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Every time a new technology is announced one question arises: can we trust it? When the blockchain made its appearance with the claim of being ‘trustless’, we could not help but wonder: how is this going to change the shape of trust?
Every time a new technology is announced one question arises: can we trust it? When the blockchain made its appearance with the claim of being ‘trustless’, we could not help but wonder: how is this going to change the shape of trust?
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"Surveying the state of the high-tech life, it is tempting to ponder how it got so bad, while simultaneously forgetting what it was that initially convinced one to hastily click “I agree” on _...Read More_
"Surveying the state of the high-tech life, it is tempting to ponder how it got so bad, while simultaneously forgetting what it was that initially convinced one to hastily click “I agree” on _...Read More_
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"Threatening online messages to politicians should be taken seriously – but this move is misguided."
"Threatening online messages to politicians should be taken seriously – but this move is misguided."
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"Scream turns 25 this year. Here’s how it permanently changed horror movies."
"Scream turns 25 this year. Here’s how it permanently changed horror movies."
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"The African equivalent of Silicon Valley’s tech startups can be found in any corner of the continent — “Sheba Valley” in Addis Ababa, “Yabacon Valley” in Lagos, and “Silicon _...Read More_
"The African equivalent of Silicon Valley’s tech startups can be found in any corner of the continent — “Sheba Valley” in Addis Ababa, “Yabacon Valley” in Lagos, and “Silicon _...Read More_
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>"Two decades on from the Apple product’s launch, Y2K fashion and streaming fatigue are fuelling a fascination with the retro Apple gadget"
>"Two decades on from the Apple product’s launch, Y2K fashion and streaming fatigue are fuelling a fascination with the retro Apple gadget"
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This sounds like a horrifying thought at face value, but one that would admittedly be game-changing for neurology. Thanks, science!
This sounds like a horrifying thought at face value, but one that would admittedly be game-changing for neurology. Thanks, science!
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The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is developing principles to guard against powerful technologies—with input from the public.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is developing principles to guard against powerful technologies—with input from the public.
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>"The seemingly never-ending barrage of NFTs has many of us desensitized. But multimedia artist Pau Roselló’s newly launched series ‘Endless’, made possible by decentralised gaming engine Fragcolor, is a drop deserving of our attention - _...Read More_
>"The seemingly never-ending barrage of NFTs has many of us desensitized. But multimedia artist Pau Roselló’s newly launched series ‘Endless’, made possible by decentralised gaming engine Fragcolor, is a drop deserving of our attention - _...Read More_
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"Breaking up social-media companies is one way to fix them."
"Breaking up social-media companies is one way to fix them."
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"[T]he crucial fact that longtermists miss is that technology is far more likely to cause our extinction before this distant future event than to save us from _...Read More_
"[T]he crucial fact that longtermists miss is that technology is far more likely to cause our extinction before this distant future event than to save us from _...Read More_
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>"The Trevor Project, America’s hotline for LGBT youth, is turning to a GPT-2-powered chatbot to help troubled teenagers—but it’s setting _...Read More_
>"The Trevor Project, America’s hotline for LGBT youth, is turning to a GPT-2-powered chatbot to help troubled teenagers—but it’s setting _...Read More_
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>"Robot "priests" can recite prayers, perform funerals, and even comfort those experiencing a spiritual crisis."
>"Robot "priests" can recite prayers, perform funerals, and even comfort those experiencing a spiritual crisis."
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"Any reference to ‘virtual’ or ‘digital’ fashion will be concerning the software-based design process explained in the introduction and not other methods of digitisation within the industry. "
"Any reference to ‘virtual’ or ‘digital’ fashion will be concerning the software-based design process explained in the introduction and not other methods of digitisation within the industry. "
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"Though in the short term this may be painful for parents who wish to adopt infants, in the long term, it might be better for some children and their birth families."
"Though in the short term this may be painful for parents who wish to adopt infants, in the long term, it might be better for some children and their birth families."