They lampshade it a little bit in the very first sentence, but perhaps don’t go far enough.
I’ve been reading variants of this piece since the mid-1990s. And likely that’s just when I started noticing it.
me: Hmm, I have no way to _stop_ Copilot using my code to fuel its models. I mean, except to delete my repositories and move them to Gitlab.
Gitlab: *Yakkity Sax*
I honestly think the most amazing part of this story is apparently Twitter actually thought it might work. Never mind the cosmic unlikelihood of all those people just being tricked into another platform. Twitter had to have such a low (realistic) opinion of their own clients.
Sydney-based Technologist and learner. Chaotic Uncertain. Noted pineappleist. He. Him. His.
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