AAAS: Machine learning 'causing science crisis' - BBC News
“…the answers they come up with are likely to be inaccurate or wrong because the software is identifying patterns that exist only in that data set and not the real world.”
ML  Data  Science 
2 days ago
Opinion | Jazz on the Edge of Change - The New York Times
I'd only seen James Reese Europe's name mentioned in passing in jazz histories.
Jazz  History  Music 
3 days ago
Amazon Not Paying Federal Income Taxes on $11.2 Billion Profits | Fortune
Tell me again why New York was going to give the company nearly $3 billion in tax incentives?
Amazon  Taxes  Corporations 
4 days ago
Deep Learning ‘Godfather’ Bengio Worries About China's Use of AI - Bloomberg
“Technology, as it gets more powerful, outside of other influences, just leads to more concentration of power and wealth.”
AI  Surveillance  Privacy  China 
8 days ago
U.S. Opens Inquiry Into Handling of Jeffrey Epstein’s Sex Abuse Case - The New York Times
Given his well-documented history of disgusting comments about and intrusions on young women in states of undress at beauty pageants, I wouldn't be surprised if Trump is a co-conspirator.
Epstein  Pedophile  DoJ  Acosta  Rape 
12 days ago
Tech Is Splitting the U.S. Work Force in Two - The New York Times
The rabble can work as Uber drivers, helping Tech Bros get from one expensive cocktail bar to another! BEHOLD — THE FUTURE!
Economy  Employment  Wages  Automation  Robotics  AI  Productivity  Phoenix  Technology 
15 days ago
State: All 366 on local list of potential noncitizen voters are citizens | Elections | wacotrib.com
It's funny how frequently Republican claims of massive voter fraud turn out to be bullshit.
Texas  GOP  Republicans  Voting  Elections  Idiocy 
17 days ago
Mueller's team seized 'voluminous and complex' evidence from Roger Stone
Another point going against Whitaker's claim that the investigation is nearly done. Also, why does Roger Stone have FBI case reports?
FBI  Stone  Trump  Wikileaks 
21 days ago
Trapped in a hoax: survivors of conspiracy theories speak out | Technology | The Guardian
Jones is truly heinous. A huckster who has endangered real people so he can sell snakeoil to dumbasses.
Conspiracies  Harassment  Violence  Idiocy 
25 days ago
A crisis of conservatism creates gridlock on both sides of the Atlantic - The Washington Post
British and American conservatism is morally bankrupt. The pursuit of power is all that remains.
Brexit  Tories  May  Trump  Republicans  GOP  Conservatism 
25 days ago
Texas officials flag tens of thousands of voters for citizenship checks | The Texas Tribune
Once again, Trump and the Republicans are lying to the country to attempt to erect additional barriers to voting.
Texas  Voting  Elections 
25 days ago
Deripaska and Allies Could Benefit From Sanctions Deal, Document Shows - The New York Times
Once again, the Trump administration is caught lying about something related to Russia.
Russia  Treasury  Deripaska  Rusal  Sanctions 
4 weeks ago
Hitman Runner Mark Fellows Convicted of Mob Murder on GPS Watch Data
“…he did not appear to consider witnesses would notice a cyclist wearing both commando gear and a hi-vis safety vest while toting a gun…”
GPS  Crime  Idiocy 
4 weeks ago
Donald Trump Told Michael Cohen To Lie To Congress About Moscow Tower Project
“…law enforcement sources familiar with his testimony to the special counsel said he had confirmed that Trump directed him to lie to Congress…”
Trump  Cohen  Russia  Putin 
4 weeks ago
It’s 2019 and I Still Make Websites with my Bare Hands
The lesson: use what works. Not everything has to be a framework-driven single-page app with a 20 stage build pipeline.
Web  HTML  CSS  JavaScript  Node 
5 weeks ago
Creating Accessible SVGs | Deque
“As SVGs continue to dominate the visual world, it is important not to leave AT users in the dark!”
SVG  Accessibility  ARIA 
5 weeks ago
Why is Congress so dumb? - The Washington Post
You should not be surprised to learn that Newt Gingrich is a big part of it.
Congress  Research  Analysis  Budget  Science  Technology 
5 weeks ago
The Rise and Demise of RSS
It's not going to overthrow Facebook and Twitter, but I'm glad Brent Simmons is back to working on NetNewsWire.
RSS  Atom  Syndication 
6 weeks ago
CSS Grid for Designers – Times Open
Layout on the web doesn't have to suck.
CSS  Grid  Layout  Design  Interface 
6 weeks ago
Remember Bitcoin? Some Investors Might Want to Forget - The New York Times
I can't figure out if this article is intentionally or unintentionally hilarious.
Bitcoin  Cryptocurrency  Blockchain  Fraud  Hype 
8 weeks ago
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