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Recommended Reading: The church of AI

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Billy Steele
11.18.17 in Internet
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Inside the First Church of Artificial Intelligence
Mark Harris,

You may know Anthony Levandowski from being at the center of Waymo's lawsuit against Uber, but he's also the "Dean" or leader of a new religion of artificial intelligence. Wired takes a look at Way of the Future's doctrine, Levandowski's role and the quest to create the divine AI.

An Algorithm Is Coming for Your Food
Joseph Bien-Kahn, The Ringer

NotCo wants to change the food industry by putting machine learning to work to create vegan foods that could appeal to the masses.

How Reddit Is Used to Indoctrinate Young Men Into Becoming Misogynists
Aditi Natasha Kini, Vice

Vice takes a look at one of the many subreddits that's an example of a much larger problem.

Three Nights Following Spotify Playlist Editors Around New York's Live Music Scene
Kaitlyn Tiffany, The Verge

If you've ever wondered how music makes it on Spotify's Fresh Finds, The Verge followed one of its playlist editors around NYC to discover just that.

The Secret to Long Life? It May Lurk in the DNA of the Oldest Among Us
Amy Harmon, New York Times

A scientist collected DNA samples from people 110 years of age or older in homes of unlocking the secrets to living longer.

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