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Silicon Valley’s belief that it can optimize society goes back a long way, as Jill Lepore argues in her new book “If Then.” Technologists need to know this long, complicated history of "people analytics."
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Eileen Guo 2h
My first story for is one we'll all be following for a while -- here's our look at the allegations of how Google monopolized search, according to the DoJ:
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Tate Ryan Mosley 1h
My latest for looks at attempts to suppress Black voters via strategic micro-targeting in Rustbelt states. It's information warfare, but organizers are trying hard to fight it.
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Black voters in the Midwest and Rust Belt are being deliberately targeted with messages of confusion, intimidation, and disinformation, all meant to dissuade them from voting. Organizers are fighting back.
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We break down how the US Justice Department alleges that Google has maintained its illegal monopoly and what the DoJ is seeking to do next.
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What is artificial intelligence, exactly? The question may seem basic, but the answer is kind of complicated.
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Planning for the future during the pandemic doesn't have to feel impossible. An expert in strategic foresight shares her advice for making decisions in times of great uncertainty.
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The evidence that covid-19 spreads through the air had been mounting for months—but official guidance had barely shifted. So Jose-Luis Jimenez decided to go straight to the public with advice on how people can protect themselves and those around them.
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Tonya Riley 3h
I've really been enjoying 's The Outcome newsletter and other coverage leading up to the election, esp by . It's really accessible and sharp reporting.
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That's it for today. See you all tomorrow with more content!
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"With absolute certainty, it's not an engineered virus. With almost absolute certainty, it wasn't the result of a lab accident," says Farzan.
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Also, "there's no way [covid-19] was engineered," says Farzan.
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"The burning question is how do we make a better antigen, because the antigen we're making right now isn't good enough" - Michael Farzan at
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Marc Benioff 4h
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Another interesting point Farzan shares during : Most covid-19 vaccines in development target the virus's S protein. His research has found that targeting its receptor binding domain is much more effective.
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"Happily [covid-19] mutates very slowly" -Michael Farzan of
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America’s top election official says voters who learn to cast their ballots early and by mail will want to keep doing it—even after the pandemic.
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MIT.nano 4h
As part of , MIT.nano Director Vladimir Bulović will present a virtual tour of MIT.nano and discuss how twenty-five years of intensive research now gives us the power to reshape our world from the up!
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Needless to say, we’re looking forward to this session.
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The race we mentioned above got really interesting when we reported that Regeneron’s antibody treatment was tested using cells originally derived from an abortion.
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