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People Who Swear Are More Likely to Be Honest: Study
A 6 minute Intro to AI
IN THE NEWS
Trump pressured Park Service to find proof for his claims about inauguration crowd
Activists protest Twitter demanding it ‘dump the real Donald Trump’
Uber CEO defends Trump relationship to employees
Doomsday Clock Moves Closer to Midnight, Signaling Concern Among Scientists
Fear Materialized: Border Agents Demand Social Media Data from Americans
Twitter is replacing the Moments tab with a new Explore tab instead
Apple joins Amazon, Google, Facebook in ‘Partnership on AI ‘ research project
Partnership on AI
You can now use NFC to lock down your Facebook page
FIDO U2F Security Key
Yahoo surprises no one by pushing back its Verizon acquisition close date
The SEC is reportedly investigating why Yahoo took so long to disclose that it was hacked
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative acquires and will free up science search engine Meta
Jay Z is selling a third of Tidal, which makes sense. Sprint is buying a third of Tidal, which makes less sense.
Rogue Scientists Race to Save Climate Data from Trump
Meet the Person Whose Life Is Being Changed by Universal Basic Income
Hold The Storefront: How Delivery-Only “Ghost” Restaurants Are Changing Takeout
A Guide to New York’s Delivery Only Restaurants
Alexa and Google Assistant have a problem: People aren’t sticking with voice apps they try
When Their Shifts End, Uber Drivers Set Up Camp in Parking Lots Across the U.S.
Elon Musk Says He May Start Building A Tunnel Under L.A. As Early As Next Month
Cognitive bias cheat sheet, simplified – Thinking is hard because of 4 universal conundrums.
How publishing platform Ghost plans to save journalism
Russia-linked Fancy Bear hackers had access to UK television station for ‘almost a year’
Site that sold access to 3.1 billion passwords vanishes after reported raid
EXCLUSIVE: IG Investigating Obama Admin Cyber Attacks On Georgia Election System
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer accidentally tweets password two days in a row
Donald Trump Is Still Using His Unsecured Personal Cell Phone
AT THE LIBRARY
Amazon Sells Out of 1984 as America Decides to Read a Goddamn Book for Once
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Empire Games by Charles Stross
Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t: Why That Is And What You Can Do About It by Steven Pressfield
The Swarm: The Second Formic War (Volume 1) by Orson Scott Card & Aaron Johnston
APPS & DOODADS
Amazon pushes Star Trek future with new Alexa wake word
Skinners Are The Durable Sock/Shoe Hybrid For Workouts And Walking On LEGOs
TaoTronics Bluetooth Headphones, Wireless 4.1 Magnetic Earbuds Stereo Earphones, Secure Fit for Sports with Built-in Mic
THE OFFICIAL TITLE FOR STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII REVEALED
Ear Buds: The Podcast Documentary
A Series of Unfortunate Events
Harcore History 59: The Destroyer of Worlds
CBS and Paramount settle lawsuit with ‘Star Trek’ fan film
The Director of Die Hard Just Made His First Film in 14 Years, and It’s a Video-Game Commercial
Under the Noise
Hamilton in Chicago
MORON OF THE WEEK
After Donald Trump victory, British think tank downgrades US to ‘flawed democracy’
Fact Checking The Viral Post About Trump’s First Days
Cards Against Humanity describes Obama in CEO job posting
The Race to Pass Obama’s Last Law and Save Tech in DC
Matt Cutts officially resigns from Google
Could These World Maps Be the Future of a Connected Hyperloop?
New Exhibit Celebrates the Lost Art of the Screensaver
VR Porn Embraces Smell-O-Vision So You Can Smell The Debauchery Too
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