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Google’s AI translation tool seems to have invented its own secret internal language | TechCrunch

All right, don’t panic, but computers have created their own secret language and are probably talking about us right now. Well, that’s kind of an oversimplification, and the last part… 16 more words

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Mindware

Tools for Smart Thinking

Richard E. Nisbett

“[A] compelling new book . . . With clear explanations of relevant principles from statistics, formal logic, economics, and psychology, Nisbett does indeed assemble a powerful toolkit for examining the validity of claims made by marketers, politicians, and scientists.” 256 more words

2017

Thank You for Being Late

An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations

Thomas L. Friedman

With his trademark vitality, wit, and optimism, Thomas L. Friedman  (author of… 342 more words

2017

Leaving Orbit

Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight

Margaret Lazarus Dean

Winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize

“A wonderfully evocative new book . . . 293 more words

2017

Gamelife

A Memoir

Michael W. Clune

“Beyond the brilliant observations that seem to pop up on every page, the scenes of Clune’s childhood make for equally compelling reading, dramatically rendered as they are in rich novelistic prose.”—Christopher Urban, … 212 more words

2017