“Genetic Astrology & Robo-SalesMom? ” – 04.11.2019


Meet Flippy named Blue and Cue, Google’s AI Ethics council fail, Genetic Astrology, and Robocalls from your mom? Go follow us on our new Twitch channel and stay tuned, as we will soon announce the date of our first live stream! And we know it’s not the best platform right now, but join us on Patreon to get MORE!   AGG for the WEEK of April 3rd-April 9th YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST, FOLKS! Exclusive: Google cancels AI ethics board in response to outcry – Vox   FLIPPY’S FAM! Meet Blue: The Cheap and Manipulative (in a Good Way) Robot | WIRED Toyota’s basketball robot is more accurate than Steph Curry – Business Insider   TECHNOLOGY, ROBOTS, AND AI! OH MY! Prepare for Robocall Hell, Where Scam Bots Pretend to Be Your Mom China Is Installing “AI Guards” in Prison Cells A Sticker Can Trick Teslas Into Steering Toward Oncoming Traffic This Robot Reads the Bible to Old People in Nursing Homes DARPA Subterranean Challenge: Teams of Robots Compete to Explore Underground Worlds Artificial intelligence can now emulate human behaviors – soon it will be dangerously good MIT Researcher Exposing Bias in Facial Recognition Tech Triggers Amazon’s Wrath Hackers used stickers to fool a Tesla, highlighting the risks of AI – Vox Artificial Intelligence Can Now Manipulate Medical Images Well Enough To Kill People The rise of the killer robots – and the two women fighting back | World news | The Guardian EU publishes guidelines on developing ethical AI – The Verge How Robots, IoT And Artificial Intelligence Are Changing How Humans Have Sex A Boston Dynamics robot is now a warehouse worker A powerful spyware app now targets iPhone owners | TechCrunch Deep Brain Stimulation For Depression, Mood Disorders Could Be Ethically Fraught   CONSPIRACY THEORIES AND SOMETIMES FACTS! 5G and the Health Effects of Cell Phones | WIRED NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak, mandates vaccinations | Ars Technica Read the Best Parts of Alex Jones’s 159-Page Deposition About Pepe the Frog – Motherboard JFK loved James Bond: How Ian Fleming’s spy novels influenced the CIA | Salon.com Trump’s ‘Witch Hunt’ Claims Aren’t Conspiracy Theories – The Atlantic The suspect in Nipsey Hussle’s killing has been arrested. That won’t stop speculation about his death. THE NEW AGE AND OCCULT IN THE NEWS Genetic Astrology: When Ancient DNA Meets Ancestry Testing More help needed for those who feel cursed, possessed, says exorcist – Catholic Philly Why is Amazon Prime using astrology to sell you its products?   BIOMEDICAL/GENETICS/TRANSHUMANISM Researchers find a way to use CRISPR Cas-9 on reptiles Just Like Cops Snared The Golden State Killer, We Tried To Track Down BuzzFeed Employees From Their DNA FDA Warns Virginia Lab for Illegally Marketing Unproven Genetic Tests New DNA ‘shredder’ technique goes beyond CRISPR’s scissors   SOCIAL MEDIA/GOOGLE/AMAZON UK to unleash internet safety czar on Google, Facebook, Twitter – CNET Facebook to use AI to stop telling users to say hi to dead friends | Technology | The Guardian Facebook bans half-dozen Canadian pages under extremism, hate policy – National | Globalnews.ca Facebook’s ad system seems to discriminate by race and gender – Algorithmic prejudice What Are Instagram Class Accounts? – The Atlantic Facebook axed its bird-size internet drones before they even flew Australia Proposes Bill to Stop “Weaponization” of Social Media BECAUSE SCIENCE! Scientists build a machine to generate quantum superposition of possible futures Scientists Say They Can Make Light Travel 30x Faster Than Normal UFOs are time machines from the future, professor claims | Fox News Physicists Are Starting to Suspect Physical Reality Is an Illusion Scientists are about to unveil the first images of a supermassive black hole – The Verge

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