From Gizmodo: The Internet Has Made Americans More Casual About Religion

Contrary to what you might assume after hate-browsing Facebook, it seems the internet may have actually made people less dogmatic about religion. A recent study published in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion has found evidence that the …

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From Geek.com: AI Creates Super-Religion Based on Sacred Texts

There are an estimated 10,000 distinct religions worldwide. But what would happen if someone combined them all into one inclusive system of beliefs? Research scientist Janelle Shane asked the same thing during a […]
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Inside the First Church of Artificial Intelligence
Mark Harris,
Wired

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…

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From Gizmodo: Does Uber’s Fired Self-Driving Car Guru Really Believe This Shit?

Anthony Levandowski is the artificial intelligence whiz at the heart of the nasty legal dispute between Waymo and Uber. Following his unceremonious firing from Uber, he’s been keeping himself busy by founding a church based on the idea of worshipping…

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From Geek.com: Who Knows What American Horror Story is Doing Anymore?

Remember how this season started off terrible? The first few episodes were a collection of half-gestures to well-known political phrases and images, interspersed with scenes of Sarah Paulson screaming at nothing. Then, miraculously, […]
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From Gizmodo: Israel Scraps Plans for Database of All Jewish American College Students

The Israeli government is cancelling its plans to set up a database of all Jewish college students in the United States (roughly 350,000 people) to market them Israeli content, Haaretz reported Tuesday. Using targeted advertising techniques, the plann…

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