The Marion County Sheriff’s Office said the arrest happened Monday after Straw repeatedly tried to interfere with the search for two missing fishermen in the Detroit, Oregon, area. The sheriff’s office said it’s reviewing the officers’ use of force. … [Read more...] about Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 12:25 a.m. EDT
The biggest challenge, however, of using AI to detect fake news is that it puts technology in an arms race with itself. Machine learning systems are already proving spookily capable at creating what are being called “deepfakes” – photos and videos that realistically replace one person’s face with another, to make it appear that, for example, a celebrity was photographed in a revealing pose or a public figure is saying things he’d never actually say. Even smartphone apps are capable of this sort of substitution – which makes this technology available to just about anyone, even without Hollywood-level video editing skills. … [Read more...] about How artificial intelligence can detect – and create – fake news
The former U.S. secretary of state told 5,000 people in Melbourne that she is hopeful about the diplomacy, but the U.S. must remain clear-eyed about how hard the negotiations will be and how often North Korea has broken promises. … [Read more...] about Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 1:20 a.m. EDT
But because they were still grappling with widespread job and wage discrimination, feminists simply wanted to use Rosie to show that women could perform the jobs traditionally held by men just as well, if not better. The slogan “We Can Do It!” was originally about winning the war. But it’s now meant to suggest women can do anything they put their minds to. … [Read more...] about How one ‘Rosie the Riveter’ poster won out over all the others and became a symbol of female empowerment
It should not surprise us that Republicans defend Trump's performance, given that 80 to 90 percent of them still support Trump overall. For everyone else, the degree of skeptics is remarkable given the White House's full-out attempt to spin the summit and the usual confidence that Americans accord their commander in chief. Be it on domestic policy, the Russia investigation or the world stage, Trump is not able to gain points with non-Republicans. There is some logic there - Trump only cares about pleasing his base, and only his base is pleased with him. … [Read more...] about Americans have figured it out: North Korea won!