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Thanks to the ad-tech boom, advertisers today have endless options. The post The Real Reason the Online Uprising Against Bill O’Reilly Worked appeared first on WIRED. Source link

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Facebook’s building a platform to extend its digital reach into the physical world. Now imagine Apple doing the same. And Google. And Microsoft. And Amazon. The post The Rise of AR Will Unleash Competing Corporate ‘Realities’ appeared first on WIRED. Source link

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Facebook believes that video is the future. Not just any video, but immersive 360-degree video that approaches virtual reality. Of course, creating such video requires a very different breed of camera. So, a team of Facebook engineers, led by a camera guru name Brian Cabral, is hoping to bootstrap a much larger market for these …

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Facebook can’t realize its AR ambitions if AI stays tied to data centers. So it’s bringing neural nets right to your phone. The post Facebook’s Augmented Reality Engine Brings AI Right to Your Phone appeared first on WIRED. Source link

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When Steve Stephens uploaded a 57-second video to Facebook of himself shooting and killing a man Sunday, the video stayed on Stephens’ Facebook page for more than 2 hours before the company finally pulled it down. It was enough time for thousands of people to watch and share it on Facebook, and for third-party websites …

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Jon Ossoff’s campaign for Congress proves just how powerful the “resistance” has become—and how haphazard. Progressive number-crunchers hope to change that The post Anger Isn’t Enough, So the #Resistance Is Weaponizing Data appeared first on WIRED. Source link

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Have you ever relied on your smartphone’s maps to get around? Asked Siri to find you the best dim sum? Then you owe Shakey some thanks. The post Meet the Cute, Wobbly Robot That Started the AI Revolution appeared first on WIRED. Source link

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During a scheduled trip to Wisconsin tomorrow, President Trump will sign a long-awaited executive order that aims to address fraud and abuse in the visa program tech companies use to hire high-skilled foreign workers. As a candidate, Trump vowed to kill the H-1B visa, calling it “very, very bad for workers.” Tech industry leaders, who …

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Regulators are now off the backs of big internet providers. Thanks to a resolution signed by President Trump earlier this month, consumer-friendly privacy rules passed by the Obama-era Federal Communications Commission won’t take effect. Rules designed to protect net neutrality—the idea that internet providers shouldn’t be able to give certain content preferential treatment—seem likely to …

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To create more immersive worlds, VR makers are turning to the same kinds of chips powering the artificial intelligence explosion. The post A Chip Revolution Will Bring Better VR Sooner Than You Think appeared first on WIRED. Source link

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