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An algorithm produced every possible melody. Now its creators want to destroy songwriter copyrights.
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Despite being free to users, Facebook seems to have a monopoly on our speech, our data, and our lives.
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The Pew Research Group conducted a survey on the most important life skills to several thousand Americans. Here's what they said.
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Clinical trials by Janssen Pharmaceuticals showed troubling results.
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There's concrete tradeoff logic lurking beneath the numbers and market abstractions.
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