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Trump to block U.S. downloads of TikTok, WeChat on Sunday
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The Commerce department announced Friday morning that it would ban U.S. business transactions with China-owned social apps WeChat and TikTok on Sunday.

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Turning Point Action enlists teenagers in 'troll farm' spreading coordinated pro-Trump messaging - The Washington Post
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12 min read, listed 1 day ago in MIT Technology Review — Suppressing fires has failed. Here’s what California needs to do instead.

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The sprawling operation by Turning Point Action, led by conservative activist Charlie Kirk, evades guardrails put in place to prevent the spread of online disinformation, experts said.

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“It Was All About the Election”: The Ex-White House Aide Olivia Troye on Trump’s Narcissistic Mishandling of COVID-19 | The New Yorker
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7 min read, listed 17 hours ago in MIT Technology Review — Letter-writing staved off lockdown loneliness. Now it’s getting out the vote.

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The first staffer on the coronavirus task force to go public tells The New Yorker that America’s pandemic response was “derailed by the person at the very top.”

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'The difference is QAnon': how a conspiratorial hate campaign upended California politics | US news | The Guardian
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11 min read, listed 17 hours ago in MIT Technology Review — Letter-writing staved off lockdown loneliness. Now it’s getting out the vote.

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A lawmaker’s LGBTQ+ bill led to antisemitic attacks calling him a pedophile: ‘The GOP has been infected by Qanon’

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xkcd: Wikipedian Protester
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1 min read, listed 15 hours ago in reddit/MachineLearning/[D] Early benchmarks are up for RTX 3080

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Hong Kong Is a Troubling Case Study in the Death of Democracy | WIRED
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3 min read, listed 17 hours ago in MIT Technology Review — Letter-writing staved off lockdown loneliness. Now it’s getting out the vote.

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A free press suppressed. A vote postponed. Dissent criminalized. China’s insidious reengineering of the region marches on, but not without a fight.

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Machine - Wikipedia
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23 min read, listed 1 day ago in reddit/robotics/My Remote Control Mower - First Run

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Computer - Wikipedia
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Foreign, domestic disinformation deepens U.S. fissures - Axios
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3 min read, listed 1 day ago in MIT Technology Review — Suppressing fires has failed. Here’s what California needs to do instead.

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The center of the American polity faces unprecedented strain from within and without.

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How Mathematical ‘Hocus-Pocus’ Saved Particle Physics
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Black mortality rates are always at the level of white mortality rates in a pandemic.
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I'm a mortality modeler. It's clear what's killing Black people.

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SuperAnnotate Desktop: A better alternative to free annotation tools
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9 min read, listed 20 hours ago in reddit/deeplearning/SuperAnnotate Desktop: A better alternative to free annotation tools

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As part of our partnership with OpenCV, we are launching the best free annotation tool for the computer vision community.

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KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm | KTH
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1 min read, listed 18 hours ago in reddit/MachineLearning/[D] Non-US research groups working on Deep Learning?

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Since its founding in 1827, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation.

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Facebook to Curb Internal Debate Over Sensitive Issues Amid Staff Discord - WSJ
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2 min read, listed 17 hours ago in MIT Technology Review — Letter-writing staved off lockdown loneliness. Now it’s getting out the vote.

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Facebook is moving to curb internal debate around divisive political and social topics, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said, after a spate of disputes and criticism that has fueled discord among staffers.

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This is what California needs to do about its fires | MIT Technology Review
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6 min read, listed 1 day ago in MIT Technology Review — Suppressing fires has failed. Here’s what California needs to do instead.

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It’s time to reverse a century of fire suppression policies in favor of more prescribed burns. That will require sweeping regulatory reforms, and tons of money.

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AI-powered weight training startup Tonal raises $110 million amid home workout boom | VentureBeat
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3 min read, listed 1 day ago in AI – VentureBeat

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Tonal, a startup developing an AI-powered home weight training system, raised $110 million to further its R&D and mass-production efforts.

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Understanding Bias in Data - Skillsoft
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3 min read, listed 8 hours ago in reddit/ArtificialInteligence/Understanding Bias in Data Free Bootcamp

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Free Online Bootcamp September 29 11:00AM – 12:00PM EDT September 30 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT Examples of injustice will often make the news, but the roots of the sensational have their foundation in the mundane. Increasingly, the technology we create and the decisions we make are grounded in…

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Easier access to Search, Chrome and Gmail in iOS 14
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2 min read, listed 15 hours ago in The Keyword

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Search faster with a new Widget for your iOS Home Screen, and make Gmail and Chrome your default email and browser apps with iOS 14.

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The true story of the Mercury 13 and the women who never made it to space - CNET
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5 min read, listed 1 day ago in MIT Technology Review — Suppressing fires has failed. Here’s what California needs to do instead.

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In the early 1960s, 13 women went through a grueling set of tests to prove they could be astronauts. The program's shutdown shaped space travel for decades.

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UCI Machine Learning Repository: Data Sets
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21 min read, listed 1 day ago in reddit/datasets/Any recommended Health datasets for Machine Learning in a University project?

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People Are Sharing Their Captcha Struggles (16 Pics) | Bored Panda
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1 min read, listed 1 day ago in Artificial Intelligence

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If identifying all the parking meters in the pic sends your brain into overdrive, we just want you to know, you're not the only one.

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Are You Ready for the Quantum Computing Revolution?
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7 min read, listed 1 day ago in AI Magazine

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Studies predict it will be a multibillion-dollar industry by the end of the decade.

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Deep Dive: Intel 'Tiger Lake' vs. AMD 'Renoir,' Which Laptop CPU Wins on Performance? | PCMag
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25 min read, listed 1 day ago in Artificial Intelligence

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After a week of testing, our results are in. Intel's top 11th Generation Core U-series performs well for gaming and some AI-assisted workflows, even if it can't always beat AMD's equivalent Ryzen silicon. The big surprise, though? Intel's Iris Xe graphics.

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Facial recognition tech in Africa boosted by Ghana AI startup — Quartz Africa
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4 min read, listed 1 day ago in Artificial Intelligence

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Charlette N’Guessan is the first woman to win the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation from the UK’ s Royal Academy of Engineering

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DeepBeat: Rap Lyrics Generating AI
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2 min read, listed 8 hours ago in reddit/deeplearning/A Rap Lyric Generator Backed by AI Deep Learning

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DeepBeat is a program which uses machine learning techniques to generate rap lyrics by combining lines from existing rap songs.

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