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    Two sick children and a $1.5 million bill: One family’s race for a gene therapy cure
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    Google and Others Are Building AI Systems That Doubt Themselves
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    Noon in the antilibrary
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    Dueling Neural Networks
    Illustration by Derek Brahney | Diagram courtesy of Michael Nielsen, “Neural networks and deep learning”, determination press, 2015
    China’s use of big data might actually make it less Big Brother-ish
    Illustration by Magoz
    The Reunion: a new science-fiction story about surveillance in China
    Illustration by George Wylesol
    How Google took on China—and lost
    Illustration by Stuart Bradford
    Five Jobs That Are Set to Grow in 2018
    Illustration by Nick Little
    Should a self-driving car kill the baby or the grandma? Depends on where you’re from.
    Illustration by Simon Landrein
    In the World of Cryptocurrencies, Something’s Gotta Give in 2018
    Illustration by Niv Bavarsky
    Your next doctor’s appointment might be with an AI
    Illustration by Nicole Ginelli
    Facebook’s app for kids should freak parents out
    Illustration by Daniel Zender
    Let’s destroy Bitcoin
    Illustration by Ariel Davis
    The economy issue
    Illustration by Noma Bar
    Your genome, on demand
    Illustration by Nico Ortega
    Why we can’t quit the QWERTY keyboard
    Illustration by Evan Cohen

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    Noon in the antilibrary
    Illustration by Rob Sheridan
    Dueling Neural Networks
    Illustration by Derek Brahney | Diagram courtesy of Michael Nielsen, “Neural networks and deep learning”, determination press, 2015
    How Google took on China—and lost
    Illustration by Stuart Bradford
    The economy issue
    Illustration by Noma Bar
    Your genome, on demand
    Illustration by Nico Ortega
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