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How MIT was complicit in allowing Jeffrey Epstein to launder his reputation | John Naughton

The financier’s links to the institution are symptoms of a deep malaise in big techIn the parallel moral universe known as the tech industry, the MIT media lab was Valhalla. “The engineers, designers, scientists and physicians who constitute the two do…

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Will AI replace university lecturers? Not if we make it clear why humans matter | Mark Haw

Cash-strapped universities might be tempted by AI tutors, but they cannot reproduce human creativity or insightMany UK universities are struggling financially, but there’s one option that is rarely discussed: replacing lecturers with artificial intelli…

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Teenage hangups: the drastic plans to keep high schoolers off their phones

Soon more than 1,000 schools nationwide will be using Yondr, a pouch that students lock their phones in during classPut your cellphone away. Stop texting. Stop using the camera as a mirror. Stop looking at Instagram. They’re the familiar commands of te…