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This week, Google found itself in the middle of more confusion, this time over its new AI overview feature and a slew of leaked internal documents. Then, Josh Batson, a researcher at AI startup Anthropic, joins us to explain how an experiment that obsessed chatbot Claude with the Golden Gate Bridge represents a breakthrough in understanding how large language models work. And finally, we take a look at recent developments in AI security, after Casey was stripped of early access to OpenAI's new improved voice assistant for security reasons.

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