Jedi: Fallen Order is the best Tomb Raider game I’ve played in a while

While playing the most recent piece of Star Wars media, Electronic Arts’ Jedi: Fallen Order, I’m getting some definite Lara Croft vibes. And I’m very much okay with that. Jedi: Fallen Order is perhaps the first true attempt by EA to produce a single-player Star Wars game. After years of hearing about such games getting canned in favor of two Battlefront titles, playing this game feels like an achievement in and of itself. I’ve been playing it off-and-on ever since it came out. Keep in mind I haven’t finished the game — Death Stranding and Pokémon Sword & Shield exist, and I only have so many hours in… This story… Read More

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Bill Gates says that the only way to hire and keep AI talent is to let them share their research openly: ‘You can completely ignore whoever tries to close their system’

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates appeared onstage for Bloomberg’s New Economy Forum in Beijing on Thursday, and spoke out against protectionism in artificial intelligence research. The US and China have dominated in AI research, but rising political tensions have slowed collaboration between the two countries and raised concerns of national security. But Gates said separating the sectors was impractical, and ‘just doesn’t work.’ He also said sharing research was key for attracting talent: many Microsoft employees stayed at the company because it regularly publishes their research, he said. Gates is no stranger to wading into controversial topics. At the New York Times DealBook conference in early November, he apologized for his… Read More

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Syracuse University Students Demand Action On Racist Incidents

Watch Video Syracuse University students are working to support each other following a series of racist incidents on campus. And those incidents have sparked a larger conversation about on-campus safety and representation. The first event happened earlier this month, when bathrooms in a residence hall were vandalized with racial slurs and graffiti that targeted black and Asian students. Racist graffiti and swastikas were found in the snow and in other residence halls in the following days. One woman’s report that she was verbally harassed and called a racial slur by a group of people has led the school to suspend a fraternity. The evidence investigators have collected in connection with… Read More

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Barack Obama lays out the top three issues he’s most worried about, and the biggest one is climate change (CRM)

Former President Barack Obama said Thursday at Dreamforce, Salesforce’s annual mega-conference, that climate change is the issue he’s most worried about. The second issue he’s worried about is the rise of inequality within and between nations, and he says new technologies have “amplified inequalities.” The third issue is the rise of the information age, as he sees that political differences are becoming greater because of social media and the Internet. on Business Insider’s homepage. Former US President Barack Obama says that right now, there are three issues that he’s the most worried about – and the top one is climate change. On Thursday at Dreamforce, Salesforce’s annual mega-conference, Obama spoke… Read More

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