Shishir Saxena

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Welcome to dystopia – George Orwell experts on Donald Trump

Since Kellyanne Conway spoke of ‘alternative facts’, Nineteen Eighty-Four has hit the No 1 spot in Amazon’s book sales chart. So, is the age of Newspeak here?<p>Jean Seaton: The seeds were sown during the George W Bush era<p>Reading George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four again, now, hurts. And I’m not the …

Literature

Microsoft, Cray claim deep learning breakthrough on supercomputers

Project could allow larger and more complex deep learning workloads on supercomputers.<p>A team of researchers from Microsoft, Cray, and the Swiss …

Machine Learning

Latest: Texas college says 2 of its officers hurt in attack

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of police officers in Dallas (all times local):<p>11 p.m.<p>A Texas community college says two of its officers were injured in the deadly attack on police during a protest in downtown Dallas.<p>El Centro College said in a statement posted on its website Sunday night …

Law Enforcement
Government

Trump's Rhetoric of White Nostalgia

Trump’s core promise is to return to white, working-class Americans what they feel they’ve lost.<p>The most important word in Donald Trump’s lexicon may be: “again.”<p>The word anchors many of his signature declarations, as when he insists: “If I’m elected president, we will win again.” In a jab at the …

Society

Spectator at Cruz rally shouts out 'Ted Cruz looks so weird'

DES MOINSIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 race for president on the final weekend of campaigning before Monday's leadoff Iowa caucuses (all local times):<p>___<p>10:15 p.m.<p>Ted Cruz's rally on the night before the Iowa caucuses got off to an odd start with someone yelling, "He looks so …

Government