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Equifax Deserves the Corporate Death Penalty | WIRED
Equifax's failure calls for the corporate death penalty, through a rare but vital procedure called judicial dissolution.  wired  2017-10 
15 hours ago by xr
What Is CamperForce? Amazon's Nomadic Retiree Army | WIRED
In a company presentation, one slide read, “Jeff Bezos has predicted that, by the year 2020, one out of every four workampers in the United States will have worked for Amazon.”
Amazon  CamperForce  employment  casualisation  elderly  USA  Wired  2017 
yesterday by inspiral
It takes just $1000 to track someone's location with mobile ads | WIRED
New UW research shows that ad-targeting can not only track you at the personal, individual level, but that it doesn't take a corporation's resources to seize upon that surveillance tool—just time, determination, and about a thousand dollars. Paul Vines, UW graduate student in computer science and engineering, and Tadayoshi Kohno, UW professor of computer science and engineering, are quoted.
College:Engineering  !UWitM  2017  WIRED  Kohno.Tadayoshi  Vines.Paul  students  Allen.School 
3 days ago by uwnews
Selfie Factories: The Rise of the Made-for-Instagram Museum | WIRED
The Rain Room wasn't designed for social media, but its raving success online demonstrated a hunger for these types of exhibits. In some cities, people waited in line for as long as eight hours for their chance to get a photo inside. To some, it proved there was a market waiting to be served.
instagram  exhibition  wired 
8 days ago by stacker
No one knows how to define 'self-driving car' — and it's becoming a problem | WIRED
When it comes to this new breed of cars that can (kind of) drive themselves, just about nobody knows what they’re talking about. Ryan Calo, an associate professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
School:Law  Calo.Ryan  WIRED  !UWitM  2017 
9 days ago by uwnews
Algorithms Have Already Gone Rogue | WIRED
For more than two decades, Tim O’Reilly has been the conscience of the tech industry. via Pocket
pocket  ai  wired  algorithm 
12 days ago by jburkunk
The Inside Story of the Great Silicon Heist - WIRED
The material powers solar panels and microchips. In Alabama, two thieves cashed in.
wired  crime  silicone  brendankoerner 
17 days ago by brendanmcfadden

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