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NASA Unleashes Two Vintage Warplanes to Chase the Eclipse

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 1:00pm
NASA airplanes chasing the solar eclipse will help discover why the solar atmosphere is hotter than the surface.
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Hyperloop One Successfully Tests Its Pod for the First Time

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 12:00pm
Elon Musk's vision of high-speed transportation gets closer than ever to reality.
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Companion Robots Are Here. Just Don't Fall in Love With Them

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 11:00am
If we don’t learn how to manage relationships with robots that look and act more like humans, we're in for heartbreak.
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Self-Driving Cars Scare Insurance Companies Worried About 'Autonomous Ambiguity'

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 11:00am
The Association of British Insurers argues that drivers don’t understand the limitations of these semi-autonomous systems.
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Artificial Intelligence at Salesforce: An Inside Look

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 11:00am
Let others build Skynet. With “Einstein,” the sales software giant will change the world one spreadsheet column at at time.
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What Is Ray Kurzweil Up to at Google? Writing Your Emails

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 11:00am
Ray Kurzweil popularized the singularity and is now at Google trying to make machines better with language
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Cosplay Won't Solve the Meme Gap Dooming the #Resistance

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 11:00am
By seeing memes as a core metric of a movement’s success, progressives are tripping over their own message.
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What Biotech CEOs (and Their Funders) Learned From the Theranos Debacle

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 11:00am
Biotech investors are still stunned by the rise and fall of the one-drop blood testing startup. But they're hellbent on making sure they don’t all get burned again.
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A Super-Expensive iPhone Would Be Good News For Us All

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 11:00am
This year's kickass $1,200 phone looks just like next year's kickass $650 phone.
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The Star Wars Video That Baffled YouTube's Copyright Cops

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 10:55am
The Auralnauts removed the iconic John Williams score from the end of the original Star Wars. But the company that owned the missing music still wanted money.
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How Apple Is Putting Voices in Users’ Heads—Literally

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 10:50am
By enabling the streaming of calls and music straight to cochlear implants, Apple is empowering those with hearing loss—and maybe, one day, everybody.
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Tackling Age Discrimination in Silicon Valley

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 10:45am
Companies can thrive without shunning employees of a certain age. Karen Wickre offers tech firms some advice for tackling age discrimination.
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Requiem for the iPod Shuffle

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 10:40am
The iPod is officially over. Here's why Steve Jobs told me he particularly loved the iPod shuffle—and why we're going to miss it.
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Obama Alums Pour $1.5 Million Into Progressive Tech Startups

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 4:01am
Investments aim at tools to bolster Democrats in coming elections.
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Full Audio of Jared Kushner's Congressional Intern Address

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 11:45pm
From Trump rallies to Syria strikes, here's what Jared Kushner said to a crowd of congressional interns.
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No, Facebook’s Chatbots Will Not Take Over the World

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 10:05pm
Bots programmed to swap balls, hats, and books fell into a hype vortex.
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Men Will Lose the Most Jobs to Robots, and That's OK

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 9:22pm
Automation is so much more than an economic issue. It's an identity, and—critically—a gender problem.
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A Hack Can Turn an Amazon Echo Into a Wiretap

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 7:30pm
An Echo in every hotel room? Maybe think twice about that plan.
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Lake Erie's Bottom-Dwelling Robot Fights Toxic Algae Blooms

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 3:00pm
Lake Erie gets a submerged sensor to keep track of its summertime carpet of cyanobacteria.
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Jared Kushner Comments on Middle East Peace in Leaked Q&A: "What Do We Offer That's Unique? I Don't Know."

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 2:01pm
The White House senior adviser spoke to a group of congressional interns as part of an ongoing, off-the-record summer lecture series.
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