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The Wild Logistics of Rihanna’s Super Bowl Halftime Show

When you’re the person (at least partially) responsible for Left Shark, you have to think about every possible way Super Bowl audiences watch halftime shows. That’s one of the many things Bruce Rodgers has learned over the 16 years he’s spent as production designer for the mid-game performance during American football’s …

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My Strange Day With Bing’s New AI Chatbot

Twenty minutes after Microsoft granted me access to a limited preview of its new chatbot interface for the Bing search engine, I asked it something you generally don’t bring up with someone you just met: Was the 2020 presidential election stolen? Answering political questions wasn’t one of the use cases Microsoft demonstrated …

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Thai children ‘face jail time’ after protest arrests: Amnesty

A 14-year-old charged with insulting the king. A 13-year-old physically dragged out of a restaurant by police officers. A 17-year-old shot with rubber bullets and beaten. These are among the stories revealed in a new report from Amnesty International, which documents alleged human rights violations in connection to children participating …

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