Jackie Davalos

tech reporter at Bloomberg

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Prominent artificial intelligence leaders are warning that the technology could put humans at risk of extinction, on par with nuclear war and pandemics.

Why AI industry leaders are warning of human extinction

Prominent artificial intelligence leaders are warning that the technology could put humans at risk of extinction, on par with nuclear war and pandemics.

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A California state appeals court has upheld Proposition 22, which defines workers for companies like Uber, Lyft, and Postmates as independent contractors.

Victory for Uber, Lyft: CA court rules gig workers are independent contractors

A California state appeals court has upheld Proposition 22, which defines workers for companies like Uber, Lyft, and Postmates as independent contractors.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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