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Philosopher Kings or New-Age Militarists?

Venture capital and military startup firms in Silicon Valley have begun aggressively selling a version of automated warfare that will deeply incorporate artificial intelligence (AI). Those companies and their CEOs are now pressing full speed ahead with that emerging technology, largely dismissing the risk of malfunctions that could lead to the future …

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US Government Spies on Thousands of Americans’ Mail Every Year

Records show 312,000 parcels and letters were recorded by postal inspectors between 2015-2023 The US Postal Service (USPS) has been spying on thousands of Americans’ mail every year for a decade, including letters and parcels, and provided citizens’ information to police and elements of the national security apparatus, a Washington Post investigation found. …

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