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To stock Amazon’s shelves, merchants travel the backroads of America in search of rare soap and coveted toys
At Facebook’s worst-performing content moderation site in North America, one contractor has died, and others say they fear for their lives
How the Boeing 737 Max betrayed its pilots and passengers
He’s a fringe presidential hopeful who thinks automation is the country’s greatest threat — and the answer is to give every American human $1,000 a month
To ramp up IGTV, Instagram’s money is on old-fashioned talent scouting
The story of Ramsey Orta is one of continued and unending police harassment
In Arizona, Facebook’s content moderators get through the day with sex, drugs, and guns
But advocates say algorithms can’t capture the complexity of criminal records
Front Porch Forum’s secret? Staying local
Prime and punishment
Going on a coffee run with Waymo One
She claims her once-promising career was sidelined
Nuclear waste is all dressed up with nowhere to go
Skeptics say full autonomy could be farther away than the industry admits
The rock that fell to Earth
Huge groups of vulnerable people looking for help are a rehab marketer’s dream
If anyone blows up a nuke, this is how we’ll know
The Google spinoff has a head start in AI, but can they maintain the lead?
Offline and back into the dark
As LGBTQ Egyptians flock to apps like Grindr, Hornet, and Growlr, they face an unprecedented threat from police and blackmailers who use the same apps to find targets. The apps themselves have become both evidence of a crime and a means of resistance.