Biased Big Tech algorithms limit our lives and choices. Stop the online discrimination.

Elva Mankin

The leaders of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google have some serious explaining to do about bias and discrimination when they appear Wednesday at an antitrust hearing before the House Judiciary Committee. 

The abuse of trust by the platform-based companies we rely on most has largely flown under the radar as a global pandemic heightens and highlights fissures in our society. But our data and our choices continue to be manipulated in problematic ways — often by algorithms that subtly introduce bias into the prices we pay and the information and options made available to us. It is essential that we

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‘We’re forced to choose between our livelihoods and our lives’

Elva Mankin

Designed to measure fitness, character and competence, the bar exam is a grueling 12-hour test typically administered over a two-day period to thousands of recent law school graduates.

But with coronavirus cases still surging in many parts of the nation, some law school graduates view this communal experience not as a shared rite of passage but as a potentially life-threatening risk.

One person worried about the uncertainties of the in-person bar exam is aspiring child protection lawyer Mollie McGuire of Chicago.

McGuire, along with Dalton Hughes and Steven Tinetti, formally filed a legal petition with the Illinois Supreme Court, asking

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‘We’re forced to choose between our livelihoods and our lives’

Elva Mankin

Designed to measure fitness, character and competence, the bar exam is a grueling 12-hour test typically administered over a two-day period to thousands of recent law school graduates.

But with coronavirus cases still surging in many parts of the nation, some law school graduates view this communal experience not as a shared rite of passage but as a potentially life-threatening risk.

One person worried about the uncertainties of the in-person bar exam is aspiring child protection lawyer Mollie McGuire of Chicago.

McGuire, along with Dalton Hughes and Steven Tinetti, formally filed a legal petition with the Illinois Supreme Court, asking

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Terry Crews Panned Online For His Cautionary Tweet On Black Lives Matter

Elva Mankin

Terry Crews again faced heated criticism on Tuesday over a tweet about the possible direction of the Black Lives Matter movement.

“If you are a child of God, you are my brother and sister. I have family of every race, creed and ideology,” the actor tweeted. “We must ensure #blacklivesmatter doesn’t morph into #blacklivesbetter.”

His comment ― like one he made earlier this month voicing concerns about “Black supremacy” ― drew swift and harsh backlash.

It prompted Bernice King, daughter of Martin Luther King Jr., to respond, “We’re so far from that bridge, Terry.”

She explained in her

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The Effects Of Computer Expertise On Our On a regular basis Lives

Elva Mankin

Computers are very detailed machines that function by set guidelines, codes and languages. I want this to be so simple as potential for you to perceive how simple it actually strategy of file transferring from one computer to another is. I actually informed my brother the right way to get well his photos and recordsdata over the phone. They need to have intensive data of computer methods and programs and the ability to retrieve info from them.

A typical trick is to covertly set up the software program throughout the set up of different software program you need equivalent to … Read More

How Has Technology Changed Our Lives?

Elva Mankin

Technology may be very important these days, every business wants technology to communicate with folks. Moreover, new developments in cognitive science, nano-technology, and virtual reality could at some point allow us to transcend what it means to be human at present. They understood that a lifetime spent enjoying with what others considered as toys and mindless devices would finally end in indispensable technology.

For all the advancements in technology that Japan has pioneered, they’re nonetheless such an old style people – most individuals nonetheless pay primarily in cash as a result of majority of institutions don’t take credit cards and … Read More

Mobile Gadget Tendencies That Are Altering Our Lives

Elva Mankin

For this text we needed to pick some cool gadget gifts. These smart gadgets are also quicker and more dependable than earlier than, with elevated battery life and higher processors, making them an excellent companion at work or at dwelling. Since the system could be ordered online () on the same worth and on the same free-trial foundation, I feel I might recommend ordering it that manner, relatively than over the telephone.

When you’re the kind of individual that’s on the lookout for obscure and hard to return by objects to offer as presents or simply to gather then this … Read More