Boris Suster

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IMF should expel Venezuela | Financial Times

The free world should make a concerted effort to bring down the oil-based autocratic regime of President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela. The way to make …

Venezuela

Corel Unveils PaintShop Pro 2018 with More Speed, Sleekness, and Features

Corel today introduced PaintShop Pro 2018, the latest version of the Canadian company’s photo editing software. This new version brings a number of …

Violence erupts in Venezuelan National Assembly as political crisis rumbles on

Venezuela's opposition-led National Assembly was on Wednesday stormed by armed government supporters who allegedly fired shots and attacked lawmakers with projectiles, injuring several, as the country barreled deeper into chaos.<p>Militant Chavista groups known as colectivos (collectives) barricaded …

'Despicable Me 3' Exposed A Flaw In Our Rotten Tomatoes Obsession

There has been much talk over the last month about the effect that critical reviews, specifically those aggregated by <i>Rotten Tomatoes</i>, has had on the box office of formerly critic-proof films like <i>Transformers: The Last Knight</i> and <i>Baywatch</i>. As I’ve said now and then, the site itself is a good thing. …

The Psychedelic Revolution Is Being Led by a 74-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor

George Sarlo is throwing cash at research into how drugs like magic mushrooms can help people overcome trauma like his own.<p>Deep in the Mexican jungle, in a village so remote it's only accessible by boat, 74-year-old venture capitalist George Sarlo waited to meet his father.<p>It was the fall of 2012, …

Father of Migrants

<i>Alice Driver | Longreads | June 2017 | 22 minutes (5,698 words)</i><p>“What good is a border without a people willing to break it wide open?” <i><br>— Hanif</i> …

My (short) life as an airport security guard

Many people leave airport security feeling dehumanised, frightened, even violated. How do the officers feel? Edward Schwarzschild decided to find out<p>It was my first shift of on-the-job training as a transportation security officer at Albany International Airport’s only checkpoint, and I was told to …

The National Enquirer’s Fervor for Trump

The tabloid is defined by its predatory spirit. Why has it embraced the President with such sycophantic zeal?<p>Every Wednesday afternoon, in a windowless conference room in an office building at the tip of lower Manhattan, David Pecker decides what will be on the cover of the following week’s <i>National</i> …

Hillary Clinton

The Tiny Satellites Ushering in the New Space Revolution

A good rocket launch site has a few important characteristics. An unpopulated patch of land near an ocean is preferable, so no one gets showered with …

Game of Thrones: How They Make the World’s Most Popular Show

By <b>Daniel D’Addario</b>/Belfast | Photographs by <b>Miles Aldridge for TIME</b><p>The battle for Westeros may be won or lost on the back of a lime green mechanical …

Women in Tech Speak Frankly on Culture of Harassment

Their stories came out slowly, even hesitantly, at first. Then in a rush.<p>One female entrepreneur recounted how she had been propositioned by a Silicon Valley venture capitalist while seeking a job with him, which she did not land after rebuffing him. Another showed the increasingly suggestive …

From Ptolemy to GPS, the Brief History of Maps

Last spring, a 23-year-old woman was driving her car through the Ontario town of Tobermory. It was unfamiliar territory for her, so she was dutifully …

Inside Microsoft's AI Comeback

<b>Yoshua Bengio has never been one</b> to take sides. As one of the three intellects who shaped the deep learning that now dominates artificial …

The Man Who Helped Turn Toronto Into a High-Tech Hotbed

TORONTO — As an undergraduate at Cambridge University, Geoffrey Everest Hinton thought a lot about the brain. He wanted to better understand how it worked but was frustrated that no field of study — from physiology and psychology to physics and chemistry — offered real answers.<p>So he set about …

Artificial Intelligence

A 'cutting-edge' Confederate death trap inspired today's sub

When the crew of the USS Housatonic looked out into the water on the night of February 17, 1864, they weren't entirely sure what they were seeing.<p>There was something moving toward them, just four miles off the shore of Charleston, South Carolina. It might have been a log -- but logs don't drift …

How Exercise May Protect the Brain From Alzheimer’s Disease

Regular exercise may offer some protection against Alzheimer’s disease, even for people who are genetically at risk, according to recent research.<p>In …