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Google’s A.I. Has Made Some Pretty Huge Leaps This Week

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Oct. 18 2017 6:09 PMMy Quantified Monster and MeWe now define ourselves with our data. I’ve been doing that since the first time I played Dungeons & Dragons.
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Oct. 18 2017 4:09 PMFormer Tesla Factory Workers Allege Racist Insults and Graffiti in Lawsuit
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Oct. 18 2017 2:44 PMThe Imaginary AppleA museum exhibition shows off the New York City that designers dreamed up, but which never actually got built.
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Oct. 18 2017 12:08 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Unhappy Cybersecurity Awareness Month
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Oct. 17 2017 6:20 PMShould Political Ads on Facebook Include Disclaimers?The FEC wants your opinion.
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Oct. 17 2017 1:46 PMUnpopular Opinion: The “1 Like = 1 Unpopular Opinion” Meme Is Bad
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Oct. 17 2017 1:23 PMGoogle Maps Ditches Its Half-Baked Cupcake CounterThe app began showing users how many calories they’d burn by walking—then the company wisely turned the feature off.
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Oct. 17 2017 12:15 PMAttack of the Hack BackThe worst idea in cybersecurity is back again.
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Oct. 17 2017 10:51 AMThe Curse of the Halfway TechnologyIt can feel like we’re at a technological endpoint—but there’s more to be done.
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Oct. 16 2017 7:31 PMFor Women, #MeToo Is Frustratingly FamiliarHow many times do we need to perform our pain?
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Oct. 16 2017 3:56 PMGoogle Taught A.I. How to Program More A.I.
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Oct. 16 2017 1:14 PMRetyping the Future’s PastAn archival transcription project from the University of Iowa invites us to explore the history of science fiction.
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Oct. 16 2017 5:50 AMMind the Wi-FiA brilliant experiment is helping the London subway find out how people really travel.
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Oct. 13 2017 6:18 PMBaseless Fears of the Yellowstone Supervolcano Erupt Again
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Oct. 13 2017 12:33 PMTwitter May Have Erased Critical Evidence for the Russia Investigation
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Oct. 18 2017 5:49 PMFree Fake MelaniaWhy we can’t resist—or dismiss—the week’s most delirious meme.
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Oct. 18 2017 3:46 PMLast Month’s Jobs Report Hints at Our Climate-Changed Economy’s Future
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Oct. 18 2017 12:29 PMTwitter Is Rolling Out Stricter Rules on Sexual Abuse, Violence, and Hate Speech
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Oct. 17 2017 7:28 PMGoogle's New Super-Secure Email Is Designed For High-Profile Targets. Would It Have Protected Hillary's Campaign?
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Oct. 17 2017 4:12 PMTwitter Is Shutting Down a Conservative Group’s Automated Tweets
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Oct. 17 2017 1:40 PMPoliticians Are Addicted to Big Data Like It’s Campaign CashIt’s one reason they’ll never crack down on Facebook and Google’s data collection.
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Oct. 17 2017 12:38 PMAre Self-Driving Cars the Future of Mobility for People With Disabilities?
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Oct. 17 2017 11:19 AMThe Future of Cybersecurity Might Look a Lot Like Snapchat
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Oct. 16 2017 7:53 PMTeens Love the App TBH, so Facebook Is Buying TBHTBH, it sounds like a decent idea.
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Oct. 16 2017 6:37 PMMemory MachineLike Facebook before them, iPhones are now serving up prefab slideshows—whether you want them or not.
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Oct. 16 2017 3:23 PMTropical Storm Ophelia Really Did Break the Weather Forecast Grid
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Oct. 16 2017 12:16 PMCritical Wi-Fi Security Flaw Leaves Communications Exposed to Eavesdroppers
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Oct. 16 2017 5:45 AMHow “Big Data” Went BustAnd what comes next.
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Oct. 13 2017 3:00 PMAirbnb is Opening an Apartment Building Near Disney World
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Oct. 13 2017 11:50 AMThe Fun May Be Over for New York Times Power TweetersAt the paper of record, a call for restraint.

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