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8/21/17
Killer robots
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An open letter by 116 leaders of robotics and artificial intelligence companies from twenty-six countries urges the United Nations against opening the “Pandora’s box” of lethal robot weapons.

8/21/17
Terrorism
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One person was murdered in a likely terrorist attack in Charlottesville, Virginia when a suspected white nationalist named Alex Fields Jr. drove his car into a group of protesters. Prominent people on both sides of the political spectrum have condemned the politically motivated violence.

8/20
Terrorism
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The recent terrorist attacks in Spain and Finland once again compel us to ask: Who joins the Islamic State, and why?

8/20/17
Emergency communication
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When major emergencies strike, effective communication is critical. Hundreds, if not thousands, of lives can be saved by rapid, clear and well-coordinated communication regarding impending risks, their mitigation, and how to respond when damage is done. The difficulty, of course, is delivering this vital information in the midst of widespread chaos and panic. Usual communication channels may be down, and homes and infrastructure destroyed; a challenge anywhere, but particularly so in developing countries.