DTNS 3229 – Minority Report in New Orleans

Is big data based predictive policing the key to better law enforcement or is it a bandage for more serious issues? Plus Fitbit teases a new fitness tracker watch and researchers at MIT have come up with a faster and safer way to build wood furniture. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Scott Johnson. MP3 >
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Quick Hits (01:15) There Is Actually a Point to Putting a 4G Network On the Moon | fortune (02:00) Facebook rolls out job posts to become the blue-collar LinkedIn | tech crunch (02:25) BlackBerry will remove paid apps from the BlackBerry World app store on April 1st | the verge (02:40) Spotify files for its unusual IPO | axios More Top Stories (03:35) Apple Watch Series 3 Can Now Track Skiing and Snowboarding Activity | macrumors (04:50) Fitbit’s new ‘mass appeal’ smartwatch: Exclusive pictures and details revealed | wareable (07:45) Hangouts Chat, Google’s Slack competitor, comes out of beta | tech crunch (10:45) Twitter launches Bookmarks, a private way to save tweets | tech crunch (12:55) MIT’s robot carpenters will saw wood for you, but you have to make the furniture yourself | the verge Discussion (15:30) Palantir Has Secretly Been Using New Orleans to Test Its Predictive Policing Technology | the verge Chicago’s predictive policing tool just failed a major test | the verge Predictive Policing Reinforces Police Bias | human rights data analysis group Message of the Day (24:35) David – Vero Today’s Contributors Scott Johnson  

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