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Uber’s Ouster of Travis Kalanick Is No Victory for Anyone

Feminists and diversity activists everywhere are celebrating the demise of Travis Kalanick, Uber’s founding chief executive who was forced to resign by a group of investors and directors today. Kalanick has long been portrayed as the poster child for Silicon Valley’s bro culture, and his company branded as an evil enterprise[…] Read On

Brace Yourself: Computers are About to Become Smarter Than You Ever Imagined

Yahoo’s popular photo sharing site Flickr just rolled out a very cool feature called “similarity search” that allows you to find pictures that are visually similar without you having to enter any text. The tool uses a neural network-based search engine to recognize similarities in images. For example, if you search for “dog,”[…] Read On