The Case for Making Cities Out of Wood

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Source: Pocket Could a new synthesized wood that’s as “strong as steel” be the backbone of future cities? In 2018, Dan Doctoroff, the C.E.O. of Sidewalk Labs, Google’s sibling company under Alphabet, answered a question about what his company “actually does” during a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” session, replying, “The short answer is: We want …

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The Next Big Privacy Hurdle? Teaching AI to Forget

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Source:  Wired When the European Union enacted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) a year ago, one of the most revolutionary aspects of the regulation was the “right to be forgotten”—an often-hyped and debated right, sometimes perceived as empowering individuals to request the erasure of their information on the internet, most commonly from search engines …

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