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Hey kids! Forget about Disney – who fancies a trip to DevOps World?

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Come with us through the gates of Jenkins Land to admire the Java dinosaurs within DevOps World Lisbon Love was in the air at the CloudBees-sponsored DevOps World in Lisbon this week as the 900 or so attendees were treated to public displays of affection with Google both on stage and behind the scenes. The…

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Cory Booker Bets $100 Billion on Historically Black Colleges and Universities

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Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), a Democratic candidate for president, greeting students after speaking at the Criminal Justice Forum at Benedict College in Columbia, S.C. on Oct. 26, 2019. (Demetrius Freeman/The New York Times)Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey on Tuesday proposed investing $100 billion in historically black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions, a…

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Innovation Ambassadors And How Europe Plans To Tame ‘Big Tech’

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Daniel Korski, cofounder and CEO of PUBLIC, a govtech venture capitalist firm with Anja Hendel, … [+] director of Porsche Digital Lab Berlin, at the Forbes Under 30 Summit Europe. Carolin WeinkopfEurope needs to plot a different course with tech giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook to put democracy at the center of the debate…

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DEBATE NIGHT DEMS

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Steve Kornacki, national political correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC, corrected on Twitter the part of this segment in which he misstated Booker’s support among black voters in South Carolina. Booker is polling at 2 percent with black voters in the latest poll.Elizabeth Janowski11d ago / 5:47 AM UTCFact check: Biden claims Steyer produced more…

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USPTO Questions if Artificial Intelligence Can Develop or Infringe Copyrighted Works

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News There is no question that artificial intelligence is destined to replace some human work in the future. But can something that’s created by AI technology be copyrighted? And can AI creations infringe copyrights of others? These are questions the US Patent and Trademark Office would like to have answered by asking the public for…

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E-scooters unexpectedly appeared all over, however now they’re riding into major difficulty

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(CNN) Brussels. San Diego. Bogotá. Walk around any major tourist destination these days, and you’ll see them. Electric scooters, gliding silently around city center streets, zipping through traffic signals, or abandoned — lying on the street, propped up agai…

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From puppies to porn, copycat laws target consumers

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Muhammad Hoshur, 23, loved iPhones – until he learned how to fix them. Big industry forces “want small guys like me to go out of business even though they refuse to fix people’s phones, they just want you to get a new one,” said Hoshur, who owns three electronic repair shops in and around the Washington…

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Digital technology and the rise of new casual learning techniques

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More and more employees are using digital tools to acquire new professional skills. Credit: Shutterstock Consulting a YouTube tutorial or an online dictionary, improving English skills using a dedicated application while taking public transportation, etc. To develop their skills, professionals are increasingly turning to these informal digital learning methods. This is illustrated by two studies…

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Is The Trump Dog Real? A Very Serious Debate

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On Monday, Donald Trump heaped a mountain of praise on the “beautiful dog” who chased down Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Because it was injured in the raid, the hero dog was awarded a Pawprint of Honor by the President this afternoon, seemingly the highest honor in the country for dogs who are also…

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CRISPR’s unwanted anniversary

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PHOTO: BARBARA RIES FOR UCSFThere are key moments in the history of every disruptive technology that can make or break its public perception and acceptance. For CRISPR-based genome editing, such a moment occurred 1 year ago—an unsettling push into an era that will test how society decides to use this revolutionary technology.In November 2018, at…

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