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Google temporarily rolls back its SameSite policy in Chrome, to allow stability for essential service websites that may not meet third party cookie requirements (Aliya Chaudhry/The Verge)

Aliya Chaudhry / The Verge: Google temporarily rolls back its SameSite policy in Chrome, to allow stability for essential service websites that may not meet third party cookie requirements — Google says it wants to provide stability during the COVID-19 outbreak — With the launch of Chrome 80 in February … Source link

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Google’s AI teaches robots how to move by watching dogs

Google researchers developed an AI system that learns from the motions of animals to give robots greater agility, reveals a preprint paper and blog post published this week. The coauthors believe their approach could bolster the development of robots that can complete tasks in the real world, for instance transporting materials between multilevel warehouses and […]

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Civil liberties advocates say a data-driven approach to pandemic response is compatible with individual rights, but with limits and justifications at every step (Sam Biddle/The Intercept)

Sam Biddle / The Intercept: Civil liberties advocates say a data-driven approach to pandemic response is compatible with individual rights, but with limits and justifications at every step — In less than a decade, whistleblowers like the NSA’s Edward Snowden and Cambridge Analytica’s Christopher Wylie helped spur … Source link

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