Cal-Berkeley’s Zhongyu Li has built Cassie, a robot that teaches itself how to walk through reinforcement learning, An audit by scientists at the University of Southern California found that Facebook’s ad delivery system still has a gender bias leading to some ads being shown to male but not females regardless of skill qualifications and The US National Institutes of Health issued a grant to scientists at General Electric to further develop a sensor capable of detecting COVID-19.
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Robb Dunewood, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos
Neuralink publishes a video of a monkey playing Pong uses brain signals decoded by its implant, workers at a Bessemer, Alabama Amazon warehouse vote against joining a union, and Robinhood sees a 450% growth in customers trading cryptocurrency on its platform.
Chip and display shortages reportedly impacting MacBook and iPad production, Twitter will not allow the National Archives and Records Administration to publish tweets from President Trump’s personal account on its platform, and Lenovo announces the Legion Phone Duel 2.
Write Lauren Goode has an article on Wired called “I Called Off My Wedding. The Internet Will Never Forget”. We discuss how the Internet can make it hard to forget and move past painful events in our lives.
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