Tag Archives: Commentary

Commentary – How the FTC Could Have Prevented the Facebook Mess

Techonomy Exclusive – Marc Rotenberg: “Here comes an understatement: Facebook’s failure to protect user data was well known before the company suspended dealings with Cambridge Analytica last week. What is not well known is that the transfer of 50 million … Continue reading

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Longreads – profile and commentary on one of the richest people who have ever lived

The Billionaire Philanthropist – “It is an American tradition for CEOs to stockpile their wealth, avoid taxes, then in their later years, participate in the theater of giving. Will Jeff Bezos make it scale?..During the political chaos of the last … Continue reading

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Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today’s news post is shorter than usual. Our normal coverage will resume on Monday.   President Trump agreed to a request from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for direct talks, reports the New York Times. The U.S. and South Korea … Continue reading

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Today's Headlines and Commentary

Kim Jong Un told a delegation from South Korea that his regime is willing to commence negotiations with the U.S. aimed at eliminating the country’s nuclear arsenal, the New York Times reports. Kim committed to halting North Korea’s nuclear and … Continue reading

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Commentary – The Shallowness of Google Translate

The Atlantic: The Shallowness of Google Translate – The program uses state-of-the-art AI techniques, but simple tests show that it’s a long way from real understanding. “…The practical utility of Google Translate and similar technologies is undeniable, and probably it’s … Continue reading

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