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‘The Point of No Return’: Should Robots Be Able to Decide to Kill You On Their Own?

A U.N. report released earlier this week called for a global moratorium on developing highly sophisticated robots that can select and kill targets …

How little money can a person live on?

<b>The debate over how much money benefits claimants should receive has run on for weeks. But just how little money can someone realistically get by on?</b><p>The government says no family on benefits should receive more than the £26,000 - after tax - the average family earns.<p>A benefits cap estimated at £350 …

Le contrôle de nos données : une illusion !

0 0 0 0<p>Pressés, distraits, la plupart du temps nous ne faisons pas attention aux trop complexes conditions générales d’utilisation que nous …

Why Facebook Home bothers me: It destroys any notion of privacy

One of the great things about attending Facebook’s events is that one gets to see Mark Zuckerberg mature as a chief executive and hone his …

A game when games were new

You’re in a virtual world hunting the ultimate easter egg. You’re standing in the back of an empty 80s pizza joint, staring at an old arcade machine …

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10 lies we're told about welfare

Welfare reform, my arse. Has Jim Royle parked his chair, feet up, telly on, in the corridors between the Treasury and the Department for Work and …

Amy Wilkinson on Twitter: "Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.– @GuyKawasaki #execute"

La crise larvée des pays du Golfe

Pour Hugo Micheron, spécialiste du Moyen-Orient, si les investissements à l'étranger des monarchies pétrolières sont massifs, ils masquent des …

How Much Sleep Do We Really Need to Work Productively?

Every one of us, on average, <b>will be sleeping 24 years in our lifetime</b>. That’s a pretty long time if you ask me and makes it even more important to …

Miss Lora

Years later, you would wonder if it hadn’t been for your brother would you have done it? You’d remember how all the other guys had hated on her—how skinny she was, no culo, no titties, como un palito, but your brother didn’t care. I’d fuck her.<p>You’d fuck anything, someone jeered.<p>And he had given …

In Praise of "The Long Thought"

Long content vs short content, that is the question. I'm constantly asked about what kind of content is best when blogging. Some will say that long …

Comment faire revenir l'emploi industriel en France

Pour maintenir, créer et attirer sur notre territoire beaucoup plus d'emplois nomades - c'est-à-dire les emplois qualifiés mais exposés à la …

Rands On How To Make Meetings Suck Less

Michael Lopp (aka Rands) is a director at Palantir, an author of a number of books on software engineering and management best practices, as well as …

A Disclosure

My management career began with a misunderstanding.<p>“Rands, you’re doing a great job on tools development and I’d really like you to Lead the …