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October 15, 2016

Recommended Reading: President Obama on science and innovation

by John_A

Barack Obama:
Now Is the Greatest
Time to Be Alive
President Barack Obama,

The White House Frontiers Conference took place this week to “explore the future of innovation here and around the world.” President Obama is also guest editor for the November issue of Wired where he discusses science and other advancements in both essay and interview form. Above is the president’s writing on technology and more. There’s also a joint interview with MIT’s Joi Ito where the two discuss AI, self-driving cars and and other futuristic topics with Wired’s Scott Dadich

Pandora Rebrands for the First Time in 11 Years
John Paul Titlow, Fast Company

Pandora still hasn’t revealed what it’s doing with the pieces of Rdio it swiped up, but the company did unveil a full rebrand this week that’s a lot more visually appealing.

First! How ‘#WhoIsNeil’ Gamed Trump’s Twitter Bots
Alyssa Bereznak, The Ringer

The quest to discover who was behind a Pro-Trump Twitter bot led to a podcast and app that might outlive the mogul’s political career.

How Youtube’s Miranda Sings Made the Move to ‘Haters Back Off!’ On Netflix
Kaitlyn Tiffany , The Verge

You need to read this article. It’s really bootiful. Juss saying.

Losing Face: How a Facial Recognition Mismatch Can Ruin Your Life
Ava Kofman, The Intercept

Facial recognition is an important tool for law enforcement, but as one man in Denver found out, it can also wreck your life when the wrong person is identified.

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