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How fast is a broadband internet connection? That question is at the heart of a controversy at the Federal Communications Commission. After a study about connection speeds in the US last year, the FCC decided that too few people had access to high speed internet. But that conclusion never sat right with the commission’s Republicans, …

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Last fall, University of Virginia computer science professor Vicente Ordóñez noticed a pattern in some of the guesses made by image-recognition software he was building. “It would see a picture of a kitchen and more often than not associate it with women, not men,” he says. That got Ordóñez wondering whether he and other researchers …

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Shortly after a rally by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, led to the death of a counter-protestor, YouTube removed a video of U.S. soldiers blowing up a Nazi swastika in 1945. In place of the video, users saw a message saying it had been “removed for violating YouTube’s policy on hate speech.” Around the same …

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Elon Musk and others seek restrictions on use of autonomous weapons Source link

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President Trump’s victory caught Garrett Johnson—and the rest of humanity—by surprise. A Republican, Johnson had never been among Trump’s biggest fans. He’d worked for former Florida governor Jeb Bush and supported Bush in the primaries. The night candidate Trump addressed the Republican National Convention, Johnson retweeted the words of another Republican political operative: “There will …

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It’s hard to overstate Amazon’s online retail dominance. With 76 percent market share of online retail, it’s as if the 1995–96 Chicago Bulls entered your local rec league. No one can challenge Amazon today, but a newly announced partnership between Google and Walmart—allowing you to order groceries from the latter with Google Assistant, or online …

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Fired Google engineer James Damore and his lawyer say they’ve talked to other Google employees who claim to have been discriminated against for challenging Google’s liberal political orthodoxy, suggesting the tech giant may face additional legal fallout from the incident. Google fired Damore earlier this month after he posted a memo on an internal discussion …

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It started while I was on a Hawaiian vacation in May. I thought I’d just tweaked my back lifting a poolside lounge chair. Back home, my back pain became severe, and I started noticing nerve pain in my legs. For eight days I could barely crawl around the house. My wife and two daughters nicknamed …

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At 6’5″, Aaron Dennis towers over the whiteboard beside him. Blue marker in hand, the 22-year-old hunches slightly to jot down suggestions being shouted by a group of people deep into a brainstorming session. Dressed mostly in nerdy T-shirts (one reads Science! with a test tube in place of the letter i), they’re trying to …

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Uber’s presumptive new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, has an impressive résumé, including stints as an investment banker, chief financial officer, and CEO. He’ll need all of those skills and more to help the ride-hailing company overcome scandals, internal dissension, and depleted executive ranks. Uber upended the decades-old taxi industry and grew to be the world’s most …

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