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Facial Recognition Is Accurate, if You’re a White Guy

The new study also raises broader questions of fairness and accountability in artificial intelligence at a time when investment in and adoption of the technology is racing ahead. Today, facial recognition software is being deployed by companies in various ways, ...

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Everyone Is Getting Hilariously Rich and You’re Not

Enter the Crypto Crackhouse Nearby is a building residents call the Crypto Crackhouse. Grant Hummer, who runs the San Francisco Ethereum Meetup, lives there. Long hallways called Bitcoin Boulevard and Ethereum Alley lead to communal bathrooms. Mr. Hummer and his ...

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The doctor will know if you’re not taking your meds now

Doctors now have an easier — but controversial — way to know if their patients have taken their medication. For the first time, self-tracking sensors can now be added to Abilify oral tablets, an antipsychotic medication for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, ...

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‘Instagram Butler’ takes your photo for you while you’re on vacay

Forget selfie sticks and awkward arm angles, this is how all your vacation photos need to be taken — with a personal photo concierge. The five-star Conrad Hilton Resort in the Maldives offers what few other hotels do: an Instagram ...

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Dogs are more expressive when you’re looking at them

Sit. Stay. Roll over. Manipulate your master. If your puppy seems really expressive when you’re around, it’s on purpose. A new study from the University of Portsmouth published in the journal Nature says that dogs are more physically emotive when ...

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How to tell if you’re a worrywart or just a practical person

Are you a worrywart or are you just a pragmatist? In order to answer this, we have to appreciate the thin line between anticipating future events and worrying about future events. The essential difference — anticipating versus worrying — has ...

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McDonald's workers say you’re being ripped off on fries orders

If you’ve ever looked down into your paper sack of fast food and thought, “stingy AF” about your fries pod and took a quick scan of the room for the Hamburglar, you may be on to something. In a recent ...

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You’re drinking plastic fibers in your tap water

Tap water isn’t just full of lead, arsenic and other contaminants — 94% of U.S. drinking water contains plastic fibers, a new study has revealed. Orb Media, a nonprofit journalism group, conducted an investigation of tap water from more than ...

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If you’re tired of emotional struggle, try retraining your brain

The human brain, with its 100 billion neurons, is truly a wondrous and impressive organ. Researchers in Japan and Germany found that it took 40 minutes using the combined muscle of 82,944 processors and the fourth fastest supercomputer in ...

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Circa Now: What a Nice Vacation You’re Having

Equally jarring, some Instagram and Facebook users seem to want us to know that their summer is more inherently summery than ours: more barefoot, more glistening, more sarong-driven. These folks are biting into the fresh fig of life, and this ...

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