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Breaking Big Tech Up Isn’t the Only Approach for Antitrust

Breaking Big Tech Up Isn’t the Only Approach for Antitrust

Last week, Andrew Yang, the dark-horse presidential candidate who has positioned himself as at once the most tech-savvy and the most technophobic candidate in the race, released a plan for regulating Big Tech. His ideas range from the mundane but wise (revive the Office of Technology Assessment) to the head-scratching (working directly with companies on…

A Pragmatic Approach To Thorny People Problems

Moderating is about dealing with people problems and some people problems are extremely difficult to deal with. The internet is probably the most extremely diverse community that has ever existed and this extreme diversity compounds a lot of problems. Almost anyone can get online and participate in a public forum, including people you wouldn’t run…
Snap: a Microkernel Approach to Host Networking – Google AI

Snap: a Microkernel Approach to Host Networking – Google AI

This paper presents our design and experience with a microkernel-inspired approach to host networking called Snap. Snap is a userspace networking system that supports Google’s rapidly evolving needs with flexible modules that implement a range of network functions, including edge packet switching, virtualization for our cloud platform, traffic shaping policy enforcement, and a high-performance reliable…

Clojure’s Approach to Identity and State

Many people come to Clojure from an imperative language and find themselves out of their element when faced with Clojure’s approach to doing things, while others are coming from a more functional background and assume that once they leave Clojure’s functional subset, they will be faced with the same story re: state as is found…
New approach to state drone laws balances privacy and innovation

New approach to state drone laws balances privacy and innovation

More posts by this contributor More posts by this contributor An influential group of attorneys called the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) will meet in Anchorage in July to debate and vote on model state legislation concerning drones. Thankfully, the ULC has made a great deal of progress since it first considered a one-sided, unworkable, 200-foot “line in…
A New Approach to Treat Mental Illness: Electrical Engineering

A New Approach to Treat Mental Illness: Electrical Engineering

Bernard Hoffman/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty ImagesBrain disorders impact more than 25 percent of Americans, and such disorders are projected to cost more than one trillion dollars annually by 2050. In response, the federal government launched the Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Nanotechnologies (BRAIN) initiative in 2013 to uncover how the human brain works as an electrical…

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Samsung’s GEMS exoskeleton is now an ‘immersive workout experience’ – TechCrunch

Remember the G.E.M.S. (Gait Enhancing and Motivation System) exoskeleton Samsung introduced last year? Plot-twist. It’s a workout device now. One of the weirdest elements of a super weird keynotes was actually a fascinating pivot. I wore a prototype of the device lates year, which offered both walking assistance and resistance. The latter is what’s at…

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