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Glitch Capitalism: How Cheating AIs Explain Our Stagnant Present
Of all the buzzy 21st-century tech phrases, “machine learning” threatens to be the most important. Programming computers is slow, but we’re nearing the point…
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Facebook Has Hosted Stolen Identities and Social Security Numbers for Years - Motherboard
Cybercriminals have posted sensitive personal information, such as credit card and social security numbers, of dozens of people on Facebook and have advertised…
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Facebook Updates Community Standards, Expands Appeals Process
Call center employees work for the Facebook Community Operations Team in Essen, Germany, on Nov. 23. The workers review Facebook content and delete it if it…
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7 hours ago
Living Proof: A Review of Wild Wild Country
Living Proof: A Review of Wild Wild Country “Balanced,” is the word I keep hearing in reference to the new Netflix documentary series, Wild Wild Country, about…
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16 hours ago
There’s No Place Like 7-Eleven – Member Feature Stories – Medium
Gas Pumps My relationship with my family hasn’t been comfortable for years. Part of reassessing “home” means wondering why, when I think of my family, I get…
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Designing & building our design toolchain – Alasdair Monk – Medium
One of the things that I’m always tinkering with is the tools I use to do work. Are these the right tools for the job? Am I as productive as I could be with…
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New method aims to quantify ‘camouflaging’ in autism | Spectrum | Autism Research News
A combination of multiple diagnostic tests may gauge the extent to which adults with autism mimic the behavior of people not on the spectrum 1 . Both sexes…
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Jaron Lanier Q&A: ‘We Won, and We Turned Into Assholes’
Over the last few months, Select All has interviewed more than a dozen prominent technology figures about what has gone wrong with the contemporary internet for…
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2 days ago
The Internet of Women
by Moira Weigel The #MeToo moment isn’t just revealing sexism in the media industry. It’s also showing how the internet is “feminizing” the industry itself. A…
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2 days ago
Mystery diary of Rajneesh secrets discovered in locked file cabinet from commune
Brent Wojahn | The Oregonian/OregonLive | File By MAXINE BERNSTEIN The Oregonian | OregonLive For a full year, the teenager from Terrebonne devoted at least 15…
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2 days ago
What's next for the migrant caravan?
(CNN) They stowed away on trains, slept in shelters and marched in protests as they trekked across Mexico. Soon hundreds of migrants from Central America will…
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3 days ago
Databodies in Codespace
In late 2016, on a conference stage in Palm Springs, California, decision scientist Hannah Bayer made a bold declaration: “We’re going to measure everything we…
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4 days ago
If you want to know how we ended up in a cyber dystopia, read Ready Player One
When Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One was published in 2011, the reviews were ecstatic, beatific. It was an “ enchanting ,” “ accessible ” “ nerdgasm ” full of “…
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4 days ago
No, Panera Bread Doesn’t Take Security Seriously – PB – Medium
tl;dr: In August 2017, I reported a vulnerability to Panera Bread that allowed the full name, home address, email address, food/dietary preferences, username,…
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4 days ago
Cloudflare: FOSTA Was a 'Very Bad Bill' That's Left the Internet's Infrastructure Hanging - Motherboard
On Wednesday, Cloudflare terminated its content delivery network services for an alternative, decentralized social media platform called Switter. Developed by…
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5 days ago
Google disables “domain fronting” capability used to evade censors – Ars Technica
Google disables “domain fronting” capability used to evade censors 04/19/2018 1:57 pm Categories: Biz & IT View non-AMP version at arstechnica.com No, no you…
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The New Octopus
by K. Sabeel Rahman Technology has spawned new corporate giants. Their control of society’s digital infrastructure threatens our democracy. What should we do…
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Beyond the binary: Truly inclusive gender representation
In Silicon Valley, the conversations around “diversity and inclusion” have been centered on white women, a few men of color, and a token — if, at all — woman of…
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5 days ago
Jaw-dropping: My Year with the Tribe reviewed | The Spectator
For a while now, the Korowai people of Western Papua have been the go-to primitive tribe for documentary-makers. The Korowai were unknown to the outside world…
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Palantir Knows Everything About You
Trump White House Justin Mikolay EMPLOYEE OF EMPLOYEE OF Kevin Harrington EMPLOYEE OF Thiel Capital FORMER OPERATOR OF Alexander Karp FORMER OPERATOR OF FORMER…
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Georgia’s Governor Is About to Sign a Terrible Cybersecurity Bill
Atlanta is still recovering from the ransomware attack that held government systems and data hostage, with attackers demanding $51,000 in return for unlocking…
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5 days ago
Woman who hacked airline network busted through VPN logs
VPN Logs Lead to Capturing of an Ex-PenAir Employee Who Hacked Into Company’s Internal Networks. A 59-year old US female has been arrested for hacking into her…
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A flaw-by-flaw guide to Facebook’s new GDPR privacy changes – TechCrunch
A flaw-by-flaw guide to Facebook’s new GDPR privacy changes @JoshConstine / 1 day ago Facebook is about to start pushing European users to speed through giving…
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I was one of the first people on Facebook. I shouldn't have trusted Mark Zuckerberg | Julie Carrie Wong
Mark Zuckerberg in 2007, three years after he started the website at Harvard. It’s Zuck’s world, and we’re just dumb fucks living in it.Photograph: Paul…
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6 days ago
Russia’s Telegram ban is a big, convoluted mess
If you want to know the reason I’m not on WhatsApp with its other 1.5 billion users, the answer is Telegram. To people unfamiliar with it, I like to describe…
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6 days ago
City Observatory - Housing reparations for Northeast Portland
Attention freeway builders! Want to make up for dividing the community and destroying neighborhoods? How about replacing the homes you demolished? One of the…
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7 days ago
The Secret Shame of Middle-Class Americans Living Paycheck to Paycheck
S ince 2013, the Federal Reserve Board has conducted a survey to “monitor the financial and economic status of American consumers.” Most of the data in the…
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8 days ago
AI is an excuse for Facebook to keep messing up
Over the course of an accumulated 10 hours spread out over two days of hearings, Mark Zuckerberg dodged question after question by citing the power of…
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10 days ago
Trauma and the inclusive workplace – Danilo Campos – Medium
Kintsugi, via Wikipedia Humans are soft, squishy things. When we smash against hard or sharp objects, we take damage. It’s a fact of life; a fundamental…
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10 days ago
Dog rescuers, flush with donations, buy animals from the breeders they scorn
An effort that animal rescuers began more than a decade ago to buy dogs for $5 or $10 apiece from commercial breeders has become a nationwide shadow market that…
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11 days ago
Silicon Valley’s Sixty-Year Love Affair with the Word “Tool”
In the written remarks that Mark Zuckerberg , the C.E.O. of Facebook , submitted in advance of his testimony on Capitol Hill this week, he used the word “tool”…
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12 days ago
Here's how hackers are targeting Cisco Network Switches in Russia and Iran
Home Latest News Deals Follow Hacking News On Facebook! By — Mohit Kumar • 09 Apr, 2018 Since last week, a new hacking group, calling itself ' JHT ,' hijacked a…
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12 days ago
After Facebook hearing, senators roll out new bill restraining online data use | The Verge
Part of The Cambridge Analytica scandal A new bill from Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Ed Markey (D-MA) would place significant new constraints on data…
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13 days ago
‘These People Have Abdicated Any Sort of Responsibility": Q&A With Ex-Facebooker
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is testifying in front of Congress this week. To accompany the testimony, Select All is publishing transcripts of…
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13 days ago
Opinion: Why Building Housing Near Mass Transit Promotes Collectivism
Downtown Oakland has approximately 15 one-way streets in the area around Broadway and Lake Merritt. It would seem that the city was designed to be driven…
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14 days ago
Whatever you do, don’t give this programmable payment card to your waiter – Ars Technica
Whatever you do, don’t give this programmable payment card to your waiter 04/10/2018 7:15 am Categories: Biz & IT View non-AMP version at arstechnica.com…
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14 days ago
Responsive Ebook Design: A Primer – Sanders Kleinfeld – Medium
Modern websites largely fulfill the promise of being device-agnostic, but our ebooks are lagging behind. A look at how publishers can adopt responsive practices…
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14 days ago
Breaking Down Oregon’s New Net Neutrality Law
ACLU of Oregon Toggle Search Form Like ACLU of Oregon on Facebook by clicking twice. Follow @ACLU_OR Join Act Donate Home Issues » Criminal Justice Death…
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15 days ago
On Telling Ugly Stories: Writing with a Chronic Illness
Google “stock images of women with excruciating menstrual cramps,” “women having nervous breakdowns,” “women on hospital gurneys.” Make several of the women…
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15 days ago
“We Had To Stop Facebook”: When Anti-Muslim Violence Goes Viral
DIGANA, Sri Lanka — When the Sri Lankan government temporarily blocked access to Facebook last month amid a wave of violence against Muslims, it seemed like a…
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15 days ago
Affect: Access and acceptance
I mentioned Monday thatCongress worked to weaken the Americans with Disabilities Act in September. Themonth is fixed in my mind because right after reading…
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16 days ago
The dots do matter: how to scam a Gmail user
I recently received an email from Netflixwhich nearly caused caused me to add my card details to someone else’s Netflix account.Here I show that this is a new…
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16 days ago
Censorship machines are coming: It’s time for the free software community to discover its political clout
Free software development as we know it is under threat by the EU copyright reform plans. The battle on the EU copyright reform proposal continues, centring on…
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16 days ago
Digital Media and the Case of the Missing Archives
One of the poems that earned Robert Frost the Pulitzer Prize in 1924 is titled “Nothing Gold Can Stay,” and puts forward the claim that nothing, especially…
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17 days ago
Why Mark Zuckerberg’s 15-Year Apology Tour Hasn’t Fixed Facebook
In 2003, one year before Facebook was founded, a website called Facemash began nonconsensually scraping pictures of students at Harvard from the school’s…
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18 days ago
An Atmospheric River Will Hit California With a Month's Worth of Rain
You can see it on satellite imagery—a chaotic blur of wind and water shaped like a giant alien starfish over Australia, extending a tentacle diagonally across…
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18 days ago
Facebook Messenger will add an ‘unsend’ feature after secretly deleting Zuckerberg’s messages | The Verge
After TechCrunch reported that Facebook has been quietly deleting messages CEO Mark Zuckerberg has sent via Messenger, the company is now saying that the…
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18 days ago
In Puerto Rico’s ‘last mile,’ power is still elusive as next hurricane season looms
National April 4, 2018 at 4:27 PM Helga Marrero, 57, turns on circuit breakers after powering up the generator at her home in Cayey, Puerto Rico, on March 1.…
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18 days ago
The Bittersweetness of Family Love – Cristina Hartmann – Medium
My sister (left) signing “more”, and me (right) signing “what?” When I was 11, my 13-year-old sister locked herself into her room in a fit of teenage angst.…
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18 days ago
Facebook sent a doctor on a secret mission to ask hospitals to share patient data
Facebook has asked several major U.S. hospitals to share anonymized data about their patients, such as illnesses and prescription info, for a proposed research…
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18 days ago
The Problem With Hugs
By now we’ve all seen the viral image of a teenage black boy, tears streaming down his face, hugging a white police officer in riot gear. The image, taken from…
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19 days ago
“The Clock Is Ticking”: Inside the Worst U.S. Maritime Disaster in Decades
I. “The Clock Is Ticking” In the darkness before dawn on Thursday, October 1, 2015, an Americanmerchant captain named Michael Davidson sailed a 790-foot…
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19 days ago
Facebook: ‘Malicious actors’ used its tools to discover identities and collect data on a massive global scale
The Switch April 4, 2018 at 8:13 PM Watch more! Cambridge Analytica, a firm that ran data operations for President Trump's presidential campaign, was banned…
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19 days ago
Artificial Intelligence Isn't Good for Women, But We Can Fix It
Artificial intelligence isn't necessarily good for women, but we can make it better. Because we build and train AI , it reflects our biases and assumptions —…
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19 days ago
How Grubhub Analyzed 4,000 Dishes to Predict Your Next Order
All Matt Maloney wanted to know was whether Chicago-style deep dish pizza is better than New York-style thin crust. It’s a simple question. If he were anyone…
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19 days ago
Michigan OKs Nestlé Water Extraction, Despite 80K+ Public Comments Against It
Bottled water is packaged for shipment at the Nestlé Water bottling plant in Stanwood, Mich. Steven M. Herppich /AFP/Getty Images In a much-watched case, a…
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20 days ago
Google can still use Bluetooth to track your Android phone when Bluetooth is turned off – Quartz
When it comes to tracking the precise location of an Android user’s phone, Google appears to use every means available—including Bluetooth-based location…
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20 days ago
A Huge Caravan Of Central Americans Is Headed For The US, And No One In Mexico Is Stopping Them
Luc Forsyth for BuzzFeed News Migrants cheer after clearing the first immigration checkpoint in Chiapas. Taking a drag from her cigarette, a Mexican immigration…
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20 days ago
Self-driving car deaths raise the question: Is society ready for us to take our hands off the wheel?
The self-driving car era, such as it is, has not gotten off to an auspicious start. Not long ago, technology and automobile companies were talking as though the…
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20 days ago
Outside the Limits of the Human Imagination
In a 1978 issue of the German magazine Stern , a woman named Eva Renzi recounted her experiences in aRajneesh encounter group. “In the room were eighteen…
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21 days ago
In the Shadow of the Gun: #MarchForOurLives Critical Discussion - It's Going Down
Audio Player 00:00 00:00 00:00 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS Cover photo: A member of Redneck Revolt takes aim. Source: ABC…
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21 days ago
UN: Facebook has turned into a beast in Myanmar
Getty Images Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh UN investigators have said the use of Facebook played a "determining role" in…
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21 days ago
Grindr Will Stop Sharing Users' HIV Data With Other Companies
Leon Neal / Getty Images The popular gay hookup app Grindr said late on Monday that it would stop sharing information about its users' HIV status with…
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21 days ago
“Trump Is Like, ‘How Can I F--k with Him?’”: Trump’s War with Amazon (and The Washington Post) Is Personal
Amazon News “Trump Is Like, ‘How Can I F--k with Him?’”: Trump’s War with Amazon (and The Washington Post ) Is Personal With the West Wing finally calm, Trump…
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21 days ago
PubGrub: Next-Generation Version Solving – Natalie Weizenbaum – Medium
Image by @Th3RoadVirus If you’d peeked in on me at work five months ago you’d find me with my nose in a textbook reading up on cutting-edge academic research on…
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21 days ago
Grindr Is Sharing The HIV Status Of Its Users With Other Companies
Antoine Pultier / SINTEF The gay hookup app Grindr, which has more than 3.6 million daily active users across the world, has been providing its users’ HIV…
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22 days ago
Who and What Is Coinhive? — Krebs on Security
Multiple security firms recently identified cryptocurrency mining service Coinhive as the top malicious threat to Web users, thanks to the tendency for…
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26 days ago
Android Monero-Mining Malware Can Cause Device Failure
Trend Micro security experts have warned users today about a new type of Android malware that infects devices and untetheredly mines Monero in the phone's…
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26 days ago
The shady data-gathering tactics used by Cambridge Analytica were an open secret to online marketers. I know, because I was one | The Verge
The recently revealed Facebook data “breach” that allowed Cambridge Analytica to get access to millions of users’ worth of Facebook data has been greeted as a…
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26 days ago
The Crypto-Keepers | Yasha Levine
It’s 7:30 p.m. on a Monday in June at an undisclosed location somewhere in northern Europe. I’m sitting in a private dining room in an upscale hotel, talking to…
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26 days ago
Network self-determination: When building the Internet becomes a right
Anyone reading this article would agree that the Internet and communication technologies play an increasingly essential role in every connected individual’s…
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27 days ago
Gangster’s paradise: how organised crime took over Russia
I was in Moscow in 1988, during the final years of the Soviet Union. The system was sliding towards shabby oblivion, even if no one knew at the time how soon…
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28 days ago
Children's YouTube is still churning out blood, suicide and cannibalism
Video still of a reproduced version of Minnie Mouse, which appeared on the now-suspended Simple Fun channel Simple Fun / WIRED Y ouTube videos using…
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29 days ago
ICE Uses Facebook Data to Find and Track Immigrants, Internal Emails Show
Cambridge Analytica may have had access to the personal information of tens of millions of unwitting Americans, but a genuine debate has emerged about whether…
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29 days ago
Facebook scraped call, text message data for years from Android phones – Ars Technica
Facebook scraped call, text message data for years from Android phones 03/24/2018 6:20 pm Categories: Biz & IT , Tech View non-AMP version at arstechnica.com…
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4 weeks ago
The Big Loophole That Helped Russia Exploit Facebook: Doctored Photos
A photo taken at a pro-immigration rally by Randi Romo, left, and the altered image as it appeared on a Russia-linked Facebook page, Secured Borders. A photo…
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4 weeks ago
Opinion: We Beat Mark Zuckerberg In Hawaii, And We Can Beat Him In Washington
Mark Zuckerberg is now working overtime to convince the American people to trust him with their personal data. Facebook knew tens of millions of Americans had…
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4 weeks ago
Facebook’s Experiments Abroad
I mentioned yesterday the practice of Cambridge Analytica to field test tools and strategies in the developing world which they could not in North America and…
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4 weeks ago
Uber’s Self-Driving Cars Were Struggling Before Arizona Crash
National Transportation Safety Board investigators examining a self-driving Uber vehicle that was involved in a fatal accident in Tempe, Ariz., on Sunday night.…
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4 weeks ago
Our Nukes, Ourselves
The decommissioned Redstone ballistic missile stood, at 69 feet in height, as the tallest object in Albuquerque’s Old Town, a 300-year-old preserved Spanish…
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4 weeks ago
What the Facebook?! To Leave or not to Leave - Our Data Our Selves
Concerns over personal data collection and its use for profit and political control are not new. Iconic German band Kraftwerk sang about it back in early 80s…
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4 weeks ago
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