from Bigthink.com President Trump has called for Silicon Valley to develop digital precogs, but such systems raise efficacy concerns. KEVIN DICKINSON 15 August, 2019 President Donald Trump wants social media companies to develop A.I. that can flag potential mass shooters. Experts agree that artificial intelligence is not advanced enough, nor are current moderating systems up… Continue reading Could A.I. detect mass shooters before they strike?
from: theincline.com Thanks to online registration, you don’t actually have to leave the couch. Voter Registration Day. So if you’re not registered to vote, or need to change your address, go ahead and do it today. Why not today? You’re that busy? Busier than Michelle Obama? Hmm. The easiest way to register or change info including your… Continue reading It’s National Voter Registration Day — so do it
A Pittsburgh teen intercepted by the FBI explains how he was recruited by terrorists abroad and in regular contact with al Qeada and the Taliban. "They were offering support, material support," the teen said, including money, transportation and weapons. “I was willing to take what they could give me and use it for what I was willing to do."… Continue reading Pittsburgh teen intercepted by the FBI
https://bigthink.com/evan-fleischer/procrastinators-brains-are-different-than-those-who-get-things-done Daydreaming is important — studies have repeatedly said as much — but maybe you shouldn’t daydream too much, as a recent study by researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum has come to the conclusion that — after looking at MRI scans of 264 individuals — the brains of doers differ from those of procrastinators. Before we explain how they came to that conclusion, it’s worth… Continue reading Procrastinator’s brains are different than those who get things done
from bigthink.com by DEREK BERES Photo: Hero Images / Getty Images Hockey and volleyball were my favorites. Other activities I dreaded; I was never big on track. Running around in a circle doesn’t provide the same stimulation as facing down an opponent. Sure, you might be chasing a peer while edging out another, but there’s something primal… Continue reading The influence of gym class on adult exercise behavior is profound, new study finds