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Alexa, Tell Me Where You’re Going Next

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Alexa, Tell Me Where You’re Going Next

Amazon’s VP of Alexa talks about machine learning, chatbots, and whether industry is strip-mining AI talent from academia. 2,018 more words

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According to Snopes, Fake News Is Not the Problem

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According to Snopes, Fake News Is Not the Problem

Take it from the internet’s chief myth busters: The problem is the failing media. 1,181 more words

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Our World Is Going Full ‘Black Mirror’

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Our World Is Going Full ‘Black Mirror’

Here’s exactly how the dystopian TV show is remixing reality.

When the dark sci-fi TV… 2,880 more words

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Chat Bots Aren’t a Fad. They’re a Revolution.

All new things seem weird at first. Slowly, they become mainstream. This needull talks about chat bots. The writer has reasons to believe that chat bots are a revolution. 144 more words

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Melinda Gates Tackles Gender Inequality in Tech

Fewer than one in five computer science degrees are earned by women.

Melinda Gates, who earned a computer science degree from Duke and worked for a decade at Microsoft, his now made it her personal mission to help more women enter tech and stay in tech. 133 more words

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How Hillary Clinton Adopted the Wonkiest Tech Policy Ever – Backchannel

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How Hillary Clinton Adopted the Wonkiest Tech Policy Ever

The candidate’s key digital aide explains HRC’s views on tech, the economy, and the government. 1,758 more words

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