• AI Masters Poker. Is Cybersecurity Next?

    An artificial intelligence program developed by researchers at Carnegie Mellon and a Facebook AI Lab has more than held its own against some of the best poker players in the world. Moreover, it did so without recourse...

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  • A Liberal Swallows The SCOTUS Gerrymander Decision

    In his take on the Court’s decision in Rucho v. Common Cause, an Atlantic magazine contributing editor echoes Winston Churchill’s famous remark about democracy being the worst form of government, except for all the others. Rucho was...

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  • Think Tank GC Suspended For Immigration Comment

    The general counsel of a conservative think tank in Minnesota was given a 30-day suspension, without pay, after she was quoted in a New York Times article about a backlash against the large number of Somali refugees...

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  • Women Suing Their Lawyers In Pelvic Mesh Case

    In two separate putative class actions, some of the women who are plaintiffs in one of the largest ever U.S. tort matters are suing their attorneys. In one lawsuit they allege excessive fees, and in another, in...

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  • Father Sues Son Over Law Firm Name

    A South Carolina personal injury attorney has sued his son and former colleague, after the son started his own firm using the family name. George Sink Sr., principal at George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers, has sued George...

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  • A Formidable Warrior In The Conservative Battle To Reshape The Judiciary

    He heads an advocacy group with the innocuous name “the Article III Project” and is a prodigious money raiser. Orrin Hatch, the former Utah Senator, called him “the tip of the spear,” Justice Gorsuch, for whom he...

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  • Doctor Sues Plaintiff Lawyer For $13M

    A doctor in Florida, after cutting loose from his insurer and refusing to settle a malpractice lawsuit, won his case. The legal battle took ten years, and he says it cost him 18,000 hours and a million...

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  • “White-Hat” Hackers Can Beef Up Company Security

    So called white-hat hackers can be a powerful tool to expose system vulnerabilities. The process of utilizing them has become formalized and is now part of normal business operations for numerous organizations. Among them is the Pentagon,...

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  • Study: 40 percent Of Used Storage Drives Weren’t Wiped

    If you decide to donate used computer equipment to a good cause, or otherwise pass it on, don’t assume the hard drive is going to get wiped even if the recipients tell you it will be. That...

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  • McKinsey In The Crosshairs

    A critic of consulting giant McKinsey, himself a billionaire and sometime McKinsey competitor, says that since it entered that business in 2001, the firm has been failing to file requried disclosures, and has thereby concealed a pattern...

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