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Surprise! Amazon’s tips for facial acknowledgment laws wouldn’t govern them at all

June 18, 2019 No Comments

Who will guard the guards? Amazon! Amazon has released guidelines for facial recognition software that it wants lawmakers to consider when crafting legislation. With the post, Amazon joins Microsoft in calling for regulation of the technology, and notably, its application in law enforcement. SEE ALSO: Amazon’s Ring has been reportedly spying on customers As the…

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‘Bullshit’, not lies, is the destructive influence blighting our public life|Kenan Malik

June 18, 2019 No Comments

‘Bullshit,” the philosopher Harry Frankfurt observed in a seminal essay on the subject, “is unavoidable whenever circumstances require someone to talk without knowing what he is talking about.” He wrote that in 2005, but he might have been watching recent episodes of This Week, BBC’s late-night politics show, presided over by Andrew Neil. Over the…

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A Second Life for the ‘Do Not Track’ Setting– With Teeth

June 18, 2019 No Comments

In 2009, as people grew concerned about the pervasiveness of web tracking, the idea of adding a Do Not Track (DNT) setting to browsers gained traction across the web. By enabling it, the browser attaches “DNT: 1” to a web request, effectively telling websites that the user does not wish to be tracked.Initially, the concept…

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When Is Innovation Too Dangerous to Launch to the Public?

June 18, 2019 No Comments

A new text-generating algorithm has reignited a long-running debate. Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by AndreyPopov/iStock/Getty Images Plus, mansum008/iStock/Getty Images Plus, and Svetlana Chernova/iStock/Getty Images Plus. Do You Trust Your VPN? Are You Sure? How Big of a Deal Is It That the U.S. Shut Off the Russia Troll Farm’s Internet Access? Why Are We…

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10 Countries With the Most Well-Developed Public Health Care Systems

June 18, 2019 No Comments

Countries Seen to Have the Best Public Health Care SystemsDeveloped countries use various approaches to provide universal coverage. Some rely on the government, as in a single-payer approach. Other nations depend on private insurers and a third group of countries, such as the U.S., have a mixture of both.A Pew study published last fall found…

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NYC Council concerns tax breaks and economic effect of Amazon HQ2

June 18, 2019 No Comments

Braving 20-degree weather, protesters crowded the steps of New York City Hall this morning with signs highlighting a “crumbling MTA” and rising tuition. Several held pro-union placards, while a man in a bright yellow warehouse vest claimed, “Amazon doesn’t let me pee.” This morning, New York’s City Council held a hearing examining Amazon’s proposed HQ2…

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Report That Tesla Autopilot Cuts Crashes By 40?lled ‘Bogus’

June 18, 2019 No Comments

binspamdupenotthebestofftopicslownewsdaystalestupid freshfunnyinsightfulinterestingmaybe descriptive 106656712 story Report That Tesla Autopilot Cuts Crashes By 40% Called ‘Bogus’ (arstechnica.com) Posted by EditorDavid on Saturday February 16, 2019 @02:39PM from the show-me-the-data dept. Remember when America’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported Tesla’s Autopilot reduced crashes by 40%? Two years later the small research and consulting firm Quality Control…

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5 reasons you need to stop consuming soft drinks right away – cause strokes, acne, diabetes and more – Times Now

June 18, 2019 No Comments

5 reasons you need to stop consuming soft drinks right away – cause strokes, acne, diabetes and more&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspGetty Images New Delhi: When you feel thirsty and feel like drinking something other than water because you are craving something sweet or yummy, a soft drink may be the first thing you think of. […]

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Drinking Diet Soft Drinks ‘Increases Risk Of Dying Young From Stroke And Heart Attack’ – baltimorejewishlife.com

June 18, 2019 No Comments

Drinking Diet Soft Drinks ‘Increases Risk Of Dying Young From Stroke And Heart Attack’ By: Staff Reporter Drinking just two diet drinks a day increases the risk of a stroke and heart disease by almost a third, according to new research. Drinking just two cans of diet coke Drinking just two diet drinks a day […]

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Usage of 3D animation is an effective marketing tool when directed to your target audiences

June 18, 2019 No Comments

3D Animations Become Even More Popular Today Companies like PinkSquare use an excellent alternative to live action videos. Customers consider 3D animations as more reliable than affordable and fast computer-generated clips. With over 80% of all customer web traffic originating from online videos by 2020, customers have actually concerned trust PinkSquare with producing brief, impactful […]

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