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California Bill Would Halt Facial Recognition on Bodycams

[ad_1] Last month, members of the California legislature were subject to a surveillance experiment, courtesy of the American Civil Liberties Union. Their portraits were fed into Amazon’s Rekognition facial recognition software and compared with a database of 25,000 arrest mug shots. Twenty-six lawmakers were incorrectly identified as matches. The would-be suspects included Assemblyman Phil Ting, …

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California passes landmark gig workers’ rights bill — here’s what that means

[ad_1] California legislators on Tuesday approved a landmark bill that would consider contractors for companies like Uber and Lyft as “employees.” The state Senate voted in favor of the bill — dubbed Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) — that would ensure gig economy workers in companies like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash are entitled to minimum wage, …

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Go ahead, dive inside the mind of Bill Gates. But strap in.

[ad_1] What makes Bill Gates tick? That’s the subject of “Inside Bill’s Brain,” a new three-part documentary on Netflix from Academy Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim. Each episode in the series introduces three huge global issues The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has tackled recently — safe sanitation technology, polio eradication and nuclear power — then …

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Muslim family says they got a $1 bill stamped with ‘No Muslim Immigrants in USA!’

[ad_1] PEWAUKEE, Wis. — A Muslim family says they were targeted by a message of hate stamped on a $1 bill. But their story has led to an outpouring of support from their Pewaukee community. Atiya Hasan said her son found the stamped bill when he went to get some cash from her purse. “He brought …

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