Is big data based predictive policing the key to better law enforcement or is it a bandage for more serious issues? Plus Fitbit teases a new fitness tracker watch and researchers at MIT have come up with a faster and safer way to build wood furniture.
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Scott Johnson.
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- Quick Hits
- (01:15) There Is Actually a Point to Putting a 4G Network On the Moon | fortune
- (02:00) Facebook rolls out job posts to become the blue-collar LinkedIn | tech crunch
- (02:25) BlackBerry will remove paid apps from the BlackBerry World app store on April 1st | the verge
- (02:40) Spotify files for its unusual IPO | axios
- More Top Stories
- (03:35) Apple Watch Series 3 Can Now Track Skiing and Snowboarding Activity | macrumors
- (04:50) Fitbit’s new ‘mass appeal’ smartwatch: Exclusive pictures and details revealed | wareable
- (07:45) Hangouts Chat, Google’s Slack competitor, comes out of beta | tech crunch
- (10:45) Twitter launches Bookmarks, a private way to save tweets | tech crunch
- (12:55) MIT’s robot carpenters will saw wood for you, but you have to make the furniture yourself | the verge
- Discussion (15:30)
- Palantir Has Secretly Been Using New Orleans to Test Its Predictive Policing Technology | the verge
- Chicago’s predictive policing tool just failed a major test | the verge
- Predictive Policing Reinforces Police Bias | human rights data analysis group
- Message of the Day
- (24:35) David – Vero
- Today’s Contributors