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Apr 18, 2019

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AGG for the WEEK of April 10th-17th


Empathy Might Not Be the Antidote To Poisonous Political Polarization : NPR



This robot can sort recycling by giving it a squeeze - MIT Technology Review

A robot has figured out how to use tools - MIT Technology Review



George Church Wants to Make Genetic Matchmaking a Reality |

Can Robots Build a Moon Base Autonomously? Japan Hopes to Find Out. | Space

Walmart says its new robots will make human employees happier - Vox

The Smart Gun Doesn’t Exist Because of New Jersey and the NRA - Bloomberg

One Month, 500,000 Face Scans: How China Is Using A.I. to Profile a Minority - The New York Times

There’s an organization devoted to fighting for robot rights — Quartz

Sony's robot-themed art installation somehow felt like a cat cafe

Raves, robots and writhing bodies: how electronic music rewired the world | Music | The Guardian

NASA is Building Inflatable Robot Astronauts

Notre Dame: Robots will be tasked with restoring the damaged cathedral - The Washington Post

Facebook's AI can convert one singer's voice into another | VentureBeat

Women Will Face Disproportionately Negative Consequences from AI | The Nation

The Southern Baptist Convention’s statement of principles on artificial intelligence.

Artificial Intelligence Can Now Generate Amazing Images -- What Does The Mean For Humans?

Elon Musk Reveals the One Question He Would Ask a Human-Level A.I. | Inverse

AI Robot paints its own moonscapes in traditional Chinese style - Reuters

Congress wants to protect you from biased algorithms, deepfakes, and other bad AI

An AI Invented a Weird Sport Called “Speedgate”

Google’s AI Experts Try to Automate Themselves | WIRED

The artificial intelligence field is too white and too male, researchers say - The Verge

'You Can't Take My Door', A Country Song Created by a Neural Network That Studied a Catalog of Country Hits

Human brains could be connected to the internet in 'next few decades,' scientists predict | Fox News



Creepy: Netflix Employs Practicing Wiccans To Fact-Check 'Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina'



Scientists drill into white graphene to create artificial atoms: Patterned on a microchip and working in ambient conditions, the atoms could lead to rapid advancements in new quantum-based technology --



YouTube banned Alex Jones. Logan Paul invited him back. - The Washington Post

For 'Game of Thrones' superfans and devoted conspiracy theorists: Similar psychology, different outcomes.

Why conspiracy theories are getting more absurd - Vox

The internet is awash in Notre Dame fire cause conspiracies - CNN

The attorney general’s FBI conspiracy theory is all conspiracy and no theory - The Washington Post

As Ebola outbreak rages, vaccine is 97.5% effective, protecting over 90K people | Ars Technica

Anti-vax moms sue NYC as US heads toward record measles spread | Ars Technica

The New Conspiracism Is Conspiracy Theory Without Theory

U.S. charges Assange after London arrest ends seven years in Ecuador embassy - Reuters

James Dolan, Co-Creator of SecureDrop, Dead at 36

NYC orders mandatory vaccines for community or face $1,000 fine



23andMe Is Doing Extensive Genetic Research. Here's How That Knowledge Will Be Put To Use

CRISPR Research Moves Out Of Labs And Into Clinics Around The World

Behind the Buzz: How Ketamine Changes the Depressed Patient's Brain - Scientific American

DNA Study: Neanderthals and Woolly Mammoths Shared Genetic Material

Stonehenge: DNA reveals origin of builders - BBC News

Researchers Want to Link Your Genes and Income—Should They? | WIRED

Chinese scientists added human brain genes to monkeys - Vox

Scientists crack the code to regenerate plant tissues | EurekAlert! Science News

Bioethicists Concerned over Japan's Chimera Embryo Regulations | The Scientist Magazine®



Facebook includes weird messages inside Oculus Touch controllers - Business Insider

Facebook still tracks you after you deactivate account - CNET

Facebook Looks to Build Underwater Ring Around Africa - WSJ

Kids are punishing parents who embarrass them on social media

How to Stop Google’s Sensorvault From Sharing Your Location With Law Enforcement

Facebook investors to vote on proposal to oust Zuckerberg as chairman - Business Insider

15 Months of Fresh Hell Inside Facebook | WIRED



Alien Life Could Thrive On Four Earth-Like Planets Close To The Solar System, Says Study

Alien news: Why Brian Cox admitted he’s ‘TERRIFIED’ of extraterrestrial life

Pepsi considers space billboards to project logo across night sky using satellites | The Independent