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Facebook’s ad algorithms are still excluding women from seeing jobs

Facebook’s ad algorithms are still excluding women from seeing jobs

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Facebook is withholding certain job ads from women because of their gender, according to the latest audit of its ad service. The audit, conducted by independent researchers at the University of Southern California (USC), reveals that Facebook’s ad-delivery system shows different job ads to women and men even though the jobs require the same qualifications.…
Olympic Gold: Men’s Gymnastics Struggling to Survive

Olympic Gold: Men’s Gymnastics Struggling to Survive

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The death of a 117-year-old program, one that captured championships and produced Olympians, ended with a gasp. And then a vote.The fact the former did not alter the outcome of the latter offered a stark glimpse into the steadily eroding support for men's gymnastics at the NCAA level, one that will eventually have a ripple…

Health & Fitness News

Deaths in Dominican Republic linked to tainted alcohol

Deaths in Dominican Republic linked to tainted alcohol

More than 25 people have died in the Dominican Republic after drinking adulterated alcohol, according to authorities. The Ministry of Public Health reported 26 deaths and more than 80 people affected throughout the country. The agency called on the population to not drink illegally produced alcoholic beverages. The outbreak of methanol poisoning began during the…

Business News

Elon Musk’s Neuralink shows monkey with brain-chip playing videogame by thinking

Elon Musk’s Neuralink shows monkey with brain-chip playing videogame by thinking

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No results matched your search Economy4 hours ago (Apr 09, 2021 09:31PM ET) 2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during a conversation with legendary game designer Todd Howard at the E3 gaming convention in Los Angeles 2/2 (Reuters) - Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's brain-chip startup released footage on…

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‘Lost golden city of Luxor’ discovered…

‘Lost golden city of Luxor’ discovered…

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History & CultureNewsThe 3,400-year-old royal city was built by Amenhotep III, abandoned by his heretic son, Akhenaten, and contains stunningly preserved remains.ByErin BlakemorePublished April 8, 2021• 8 min readThree thousand four hundred years ago, a contentious ancient Egyptian king abandoned his name, his religion, and his capital in Thebes (modern Luxor). Archaeologists know what happened…

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Olympic Gold: Men’s Gymnastics Struggling to Survive

Olympic Gold: Men’s Gymnastics Struggling to Survive

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The death of a 117-year-old program, one that captured championships and produced Olympians, ended with a gasp. And then a vote.The fact the former did not alter the outcome of the latter offered a stark glimpse into the steadily eroding support for men's gymnastics at the NCAA level, one that will eventually have a ripple…
Leaderboard: Round 2 of the Masters

Leaderboard: Round 2 of the Masters

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Facebook’s ad algorithms are still excluding women from seeing jobs

Facebook’s ad algorithms are still excluding women from seeing jobs

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Facebook is withholding certain job ads from women because of their gender, according to the latest audit of its ad service. The audit, conducted by independent researchers at the University of Southern California (USC), reveals that Facebook’s ad-delivery system shows different job ads to women and men even though the jobs require the same qualifications.…
The NYPD used a controversial facial recognition tool. Here’s what you need to know.

The NYPD used a controversial facial recognition tool. Here’s what you...

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It’s been a busy week for Clearview AI, the controversial facial recognition company that uses 3 billion photos scraped from the web to power a search engine for faces. On April 6, Buzzfeed News published a database of over 1,800 entities—including state and local police and other taxpayer-funded agencies such as healthcare systems and public…
Got your covid shots? You might have to prove it.

Got your covid shots? You might have to prove it.

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As covid vaccines roll out in a handful of countries, the next question has become: How do people prove they’ve been inoculated? For months, this conversation—and the ethical questions any “vaccine passport” system would raise—has been theoretical, but over the last few weeks, efforts have become more concrete. Australian airline Qantas started running a trial…
FDA announces ‘Closer to Zero’ plan to reduce toxic elements eaten by babies and young children

FDA announces ‘Closer to Zero’ plan to reduce toxic elements eaten...

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Janet Woodcock, the acting Commissioner of Food and Drugs, and Susan T. Mayne, director of the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) Thursday announced Closer to Zero, a new action plan for reducing exposure to toxic elements in foods commonly eaten by babies and young children to the lowest possible levels. Their comments…
Denmark investigates Salmonella outbreak; Norway expands recalls

Denmark investigates Salmonella outbreak; Norway expands recalls

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Danish officials are investigating a Salmonella outbreak that has affected more than 20 people with more than half of them admitted to hospitals. Since mid-November 2020, 23 people have been recorded with the same type of Salmonella Typhimurium in the country, according to the Statens Serum Institut (SSI). Those sick live across Denmark and there…
Canada finance minister: Pandemic an opportunity to bring in national childcare

Canada finance minister: Pandemic an opportunity to bring in national childcare

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© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Canada's Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks to news media in Ottawa OTTAWA (Reuters) - The COVID-19 pandemic and its damaging impact on women has underlined the need for a national childcare plan, which would also help the economic recovery, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Thursday. Since taking up her job…
‘Lost golden city of Luxor’ discovered…

‘Lost golden city of Luxor’ discovered…

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History & CultureNewsThe 3,400-year-old royal city was built by Amenhotep III, abandoned by his heretic son, Akhenaten, and contains stunningly preserved remains.ByErin BlakemorePublished April 8, 2021• 8 min readThree thousand four hundred years ago, a contentious ancient Egyptian king abandoned his name, his religion, and his capital in Thebes (modern Luxor). Archaeologists know what happened…