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By now you’ve probably heard of FaceApp. You upload a picture of yourself and then get to see what you’ll look like when you’re old.
Jul. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Facebook's facial recognition program is called Deep Face, and every day it analyzes hundreds of millions of photos posted on the site, helping the company build the largest face…
Jul. 11from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A New York Times investigation shows that Facebook gave companies like Netflix and Spotify way more access to user data than it ever disclosed.
Dec. 20, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
If what you describe is a quid pro quo, is it a quid pro quo?
Oct. 23from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Facial recognition software is touted as making us safer. Is it worth the risk of misidentification -- and the violation of privacy?
Nov. 7from To the Point
In a Dallas courtroom on Wednesday, a former police officer was convicted of murder for killing her African American neighbor, then she got a hug from the victim’s brother and the…
Oct. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
President Trump’s denial of climate change has him at war with California. Their battle over fuel emission standards has divided the auto industry as well as drivers.
Nov. 11from To the Point
Republicans have been demanding a vote to open the impeachment inquiry. They may get one Thursday.
Oct. 30from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra wants Facebook to turn over emails, documents, etc.
Nov. 7from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Today, on All The President’s Jawyers...
Oct. 2from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Fire season now lasts all year long in Southern California, and residents of Topanga Canyon have set an example for how to get ready. Volunteers are on the alert to help their neighbors, save their homes and protect their animals, or to evacuate.
Oct. 31from To the Point
Sep. 27from Left, Right & Center