Palantir: the’ special ops’ tech giant that wields 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 methods are now being sold to police departments. Will they inflame already tense closer relations between the public and the police? In Minority Report, the 2002 movie adaptation of the Philip K Dick novel, Tom Cruise plays a police […]

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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 honed its crime predicting techniques against insurgents 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 novel, Tom Cruise plays a police officer […]

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

Peter Thiels CI-Abacked, data-mining firm sharpened its crime predicting techniques against insurgents 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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Palantir: the’ special ops’ tech giant that wields 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 methods are now being sold to police departments. Will they inflame already tense closer relations between the public and the police? In Minority Report, the 2002 movie adaptation of the Philip K Dick novel, Tom Cruise plays a police […]

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The Decentralized Internet Is Here, With Some Flaws

I usually write in Google’s online word processor Google Docs, even when noting the company’s shortcomings. This article is different: it was drafted in a similar but more private service called Graphite Docs. I discovered it while investigating a nascent and glitch-ridden online realm known as the decentralized internet. Proponents as varied as privacy activists […]

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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 honed its crime predicting techniques against rebels in Iraq. The same methods are now being sold to police departments. Will they inflame already tense closer 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 […]

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In US v. Microsoft, a Decades-Old Law Leaves Few Good Options

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in United States v. Microsoft, a suit that many observers believe could have significant ramifications for how cloud computing and other technology companies interact with the US government. If it were up to the justices themselves, however, those implications would end up being short-lived. The dispute concerns […]

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

Peter Thiels CI-Abacked, data-mining firm sharpened its crime predicting techniques against insurgents in Iraq. The same methods 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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Palantir: the’ special ops’ tech giant that wields 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 methods 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 novel, Tom Cruise plays a police officer […]

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

The front row at Fashion Week is always stocked with a mix of celebrities, style editors and influencers. But it’s not every day you get actual royalty. Queen Elizabeth II herself made a surprise appearance at London Fashion Week on Tuesday. Her Majesty sat next to Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour and took in decorator Richard […]

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