Frank Hassler

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Automated systems fight ISIS propaganda, but at what cost?

A "game changer" for social media companies?<p>eGLYPH was developed by Hany Farid, professor of computer science at Dartmouth College, and is modeled on the PhotoDNA algorithm that Farid created with Microsoft in 2008 to combat child pornography. Both PhotoDNA and eGLYPH are capable of recognizing …

6 detained in raids in Brussels; man accused of plotting attack captured in Paris

Police have detained six people in nighttime raids in central Brussels in a military-style operation linked to the deadly attacks on the city's airport and subways.<p>In a Paris suburb, meanwhile, a man "of French nationality" believed to be plotting an imminent terrorist attack was also detained, …

Spain's loss was the most incomprehensible in World Cup history

Spain didn't just lose to the Netherlands. Spain were annihilated by the Netherlands, an annihilation of such magnitude that it's almost impossible to comprehend.<p>Unexpected thrashings don't make much sense at the time, which is great, because everybody is far too busy laughing or crying or gasping …

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U.N. panel to blame mankind for global warming, explain 'hiatus'

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A United Nations panel of experts met on Monday to review a draft report that raises the probability that climate change is man-made to 95 percent and warns of ever more extreme weather unless governments take strong action.<p>A truck engine is tested for pollution exiting its …

“Tip-of-the-Tongue Syndrome,” Transactive Memory, and How the Internet Is Making Us Smarter

<i>“The dangerous time when mechanical voices, radios, telephones, take the place of human intimacies, and the concept of being in touch with millions brings a greater and greater poverty in intimacy and human vision,”</i> Anaïs Nin wrote in her diary in 1946, decades before the internet as we know it …