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Decrypted: American Gods: New series is as good as the book
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Enlarge / Wednesday (Ian McShane) meets Shadow (Ricky Whittle) under some extremely dark and mysterious circumstances. (credit: American Gods / Starz) Welcome back to Ars Technica’s podcast Decrypted, which is all about the TV we love to analyze. Right now, we’re watching American Gods, a new Starz series created by Bryan Fuller (Hannibal, Pushing Daisies) […]

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5 unexpected sources of bias in artificial intelligence
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 We tend to think of machines, in particular smart machines, as somehow cold, calculating and unbiased. For some of us, this is a bug: Machines should not be empathetic outside of their rigid point of view. For others, it is a feature: They should be freed of human bias. But in the middle, there is […]

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Flight Mode: The Quest to Make Flying Safer, Faster, and Comfier
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To get a look at how the industry’s pushing forward, we ventured beyond the locked doors of the airport. The post Flight Mode: The Quest to Make Flying Safer, Faster, and Comfier appeared first on WIRED.

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23andMe raises $115M to grow its DNA health test …
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23andMe has raised a substantial $115 million in a series E round led by Fidelity Management and Research Company, with participation from new investors Casdin Capital, WuXi Healthcare Ventures, and Xfund, as well as existing investors such as Google Ventures. … 23andMe raises $115M to grow its DNA health test technology globally. Paul Sawers October […]

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Developer: iOS In-App Browsers Might Be Stealing Your Information
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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Bl-pJBHYuc?wmode=transparent&rel=0&autohide=1&showinfo=0&enablejsapi=1] More (slightly) bad security news for Apple, on what’s already been a pretty bad day for iOS: Craig Hockenberry, one of the devs behind Twitterific, has revealed in a blog post that in-app browsers are capable of logging your keyboard. Read more…

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Microsoft And Qualcomm Are Bringing The Windows 10 Experience To Snapdragon Chipsets
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Microsoft and Qualcomm are working together to bring the full PC experience on next-gen Snapdragon chipsets. Based on the ARM Architecture, these SoCs (System on Chip) were not capable running programmes meant for x86 platform. For those not in the know, ARM is an RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computing) architecture, which is extremely power efficient […]

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Obama urges world to follow US lead on climate change
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In the first international test for his climate–change strategy, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Tuesday to follow the United States' lead on the issue, even as a one-day United Nations summit revealed the many obstacles that still stand …

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Diabetes Technology Inches Closer To An Artificial Pancreas
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The healthy human pancreas is an awesome machine, secreting the exact right amount of insulin into the bloodstream to allow the glucose from your food to enter your cells and be used for energy. When you eat, your pancreas secretes more insulin.

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Marketeers on Marketing: Technology Marketing with Letitia Rodley
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NIA Creative interviews Letitia Rodley, Director of Marketing for JasperSoft, developer of a leading embedded business intelligence reporting and analytics p…

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