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Opinion | A.I. Is Harder Than You Think
The field of artificial intelligence doesn’t lack for ambition. In January, Google’s chief executive, Sundar Pichai, claimed in an interview that A.I. “is more…
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Artificial Advancements
An audio version of this essay is available to subscribers , provided by curio.io . 1. Although it’s sometimes considered more appropriate to say “people with…
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Cambridge spy seminars hit by whispers of Russian links as three intelligence experts resign
I t has been more than 70 years since a ring of Cambridge spies infiltrated British intelligence so they could pass on crucial information to the Soviets. But…
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There Is Only One Trump Scandal
Carlos Barria / Reuters The sheer volume of Trump scandals can seem difficult to keep track of. There’s the ongoing special-counsel investigation into whether…
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The Diplomat Who Quit the Trump Administration
“My values are not his values,” John Feeley said, of Trump. He quit this March. Illustration by Lincoln Agnew. Photographs by (from top to bottom): Arnulfo…
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Hello, Dreams – Dreams – Medium
Dreams is TV for your phone. Our free app makes it easy to watch live news and entertainment: tap the icon and swipe through channels. No login, no menus, no…
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Better Conversations with Machines – Machine Learnings
Conversational Tooling The opportunities in this section are applicable to conversational interfaces, whether those interfaces are voice or text. Portable…
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Ramblings On Time Management
This is a post I’ve been meaning to write for many months. Ironically, I’ve haven’t had the time for *this specific* post until now, today. I’m writing while…
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Outsourced: Employee Sends Own Job To China; Surfs Web
Plugged in, but not at work: Web security personnel were called in to find out how a company's network was being accessed from China. They found that an…
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Clone Yourself: The Step by Step Guide to Finding Freedom at Work
(This article was originally published as part of PragPub ) Since the release of The Passionate Programmer , I’ve been thinking a lot about goals. The book is…
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Building the Future of Voice Gaming — Why We’re Backing Volley
Building the Future of Voice Gaming — Why We’re Backing Volley Volley’s games have reached nearly a million players in a little over a year. Voice is the most…
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Einstein's 'Spooky Action' Has Just Been Demonstrated on a Massive Scale For The First Time
For the first time, scientists have managed to show quantum entanglement – which Einstein famously described as "spooky action at a distance" – happening…
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Trump Moscow: The Definitive Story Of How Trump’s Team Worked The Russian Deal During The Campaign
All through the hot summer campaign of 2016, as Donald Trump and his aides dismissed talk of unseemly ties to Moscow, two of his key business partners were…
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How to Raise Seed Stage Funding: The Startup Guide - atrium
Share this article! We learned something interesting by running Atrium Scale , a bootcamp for raising Series A funding from VCs: many applicants aren’t ready…
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Our relationship with teeth is uneven, messy and grim
EYES are not the window into the soul—teeth are. They can be rotten, wise or broken; they reveal our diet, health and wealth. As babies, we learn about the…
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A New World’s Extraordinary Orbit Points to Planet Nine | Quanta Magazine
In early 2016, two planetary scientists declared that a ghost planet is hiding in the depths of the solar system, well beyond the orbit of Pluto. Their claim,…
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Bitcoin’s energy use got studied, and you libertarian nerds look even worse than usual
The Washington Post / Contributor / Getty Images devourer of worlds By on May 17, 20184:58 am Share Bitcoin’s energy footprint has more than doubled since Grist…
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To Build Truly Intelligent Machines, Teach Them Cause and Effect | Quanta Magazine
Q&A To Build Truly Intelligent Machines, Teach Them Cause and Effect By Kevin Hartnett May 15, 2018 Judea Pearl, a pioneering figure in artificial intelligence,…
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EMPEX - Empire City Elixir Conference 2018
New York City May 19, 2018 A sophisticated conference for the Elixir programming language and ecosystem held in New York City. We present a single track of…
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Designing Token APIs for Architecting Flow in Elixir · trivelop
Designing Token APIs for Architecting Flow in Elixir 14 May 2018 // posted in Architecting Flow in Elixir In previous articles, we discussed the Token approach…
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What if JavaScript wins? – Anil Dash – Medium
JavaScript is now part of the toolkit of most working developers. What if network effects push it into being the first-ever truly dominant programming language?…
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Off Grid Crypto Transactions – AVC
One of the benefits of decentralization is that you can build “censorship-resistant” applications. The best example of that is Bitcoin, a store and transfer of…
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Scania is well used to its vehicles being delayed at border crossings by officious customs officers and laborious paperwork. Yet these days, the Swedish truck…
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'But didn't you write an embedded OS?'
I have been job hunting in the last 2 months or so. Thankfully, I am settled with a great choice now, and it seemed like I had more luck than the average job…
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The State of Cryptocurrency Mining – Sia Blog
The State of Cryptocurrency Mining For those new to the blog, I am the lead developer of Sia, a blockchain based cloud storage platform. About a year ago,…
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Toward a Wider View of “Nature Writing” - Los Angeles Review of Books
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“NATURE IS doing her best each moment to make us well,” Thoreau once wrote. “Do not resist her!” Since I was young, I have walked in nature whenever I can. I…
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9 days ago
Earning Your Stripes: My Conversation with Patrick Collison
On this episode of The Knowledge Project, Patrick Collison, CEO and co-founder of Stripe shares wise insights on success, failure, management, decision making,…
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10 days ago
If Good Reporting Was In Any Way Useful to Conservatives, They'd Already Be Doing It
Screenshot: Fox News Ben Howe, a longtime conservative media veteran and former Red State contributor (until the site’s owners purged the site of its anti-Trump…
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Building a Venture Career – Either
Building a Venture Career And why, despite how it may seem, it genuinely is getting easier I was recently thinking about different options available to someone…
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12 days ago
Is GraphQL The Future? - Artsy Engineering
I have seen the future, and it looks a lot like GraphQL. Mark my words: in 5years, newly minted full-stack app developers won’t be debating RESTfulness anymore,…
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Reimagining The New York Times Digital Story Experience
Illustration by Jackie Ferrentino By FRANNIE HANNAN, JOSH HOELTZEL AND PETER RENTZ The New York Times publishes more than 150 articles a day to our iOS and…
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The Future Will Be Synthesized – Matt Hartman – Medium
On the Authenticity Awareness Gap & Near-Term Future of Synthetic Media There is a new media type emerging at the intersection of computer generated images,…
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How we make decisions at Coinbase – Brian Armstrong – Medium
In this post, I’ll share a framework we’ve developed at Coinbase that helps us make decisions more effectively. Our core values include Clear Communication and…
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Google Duplex: An AI System for Accomplishing Real World Tasks Over the Phone
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The case against dark matter
Erik Verlinde’s theory of emergent gravity is proof that not all physicists believe dark matter is necessary to explain the cosmos. Zoltán Vörös (flickr) Albert…
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The Carnage and Chaos of Childish Gambino’s “This Is America”
In the new Childish Gambino music video, “This Is America,” Donald Glover forces us to relive public traumas and barely gives us a second to breathe before he…
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Four Women Accuse New York’s Attorney General of Physical Abuse
At a press conference earlier this year, Eric Schneiderman denounced Harvey Weinstein, saying, “We have never seen anything as despicable as what we’ve seen…
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15 days ago
I’m Not Black, I’m Kanye
Glenn Harvey I could only have seen it there, on the waxed hardwood floor of my elementary-school auditorium, because I was young then, barely seven years old,…
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15 days ago
Reaching Peak Meeting Efficiency – Learning By Shipping
Reaching Peak Meeting Efficiency Meetings are a critical tool for building a diverse, high-performance team with shared values There over 7 million Google and…
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Yes, It’s Bad. Robocalls, and Their Scams, Are Surging.
It’s not just you. Those pesky robocalls — at best annoying disturbances and at worst costly financial scams — are getting worse. In an age when cellphones have…
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Damien Jurado 'The Horizon Just Laughed' Review
If anyone resembles Richard Buckner, an alt-country musician who went full oracle twenty years into his career, it’s Damien Jurado . A taciturn…
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16 days ago
Artificial Intelligence — The Revolution Hasn’t Happened Yet
Photo credit : Peg Skorpinski Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the mantra of the current era. The phrase is intoned by technologists, academicians, journalists…
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16 days ago
The United States of Japan
An attendee of Chicago’s Pokémon Go Fest, in July, 2017. Hit Japanese products such as Pokémon have long captivated us, but Japan's most influential export…
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17 days ago
In 'Elastic,' a Physicist Argues That the Mind Needs Time to Play
“Logic will get you from point A to point B, but imagination will take you everywhere.” — Albert Einstein I n her 20s , my mother was an experienced home…
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Alan Turing’s chemistry hypothesis turned into a desalination filter
Enlarge / A reverse osmosis facility. South Florida Water District Alan Turing is rightly famed for his contributions to computer science. But one of his key…
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The economics of artificial intelligence
Rotman School of Management professor Ajay Agrawal explains how AI changes the cost of prediction and what this means for business. With so many perspectives on…
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Yale physicists find signs of a time crystal
Yale physicists looked for a signature of a discrete time crystal in a crystal of monoammonium phosphate. Yale physicists have uncovered hints of a time crystal…
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17 days ago
The Danish Architect Designing the Future
Over the last two decades, urban architecture has become increasingly unplaceable. As city space gentrifies, downtown business districts—not just in New York or…
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17 days ago
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design* Home 1. Engineering is done with numbers. Analysis without numbers is only an opinion. 2. To…
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18 days ago
In The Mesh - Whitepaper: On the Connectivity of Mesh Networks: Range is Everything
Decentralizing Communications Whitepaper: On the Connectivity of Mesh Networks (Range Is Everything) Range Is Everything. By | 5/1/18, 12:04pm EDT Imagine that…
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18 days ago
Why Silicon Valley can’t fix itself
B ig Tech is sorry. After decades of rarely apologising for anything, Silicon Valley suddenly seems to be apologising for everything. They are sorry about the…
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19 days ago
The Token Approach for Architecting Flow in Elixir · trivelop
The Token Approach for Architecting Flow in Elixir 30 Apr 2018 In the last two posts we looked at the Token approach and how we can leverage metaprogramming to…
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20 days ago
Meet the Schlapps, Washington’s Trump-Era ‘It Couple’
Matt and Mercedes Schlapp at home in Alexandria, Va. To some Republicans the Schlapps are a conservative “it couple.” To others they’re opportunists. T.J.…
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21 days ago
State of Seed Investing in 2018 – Natalie Dillon – Medium
Prior to joining Susa Ventures as an investor, I was a research associate at Silicon Valley Bank where my team monitored and analyzed the evolving landscape of…
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21 days ago
Watch An AI Invent Its Own Visual Language
Sketching is a crucial part of many artists’ thought processes–a way to see, by making; Matisse famously said that drawing is putting a line around an idea.…
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21 days ago
The Spy Who Came Home
View more Shortly after an evening nap, Patrick Skinner drove to the police station in the Third Precinct in Savannah, Georgia, wearing ill-fitting body armor.…
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21 days ago
A Mobile Tabletop Shape Display for Tangible and Haptic Interaction
We’ve seen this before with the MIT Media Lab’s Tangible Media Group inFORM but that was a (super impressive) table, this one is movable, much smaller, seems to…
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22 days ago
Stripe Atlas for LLCs
Today, we’re adding support for creating a limited liability company (LLC) with Stripe Atlas. It’s been one of the most requested features from our users, and…
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22 days ago
Estimation Is a Core Competency – Track Changes
A few uncomfortable truths, and keys for success, for people who build software. You need to know how long the work will REALLY take. Illustration via Stephen…
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22 days ago
The Present Future of User Interface Development – Jani Eväkallio – Medium
This article is a summary of my keynote presentation from React Finland, April 2018. Photo by Michel Westrate. We used to believe many things to be true. We…
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22 days ago
Workplace niceness can have nasty side effects
Imagine that eight people walk into a meeting to discuss an important strategic decision for their company. They’re all well-versed in the challenge they face.…
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We Were Promised the World's Most Delicious Mangoes. They Never Came.
On April 27, 2007, a shipment of 150 boxes of Indian mangoes arrived at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York in what The New York Times described as “ probably…
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Opinion | Michael Hayden: The End of Intelligence
Opinion In 1994 during the height of the Bosnian civil war, when I was head of intelligence for American forces in Europe, I walked through the ruined streets…
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Telling tales: The art of narrative in games
Storytelling in games today is a big deal. Naughty Dog’s critically acclaimed The Last of Us told a gripping story and presented character development and…
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23 days ago
Against metrics: how measuring performance by numbers backfires – Jerry Z Muller | Aeon Ideas
From Jacques Tati’s Playtime (1967). Image courtesy Les Films de Mon Oncle – Specta Films CEPEC More and more companies, government agencies, educational…
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23 days ago
Lemonade, the online insurance firm powered by ethics and chatbots, launches in California
Lemonade , a peer-to-peer (P2P) insurance firm backed by chatbots, morals, and big bucks , has launched in California, its third state after New York and…
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23 days ago
How Lemonade's founders raised a massive seed round just by talking
Lemonade cofounders Shai Wininger (left) and Daniel Schreiber (right0 Lemonade Three weeks ago, a highly-watched insurance startup called Lemonade opened for…
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23 days ago
Now you can order and pay for Subway in Facebook Messenger
Six-inch, foot long, toasted bread or multi-grain, you can now order it all and pay for it through Facebook Messenger. Subway and partner Mastercard announced…
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23 days ago
How Has Patrón’s Bot-tender Chatbot Changed The Company?
How Has Patrón’s Bot-tender Chatbot Changed The Company? Patrón’s Bot-tender Twitter Chatbot (Image: Sam Schmir) Patrón has been crafting the highest-quality…
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The Chatbot Therapist Will See You Now
Chatbots are taking over the world. Over the past few years, virtual help agents have taken on surprisingly sensitive jobs in modern society: counseling Syrian…
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23 days ago
Open, Closed, and Privacy
It was eight years ago next month that Vic Gundotra, then-VP of Engineering at Google, delivered a blistering attack on Apple for not being open: 1 On [my]…
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23 days ago
The case against Facebook
Harvard is also bad. Paul Marotta/Getty Images Part of The Cambridge Analytica Facebook scandal Mark Zuckerberg is testifying before congress this week thanks…
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23 days ago
The Known Unknown: Tales of the Yucca Man
Desert Oracle | Winter 2015 | 11 minutes (2,903 words) The story you’ll hear most often goes like this: There’s a young Marine on guard duty in some far-off…
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23 days ago
'We're doomed': Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention
Dr Mayer Hillman with his bike outside his home in London.Photograph: John Alex Maguire / Rex Features “W e’re doomed,” says Mayer Hillman with such a beaming…
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23 days ago
The Rise Of The Omnibots
A bearded man stands before you. He is dressed entirely in black, sporting a polo neck, tight blazer, and a silver chain. He is not, you realize, a Blackpool…
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23 days ago
The Series A Round: “Could A Round By Any Other Name Smell As Sweet?” – Haystack.vc
Too many investors subscribe to the Patek Phillipe school of investing “you don’t own the companies’ problems, you merely hold onto them [until you] can get the…
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24 days ago
How Wharton Launched Warby Parker--and Dozens of Other Companies Just Like It
James McKean wants to revolutionize the manual tooth­brush. It's January 2018. The 31-year-old MBA candidate at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School…
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