Despite the liberal lean of Big Tech giants like Twitter, Facebook and Google, the companies have found themselves in bipartisan crosshairs. While Republicans have focused on what they deem unfair treatment of conservatives, Democrats have grilled the companies over not clamping down enough on what they consider misinformation. … [Read more...] about Media bias in Trump era ‘more extreme’ than we’ve ever seen: Karl Rove
But not long after that conversation, Davis was subjected a full court press. She received an email from Condé Nast's most influential leader, Anna Wintour, who complimented her work and asked if she had time to talk. Later, Davis' friend, award-winning chef Marcus Samuelsson, called her and encouraged her to apply. Samuelsson started serving as an advisor and guest editor of Bon Appétit in August — two months after then Editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport resigned over accusations of bias and for fostering a discriminatory culture at the magazine. … [Read more...] about Bon Appétit needs to change. Its new editor in chief is ready for the challenge
“CNN and the rest of the leftist media won't be happy until they silence any voice that dares disagree with them. Labeling accounts won't be considered strong enough by liberals in the press. Then they will want so-called ‘misinformation’ accounts limited and then shut down altogether,” Gainor told Fox News. … [Read more...] about CNN reporter calls for Twitter to take censorship further, label Trump’s account as disinformation
Like almost all police robots in use today, the Dallas device was a straightforward remote-control platform. But more sophisticated robots are being developed in labs around the world, and they will use artificial intelligence to do much more. A robot with algorithms for, say, facial recognition, or predicting people’s actions, or deciding on its own to fire “nonlethal” projectiles is a robot that many researchers find problematic. The reason: Many of today’s algorithms are biased against people of color and others who are unlike the white, male, affluent and able-bodied designers of most computer and robot systems. … [Read more...] about Can we make our robots less biased than we are?
“Over the past several months, the Board of Directors has listened to the concerns raised and recommendations offered by the community NYRR serves, including its employees and members of the broader running community. In order to achieve our mission to help and inspire people through running, we will recruit new leadership to the organization,” George Hirsch, the chairman of the board, said in a statement. … [Read more...] about New York Road Runners’ CEO steps down amid sexism, racism allegations