AIS Brings Brightest Sport And Technology Minds Together For STARS – Ministry of Sport

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) has revealed the third annual Sports technology and Applied Research Symposium (STARS), a two-week event starting Monday, November 23, 2020. The symposium is set to bring together presentations from...

Big California donors want to fill Kamala Harris’s Senate seat with a woman of...

Some of California’s biggest political donors are urging Gov. Gavin Newsom to choose a woman of color to fill the seat of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Given how rare it has been for a Senate...

The 13 Best Gifts for the PC Gamer in Your Life

Shopping for a PC gamer is a perilous endeavor. It's easy to be led astray by what seems like a good deal at Amazon or Best Buy. Steep price cuts are tempting, but they...

Secret Service Investigates 700 Cases of Covid Relief Fraud

America's electoral crisis reached a new low this week, as Donald Trump fired Christopher Krebs, the widely respected director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. The reason? Krebs had dared point out, both...

After Trump fires CISA’s director, the agency is poised to become even more powerful

Spaulding worked on the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, a bipartisan congressional project established in 2019 to chart the future of American strategy in cyberspace. The commission made enhancing and empowering CISA one of its top...

Pfizer Seeks Approval, the CDC Urges Restraint, and More News

Pfizer seeks FDA approval for its vaccine, the CDC urges Americans to avoid Thanksgiving travel, and the federal pandemic response draws renewed concern. Here’s what you should know: Want to receive this weekly roundup and...

How role-playing a dragon can teach an AI to manipulate and persuade

An AI that completes quests in a text-based adventure game by talking to the characters has learned not only how to do things, but how to get others to do things. The system is...

Pfizer wants authorization to start distributing its vaccine by Christmas

Pfizer will apply for emergency permission to distribute its covid-19 vaccine in the US and is ready to start shipping the shots within “hours” of getting a government green light, the firm said today....

Weaponizing the cloud to fight addiction

According to the CDC, opioids were involved in 46,802 overdose deaths in 2018 (69.5 percent of all drug overdose deaths). For those of you living in the United States, this is old news. As the...

BuzzFeed’s Jonah Peretti on why he bought HuffPost and why the New York Times...

Jonah Peretti co-founded the Huffington Post, then left to start BuzzFeed. Now he’s running both companies: BuzzFeed is picking up HuffPost from Verizon, the phone company that thought it wanted to be in the...

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