Category Archives: Internet

What Silicon Valley Got Wrong About the 2016 Election

In this episode of WIRED Dot Gov, we talk with Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken and Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya about the 2016 election. The post What Silicon Valley Got Wrong About the 2016 Election appeared first on WIRED.


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Author: Wired Staff

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Facebook plans to boost UK headcount by 50% as gov’t signals corporate tax rate cut

 Facebook has followed Google’s lead by trumpeting plans to expand its presence in the UK — despite ongoing uncertainty over the impact of this summer’s Brexit vote for the country to leave the European Union. Read More
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Author: Natasha Lomas

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Physicists Uncover Strange Numbers in Particle Collisions

An unexpected connection has emerged between the results of physics experiments and an important, seemingly unrelated set of numbers in pure mathematics. The post Physicists Uncover Strange Numbers in Particle Collisions appeared first on WIRED.


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Author: Kevin Hartnett

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Why nature is our best guide for understanding artificial intelligence

 In living organisms, evolution is a multi-generational process where mutations in genes are dropped and added. Well-adapted organisms survive and those less fortunate go extinct. This is Natural Selection. Resilience is great, but if you don’t grow gills in time for the flood, then tough luck. Read More
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Author: David Cheng

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Beyond Nokia: A love story

 It was October 2011. Verena Rentrop and Elsie Parumog, two Nokia staff stationed on opposite sides of the world, were having a routine work chat when something more pressing came up. With another wave of restructuring underway, which would see Nokia lay off thousands of employees over the next few years, the close but remote relationship that the two had established might soon come to an end. Read More
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Author: Steve O'Hear

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