Palantir: the’ special ops’ tech giant that exerts as much real-world power as Google

Peter Thiels CI-Abacked, data-mining firm honed its crime predicting techniques against rebels in Iraq. The same techniques are now being sold to police departments. Will they inflame already tense relations between the public and the police? In Minority Report, the 2002 movie adaptation of the Philip K Dick fiction, Tom Cruise plays a police officer […]

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Human beings — not technology — are the scariest things in’ Black Mirror’s’ Season 4 – Washington Post

Washington Post Human beings a not technology a are the scariest things in’ Black Mirror’s’ Season 4 Washington Post SPOILER ALERT: This piece contains extensive spoilers for the new season of aBlack Mirror.a aBlack Mirror, a and its inventor Charlie Brooker, are sometimes spoken about in terms of prophetic ability. That 2011 episode about a […]

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Blockchain Pumping New Life Into Old-School Companies Like IBM

Blockchain is getting bigger at Big Blue. Demand for the technology, best known for supporting bitcoin, is growing so much that it will be one of the largest users of capacity next year at about 60 data centers that International Business Machines Corp.rents out to other companies around the globe. IBM had been among the […]

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Palantir: the’ special ops’ tech giant that wields as much real-world power as Google

Peter Thiels CI-Abacked, data-mining firm sharpened its crime predicting techniques against rebels in Iraq. The same techniques are now being sold to police departments. Will they inflame already tense relations between the public and the police? In Minority Report, the 2002 movie adaptation of the Philip K Dick fiction, Tom Cruise plays a police officer […]

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