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‘Please Do Not Switch Me Off!’: An Experiment With A Begging Robot Shows People Hesitate To Pull The Plug

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The following is an excerpt from Hamza Shaban | August 13, 2018 | Thewashingtonpost.com |

If a little humanoid robot begged you not to shut it off, would you show compassion?

In an experiment designed to investigate how people treat …

How Hidden Bias Can Stop You Getting Job

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The following is an excerpt from Tiffanie Wen | August 7, 2018 | BBC.com |

Today, there are few arguments that can be made against having a diverse, multicultural workforce. Women are as good as men, disabilities shouldn’t hold employees …

Tesla Suspends Share-Trading After Elon Musk Tweets He Wants To Take The Carmaker Private

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The following is an excerpt from Drew Harwell and Renae Merle | August 7, 2018 | Thewashingtonpost.com |

Tesla founder Elon Musk stunned investors when he tweeted Tuesday that he would push to take his all-electric automaker private in a …

Apple’s $1 Trillion Milestone Reflects Rise of Powerful Megacompanies

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The following is an excerpt from Matt Phillips | August 2, 2018 | Nytimes.com |

U.S. Steel. General Motors. AT&T. Exxon Mobil.

Small potatoes.

Apple on Thursday reached a milestone that these icons of capitalism never dreamed of: a market …

AT&T Revenue Misses Wall Street Estimates, Shares Slip

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The following is an excerpt from reuters.com | July 24, 2018 |

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc reported quarterly revenue that fell shy of Wall Street estimates, sending its shares down about 1 percent after the close of regular trading.

After …

Russian Bots Linked To Viral Twitter Attacks On ‘Hateful’ Dems

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The following is an excerpt from Mary Papenfuss | July 8, 2018 | Huffingtonpost.com |

It what may be an early onslaught of Kremlin-linked Twitter attacks ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, Russia …

The Doctor Who Discovered Lead in Flint’s Water on What Went Wrong and How to Fix It

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The following is an excerpt from BELINDA LUSCOMBE | June 28, 2018 | Time.com |

What led you to suspect that there was lead in the water of Flint, Mich.?

I was clued in by a high school girlfriend–a drinking-water …

Atul Gawande, CEO?

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The following is an excerpt from FELIX SALMON | June 21, 2018 | Slate.com |

The doctor, New Yorker writer, and public health researcher Atul Gawande has famously and convincingly demonstrated that there is effectively no correlation between price and …

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