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- How the White House shield law makes it *easier* to subpoena reporters
Writes Trevor Timm at the Freedom of the Press Foundation blog: "The law certainly wouldn't help the AP, and national security journalists, the only reporters that get subpoenaed by the federal government, would be at *more* risk of being forced to g...Genghis Khan and climate
New research is suggesting that the rise of the Mongolian Empire might have been linked to natural variation in the climate cycle. ...
- Will robots take all the jobs?
In a fascinating installment of the IEEE Techwise podcast [MP3], Rice University Computational Engineering prof Moshe Vardi discusses the possibility that robots will obviate human labor faster than new jobs are created, leaving us with no jobs. Thi...Printing a gun is hard
Caleb sez, "The Department of Defense ordered that 3d printed gun removed from the Internet. That didn't work out. You can still download it and print it. I did, and found that the files are a mess and not really functional. I also took a cool time...