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Report: The Government and Tech Need to Cooperate on AI

Report: The Government and Tech Need to Cooperate on AI

America’s national security depends on the government getting access to the artificial intelligence breakthroughs made by the technology industry.So says a report submitted to Congress Monday by the National Security Commission on AI. The group, which includes executives from Google, Microsoft, Oracle, and Amazon, says the Pentagon and intelligence agencies need a better relationship with…
Government is a technology, so fix it like one

Government is a technology, so fix it like one

Eliot Peper is a critically acclaimed novelist who writes speculative thrillers that explore the intersection of technology and culture. More posts by this contributor Just as as tangible as airplanes, computers and contraception, The Roman Empire, the Iroquois Confederacy and the United States of America are also human inventions. Technology is how we do things,…
The Best Jobs Are in Government. No, Really

The Best Jobs Are in Government. No, Really

In her memoir, Becoming, Michelle Obama describes making the transition from a fancy job in a Chicago law firm to working in Chicago's City Hall. She writes that the lobby was "alarmingly and upliftingly packed with people," including couples getting married, people lodging complaints, babies in strollers, and old ladies in wheelchairs. She was enthralled…
When the Government Seizes Your Embryos

When the Government Seizes Your Embryos

In Poland, single women who have frozen embryos are now barred from accessing them.Rhetoric against in-vitro-fertilization takes a number of forms in Poland, where the technology has become a screen onto which its opponents can project a wide range of fears.Illustration by Holly StapletonIn 2012, as she approached her thirty-eighth birthday, Irena, a single lawyer…
UK porn blacklist is dead after government abandons age verification

UK porn blacklist is dead after government abandons age verification

Never mind — The ban on underage access to porn has been delayed multiple times. Timothy B. Lee - Oct 16, 2019 4:35 pm UTC Enlarge / Nicky Morgan, UK Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport.Leon Neal/Getty ImagesThe United Kingdom is abandoning plans to try to force pornography websites to age-verify UK…
UK Government Selects OpenAPI v3

UK Government Selects OpenAPI v3

https://technology.blog.gov.uk/2019/10/02/improve-csvs-and-api-descriptions-with-these-open-standards-board-recommendations/ Over the summer, the Open Standards Board received proposals for a standard and specification. Contributors suggested an open standard to make it easier for the government to publish and reuse data, and an open specification to promote the consistent and accurate description of RESTful APIs.  The Open Standards Board reviewed and approved both proposals…
The US government is suing Edward Snowden for his book profits

The US government is suing Edward Snowden for his book profits

The Justice Department has filed a civil lawsuit against Edward Snowden that would recover all proceeds of his recently released memoir, the department announced on Tuesday. The charges coincide with the official publication of the book, which is titled Permanent Record. Snowden’s memoir was allegedly not submitted to the CIA or NSA for pre-publication review,…
U.S. Government Orders Apple and Google to Identify Users of a Gun Scope App – Mac Rumors

U.S. Government Orders Apple and Google to Identify Users of a Gun Scope App...

The U.S. government has ordered Apple and Google to disclose the names, phone numbers, and other information for "at least" 10,000 users of a gun scope app, reports Forbes. An order filed from the Department of Justice requests info on people who use Obsidian 4, an app that controls rifle scopes made by American Technologies…
Government asks Queen to suspend Parliament

Government asks Queen to suspend Parliament

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBoris Johnson: "We're not going to wait until October 31st"The government has asked the Queen to suspend Parliament just days after MPs return to work in September - and only a few weeks before the Brexit deadline. Boris Johnson said a Queen's Speech would take place after…
China’s Government Wants You to Think All Mainlanders View Hong Kong the Same Way. They Don’t.

China’s Government Wants You to Think All Mainlanders View Hong Kong the Same Way....

Are mainland Chinese, especially tech-savvy millennials, overwhelmingly hostile, unsympathetic, or indifferent towards the protests that have engulfed Hong Kong over the past three months? Both the Chinese government and the international media seem to think so. They flood the Internet with messages calling protesters in Hong Kong “useless youth.” They send obscene messages and death…

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Project status · Issue #289 · tkashkin/GameHub

Discoverability is also a very important factor. I don't think many people will find GameHub on a self-hosted server somewhere and I don't think many of them will report issues there either. I also think that this is a very important aspect. Reporting a bug with your pre-existing account that you use for many other…
Open Worlds — Real Life

Open Worlds — Real Life

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