Alibaba founder Jack Ma: AI will cause people more pain than happiness

The billionaire said key social conflict will be the rise of artificial intelligence and longer life expectancy, which will lead to aging workforce fighting for fewer jobs Artificial intelligence and other technologies will cause people more pain than happiness over the next three decades, according to Jack Ma, the billionaire chairman and founder of Alibaba.…

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‘Winter White House’: US embassy’s Mar-a-Lago web page removed amid criticism

US embassy in London devoted page to Donald Trumps private country club, conflating public institutions and presidents business interests, experts say The US embassy in London has taken down a web page publicising Donald Trumps country club at Mar-a-Lago in Florida, triggering outrage as the latest example of the blurring of lines between public institutions…

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What is Earth Day, and what is it meant to accomplish?

(CNN)Forty-seven years ago, on 22 April 1970, millions of people took to the streets to protest the negative impacts of 150 years of industrial development. The global ecological awareness was growing, and the US Congress and President Nixon responded quickly. In July of the same year, they created the Environmental Protection Agency, and robust environmental…

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Fans Think Kylie Jenner Is Throwing Shade At Kim Kardashian’s KKW Beauty Line

Hold onto your lip liner, Kylie, there’s a new makeup kit in town. This Wednesday, June 21, Kim Kardashiandropped her KKW Beauty Line, releasing contour palettes in four different shades: light, medium, dark, and deep dark. It’s been a slow burn leading up to this iconic day as Kardashian teased her line on social media…

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The ‘diva of divorce’ for the world’s super rich – BBC News

“A separating couple will often genuinely race to get to me to represent them and not the other side,” she says. “It really is who gets to me first. We have to do very careful conflict checking.” Such is Ms Vardag’s reputation for winning that she can charge a small fortune; 795 per hour plus…

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How down-at-heel Lisbon became the new capital of cool

Four years ago, Portugals capital felt like a city on its knees. Now it is being touted as hip, cheap and innovative. But is the socialist government failing Lisbons poor in its rush to revitalise? In Lisbon people keep telling me about the surfing. Its great. The beaches are 20 minutes from the beautiful, historic…

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Heres how to civilise Uber, and make the other death stars work for us too | Deborah Orr

If we want the tech behemoths to start behaving themselves we must tear our transfixed gaze from their exploits, and start using our brains instead Pretty much everyone who has seen the 1990 sci-fi movie skeuomorph to persuade people to leap into self-driving cars. Likewise, pretty much everyone whohas seen remarked the other day that…

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An In-Depth Look At Donald Trump’s Zodiac Chart On His Birthday

Every person is a mystery, but Donald Trumps personality is especially mysterious, mercurial, and hard to pin-down. Astrology is a tool to help us unravel that mystery, providing a look into exactly whothe real Trump is, and considering the number of zodiac charts Ive interpreted, this one is especiallyrevealing. I dont want to waste much…

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The snacks boss with an appetite for success – BBC News

Fast forward to today and Anthony is chief executive of the business that now enjoys annual sales of more than 70m and that under his leadership has successfully expanded from the UK to the US. Image copyright Graze Image caption Anthony expanded Graze’s business model by getting its products onto store shelves The move, which…

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Mounir Mahjoubi, the ‘geek’ who saved Macron’s campaign: ‘We knew we were going to be attacked’

The youngest member of Frances new government is a self-taught digital guru from a poor immigrant family. He talks about how his Arab name harmed his CV, working in a call centre and how he foiled the cyber attack that threatened En Marches election hopes At a crowded market in the shadow of towerblocks in…

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