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Google wants to spread its AI revolution to China. But the revolution has already arrived. The post Google Is Already Late to China’s AI Revolution appeared first on WIRED. Source link

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President Trump has followed through on his campaign promise to retreat from the Paris Agreement. Now, the United States has joined Nicaragua and Syria as one of only three countries in the world to stand apart from the historic global pact, signed just last year. “We’re getting out, but we will start to negotiate, and …

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Because yesterday’s covfefe could be tomorrow’s global catastrophe. The post We Asked Lawyers to Vet Trump’s Most Controversial Tweets appeared first on WIRED. Source link

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People in the real world are hard at work trying to rebuild the internet in a way that comes closer to its decentralized ideal. The post Pied Piper’s New Internet Isn’t Just Possible—It’s Almost Here appeared first on WIRED. Source link

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Robots are taking over the world’s workforce—and why shouldn’t they? For so many jobs, machines are faster, more consistent, smarter, and cheaper than you or I will ever be. As advances in artificial intelligence accelerate, robots will spread into all corners of the labor market: blue collar and white collar, service work and knowledge work …

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Google’s DeepMind lab is retiring its Go-playing machine as researchers eye a much bigger future. The post AlphaGo’s Designers Explore New AI After Winning Big in China appeared first on WIRED. Source link

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The web’s favorite file format just turned 30. Yep, it turns out the GIF is a millennial, too. At the same time, 30 makes the GIF ancient in web years, which feels a bit weird, given that the proliferation of animated GIFs is a relatively recent phenomenon. Today, Twitter has a GIF button and even …

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Mark Zuckerberg wants Facebook to build a global community. Easier said than done. The post The Community Zuck Longs to Build Remains a Distant Dream appeared first on WIRED. Source link

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The bitcoin boom is back. This week, the digital currency leapt to record heights, peaking at nearly $2,800 before tumbling back down to around $2,400—by far the most dramatic run in its history. While bitcoin didn’t maintain its record price for long, it’s been trading feverishly this year, breaking the $2,000 threshold just last week. …

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A disembodied voice sounded over a loudspeaker. “Incoming. Take cover,” it warned to anyone within earshot. Then, the sirens began to wail. Erin Delaney assumed it was a drill. She peeked down the hallway to see how other people were responding. Then she hit the deck. It was not a drill. The NATO base in …

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