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Facebook, Twitter, Uber…all got kinda gross

If I’m not free to embarrass myself on Facebook, what is the world coming to? You’d think that after the fallout over their emotional manipulation experiment, Facebook would become the very model of discretion and privacy, and knock it off with the machiavellian shenanigans already. Just because they have access to staggering amounts of personal …

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AT&T (again), CAPTCHA’s fall, Microsoft’s latest fails

Big business v. small town We’re starting to think that AT&T is a firm believer in the “all PR is good PR” theory, since this is the second time in a single week they’ve made headlines for pretty sketchy behavior. After Wednesday’s interesting admission that they’re moving ahead with expansion plans regardless of the outcome …

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Artificial Intelligence and What Computers Still Don’t Understand

Artificial Intelligence and What Computers Still Don’t Understand The New Yorker covers a paper by Hector Levesque – an Artificial intelligence researcher – that contends AI research is far too caught up in the realm of parlor tricks than in actually understanding intelligence. He cites a number of problems that are easy for a human …

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