26 May 2017

After A Terrorist Attack, Social Media Can Cause More Harm Than Good

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Emily Dreyfuss, a reporter for Wired, who explains how sharing information about a terrorist attack on social media helps terrorists spread their message.

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Should The Police Control Their Own Body Camera Footage?

There is a growing perception that body cameras, now generating millions of hours of footage, are there less to keep tabs on police, and more to keep tabs on the public.

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Mark Zuckerberg Tells Harvard Graduates To Embrace Globalism, 'A Sense Of Purpose'

The Facebook CEO said fighting authoritarianism and nationalism is "the struggle of our time." Some have speculated he may run for office, though Zuckerberg has denied it.

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25 May 2017

Google A.I. Clinches Series Against Humanity's Last, Best Hope To Win At Go

Ke Jie is a wunderkind — the 19-year-old undisputed master of what might well be the world's most complex game. And he just soundly lost a best-of-three series to an artificial intelligence program.

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Computer Wins Again In Chinese Game Of Go

Google's AlphaGo program has won two games against Chinese player Ke Jie in the game of go, which has billions of possible moves and had been hard for computers to play.

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