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Using machine learning to figure out when the president is writing his own tweets
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew McGill | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The confirmation process has shed little light on the philosophy of President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court or on what kind of justice he will be.
From: The Atlantic | By: Garrett Epps | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Yes, the attack on Obamacare failed and millions will keep their health care. But Trump and the GOP still rule
From: Salon.com | By: Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Paramount surprised CinemaCon audiences on Tuesday with 10 minutes of Alexander Payne’s new drama “Downsizing,” a suprprisingly high-concept movie from a filmmaker known for more grounded, down-to-earth moviemaking. How high-concept? Think a Payne-like...
From: The Wrap | By: Beatrice Verhoeven | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Tl;dr: all I want is a place to put savings that will, at a minimum, not steadily lose value to inflation (although actually growing would also be nice). What are my options?All my life the standard financial advice I received was to put money in a Roth...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Cozybee | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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For his Christmas party in Milan, fashion designer Philipp Plein took his 400 employees to the circus. He donned a red nose and performed magic tricks with Zippo the Clown while staff dined among lions and scantily clad tamers. To see Plein dressed in...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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BlackRock is merging many actively managed mutual funds with peers that rely more on algorithms and models to pick stocks.
From: New York Times | By: LANDON THOMAS Jr. | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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While receiving a spam text or email seems the norm in the UAE, companies that share your private data without your permission risk being heavily penalised.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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NewSpring Capital has invested $12 million in Easton, Pennsylvania-based Sussex Wire, a producer of specialty metal parts and components using cold-forming technology. The capital infusion will be used to support Sussex's acquisition of Marox Corporation,...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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If Jimmy Kimmel is Matt Damon’s “enemy” and Ben Affleck is his best friend, then George Clooney might be his favorite person to work with. At CinemaCon to debut footage from two of his upcoming films, Damon talked to EW about once again reuniting...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Derek Lawrence | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The Unethical Appeal may be used to lie, rile, and show contempt for the very reaction it seeks. It longs to drink “Liberal tears.” Recent, though hardly unfamiliar, the Unethical Appeal is the primary rhetorical style of the new administration....
From: The Millions | By: M.C. Mah | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Getting real-world data involves more risk.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Ajay Agrawal | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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We and our 6 month old baby live in a 1930's built house in AZ, it's a little ramshackle but we like it fine. We've discovered there's exposed lead paint in some areas and are trying to figure out what we want to happen if we're going to continue living...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: permiechickie | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Suddenly, Democrats are in demand.
From: Politico | By: (Bill Scher) | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Judge Gonzalo Curiel will rule Thursday on whether to let individuals press fraud claims outside Donald Trump's proposed $25 million settlement offer.
From: Politico | By: Josh Gerstein | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Tencent Holdings Ltd. is making a big bet on electric vehicles. According to a filing submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission this morning, the Chinese technology giant has acquired a 5 percent stake in Tesla Inc. for $1.78 billion....
From: Silicon Angle | By: Maria Deutscher | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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U.S. President Donald Trump's latest executive order guts environmental regulations passed under his predecessor, including a rule that requires government agencies to account for the social cost of carbon. It's the the rollback of this provision that...
From: Triple Pundit | By: Leon Kaye | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Trump's climate order, the GOP agenda, the private sector in government, and more
From: The Atlantic | By: Rosa Inocencio Smith | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Rigetti Computing, a leading quantum computing start-up, announced it has raised $64 million in Series A and B funding.Rigetti Computing is building a cloud quantum computing platform for artificial intelligence and computational chemistry. Rigetti recently...
From: Next Big Future | By: brian wang | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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This will be the Korean smartphone giant's biggest test since the recall of Note 7 last year.
From: Khaleej Times | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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What it does, what comes next
From: The Atlantic | By: Robinson Meyer | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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If you’re a fan of TLC shows, family drama, or just good old reality television, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the the Duggar family. And if you’re not, you’ve probably heard of them anyway, but why? Who is the Duggar Family from 19 Kids and Counting?...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Ruth Kinane | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A biography of Japanese American civil rights activist Fred Korematsu; a delightful introduction to the Jewish holiday Purim starring a quirky chicken; and the true story of Kunkush the cat. who reunited with his Iraqi family after getting lost while...
From: School Library Journal | By: SLJ | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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In Europe, a reproductive rights issue yields an unlikely partnership.
From: The Atlantic | By: Anna Momigliano | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) singled out PBS' "Independent Lens" docs "The New Black," "Baby Mama High" and "Kumu Hina" as not appropriate for funding....
From: Indiewire | By: Michael Schneider | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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From emerging social media channels to the rise of artificial intelligence, the exciting cyclone of change often drops us marketers into unfamiliar territory—and we have to find our way home. Thankfully, the marketing industry is flush with talented...
From: Online Marketing Blog | By: Caitlin Burgess | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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To ensure your workplace is loaded with creativity, creative expert Al Moseley recommends a flat structure with little hierarchy.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Hi. We will be stopping over in Dubai for few days on our way back to Sydney. I need advice on couple of things. First do you know any local baby car seat hire company? I searched on google and found this Hire 4 Baby Do you guys have any feedback for...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: leosoul | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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A baby … who’s a boss! It’s a great premise for a movie, but it could have been so much more.
From: The Atlantic | By: Megan Garber | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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San Francisco-based Smyte, an online security startup, has secured $4 million in Series A funding. Avalon Ventures led the round with participation from other backers that included Baseline Ventures, Founder Collective, Harrison Metal, Upside Partnership...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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While most of the usual arguments around increasing diversity in the technological workspace are geared toward fairness and balance, one of the lesser-known implications of diversity is in how artificial intelligence, machine learning and bots are trained...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Bev Terrell | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Congress has voted to let online providers sell advertisers information on customers without permission.
From: New York Times | By: THE EDITORIAL BOARD | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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It's no secret that Google is hoping to make its own lineup of search, navigation and email apps the go-to services for Apple users. The folks in Mountain View have even gone so far as to introduce new features in iOS apps months before rolling them......
From: Engadget | By: Andrew Dalton | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Startup eMotorWerks, which makes software and hardware to turn EV chargers into networked nodes of a cloud-connected, grid services platform, has landed a big EV charging equipment maker to put its version of smart charging to the test at scale.  On...
From: Greentech Media | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Apparently, evil communists have convinced the public that climate change is caused by humans.
From: Salon.com | By: Alexandra Rosenmann, Alternet | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Does he wash the cars too? Kushner apparently does everything in the Trump administration — when he's not skiing
From: Salon.com | By: Heather Digby Parton | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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My Dad (75, moderately computer literate) has an iPhone, iPad and a Mac. Tonight I tried to change his Apple ID password for him, but couldn't because 2-factor authentication is switched on; he says not by him. Has his account been hacked, and if so,...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: meronym | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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As expected, President Trump issued an executive order today to dismantle the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan -- a policy designed to curb carbon emissions from new and existing power plants by accelerating the adoption of lower-polluting energy...
From: Greentech Media | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Data journalist details five-year fight to make information more available.
From: Reason | By: Scott Shackford | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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President Donald Trump declared the end of a "war on coal" Tuesday, as he moved to curb rules that underpin American emissions targets and a major global climate accord. The post Trump signs order to roll back Obama climate measures appeared first on...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Amazon's crazy robot-infested invite-only conference has become an annual tradition. This year featured Blue Origin rockets and Bezos inside a huge robot.
From: Business Insider | By: Julie Bort | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Declaring "the start of a new era" in energy production, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that he said would revive the coal industry and create jobs.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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As Women Writers Week continues at RogerEbert.com, the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) has just announced the winners of the 2017 Gracie Awards, honoring the achievements of female luminaries in new and traditional media platforms. This...
From: Roger Ebert | By: Chaz Ebert | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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But it will not bring back a lot of coal mining jobs.
From: Reason | By: Ronald Bailey | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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If your device randomly rejects your attempts to unlock it with your fingertip, try a few of the basic troubleshooting steps on hand.
From: New York Times | By: J. D. BIERSDORFER | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Immaculately dressed with his tie worn loosely around his neck, William Eggleston certainly doesn’t fit the image of a typical photographer. His speech is slow and considered and he is seldom seen without an ice cold drink in his hand. Yet despite...
From: Selectism | By: Charlie Haywood | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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"...probably by the mid '20s to the late '20s, you'll start to see a dramatic change in sort of how machines sort of run the world," he told CNBC.
From: Business Insider | By: Elena Holodny | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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At the kind of journalism conferences that I attend, Aron Pilhofer, who had key roles in the digital operations of The New York Times and The Guardian in recent years, has been asking a very good question: What if news organizations optimized every part...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Jay Rosen | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill has launched an investigation into some of the country's leading prescription drug manufacturers, demanding documents and records dating back the past five years which indicate just what the companies knew of the drugs'...
From: CNN | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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