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Daily Read – AI Edition – 6/7/2014

Today’s Edition of The Daily Read features articles about AI tech that could help cancer patients, Weiners, and Facebook fighting back!

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Artificial Intelligence Raises New Hope for Cancer Patients 


“On Monday mornings, Bob Michaels walks into the infusion center at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City and takes a seat in a comfortable barcalounger. There, an oncology nurse connects the port implanted in the retired university professor’s chest to a portable IV pump.”

by @jtemple

Anthony Weiner To Write Hockey Column For Business Insider


“Former New York congressman and New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner will now try his hand at writing a hockey column, BuzzFeed has learned. Weiner will be blogging about the Stanley Cup playoffs at Business Insider, where he currently contributes a monthly politics column, called “Weiner!”

by @mylestanzer

It’s Three Times Cheaper to Give Housing to the Homeless than To Keep Them On The Streets


 “new study is out providing support to one of my favorite ideas in public policy — that the best way to deal with the challenge of homelessness is to give homeless people homes to live in”

by @mattyglesias

The Unbearable Sameness of Social Networks


“The more things change, the more they look like Facebook”

by @selenalarson

Upcoming Android Feature Reportedly Lets Nearby Devices Automatically Interact


“Google is said to be working on a new Android feature that allows phones and tablets to automatically connect with devices and places very close around them, according toAndroid Police.”

by @jake_k

I Sold My Startup for $25.5 Million


Selling the company, Perfect Audience, to Marin Software took six months of writing carefully worded emails, meeting secretly in cafés, and pacing around the streets of San Francisco’s SoMa neighborhood after dark.”

by @bradflora

Chicago Just Convicted A Thief Using Facial Recognition Technology


For the first time, the software was used to produce an arrest and a conviction.”

by @EricMarkowitz

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