Amazon recently disclosed its 2015 decision to scrap a recruitment tool used to hire talent, after finding that it had a bias against women. While this story has been covered sufficiently, there is a much greater story still to tell: A substantial amount of the artificial intelligence technology that currently is used for recruitment and […]
It definitely wasn’t aliens in Antarctica.
schwit1 quotes a report from Daily Express: The UAE, which is among the top 10 water-scarce countries in the world, hopes to help ease the stress of a drinking water shortage by towing an iceberg from the freezing Antarctica in order to create more drinking water. The National Advisor Bureau Limited’s (NABL) managing Director Abdullah […]
(credit: CDC) After months of speculation and mounting data, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officially confirmed Wednesday that the Zika virus does indeed cause microcephaly, a devastating birth defect in which babies are born with small, malformed heads and brains. Researchers with the agency came to the conclusion after a review of existing […]
Carbon crusade is literally poisoning us all in order to save us Comment Volkswagen, one of the world’s biggest car groups, is in serious trouble this week as it turned out that millions of its diesel engines have been emitting vast, prohibited amounts of polluting nitrogen oxides (NOx).…
Big enough to bury New York City borough under 300m of ice Pic One of Earth’s biggest icebergs ever seen has been discovered by orbiting satellites. The huge freeze-blob was just carved from Greenland’s Jakobshavn Glacier, and slid into the ocean.…
You never forget the first time you see an iceberg. The horizon of a ship at sea is a two dimensional space and to see a three dimensional piece of ice appear in the ocean is quite something. But, in truth, the first iceberg you see is likely to be small. Most icebergs that make […]