One highlight of the Christmas holiday season for me is the Census Bureau's release of its estimated population figures, as of July 1, for the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
AI, jobs and inequality
Andrew Ng, chief scientist at Chinese Internet search giant Baidu and co-inventor of the Google Brain, believes there are other, more immediate risks concerning AI that aren't getting enough attention.
The stock market has been on quite a roll in recent weeks, but signs of trouble continue to plague the real economy.
According to Buzzfeed editor Benjamin Eli Smith, the "job of reporters in 2017" is to publish unverified, slanderous opposition research on Donald Trump, even though it's riddled with factual errors and devoid of evidence.
Federal workers nationwide are bracing for reductions in head counts, civil service protections and salaries when President-elect Donald Trump and Congress turn their attention to government spending later this year.
Holiday sales for many traditional stores were pretty abysmal this year … Amazon far and away captured the majority of online sales.
Elon Musk says Trump will support both renewables and fossil fuels and FAA clears Spacex to launch
The start of Tesla Gigafactory battery mass production is a huge milestone in Tesla's quest to electrify transportation, and it brings to America a manufacturing industry--battery cells--that's long been dominated by China, Japan, and South Kor
Several federal agencies are accelerating hiring in the final days of the Obama administration to ensure that as many new employees as possible are in place before President-elect Donald Trump imposes a promised hiring freeze.
President-elect Donald Trump is still weeks away from his innauguration -- but the good news can't wait.
In the New Inquiry Artist and Programmer, Sam Lavigne points out that we're all working for free for machine learning algorithms.
Will artificial intelligence have unintended consequences?
Donald Trump wants to lower the corporate tax rate on foreign profits from 35% to 10%.
There's a meme on Facebook and Twitter that asks people to "confess your unpopular opinions."
Shanghai (AFP) - A Chinese auto glass tycoon has caused a stir by shifting part of his empire to the United States and setting up a factory in Ohio, citing high taxes and soaring labour costs at home.
Self-checkout kiosks at the supermarket? Who wants to stand in a line? The very idea is so barbaric. So early-2016.
For the first time, women make up a majority of law students, holding just over 50 percent of the seats at accredited law schools in the United States.
A red light for the program