Hitting the books: How China uses AI to influence its 1.4 billion citizens

Hitting the books: How China uses AI to influence its 1.4 billion citizens

The battle for international hegemony didn’t stop with the fall of the Reichstag in 1945, or of the Soviet Union in 1991 — it has simply moved online. Today, states and their actors are waging a digital cold war with artificial intelligence systems at the heart of the fight.

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See Highlights From Our #DiscoverWithAlpha Challenge!

See Highlights From Our #DiscoverWithAlpha Challenge!

For the past several months photographers around the world have shown us what they’ve discovered with their Sony cameras as part of the #DiscoverWithAlpha Global Photo Challenge.

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Russian, Chinese, and Iranian hackers are targeting the US election, says Microsoft

Russian, Chinese, and Iranian hackers are targeting the US election, says Microsoft

Hackers from Russia, China, and Iran are targeting individuals and organizations involved in both Donald Trump and Joe Biden’s presidential campaigns, according to a new security report from Microsoft.

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Raised by Wolves is every kind of sci-fi movie in one big dreary show

Raised by Wolves is every kind of sci-fi movie in one big dreary show

Raised by Wolves takes place in a distant future where the earth has been consumed by a war between atheists and believers. It’s a premise so insufferable you can almost feel it walking to your bookshelf to judge your taste. Thankfully, that’s kind of besides the point — at least for a while.

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