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Group calls for federal ban on government use of facial-recognition technology because it misidentifies people of color, women | The Seattle Times

  “On Tuesday, the Worcester, Mass.-based nonprofit Fight for the Future launched what it calls the first national campaign calling for a federal prohibition on all uses of facial recognition technology by governments.”   via Group calls for federal ban on … Continue reading

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Louisiana Congressman: ‘I’ll Pay’ for Those Congresswomen to Leave

” “There’s no question that the members of Congress that @realDonaldTrump called out have absolutely said anti-American and anti-Semitic things. I’ll pay for their tickets out of this country if they just tell me where they’d rather be,” Abraham, who … Continue reading

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This Video on the Work of Interpreters Is Going Viral | Slator

I found their video fun to watch! “Interpreting is rather enigmatic for the general public. When done well by a professional, it looks like magic. When done poorly, it can be a real mess,” according to Barry Slaughter Olsen, professional … Continue reading

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Music executive Mickey Kapp, who made recordings for astronauts in space, dies at 88 – Monterey Herald

This story almost got past me. Interesting! “On every mission after Apollo 7, NASA sent the astronauts with tape recorders to take notes. Rather than sending them up with blank cassette tapes, Mr. Kapp pitched NASA on the idea of … Continue reading

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Texas Court Orders Father to Raise His Son As A Transsexual

Unbelievable!  Just totally unbelievable!!! “A Texas father has been legally prohibited from raising his son as a boy because his ex-wife allegedly decided their son is a transgender girl and is preparing him for “chemical castration at age 8” and … Continue reading

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NASA to open moon rock samples sealed since Apollo missions

“Inside a locked vault at Johnson Space Center is treasure few have seen and fewer have touched. The restricted lab is home to hundreds of pounds of moon rocks collected by Apollo astronauts close to a half-century ago. And for … Continue reading

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San Francisco, banning e-cigarettes is the worst solution to your least pressing problem

“E-cigarettes are estimated to be at least 95 percent less hazardous than conventional cigarettes, yet San Francisco is banning them over Marlboros.”     via San Francisco shouldn’t ban e-cigarettes

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