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Drone Swarms Are Getting Too Fast For Humans To Fight, U.S. General Warns — Previously: Autonomous killer drones

Citibank can’t get back $500 million it wired by mistake, judge rules

Air pollution is associated with poorer quality sperm, finds study

The coronavirus is here to stay — many scientists expect the virus that causes COVID-19 to become endemic, but it could pose less danger over time

Cinemas rent out their auditoriums to gamers to bring in a new revenue stream ($90 for two hours)

Women better at reading minds than men, study

Findings suggest that individuals are unable to accurately identify AI-generated artwork

The Most Powerful Artificial Intelligence Knows Nothing About Investing

we developed an experimental “stock market”’ task in which cohorts of 4 rats drove asset prices up and down by selecting and subsequently buying, selling, or holding “stocks” to earn sweet liquid reward. […] Rats’ choice of the sell option demonstrated a robust tendency toward realizing gains more quickly than losses, which is characteristic of the “disposition effect” in human stock markets. Our results indicate that rats exhibit behavioral biases similar to human investors

The Top 1% of Americans Have Taken $50 Trillion From the Bottom 90%

Fake Amazon reviews ‘being sold in bulk’ online

Silicon Valley-backed groups sue Maryland to kill country’s first-ever online advertising tax [Washington Post]

Free Trading Isn’t Free: How Robinhood Makes Money

List Of Fictional Cryptocurrencies Banned By The SEC

The 25 Greatest Art Heists of All Time

In a new study, scientists say they can explain dark matter by positing a particle that links to a fifth dimension

The essence of zero-knowledge proofs is that it is trivial to prove that one possesses knowledge of certain information by simply revealing it; the challenge is to prove such possession without revealing the information itself or any additional information

How do you access the contents of a safe without ever opening its lock or otherwise getting inside? This riddle may seem confounding, but its digital equivalent is now so solvable that it’s becoming a business plan. IBM is the latest innovator to tackle the well-studied cryptographic technique called fully homomorphic encryption (FHE), which allows for the processing of encrypted files without ever needing to decrypt them first.

Computer Scientists Achieve ‘Crown Jewel’ of Cryptography

Basic music theory guide for beginners