, may bring in up to $30 million in revenue this year thanks to its “.ai” domain name, reports Bloomberg in a piece published Thursday. Over the past year, skyrocketing interest […]

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