Asteroid whisperer | MIT Technology Review

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“We’ve been observing Didymos for five years, to understand the state of the system before we change it forever, so we can tell. [the difference between] what we did with DART versus what was naturally going to happen, ”says Rivkin. “Once we get and interpret the results, we can apply them as needed. Or, hopefully, … Read more

Minneapolis police used traffic stops and fake social media profiles to target communities of color

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“Since 2010, of the 14 individuals that MPD officers have killed, 13 of those individuals were people of color or Indigenous individuals,” the report states. “People of color and Indigenous individuals comprise approximately 42% of the Minneapolis population but comprise 93% of all MPD officer-involved deaths between January 1, 2010, to February 2, 2022.” A … Read more

Modern data management, the hidden brain of AI

The typical adult brain weighs about 3 lbs. and consumes 20 WATTs of power. It is a remarkably efficient machine. Nobel prize-winning psychologist, Daniel Kahneman alludes to this efficiency-seeking function when he describes System 1 and System 2 thinking. He proved that we have a subconscious, and thus low-powered, method of processing information. It operates … Read more

Shanghai’s lockdown is boosting China’s grocery delivery apps, and why Russia’s invasion has stalled

1 Why Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is falling apartIt doesn’t appear to be learning from the mistakes it’s made, and it’s made a lot of them. (Foreign Affairs)+ Meta’s attempts to curb misinformation about the war in Ukraine are harming local publishers. (Coda Story)+ The conflict in Ukraine could last for years, Nato says. (BBC)+ … Read more