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This Is The Email Scandal We All Conveniently Forget About In 2016

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This Robot Is Receiving National Attention After Being Arrested At A Political Rally

Scientists in Russia are discovering that artificial intelligence robots might not be that smart after all. When scientists set out to build a robotic prototype now known as the Promobot, they had intended to create a robot that could easily interact with humans and possessed facial-recognition software to help remember everyone. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); Instead, they created the robotic version of a rebellious teenager. After escaping the lab where it was stored not once, but twice, […]

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This again: Is it OK that Taylor Swift doesn’t talk politics?

In case you hadn’t heard, megastar Taylor Swift doesn’t talk politics, something that has caused quite a bit of consternation among journalists. Outlets from The Daily Beast to Vice to Marie Claire have all published takes like this one: We're still waiting for an explanation of Taylor Swift's decision to remain apolitical during the 2016 election. #Reputationhttps://t.co/s69OdERtc7 — Marie Claire (@marieclaire) November 14, 2017 Huh? Was Taylor Swift obligated somehow to weigh in during the presidential campaign? […]

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People Are Harassing Government MPs With Hilarious Apple iMessages

MPs are linking their work emails to Apple devices. UPDATE: attorney general George Brandis de-links email from work account. Software engineer Justin Simon discovered that it was possible to send an iMessage to Australia’s attorney general George Brandis on Sunday. brandis has iMessage — wordsonaplatfrm (@justin s) Simon appeared to enter in Brandis’ publicly available work email, ‘senator.brandis@aph.gov.au’, in the iMessage app and discovered he had linked it to his Apple device. View this image › aph.gov.au […]

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