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Election Misinformation Continues To Thrive On Telegram – Julia Sachs

Telegram, the encrypted messaging app similar to WhatsApp and Signal, has become a popular gathering place for QAnon influencers and loyalists in the days following mass suspensions from other apps like Twitter and Facebook. Some QAnon and election misinformation group chats have gained tens of thousands of followers in recent days, with many acting as […]

S’More is Expanding Into the Television World and Beyond – Jack Giroux

S’More (a.k.a Something More) is the dating app attempting to rail against artificiality.  The dating app, which puts more emphasis on personality than aesthetics, is expanding after a successful launch in Washington D.C. and elsewhere. The dating app just announced it’s acquired $2 million in new financing led by Benson Oak Ventures. The S’More dating […]

Amanda Gorman Is Releasing A Book Of Poetry – Olivia Smith

Amanda Gorman, the remarkable young poet who captured the hearts of a nation with her poetry at President Biden’s inauguration, is releasing a book of poetry. Gorman is the youngest poet in U.S. history to ever read at an inauguration. She is also the first National Youth Poet Laureate whose work focuses on issues of […]

Harriet Tubman Will Be On The New $20 Bill – Lexi Jones

The Biden Administration announced that Harriet Tubman will take her place on the $20 bill sooner than expected. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said that the U.S. Treasury Department will soon begin the necessary steps to make this happen. “The Treasury Department is taking steps to resume efforts to put Harriet Tubman on the […]

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell Suspended From Twitter – Julia Sachs

Mike Lindell, the controversial CEO of MyPillow—a pillow company favored by boomers—was permanently suspended from Twitter on Monday after furthering the conspiracy theory that Donald Trump won the U.S. Presidential Election in November. The company confirmed the move in a statement to CNN and said that Lindell’s suspension comes after repeated offenses of sharing misinformation […]

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Tech

Algorithmic audits alone won’t provide the accountability needed for AI systems because they lack the necessary market incentives and real government oversight (Alex C. Engler/Fast Company) –

Alex C. Engler / Fast Company:Algorithmic audits alone won’t provide the accountability needed for AI systems because they lack the necessary market incentives and real government oversight  —  Controversial AI company HireVue implied that an external audit showed its algorithms had no bias.  But a look at the audit itself tells a different story. Read […]

Social justice groups warn Biden against throwing out Section 230 – Adi Robertson

Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images A group of 75 activist groups and nonprofits have urged against sweeping changes to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, warning that it could silence marginalized communities while making online moderation harder. “Section 230 is a foundational law for free expression and human rights when it comes […]

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Finance

9 Mistakes People Make When Cleaning With Vinegar – Kentin Waits

Natural, inexpensive and versatile, vinegar is a great all-purpose cleaner. Wait … scratch that. Vinegar is a great most-purpose cleaner. Vinegar’s cleaning muscle comes from acetic acid, a powerful cleaning agent that can remove grease, dirt and mineral deposits, and even kill some bacteria. But vinegar isn’t recommended for every cleaning chore. In fact, it […]

You’re Probably Cooking This Food the Wrong Way – Chris Kissell

If you eat rice, you likely are ingesting arsenic, a known carcinogen that impacts virtually every organ in the body. Arsenic exposure has been linked to: Bladder, lung and skin cancer Diabetes Heart disease Lung diseases Skin lesions In utero impacts on a developing immune system Because arsenic is water-soluble, it accumulates naturally in rice […]

Real People, Real Advice: 27 Tips to Take Control of Your Finances – Maryalene LaPonsie

This story originally appeared on NewRetirement. Want to know how to take control of your finances? Ask some smart people who are managing their own finances and actively planning for a secure future. On the NewRetirement Facebook group, we recently asked: “What is one action you have taken that has improved your financial life?” None […]

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