So Long, You Weird, Space-Time-Defying Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Odds are you watch Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., because you’re reading this. That puts you in a sort of exclusive club. Which is to say, not many people watch this show. A hanging story-chad of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, S.H.I.E.L.D. has had ratings consistently low enough to make the prospect of its renewal every year a Read more about So Long, You Weird, Space-Time-Defying <em>Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.</em>[…]

Twitter’s Redesign Is Impressive. Is It Enough?

On Monday, Twitter began rolling out its first desktop redesign in seven years. It was a mostly aesthetic makeover, with changes like a new layout, dark mode, and a more prominent search bar. As with anything Twitter, the reaction has been polarizing, with many users criticizing the platform for not doing enough to address its Read more about Twitter’s Redesign Is Impressive. Is It Enough?[…]

High-Stakes AI Decisions Need to Be Automatically Audited

Today’s AI systems make weighty decisions regarding loans, medical diagnoses, parole, and more. They're also opaque systems, which makes them susceptible to bias. In the absence of transparency, we will never know why a 41-year-old white male and an 18-year-old black woman who commit similar crimes are assessed as “low risk” versus “high risk” by Read more about High-Stakes AI Decisions Need to Be Automatically Audited[…]

NY Fed president’s confusing rate-cut remarks chill Wall Street

At the end of the month, the Federal Reserve looks poised to cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade — but not as deep as some had hoped. Markets swung in and out of the green Friday as traders digested a slew of comments from Fed officials over the last Read more about NY Fed president’s confusing rate-cut remarks chill Wall Street[…]

New Corvette undergoes major redesign in bid to raise performance

Chevrolet isn’t just shifting the new Corvette Stingray into a higher gear. It’s getting rid of the stick shift altogether. A dramatic redesign of the iconic sports car includes eliminating its manual transmission — and replacing it with an eight-speed, dual-clutch configuration that’s akin to what high-end racers like Ferrari, Lamborghini and McLaren use. The Read more about New Corvette undergoes major redesign in bid to raise performance[…]

‘Manspreading’ chair wins award for forcing dudes’ legs together

Take a pew, sitting down just got woke! A British student has snagged a nifty design award for creating an anti-manspreading chair. Fed up with men who luxuriate in their seating, University of Brighton student Laila Laurel, 23, fashioned a pair of his and hers chairs that challenge the way men and women “command space.” Read more about ‘Manspreading’ chair wins award for forcing dudes’ legs together[…]

9\/11 victim identified nearly 18 years after attacks

The remains of another victim of the 9/11 attacks has been identified, the city Medical Examiner’s Office said Thursday. Click Here: Cheap kid backpacks The woman is the 1,644th person identified among the 2,753 reported missing in the terror attacks, officials said. She was identified through DNA testing of remains recovered in 2002. Her name Read more about 9\/11 victim identified nearly 18 years after attacks[…]

City deserves answers on the scandalous hiring of Abram Jimenez

Is the Abram Jimenez scandal going to pass without a ripple? It’s been a week since The Post’s Susan Edelman broke the news that he’d been hired despite a massive conflict of interest, yet Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza has yet to offer a ghost of explanation, let alone regret. Jimenez had already quit his $205,000 Read more about City deserves answers on the scandalous hiring of Abram Jimenez[…]

9-year-old girl dies after bounce house blows into power lines

RENO, Nev. — A 9-year-old Reno girl has died from injuries she suffered when strong winds blew an inflatable bounce house with three children inside into power lines last weekend. The family of Elizabeth “Lizzy” Hammond issued a statement Friday confirming her death from the incident last Sunday, and thanking first-responders and law enforcement for Read more about 9-year-old girl dies after bounce house blows into power lines[…]

Creep accused of raping 4-year-old in McDonald’s bathroom

MIDWEST CITY, Okla. — A 37-year-old Oklahoma man has been jailed on rape complaints after authorities said he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in a bathroom at a McDonald’s play area, which the child was visiting during a day care field trip. Midwest City police say a day care worker knocked on the locked bathroom Read more about Creep accused of raping 4-year-old in McDonald’s bathroom[…]