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Facebook, police team up to train AI to spot livestreamed shootings     – CNET
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Police will be sending in first-person footage of firearms training to help Facebook detect videos posted by shooters.

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Technology Could End Mass Shootings
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I’m tired of being upset about mass shootings and the government’s seeming lack of progress to end them. I’m particularly tired of the partisan bickering around talking points that have no basis in fact. The left wants this to be about guns. The right wants to blame mental illness and video games. What is needed […]

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Universal pulls The Hunt after most recent deadly mass shootings [Updated]
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Enlarge / In The Hunt, Betty Gilpin plays Crystal, a woman who must fight for her life when she’s hunted by wealthy “elites.” (credit: YouTube/Universal) [Update: 1:35pm ET, August 10, 2019] Universal Pictures has now pulled the planned September 27 release of its satirical thriller, The Hunt, Deadline Hollywood reports. Here is the studio’s statement: […]

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White House meets with social media giants on predicting mass shootings     – CNET
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It was a “productive discussion” on combating hateful and violent content online, says lobbying group the Internet Association.

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Tim Cook slams 'insanity' of US inactivity on gun violence after two mass shootings     – CNET
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Apple CEO speaks out after two shootings in 24 hours claim 29 lives.

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Ask Slashdot:  Can Technology Prevent Shootings?
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An anonymous reader wonders if there’s a technological response to mass shootings like this Sunday’s attack in Orlando, Florida: We’re in for a sadly obvious debate now with all of the usual scapegoats, but instead of focusing on who’s to blame, it’d be better to identify some specific actions that could actually generate real increases […]

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Researchers find mass killings, school shootings are …
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Mass killings and school shootings in the U.S. appear to be contagious, according to a team of scientists from Arizona State University and Northeastern Illinois University.

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