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UH, DID GOOGLE FAKE ITS BIG A.I. DEMO?
THE WIRED GUIDE TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Netflix – My Activity
How to see everything you’ve ever watched on Netflix and Amazon
Police Realizing That SESTA/FOSTA Made Their Jobs Harder; Sex Traffickers Realizing It’s Made Their Job Easier
Austin bike, scooter rules debut to mixed reaction from companies
There’s now yet another dockless scooter startup in San Francisco
The Dirty Truth Coming for Self-Driving Cars
Senate votes to overturn Ajit Pai’s net neutrality repeal
Placings on Apple’s Podcast Chart can be bought
Google Employees Resign In Protest Against Pentagon Contract
IN THE NEWS
“Yanny” or “Laurel”: the audio clip that’s tearing the internet apart
Laurel or Yanny? What We Heard From the Experts
We Made a Tool So You Can Hear Both Yanny and Laurel
Yanni on Twitter
White House Video with Surprise Ending
Are You Really the Product?
Facebook closed 583m fake accounts in first three months of 2018
California Today: San Francisco Nurses Protest the Zuckerberg Hospital’s Name
Google Chrome no longer breaks Web games, but the fix won’t last
Google is pausing Chrome 66’s autoplay blocker after developer complaints
Deliveroo employees are getting shares, riders are getting nothing
Uber will now let you rate your driver mid-trip
The rating game – How Uber and its peers turned us into horrible bosses
Twitter delays shutdown of legacy APIs as it launches a replacement
Bitcoin’s energy use got studied, and you libertarian nerds look even worse than usual
New study quantifies bitcoin’s ludicrous energy consumption
SEC sets up a fake ICO to warn naive investors against cryptocurrency scams
APPS & DOODADS
Tweetbot for Mac 3.0
Favstar says it will shut down June 19 as a result of Twitter’s API changes for data streams
Alexa developers get 8 free voices to use in skills, courtesy of Amazon Polly
AT&T and Verizon will carry RED’s crazy ‘holographic’ handset
The RED Hydrogen One is coming to AT&T and Verizon this summer
Watches are Now Being Banned From GCSE and A Level Exams
Last Night’s The Expanse Was a Fantastic Example of Why Canceling It Was So Dumb
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown
Ali Wong – Hard Knock Wife
MORE ARTISTS ARE WRITING SONGS IN THE KEY OF AI
The Church to celebrate 30th anniversary of ‘Starfish’ on fall North American tour
New YouTube Music Premium costs $9.99 monthly, add $2 to get all Red perks
YouTube can now tell you who made the music in that video
AT THE LIBRARY
Bandwidth by Eliot Peper
Students Still Learn Way Better From Print Textbooks Than Screens
Trump eliminates national cyber-coordinator job, gives Bolton keys to the cybers
US cell carriers are selling access to your real-time phone location data
Tracking Firm LocationSmart Leaked Location Data for Customers of All Major U.S. Mobile Carriers Without Consent in Real Time Via Its Web Site
Decade-old Efail flaws can leak plaintext of PGP- and S/MIME-encrypted emails
How gaming can help solve cybersecurity woes
Red Hat admins, patch now – don’t let your servers get pwned!
Xage introduces fingerprinting to protect industrial IoT devices
Interpol’s New Software Will Recognize Criminals by Their Voices
Chinese school uses facial recognition to make kids pay attention
A banned CFC is destroying the ozone and nobody can find its source
The Wealth-X Billionaire Census 2018
100 Demon Dialogues is a collection of comics for anyone who deals with a little voice in their head that says “you’re no good.”
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MORON OF THE WEEK
What Is a Blockchain Phone and Why Would Anyone Want One?
HTC reportedly working on blockchain-enabled smartphone
The Crypto Candle
Google’s New Algorithm Creates Original Articles From Your Content
A bike-share border war has started in Boston
Gillian Triggs joins call for digital rights reforms after brush with data’s dark side
The First Blockchain-Powered Relationship Registry & Love AI
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