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Minimizing COVID‐19 Transmission Cases: Do Policies and Institutions Matter?

2 hours ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract This paper examines the effects of institutional factors and government policy responses on COVID-19 infection cases. It applies the Random Effects and GMM estimation...
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Tesla robot takes solo steps but does little else during AI event in California

16 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

“The robot can actually do a lot more than we just showed you,” Elon Musk said. “We just didn't want it to fall on its face.”
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Anyone can now use powerful AI tools to make images. What could possibly go wrong?

Anyone can now use powerful AI tools to make images. What could possibly go wrong?

16 hours ago   |   WLWT

The move will likely expand the reach of a new crop of AI-powered tools that have already attracted a wide audience and challenged our fundamental ideas of art and creativity.
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Unlock the college financial aid you need starting Oct. 1

Unlock the college financial aid you need starting Oct. 1

17 hours ago   |   WGN TV

Despite the headlines, college is still the surest path toward better lifelong earnings. But a degree is far more likely to pay off if you haven't borrowed a small fortune to...
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Elon Musk debuts humanoid Tesla robot to cheering crowd but AI experts aren't impressed: ‘Next level cringeworthy'

20 hours ago   |   Fortune

“None of this is cutting edge,” tweeted one robotics expert, suggesting Tesla "hire some PhDs and go to some robotics conferences."
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Top 5 stories of the week

Top 5 stories of the week

20 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

We know you're busy and may not have time to check out VentureBeat every day, so each week we offer this look at the most popular stories of the week. Here are the most popular...
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For a limited time, Chase cardholders can redeem points for Apple products through Ultimate Rewards with up to a 50% bonus

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Insider's experts choose the best products and services to help make smart decisions with your money. In some cases, we receive a commission from our our partners , however...
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Your 'character' affects whether you can get a loan for a house, car, or business. Here's what that actually means

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Insider's experts choose the best products and services to help make smart decisions with your money. In some cases, we receive a commission from our our partners , however...
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Following my mother's scrupulous saving philosophy ended up costing me money, so I've developed my own approach

22 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Insider's experts choose the best products and services to help make smart decisions with your money. In some cases, we receive a commission from our our partners , however...
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The Problem With Mental Health Bots

23 hours ago   |   Wired

With human therapists in short supply, AI chatbots are trying to plug the gap-but it's not clear how well they work.
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Sheryl Sandberg is getting bodyguards paid for by Meta because of 'threats...

Meta will provide security for Sheryl Sandberg until June 2023. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Meta will pay for Sheryl Sandberg's private security protection until June next... Read more ...

Volunteers plant trees in Des Moines for city's Urban Forest Master Plan

Volunteers plant trees in Des Moines for city's Urban Forest Master Plan

More than 500 trees were planted as a part of the project Read more ...

Governor hosts 5th annual Harvest Festival ahead of November election

Governor hosts 5th annual Harvest Festival ahead of November election

Gov. Kim Reynolds was joined by Zach Nunn, Ashley Hinson, Mariannette Miller-Meeks, Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley. Read more ...

Knicks' Immanuel Quickley has goal for his third NBA season

Knicks' Immanuel Quickley has goal for his third NBA season

Quickley has yet to shoot over 40 percent in his first two seasons in the league. Read more ...

Brooklyn native sees Aaron Judge pursuit 61 years after Roger Maris

Brooklyn native sees Aaron Judge pursuit 61 years after Roger Maris

Burt Rochelson, 69, who was at the game when Roger Maris hit his 61st homer, sat with 11 family members Saturday, hoping for history to repeat itself. Read more ...

Facts come to the rescue in the age of gaslighting

Facts come to the rescue in the age of gaslighting

The search for truth is complicated: There are many versions of it, many disagreements about what it even means. The idea of fact is something we feel better prepared to defend... Read more ...

Flooding and closed roads are some of the challenges Florida's people face...

Flooding and closed roads are some of the challenges Florida's people face after Ian

Flooding cut off I-75 for hours as officials struggle to restore power and water to residents in the path of the storm's destruction. Read more ...

Israeli leader welcomes US plan for sea border with Lebanon

Israel's prime minister has welcomed a U.S. proposal for setting the maritime border with Lebanon, saying the American plan for resolving a long-running dispute between the... Read more ...

Latvian premier's party emerges on top in general election

Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins' ruling center-right party has won the most votes in Latvia's general election and centrist parties were runners-up Read more ...

Questions linger for Anne Arundel pastor after judge's ruling to overturn...

A year and a half after an administrative law judge proposed for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to change Katherine Morris' manner of death from ‘suicide' to... Read more ...