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State of the Art: Can Facebook, or Anybody, Solve the Internet’s Misinformation Problem?

State of the Art Can Facebook, or Anybody, Solve the Internet’s Misinformation Problem? ImageFacebook has shifted from “reactive to proactive detection” of coordinated propaganda operations, said its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg.CreditFrancois Lenoir/Reuters By Farhad Manjoo Aug. 22, 2018 In theory, Facebook’s announcement on Tuesday that it had discovered and shut down a wide-ranging Iranian misinformation […]

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The (Technical) State of Photography

When digital cameras first started becoming mainstream, pros were not impressed. I remember more than one experienced photographer back around the early part of the 21st century saying that digital would never come close to film. That started to change with the advent of sophisticated digital SLRs and mirrorless cameras, which offered interchangeable lenses, large […]

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State of the Art: How to Combat China’s Rise in Tech: Federal Spending, Not Tariffs

State of the Art How to Combat China’s Rise in Tech: Federal Spending, Not Tariffs ImageCreditDoug Chayka By Farhad Manjoo July 18, 2018 查看本文简体中文版查看本文繁體中文版 At the heart of the trade war between the United States and China lies a profound and unsettling question: Who should control the key technologies that will rule tomorrow? It is […]