Meta Clamps Down on Internal Discussion of Roe v. Wade’s Overturning

Meta Clamps Down on Internal Discussion of Roe v. Wade’s Overturning

Meta told its workers on Friday not to disclose the Supreme Court’s ruling abolishing the constitutional right to discuss abortion on broad-reach communication channels within the company, people familiar with the situation said. Meta’s managers, who own Facebook and Instagram, cite the company’s policy of putting a “strong rail around social, political and sensitive conversations”…

Meta Clamps Down on Internal Discussion of Roe v. Wade’s Overturning

Meta Clamps Down on Internal Discussion of Roe v. Wade’s Overturning

Meta told its workers on Friday not to disclose the Supreme Court’s ruling abolishing the constitutional right to discuss abortion on broad-reach communication channels within the company, people familiar with the situation said. Meta’s managers, who own Facebook and Instagram, cite the company’s policy of putting a “strong rail around social, political and sensitive conversations”…

With Roe v. Wade Overturned, Companies Stay Silent on Abortion

With Roe v. Wade Overturned, Companies Stay Silent on Abortion

Companies had more than a month to respond to the end of federal abortion rights in the United States if they did not respond immediately after a draft opinion was leaked in May. But when the final decision was made Dobbs v. On Friday the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, relatively few people had anything to…

Ken Knowlton, a Father of Computer Art and Animation, Dies at 91

Ken Knowlton, a Father of Computer Art and Animation, Dies at 91

Dr. Knolton stayed at Bell Labs until 1982, experimenting with everything from computer-generated music to technology that allows deaf people to read sign language over the telephone. He later joined Wang Laboratories, where, in the late 1980s, he helped develop a personal computer that could allow users to analyze documents with synchronized voice messages and…

Microsoft Plans to Eliminate Face Analysis Tools in Push for ‘Responsible A.I.’

Microsoft Plans to Eliminate Face Analysis Tools in Push for ‘Responsible A.I.’

For years, activists and academics have expressed concern that facial analysis software that claims to be able to identify a person’s age, gender, and emotional state may be biased, unreliable, or aggressive – and should not be sold. Acknowledging some of those criticisms, Microsoft said Tuesday it plans to remove those features from its Artificial…