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Bad Math Props Up Trump’s Border Wall

Set aside the questions of whether it’s wise to put a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border or who should pay for it. It simply can’t be done at the price Donald Trump has claimed.

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Facebook’s Perfect, Impossible Chatbot

Facebook is quietly trying to develop the most useful virtual assistant ever, in a project that illustrates the current limitations of artificial intelligence.

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This Robot Knows When It’s Confused and Asks for Help

Misunderstandings will be an unavoidable part of communication between robots and humans. One robot is learning to cope with them.

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Make America Great Again

The president’s proposed cuts to research funding would cripple American innovation. We should be spending more on R&D, not less.

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