U.S. students protest over gun laws, Trump considers arming teachers

Students galvanized by the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school confronted lawmakers on Wednesday with demands to restrict sales of assault rifles, while President Donald Trump suggested arming teachers as a way to stop more U.S. rampages. 7 Min Read WASHINGTON/TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) – Students galvanized by the deadly mass shooting at a […]

Nest Cam IQ gets “OK Google” support, lower monthly fee

Nest’s indoor camera gets the Google Assistant, just like a Google Home. Further Reading Nest is done as a standalone Alphabet company, merges with Google The Nest Cam IQ is Nest’s top-of-the-line indoor camera, with a 4K sensor and an outrageously powerful (for a camera) six-core processor. All that power is put to work crunching that […]

Trigger warnings are taking over universities, but do they work?

Talk of trigger warnings and microaggressions are sweeping through university campuses, but some researchers question whether they have any psychological basis WARNINGS before lectures. Speakers banned. Debate stifled. Students are increasingly making demands about what can and can’t be said on campus. This month, online magazine Spiked revealed that 55 per cent of UK universities […]

Trump backs guns for teachers

The president also tells Florida shooting survivors he backs calls for improved background checks. US President Donald Trump has said arming teachers could prevent school shootings like that which left 17 people dead last week in Florida. Teachers carrying a concealed gun could end attacks “very quickly”, he said. Mr Trump floated the proposal – […]

Tearful student asks Trump, ‘How do we not stop this?’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spilling out wrenching tales of lost lives and stolen security, students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump to set politics aside and protect America’s school children from the scourge of gun violence. Trump listened intently to the raw emotion and pledged action, including the possibility of arming teachers. “I turned 18 […]

Krieg im Jahr 2040: Wenn intelligente Maschinen Soldaten jagen

Maschinen entscheiden schneller als Menschen, brauchen keine Pausen und halten mehr aus. Maschinen sind aber nicht intelligent genug, um den Menschen auf dem Schlachtfeld zu ersetzen oder gegen ihn anzutreten. Noch nicht. Regelmäßig neue Updates aus dem WIRED-Kosmos! Maschinen entscheiden schneller als Menschen, brauchen keine Pausen und halten mehr aus. Maschinen sind aber nicht intelligent […]

Trump supporters, conservatives rage over Russian bot purge, #TwitterLockOut

Conservative Twitter users lobbed accusations of left-wing bias and censorship after they lost thousands of followers in an overnight Russian bot purge. The suspension of multiple accounts followed the indictment by special counsel Robert S. Mueller of Russian nationals for meddling in the U.S. election, including using fake accounts on Twitter to conduct “information warfare” against the United […]