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Vipin Narang quoted: “the thing that weighs against the claim is that it’s a terrible bioweapon. If you were engineering a bioweapon this would have the absolute opposite of the characteristics you would want.” Cotton’s other hypotheses were more plausible, Narang said. “If the claim is that there were bats at the facility that may have had the novel coronavirus and there was a lapse in security and protocol, it’s possible but it doesn’t sound like there was anything intentional,” Narang said. “Unless there’s strong evidence to the contrary that should be the operating assumption.”
Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube struggle with coronavirus hoaxes
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok are full of misinformation about the Wuhan coronavirus.
The new coronavirus is not an excuse to be racist
Unlike some other outbreaks, this one has inspired xenophobic responses.
This is when a robot is going to take your job, according to Oxford University
A survey of artificial intelligence experts reveals when they think robots will outperform humans at a range of tasks.
From rust belt to robot belt: Turning AI into jobs in the US heartland
Artificial intelligence is offering an amazing opportunity to increase prosperity, but whether or not we will seize it is our choice.
Why “Good Jobs” Are Good for Retailers
Some companies are investing in their workers and reaping healthy profits.
21 Jobs of the Future
Concern about a “jobless future” has never been greater. Seemingly every day, an academic, researcher or technology leader suggests that in a world of automation and artificial intelligence (AI), workers will increasingly be a surplus to what businesses need. For many people, the future of work looks like a bleak place, full of temporary jobs, minimum wage labor and a ruling technocracy safely hidden away in their gated communities.
The messy, secretive reality behind OpenAI’s bid to save the world
“But to me, it feels like they are doing something a little bit right,” she says. “I got a sense that the folks there are earnestly trying.”
The boss who put everyone on 70K
A tech boss introduced a $70,000 minimum salary for all his staff – by cutting his own wages. Five years, on he has no regrets.
Know Your Worth
The Body Shop will start hiring the first person who applies for any retail job
No interviews, no background checks, no drug tests. When there is a job available, just answer three yes-or-no questions and the job is yours. It’s a new philosophy called “open hiring”—and it works.
Facebook will pay you for your voice recordings, but it’s not worth it
Last year, Facebook said it would stop listening to voice notes in messenger to improve its speech recognition technology. Now, the company is starting a new program where it will explicitly ask you to submit your recordings, and earn money in return. According to a report from The Verge, the social network is commencing this project, …
Forest – Stay focused, be present
Forest is an app helping you stay away from your smartphone and stay focused on your work.
An Indian politician is using deepfake technology to win new voters
The news: A deepfake of the president of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Manoj Tiwari, went viral on WhatsApp in the country earlier this month, ahead of legislative assembly elections in Delhi, according to Vice.
My 72 Hours in a Viral Tweet Vortex: A Diary
A comedian posted a fake, funny essay to Twitter. What happened next was out of his control.
Going the Distance (and Beyond) to Catch Marathon Cheaters
Derek Murphy investigates runners whose times seem suspicious, which is what brought him to a 70-year-old doctor named Frank Meza.
Why the Success of The New York Times May Be Bad News for Journalism
In his debut, our new media columnist says The Times has become like Facebook or Google — a digital behemoth crowding out the competition.
Republican mega-donor buys stake in Twitter and seeks to oust Jack Dorsey – report
Billionaire Paul Singer’s Elliott Management has taken a ‘sizable stake’ and intends to ‘push for changes’, reports Bloomberg News
A Michael Bloomberg Victory Pushes Our Democracy Past a Point of No Return
This is how plutocracy works (or oligarchy for those who don’t let American media’s connotations replace the dictionary definition of words), and why democracy exists—to serve as a check on the power of kings and capital. Oligarchs donate to everyone so that way they ensure no matter who wins the election, they have a seat at the table. Bloomberg 2020 is an escalation in this strategy, as instead of trying to purchase the seat, plutocrats are now trying to buy the whole damn table and the building which houses it. A vote for Bloomberg or Steyer may be viewed in the short-term as simply an anti-Trump vote, but long term, it is an implicit invitation to the rest of the billionaire class to invade our politics far more than they already have.
This could be Microsoft’s most important product in 2020. If it works
ElectionGuard isn’t designed to make voting machines safe from hackers. It’s meant to make hacking them pointless.
Pantone Color of the Year 2020 Introduction
Announcing the Pantone Color of the Year 2020 – PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue
Take One Last Look at the (Many) Plastic Bags of New York
With a new state ban going into effect, we bid farewell to the purple flower, the smiley face and the THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU designs that have adorned city life for decades.
Introducing Quantum Impact (Ep. 0)
From early cancer detection to fighting climate change, new advances in quantum computing are inspiring solutions to some of the world’s most pressing issues…
Pretending I’m a Superman – The Tony Hawk Video Game Story – ending I’m a Superman is a documentary that tells the story of how skateboarding became a part of…
Justin Bieber was accused of stealing a melody, but it’s actually a royalty-free sample you can buy online
No one stole anything
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