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Deeyah Khan had a simple question for her new documentary: ‘Is it possible for me to sit with my enemy and for them to sit with theirs’? She got an answer – but not without a few tricky moments …
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Posted by salman on 9/10/2017, 4:07:45 PM
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The next wave of computing – Muneeb Ali – Medium   By: Muneeb Ali ()
Entrepreneurs, tech investors, and policy makers spend considerable time thinking about the future of computing. In this post, I’ll present my prediction for what the next major wave of computing…
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Posted by salman on 11/12/2017, 10:43:02 PM
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The Sadness and Beauty of Watching Google's AI Play Go | WIRED   By: ()
At first, the Go champion thought the move was rather odd. Then he saw it was wonderful.
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Posted by salman on 6/18/2017, 7:53:40 PM
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Drew:"The most successful, hardest-working people I know don’t work hard because they’re disciplined. They work hard because they’re having fun solving a problem they really care about. They remind me of a dog chasing a tennis ball: their eyes go a little crazy and they plow through whatever gets in the way. It’s not about pushing yourself — it’s about finding your tennis ball, the thing that pulls you."
Drew Houston: Why The Most Successful Entrepreneurs Solve Big Problems   By: Dan Schawbel ()
I spoke to Drew Houston, the CEO and co-founder of Dropbox, about the unique qualities that millennials have, the challenges he faced while growing up companies, what he's learned about himself and business, what the culture of Dropbox is like, his hiring criteria, his future and best career advice.
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Posted by salman on 10/28/2017, 8:09:06 PM
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Zeynep Tufekci: We're building a dystopia just to make people click on ads   By: Zeynep Tufekci ()
We're building an artificial intelligence-powered dystopia, one click at a time, says techno-sociologist Zeynep Tufekci. In an eye-opening talk, she details how the same algorithms companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon use to get you to click on ads are also used to organize your access to political and social information. And the machines aren't even the real threat. What we need to understand is how the powerful might use AI to control us -- and what we can do in response.
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Posted by salman on 8/8/2017, 9:18:03 PM
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"Reading a history book offers a similar bias to reading an account of life in New York seen from an emergency room employee at Bellevue Hospital."
Peace: Neither Ink nor Blood – INCERTO – Medium   By: Nassim Nicholas Taleb ()
Arabs fighting to the last Palestinian –Where are the lions? –Italians don’t die easily– Make historians build rockets –Commerce makes people equal (or unequal but that’s another subject) One of the…
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Posted by salman on 9/30/2017, 2:43:24 PM
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Your telco and search provider have your browser history - why shouldn't you??
freezr.info   By: ()
freezr is part 'personal data store' - a place when you can keep all your personal data privately, under your own full control - and part an 'app platform' - similar in concept to smart phones, where you can download apps, and give them permission to access your data, to analyze it, visualize it or mash it up in some new way.
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Posted by salman on 7/15/2017, 1:18:27 PM
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Lyft and Learn - The Chronicle of Higher Education   By: ()
Why settle for a ride to the airport when you can also get a lecture on Descartes?
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Posted by salman on 9/18/2017, 10:34:30 AM
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The Crypto-Keepers | Yasha Levine   By: ()
If apps like Signal really posed a threat to the NSA’s surveillance power, why would the U.S. government continue to fund them?
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Posted by salman on 9/10/2017, 4:04:59 PM
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"The reality is that most people do not want to run their own web servers or social network nodes. They want to engage with the web through friendlier platforms, and these platforms will be constrained by the same forces that drive consolidation today."
Decentralized Social Networks Sound Great. Too Bad They’ll Never Work | WIRED   By: ()
Opinion: The power of platforms like Facebook, Google, and Twitter has prompted a call for decentralized social networks. Good luck with that.
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