The Washington Post: The planet just had its hottest 4 years in recorded history. Trump is dismantling efforts to fight climate change.

The 2017 results make the past four years the hottest period in their 138-year archive. 2017 was among the hottest years ever recorded, government scientists reported Thursday. The year was the second-hottest in recorded history, NASA said, while scientists from the…

USA Today: Robots are better at reading than humans

AI systems from Alibaba and Microsoft bested humans in Stanford reading comprehension tests. At this point, is there anything humans can do better than robots? The latest example of our inferiority: Artificial intelligence systems from Alibaba and Microsoft performed better than humans…