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Apps: make your own GIFs, toe the line

For some Friday fun we look at two mobile apps worth trying over the weekend.

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Can algorithms be racist?

No-one intentionally programs an algorithm to be racist but they do learn from humans and humans are racist.

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Fine art flouts Facebook’s nudity ban

Four year long battle to be allowed to post image of Gustave Courbet’s oil painting of a woman’s genitalia.

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Alzheimer's risk for gamers

New research suggests that children who spend hours playing games may be more at risk of Alzheimer's.

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Apps: make your own GIFs, toe the line
May 22 2015 at 11:11

For some Friday fun we look at two mobile apps worth trying over the weekend.

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Can algorithms be racist?
May 22 2015 at 10:47

No-one intentionally programs an algorithm to be racist but they do learn from humans and humans are racist.

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Fine art flouts Facebook’s nudity ban
May 22 2015 at 10:31

Four year long battle to be allowed to post image of Gustave Courbet’s oil painting of a woman’s genitalia.

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Pirate Bay defiant in face of shutdown
May 22 2015 at 10:20

File sharing service responds to having its Swedish domain shut down with a new multi-headed hydra logo.

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Cartwheeling spider among new species
May 22 2015 at 09:40

About 18 000 species, great and small, were discovered in 2014, adding to the 2 million already known, scientists said.

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Groote Schuur pioneers pacemaker
May 22 2015 at 09:41

Cape hospital makes history by becoming first in Africa and Middle East to implant world's smallest pacemaker.

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The catch of a lifetime
May 22 2015 at 09:41

After a dramatic 90-minute struggle, angler hooks three-metre shark off Cornish coast.

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Hitler’s bronze horses found
May 22 2015 at 09:41

Two bronze horses which stood outside Adolf Hitler's grandiose Reich Chancellery in Berlin have been recovered by police.

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SpaceX capsule splashes down in Pacific
May 22 2015 at 09:40

The Space Exploration Technologies Dragon cargo capsule wrapped up a five-week stay at the International Space Station.

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Playboy app safe for work
May 22 2015 at 09:39

60-year-old magazine drops breasts and buttocks in favour of shareable content.

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