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Could Lab-Grown Fish and Meat Feed the World – Without Killing a Single Animal?

Critics dismiss it as unnatural ‘Frankenmeat’, but the San Francisco startups racing to take animal-free meat and fish to market think it’s wonder food. So how were the carp croquettes at the world’s first cultured fish tasting?

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It's Time to Kill the Web

Office 2000 was happy with a 75 Mhz CPU and 32mb of RAM, whereas the Google Docs shown above is using a 2.5Ghz CPU and almost exactly 10x more RAM. If we had gained a 10x increase in productivity or 10x in features perhaps that’d be excusable, but we haven’t.

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The Shorter Your Sleep, the Shorter Your Life: The New Sleep Science

Leading neuroscientist Matthew Walker on why sleep deprivation is increasing our risk of cancer, heart attack and Alzheimer’s – and what you can do about it.

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Trump Attacks Warriors’ Curry. LeBron James’s Retort: ‘U Bum.’

President Trump took aim at two of the world’s most powerful sports leagues and some of their most popular athletes, directly inserting himself into an already fiery debate over race, social justice and athlete activism and stoking a running battle on social media over his comments.

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Possibly Elon Musk's Biggest Idea Yet - Revolutionizing Education

An estimated 250 million children around the world cannot read, write, or demonstrate basic arithmetic skills. UNESCO estimates that the world will need 1.6 million more teachers globally, a number set to double by 2030. Enter Elon Musk.

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Tech's Push to Teach Coding Isn't About Kids' Success – It's About Cutting Wages

Today’s hi-tech wages threaten Silicon Valley’s bottom line. What better way to drive down coders’ pay than by investing in a new generation of cheap labor?

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Will Mark Zuckerberg ‘Like’ This Column?

Days after Donald Trump pulled out his disorienting win, Zuckerberg told a tech conference that the contention that fake news had influenced the election was “a pretty crazy idea,” showing a “profound lack of empathy” toward Trump voters.

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Keepers of the Secrets

That is the paradox of being an archivist. The reason an archivist should know something, Lannon said, is to help others to know it. But it’s not really the archivist’s place to impose his knowledge on anyone else. Indeed, if the field could be said to have a creed, it’s that archivists aren’t there to tell you what’s important.

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One Surprise Standout for Uber: Food Delivery

UberEats stands out even from the rest of the company’s fast-growing — and unprofitable — business. The delivery service, available in more than 120 markets globally, sometimes eclipses Uber’s main ride-hailing business in markets like Tokyo; Taipei, Taiwan; and Seoul, South Korea, the company said. The number of trips taken by UberEats drivers grew by more than 24 times between March 2016 and March 2017.

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Can Our Democracy Survive Tribalism?

Tribalism was an urge our Founding Fathers assumed we could overcome. And so it has become our greatest vulnerability.

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