Seth Meyers slams White House’s ‘evil and stupid’ reason for ditching its coronavirus testing plan

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The U.S. now accounts for almost a quarter of all coronavirus deaths around the world, with the country’s testing capabilities still woefully ill-equipped to handle the pandemic. Now Vanity Fair has reported the White House actually developed a coordinated national testing plan — but shelved it it believing the coronavirus […]

Get over 50 hours of training in machine learning for under £30

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TL;DR: The Machine Learning Master Class bundle is on sale for £29.85 as of August 4, saving you 91% on list price. Thanks to developing artificial intelligence technologies, computer are smarter than ever before. Along with those technologies has come a relatively new category of computer science called machine learning, […]

Twitter may have to pay hundreds of millions in fines for privacy screw-up

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As far as mistakes go, Twitter’s notorious two-factor authentication boondoggle could end being a costly one.  Buried deep inside the company’s Monday 10Q filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission is a note that the social media giant might end up on the receiving end of up to $250 million […]

Gaming community hotline offers specialized help with harassment, work stress, and mental health

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Though video games are meant to be fun, they aren’t all friendship and frolicking. Toxic behavior, harassment, and other mental health dangers are rampant not only in games, but in the games industry as well. Now, a new hotline is helping people dealing with these problems. Launched today in the […]

Google smart speakers secretly updated to listen for more than wake words

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Google Home smart speakers, the company dryly warns in a note buried deep on a support page, can “incorrectly” record their users even when they haven’t first said an activating wake phrase like “hey, Google.” It just so happens that, at least for a brief period of time this summer, […]

Wall of Moms faces allegations of ‘anti-Blackness’ from Portland community group

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In response to the presence of federal agents at Black Lives Matter protests in Portland, a group of largely white moms, dubbed the Wall of Moms, organized to form barriers between demonstrators and federal agents.  From the group’s first appearance at protests on the weekend of July 18, the Wall […]

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