GitHub and Medium take down database of ICE employee LinkedIn accounts

GitHub and Medium have scrubbed a database of ICE employees off their platforms, soon after a New York-based artist posted the scraped LinkedIn information. Sam Lavigne, who has previously worked on projects like a white collar predictive policing program, wrote in a Medium post today that, “As ICE continues to ramp up its inhumane surveillance More...

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By admin On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

What it’s like to watch an IBM AI successfully debate humans

At a small event in San Francisco last night, IBM hosted two debate club-style discussions between two humans and an AI called “Project Debater.” The goal was for the AI to engage in a series of reasoned More...

By admin On Monday, June 18th, 2018

Westworld’s Man in Black is beyond saving

The last few episodes of Westworld have been some of the best — and most revelatory — of the entire season. The heartbreaking origin of the Ghost Nation tribe was revealed last week, and in the episode before More...

By admin On Sunday, June 17th, 2018

AMC is pulling Chris Hardwick’s talk show after abuse allegations

On Thursday, actress Chloe Dykstra published a post on Medium detailing abuse allegations about an ex-boyfriend, which many have speculated was about Nerdist founder and TV and podcast host Chris Hardwick. AMC, More...

By admin On Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Federal prosecutors indict Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes for fraud

Federal prosecutors have indicted disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and former president and chief operating officer, Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, for defrauding customers and investors, calling their More...

By admin On Friday, June 15th, 2018

Former CEO and co-founder sues Telltale Games

More than a year after his expulsion as the CEO of Telltale Games, co-founder and former CEO Kevin Bruner is suing the game development company, according to the Marin Independent Journal. The suit, seeking More...

By admin On Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Sony issues weak response to Fortnite cross-play controversy on PS4 and Switch

Sony is facing a growing backlash from PlayStation 4 fans that are angry they can’t log into the Nintendo Switch version of the game. Thousands of Fortnite fans have been reacting angrily since news broke More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music fitness tracking GPS smartwatch costs $300

Garmin just announced a riff on its Vivoactive 3 wearable that adds a music player and local storage to the combination fitness tracker and GPS smartwatch. It’s called the Vivoactive 3 Music and will list More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Byton teases a fully autonomous electric sedan due in 2021

Electric car startup Byton stepped into the spotlight this past January when it showed off a flashy concept SUV at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show. Now the company is already pulling the cover off of a second More...

By admin On Monday, June 11th, 2018

Vivo X21 in-display fingerprint sensor review: it really works

After years of rumors and prototypes, an in-display fingerprint scanner is finally shipping in a major phone from a major company. The international Vivo X21 marks the first time this technology has been sold More...

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