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New York Magazine
Amazon suspends facial recognition technology, Starbuck’s closes 400 stores and a prediction on Apple and search
45 minutes Posted Jun 12, 2020 at 3:00 am.
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Kara and Scott talk about Amazon and IBM moving away from their facial recognition technology because of algorithm's known racial biases. They also discuss Biden's petition to Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg to change his hands-off approach with political speech on the platform. They talk about HBOMax taking down "Gone with the Wind" and whether platforms should give more context to historic racism in film. And, as Starbucks shuts down 400 stores in North America, they talk about what the future is for brick and mortar giants.

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