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🔖 Amid a Pandemic, a Health Care Algorithm Shows Promise and Peril [opinion] | Undark undark.org/2021/05/27/health-c

🔖 The State of Consumer Data Privacy Laws in the US (And Why It Matters) | New York Times Wirecutter nytimes.com/wirecutter/blog/st

🔖 The Surprisingly Big Business of Library E-books [“Increasingly, books are something that libraries do not own but borrow from the corporations that do.”] | The New Yorker newyorker.com/news/annals-of-c

🔖 Use of artificial intelligence for image analysis in breast cancer screening programmes: systematic review of test accuracy [“Current evidence for AI does not yet allow judgement of its accuracy in breast cancer screening programmes, and it is unclear w bmj.com/content/374/bmj.n1872

🔖 This Seemingly Normal Lightning Cable Will Leak Everything You Type [DON'T PANIC...but this _is_ interesting to note] | Vice Motherboard vice.com/en/article/k789me/omg

🔖 The Silent Partner Cleaning Up Facebook for $500 Million a Year: The social network has constructed a vast infrastructure to keep toxic material off its platform. At the center of it is Accenture, the blue-chip consulting firm. | New York Times nytimes.com/2021/08/31/technol

🔖 How 4 college students tried to steal rare books worth millions from a school library — and what got them caught [recounting a December 2004 theft from the Transylvania University special collections in Lexington, KY] | CNBC cnbc.com/2021/08/15/inside-the

🔖 Why are hyperlinks blue? [illustrated essay on early hypertext and hyperlink visuals] | Mozilla blog blog.mozilla.org/en/internet-c

🔖 Why You Suddenly Need To Delete Google Chrome [on the breadth of internet trackers and Google’s complicity in making it worse] | Forbes forbes.com/sites/zakdoffman/20

🔖 marceloprates/prettymaps: A small set of Python functions to draw pretty maps from OpenStreetMap data. Based on osmnx, matplotlib and shapely libraries. github.com/marceloprates/prett

🔖 Who Runs @Twitter Handle on Twitter? Secrets Behind Twitter's Flagship Account | Bloomberg bloomberg.com/news/newsletters

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