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Tom Simonite / Wired:
Interview with United States Digital Service head Matt Cutts, an ex-Googler, on the unit's work, and projects he highlights while working under Trump   —  THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION doesn't hold much regard for asylum seekers or projects started by President Obama.
Jun 1, 2018, 6:50 AMIn context
Robbie Gonzalez / Wired:
Facebook will give researchers encrypted laptops to access Facebook's data and publish findings without pre-approval, in push to prevent abuse during elections   —  FACEBOOK IS KEEPING a close eye on misinformation in the lead-up to 2018's elections.  Which elections, exactly?
May 30, 2018, 5:55 AMIn context
Nicholas Thompson / Wired:
Interview with nine members of the Facebook team tasked with fighting misinformation on how recent product changes affect the way the News Feed works   —  On Monday, I sat down with nine members of the team at Facebook fighting fake news: Eduardo Ariño de la Rubia, John Hegeman …
May 26, 2018, 6:45 PMIn context
Nicholas Thompson / Wired:
Facebook outlines new steps to combat false news: request for academic proposals to study it on Facebook, release of a 12-minute film, and news literacy program   —  NEWS FEED, THE algorithm that powers the core of Facebook, resembles a giant irrigation system for the world's information.
May 23, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Louise Matsakis / Wired:
A look at using blockchain tech in supply chains, its potential benefits like reducing fraud, and hurdles before being broadly adopted in the logistics industry   —  I HAD JUST learned everything there was to know about the fish in front of me.  Now, a small part of its fleshy, red body was in my mouth.
May 23, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Wired:
After last week's Google resignations, a look at how big tech firms' employees feel about their employers' defense contracts, from indifference to activism   —  FOR MONTHS, A growing faction of Google employees has tried to force the company to drop out of a controversial military program called Project Maven.
May 21, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
Lily Hay Newman / Wired:
Operator of malware-testing service Scan4You, which helped hackers evade antivirus software, convicted by US jury after Trend Micro gave data to the FBI   —  MOST ANTIVIRUS SCANNERS play a classic cat and mouse game: They work by checking software against a frequently updated list of potential threats.
May 18, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Tom Simonite / Wired:
How tech firms are trying to make ethical AI: a few are formalizing ethics processes, Facebook has an automatic adviser to spot potential machine learning bias   —  ONE DAY LAST summer, Microsoft's director of artificial intelligence research, Eric Horvitz, activated the Autopilot function of his Tesla sedan.
May 17, 2018, 8:50 PMIn context
Jessi Hempel / Wired:
A look at the history of Facebook's Internet.org project, which it says has brought 100M online, from its 2013 debut to Free Basics   —  Five years ago Mark Zuckerberg debuted a bold, humanitarian vision of global internet.  It didn't go as planned—forcing Facebook to reckon with the limits of its own ambition.
May 17, 2018, 12:05 PMIn context
Andrew Rice / Wired:
Profile of the FCC chairman Ajit Pai, a nerdy conservative ideologue reviled by some and cast as a hero by others for orchestrating net neutrality repeal   —  IN MARCH, AJIT Pai, the 45-year-old chair of the Federal Communications Commission, took to the internet—a community he joyfully inhabits …
May 16, 2018, 8:30 PMIn context

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