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1. Police use robot to kill for first time; AI experts say it’s no big deal but worry about future
By Hope Reese – TechRepublic
Digest: Artificial Intelligence
Curator: Bjorn Larsen
The bomb robot police used to kill the Dallas Gunman last week was not acting on its own, but future ones will likely have more autonomy. And it’s definitely not too early to start debating the ethics of that. Read More
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2. T-Mobile Gives Customers Free Pokémon Go Data
By T.C. Sottek – The Verge
Curator: Edith Yeung
Very smart marketing move for T-mobile going after the Millennials. Read More
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3. Hackaday Prize Entry: The World’s First Tampon Monitor
By Brian Benchoff – Hackaday
Curators: Aashay Mody, Ashish Aggarwal
Students at UC Berkeley recently developed my.Flow, a small wearable that clips onto a user’s undergarment and connects to a tampon by an elongated tail to measure the level of saturation and help avoid leakage, anxiety and Toxic Shock Syndrome. Read More
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4. Food.Ink: World’s first 3D Printing Restaurant
By Food.ink – foodink.io
Digest: 3D Printing
Unsure how well this works, but: Food Ink is a pop-up gourmet restaurant that uses 3D Printing in their dining experience. It’s still an interesting idea. Read More
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5. Can virtual reality training for US police help stop officer-involved shootings?
By Ava Kofman – The Guardian
Digest: Virtual & Augmented Reality
Curator: Kelly Vicars, Martin Ahe
As methods used to train officers in making lethal force decisions have come under increased scrutiny from activists and legislators, police departments have started to consider alternative approaches to training officers, including virtual reality. Read More
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