Mike Pence Uses SpaceX Achievements to Knock NASA – Private companies will probably play a bigger role in space travel: “While American industry and technology have leaped towards the future, our government agencies too often have remained stuck in the past”

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How ProPublica is developing its own machine learning algorithms and chatbots as investigative tools to hold Facebook and other big tech companies accountable (Katharine Schwab/Co.Design)

Katharine Schwab / Co.Design: How ProPublica is developing its own machine learning algorithms and chatbots as investigative tools to hold Facebook and other big tech

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CB Insights report: AI startup investment rose 141% YoY in 2017 to $15.2B with Chinese companies accounting for 48% of funding versus 38% for US companies (Jackie Snow/MIT Technology Review)

Jackie Snow / MIT Technology Review: CB Insights report: AI startup investment rose 141% YoY in 2017 to $ 15.2B with Chinese companies accounting for

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Cyberattacks are the single greatest threat to global stability, German defense minister says – Recent cyberattacks have shown that sensitive and personal data have become the target to destabilize companies and governments worldwide.

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