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Secretary of State Antony Blinken has urged Congress to penalize the International Criminal Court for its investigation into alleged war crimes committed by US forces in Afghanistan. He argues that the ICC does not have jurisdiction over the US and that the investigation could harm national security and foreign policy interests. The move has sparked criticism from human rights groups and Democrats.

Source: https://www.cnn.com/2024/05/21/politics/blinken-congress-penalize-international-criminal-court/index.html

A new AI technology called ChatGPT has been developed that can mimic the voice of actress Scarlett Johansson. The technology uses deep learning algorithms to analyze Johansson’s voice and create a synthetic version that is nearly indistinguishable from the real thing. While some see this as a breakthrough in AI technology, others raise concerns about the potential for misuse and ethical implications.

Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2024/05/21/chatgpt-voice-scarlett-johansson/

The upcoming video game Hellblade 2 will feature advanced audio engineering and use of binaural technology to create a more immersive experience for players. The game’s developers have partnered with a headphone company to create a special edition set of headphones that will enhance the game’s audio. The use of these headphones will allow players to experience the game’s sound design as intended by the creators.

Source: https://www.theverge.com/24160999/hellblade-2-headphones-audio-engineering