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Amazon Created a Hiring Tool Using A.I. It Immediately Started Discriminating Against Women.

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The following is an excerpt from JORDAN WEISSMANN | October 10, 2018 | Slate.com |

Thanks to Amazon, the world has a nifty new cautionary tale about the perils of teaching computers to make human decisions.

According to a Reuters …

Google’s CEO Says It’s Still Considering A Censored Search Engine In China

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The following is an excerpt from Heather Kelly | October 16, 2018 | CNN.com |

San Francisco (CNN Business)Google is still considering whether to launch a censored version of its search product in China, CEO Sundar Pichai said Monday.

"It's …

Canada Is Legalizing Weed This Week. But Will There Be Enough Bud to Meet Demand?

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The following is an excerpt from JORDAN WEISSMANN | October 16, 2018 | Slate.com |

Recreational marijuana sales are set to begin in Canada on Wednesday, which will officially make our northern neighbor the world’s second country after Uruguay to …

Tesla Was Fined $20 Million For Elon Musk’s Tweets. Musk’s Got It Covered

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The following is an excerpt from Chris Isidore | October 17, 2018 | CNN.com |

New York (CNN Business)Elon Musk will buy another $20 million of Tesla stock with his own money, covering the cost of the fine the company …

Inside the C.E.O.’s Social Media Meltdown at Deciem

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The following is an excerpt from Jonah Engel Bromwich and Valeriya Safronova | October 10, 2018 | Nytimes.com |

In the last two years, The Ordinary has become one of the hottest brands in skin care, selling no-fuss products at …

The Slum Residents Trying To Prevent A Water Crisis

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The following is an excerpt from Lou Del Bello, in Delhi | October 12, 2018 | BBC.com |

The tuk-tuk rocks and splashes through the mud, and my guide for the day, Jaswinder Kaur, giggles. "I don't trust this driver,” …

‘Lifeboats’ Amid the World’s Wildfires

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The following is an excerpt from Carl Zimmer | October 12, 2018 | Nytimes.com |

Forests have burned in spectacular fashion this year. From California to Colorado, Portugal to Greece, photographers have captured terrifying images of infernos soaring into the …

Armenia’s Ancient City On The Brink Of Change

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The following is an excerpt from Lindsey Galloway | October 8, 2018 | BBC.com |

Though a small country of just three million people, Armenia made global waves last spring with its Velvet Revolution – a months-long peaceful protest movement …

Chinese Intelligence Official Charged With Stealing U.S. Aviation Secrets

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The following is an excerpt from By TOM SCHOENBERG AND CHRIS STROHM | October 10, 2018 | Time.com |

A Chinese national who allegedly conspired to steal trade secrets from an Ohio aviation company has been extradited to the U.S., …

Apple Watch Series 4: We Put All Of Its Fitness Claims To The Test

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The following is an excerpt from VANESSA HAND ORELLANA | October 11, 2018 | cnet.com |

If you're in the market for an Apple Watch Series 4, chances are you've already heard about its new EKG feature and fall detection, …

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