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Sunday, May 3rd, 2020


Eric Schmidt: Я могу решить все вопросы

‘I Could Solve Most of Your Problems’: Eric Schmidt’s Pentagon Offensive The former Google C.E.O. has reinvented himself as the prime liaison between Silicon Valley and the military-industrial complex. By Kate Conger and Cade Metz In July 2016, Raymond Thomas, a four-star general and head of the U.S. Special Operations Command, hosted a guest: Eric Schmidt, the chairman of Google. General Thomas, who served in the 1991 gulf war and deployed many times to Afghanistan, spent the better part of a day showing Mr. Schmidt around Special Operations Command’s headquartersRead More

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  The Paradox of Karl Popper The great philosopher, renowned for his ferocious attacks on scientific and political dogmatism, could be quite dogmatic. Scientific American John Horgan Karl Popper said he was the happiest philosopher he knew. “Most philosophers are really deeply depressed,” he explained, “because they can’t produce anything worthwhile.” Photo from Keystone / Getty Images. The world has been paying lots of attention to philosopher Karl Popper lately, although surely not as much as he would think he deserves. Popper, 1902-1994, railed against dogmatism in all forms. HeRead More

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A Private Equity Firm Is Blocked From Buying .Org

The deal for the internet domain for nonprofit organizations had set off fierce opposition. Protesters outside the Los Angeles headquarters of the regulatory body for domain names, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, in January.Credit…Mark J. Terrill/Associated Press Steve Lohr A private equity firm will not gain control of dot-org, the digital real estate that is home to millions of nonprofits, nongovernmental organizations and community groups. The board of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which oversees the internet naming system, decided on Thursday night toRead More

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