Archive for March, 2017

‘Who will control merged human-AI digital space?’ Slavoj Zizek on Musk’s brain implant venture

Posted by RT on March 31, 2017  |   Comments Off on ‘Who will control merged human-AI digital space?’ Slavoj Zizek on Musk’s brain implant venture
Preview The plan to directly link the brain with AI will inevitably create a privileged class that will retain self-identity and free will, obtaining an immense control over the ordinary human consciousness merged with digital space, argues Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek.
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Fin24.com | Banking sector under stress on jump in bond yields

Posted by Fin24 Markets on March 31, 2017  |   Comments Off on Fin24.com | Banking sector under stress on jump in bond yields
The JSE has continued its losing streak following the late-night announcement that President Jacob Zuma’s cabinet reshuffle had taken multiple casualties.

Russia increases nuclear sub fleet, combat patrols reach Soviet-era levels

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Preview Russia has floated its new state-of-the-art nuclear-powered multipurpose submarine called Kazan as its fleet returned to Soviet-era operational levels in terms of sea patrols, according to the Russian Navy chief.
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Putin: Tycoon Deripaska accused of ties with Trump’s aide should speak in Congress

Posted by RT on March 31, 2017  |   Comments Off on Putin: Tycoon Deripaska accused of ties with Trump’s aide should speak in Congress
Preview Kremlin "welcomes" any opportunities for Russian businessmen and diplomats to testify before the US Congress, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, but added that American officials wouldn't let certain people do so.
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German FM doubts SOHR credibility after report on deadly coalition airstrike in Syria

Posted by RT on March 31, 2017  |   Comments Off on German FM doubts SOHR credibility after report on deadly coalition airstrike in Syria
Preview The German Foreign Ministry has raised doubts over the credibility of the Syrian Observatory for Human rights ( SOHR), after the organization reported on civilian deaths in Syria which allegedly resulted from the US-led coalition bombing based on intelligence data, provided by Germany.
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Muslims pray outside to protest mosque closure in Paris (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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Preview Hundreds of Muslims have taken to praying on the streets of a Paris suburb to protest the closure of the hall they had been using as a prayer room.
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Japan kills 333 whales for ‘research purposes’ despite intl criticism

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Preview A Japanese fleet has returned to port with the carcasses of 333 minke whales which were harpooned in the Antarctic Ocean, despite an international ban on commercial whale hunting and appeals from animal rights groups.
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French presidential hopeful Fillon dismisses Russian ‘interference’ in election as ‘fantasy’

Posted by RT on March 31, 2017  |   Comments Off on French presidential hopeful Fillon dismisses Russian ‘interference’ in election as ‘fantasy’
Preview French center-right presidential candidate Francois Fillon has dismissed allegations of Russian interference in the French election, calling them “fantasies,” and saying that Europe should seek a dialogue with Moscow.
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Holy cow! Butchers face life sentence in India for slaughtering sacred animal

Posted by RT on March 31, 2017  |   Comments Off on Holy cow! Butchers face life sentence in India for slaughtering sacred animal
Preview Those slaughtering cows now face a life sentence in the Indian state of Gujarat, after lawmakers voted to pass new measures to protect the sacred animal, up from a previous punishment of seven years. The state law is the toughest in the country
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Swedish, Norwegian newspapers to ditch April Fools’ stories amid ‘fake news’ concerns

Posted by RT on March 31, 2017  |   Comments Off on Swedish, Norwegian newspapers to ditch April Fools’ stories amid ‘fake news’ concerns
Preview As scheming jokesters across the globe prepare their April Fools’ pranks, Swedish and Norwegian newspapers have announced they won’t be taking part in the fun, over fears that silly stories might be spread as “fake news.”
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