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AR Will Spark the Next Big Tech Platform—Call It Mirrorworld

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 06:00
We are building a 1-to-1 map of almost unimaginable scope. When it's complete, our physical reality will merge with the digital universe.
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Softbank Invests $1B in Robo-Delivery Startup Nuro

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 20:49
So get ready to see a lot more of the company's toaster-inspired, human-free robots roaming the street, delivering groceries.
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Amazon Gobbles Up Eero to Round Out Its Smart Home Plan

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 20:25
What are the consequences (and conveniences) of the tech giant acquiring the home router company?
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Amber Authenticate Protects Video Footage From Deepfakes and Tampering

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 17:15
Many of the body cameras worn by police are woefully vulnerable to hacking and manipulation. Amber Authenticate wants to fix that—with the blockchain.
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Will Smith's 'Aladdin' Genie Is Already a Meme

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 14:50
Blue is definitely not the warmest color.
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Childish Gambino Made History at the Grammys

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 11:03
Also, 'The Walking Dead' is losing a fan-favorite character and 'The Lego Movie 2' underperforms.
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TV's Second Chance for Trans Representation—the Right Way

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 10:01
*The L Word* reboot has the opportunity to do something revolutionary. Again.
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8 Best Baby Monitors (2019): Nanit, VTech, and More

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 09:00
These are our favorite baby monitors and cameras to help you keep an eye (or ear) on your kids at night. Wi-Fi, radio, long range, audio, and app-based monitors included.
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Why the US Needs a Strategy for AI

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 09:00
Opinion: With its American AI Initiative, the White House is devoting funding, research, and data infrastructure to boosting our prowess in artificial intelligence.
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The Green New Deal Needs to Grapple With America's Sprawl

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 08:00
Where we live plays an enormous role in our emissions. For the Green New Deal to work, it needs to grapple with that fact.
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Autocomplete Presents the Best Version of You

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 07:00
As goofy as some of your smartphone keyboard's predictions are, at least it tries to not make you look bad.
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Google and Microsoft Warn That AI May Do Dumb Things

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 07:00
Google and Microsoft have added warnings to their "risk factors" for investors about potential legal and ethical problems from their artificial intelligence projects.
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There's Still So Much We Need to Learn About Weed—and Fast

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 07:00
A new research center will finally quantify cannabis' toll on the environment, as well as how existing rules affect the growers themselves.
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Trump’s Plan to Keep America First in AI

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 00:00
The US will join more than a dozen other countries with national AI strategies when President Trump signs an executive order to create the American AI Initiative.
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Amazon's Self-Driving Bet and More Car News This Week

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 09:00
The logistics giant invests in autonomous vehicle startup Aurora, the micromobility world ponders its future, we review the new Porsche 911, and more.
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Nancy Pelosi's Clap at the State of the Union Tops This Week's Internet News

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 09:00
The speech was very boring. The state of the world as a whole, though, is far from tedious.
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Tivoli Go Fonico Review: Wirefree Workout Buds

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 08:00
Even with a few glitches, these cute wirefree, true wireless workout earbuds are still worth the price.
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Clues to Our Unknown Ancestors Are Hiding in Our Genome

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 08:00
Humans interbred with Neanderthals and Denisovans, but were there others? Paleontologists are using deep learning to find lost branches of our family tree.
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Monkeys With Superpower Eyes Could Help Cure Color Blindness

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 07:00
Squirrel monkeys don’t see color like people. But inject their eyeballs with a genetically engineered virus, and they suddenly can perceive a new rainbow. The same trick could someday be used on color-blind people.
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Cybersecurity Workers Scramble to Fix a Post-Shutdown Mess

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 07:00
The shutdown may have ended two weeks ago, but federal cybersecurity professionals will be coping with its impact for a long time to come.
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