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What an abusive chatbot teaches us about the art of conversation

In 1989, several years before the world watched the chess-playing supercomputer Deep Blue vanquish the world champion Garry Kasparov, a computer notched up a different milestone in artificial intelligence that was all but unnoticed. This was largely becau

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The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies

The FT’s third annual ranking of the region’s businesses by revenue growth rate. Plus: US medtech takes the top spot; Calgary tech scene rivals energy sector; ecommerce giant aims to ‘democratise finance’; why LatAm risks squandering pandemic gains

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Were The Stimulus Checks A Mistake?

It wasn’t long ago that the U.S. economy needed a shot in the arm. Millions of Americans had lost their jobs as the country shut itself down to slow the spread of a deadly virus. At the time, policymakers, advocates and economists agreed that Americans ne

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Great cancellation spreads beyond Netflix

Consumer groups feel the pressure as tightening squeeze on incomes hits spending

logo.png  By NB  Apr 26, 2022