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Will autocomplete make you too predictable?

Computers can now identify what you will say before you know yourself, and as philosopher Evan Selinger argues, this could subtly shape your conversations without you realising.<p>Do you know what you really want? Right now, there are computers all over the world busily trying to tell you the answer – …

NYPD’s needed history lesson: What it can learn from the Boston police strike of 1919

<b>(AP/John Minchillo/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>95 years ago, striking cops lost public sympathy — and a national hero was made by standing up to them. Here’s how<p>Nicolaus Mills<p>January 17, 2015 11:30am (UTC)<p>Nearly a century separates the historic Boston police strike of 1919 from the December-January work …

The Most Feminist Moments Of The 2015 Golden Globes

If the 2015 Golden Globes taught us anything, it's that women's stories matter -- and girls truly do rule. This year's Globes gave us one badass feminist moment after another. (We are convinced that allowing people to eat and drink at an awards show makes everything better.)<p>There were some …

The plight of the bitter nerd: Why so many awkward, shy guys end up hating feminism

<b>Scott Aaronson (YouTube/TEDx Talks)</b><p>MIT professor Scott Aaronson wrote a post about how feminism makes him feel like a monster. Here’s what he meant<p>Arthur Chu<p>January 10, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>I feel your pain, bitter, lonely, nerdy guys. I really do.<br>It sounds corny to say it like that, but I don’t know …