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Indians have already been following Jack Ma’s advice on working hours by http://bit.ly/2UEoXGq

“China’s richest man faced severe backlash this week for praising something that’s almost a way of life in India.”

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AI developed a whole new sport by https://engt.co/2VKUMtJ

“Many existing sports have their roots in hundreds (if not thousands) of years of human tradition. But what if you asked computers to create a sport? You now know how that can turn out. The design agency AKQA has introduced Speedgate, reportedly the first sport envisioned by an AI.”

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Tracking Phones, Google Is a Dragnet for the Police by https://nyti.ms/2Gen1u8

“When detectives in a Phoenix suburb arrested a warehouse worker in a murder investigation last December, they credited a new technique with breaking open the case after other leads went cold.”

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Hansel and Gretel and Big Data Analytics With Graphs by http://bit.ly/2Z1mEMg

“My daughter, a high schooler, heard me chatting with a client last week and asked me, “Why do you keep going on and on about GSQL and something called the accumulators? What’s the big deal?” As I thought about the best way to explain accumulators, a key feature in TigerGraph’s graph query language -“

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How Google Photos became the search giant’s secret AI weapon by http://bit.ly/2WNYGSE

“”Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever,” said Aaron Siskand. The respected US photographer, who died in 1991, had no inkling that many of the world’s pictures would never see the light of day.”

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Against the tide: Thai ‘floating temple’ defies coastal erosion by http://bit.ly/2UlLury

“This aerial photo taken on March 9, 2019 shows a view of a Buddhist temple isolated by coastal erosion in Samut Chin village, off the shore of Samut Prakan.”

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Want to Know How to Build a Better Democracy? Ask Wikipedia by http://bit.ly/2UlCOBm

“Pity the poor public-relations specialist hired to influence what is said about his clients on Wikipedia. The sprawling, chaotic storehouse of knowledge is governed by thousands of independent-minded volunteers committed to being neutral and allergic to self-serving manipulators.”

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