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Why Australia’s gun laws wouldn’t work in the US | Did You Know?

November 29, 2019 at 6:25 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

Back in 1977, Australia was generally pretty relaxed about guns. “Do you notice anything unusual or different about me?” “You’re looking very nice today, you’ve had a haircut?” Fast forward 19 years, and it’s a different story. It was, and still is, the worst mass shooting in Australian history. Less than two weeks after the

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Could AI ever replace government? | BBC Ideas

November 28, 2019 at 11:24 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

Here’s a thought experiment… could artificial intelligence govern us? Populism and disinformation are on the rise, and politics across the world seems to be dominated by emotions and strongman personalities. Leaders often seem to be more interested in short-term political gains, then the long-term needs of their electorate. But could machines do a better job?

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The Extreme Physics Pushing Moore’s Law to the Next Level

November 27, 2019 at 1:24 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

We’re suiting up to take you inside a clean room that’s building an engineering marvel that’ll push the entire electronics industry to the next frontier. They’re both amazing machines and scary machines. There’s an enormous amount of complexity with them. There’s an enormous number of things that can potentially go wrong. It’s something that you don’t

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The US Government’s Trillion Dollar Coin

November 25, 2019 at 9:24 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

This video was made possible by Dashlane. Protect your digital identity for free for 30 days by going to dashlane.com/HAI. Hello and welcome to another episode of, “Kinda Clickbaity Titles to Get You To Watch Something Vaguely Educational.” Today, we are going to talk about trillion-dollar coins—but first, in order to understand why the US

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The man who rigged America’s election maps

October 26, 2019 at 4:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

But in North Carolina, the election results were really weird. These squares represent all the voters in North Carolina. They were voting for these 13 seats in Congress. About half voted for Republicans. And about 48 percent voted for Democrats. So you might think, of the 13 Congressional seats, maybe Democrats would’ve won 6 seats,

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The George H.W. Bush promise that changed the Republican Party

October 22, 2019 at 7:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Presidents give hundreds of speeches. But, for better or worse, we tend to remember a few one-liners. There you go again. I did not have sexual relations with that woman. Major combat operations in Iraq have ended. You know if I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon. For President George H.W. Bush it’s: Read

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What happens when women win elections

September 22, 2019 at 3:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

The 2018 midterms were huge for women candidates. In Tennessee, Marsha Blackburn became the state’s first woman senator. Over in Massachusetts, Ayanna Pressley is the first African-American woman elected to the House from any state in New England. In Maine, voters chose Janet Mills to be the state’s first woman governor. Sharice Davids and Deb

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Why The Government Is Interested In Your Spotify Data – Cheddar Examines

at 9:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Everyone knows that Spotify collects your data to find new unheard music for you to listen to. But Spotify is not the only one interested in user behavior, banks and even governments are finding reasons to be interested in what we’re listening to. Before we get into this, click subscribe. We promise we won’t use

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