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Free Money: The Surprising Effects of a Basic Income Supplied by Government

Skooter McCoy was 20 years old when his wife, Michelle, gave birth to their first child, a son named Spencer. It was 1996, and McCoy was living in …

Income Inequality

Amazon Alexa's new home: Your PC?

Lenovo reveals it talked to Amazon about using Alexa in its computers, offering a hint on the voice assistant's next big expansion area.<p>Amazon's Alexa voice assistant may be talking her way into yet another important place: PCs.<p>Lenovo, the world's biggest PC maker, has held talks with Amazon on …

Smart Homes

How algorithms rule our working lives

Employers are turning to mathematically modelled ways of sifting through job applications. Even when wrong, their verdicts seem beyond dispute – and they tend to punish the poor<p>A few years ago, a young man named Kyle Behm took a leave from his studies at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, …

São Paulo

How to Learn Skills Quickly, a 3-in-1 Loft Bed Unit and a DIY Shop Air Cleaner in This Week's Maker's Roundup

Multimaterial Illuminated Sign<p>Jimmy DiResta's back, this time using some surprising techniques to create a commercial sign. We've got a little bit of …

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