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The facial recognition software cops are raving about
Sep 19, 2023

The facial recognition software cops are raving about

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Journalist Kashmir Hill spent the last four years writing about a company that says it can find any face anywhere on the internet. Her conclusion? Clearview AI is changing privacy as we know it.

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An electrical transformer shortage has big implications for housing, renewables

Sep 19, 2023
You may not think much about electrical distribution transformers, but not having them can delay entire housing developments and grid updates.
"Typically on a utility pole they’re round, and they’re at the top of the pole," said John Kirk, managing director at Embrey, a multifamily developer based in San Antonio.
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Is a four-day workweek possible for blue-collar workers?

Sep 19, 2023
A four-day workweek, which is among UAW contract demands, could make companies more efficient. But some think it could cause burnout.
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Facial recognition startup Clearview AI could change privacy as we know it

Sep 19, 2023
In "Your Face Belongs to Us” New York Times journalist Kashmir Hill describes her examination of privacy in the digital era.
"There is still no overarching law guarantee­ing Americans control over what photos are taken of them, what is written about them, or what is done with their personal data," Kashmir Hill writes.
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Olive oil prices climb amid drought, heat in Mediterranean

Sep 19, 2023
Weather extremes have threatened global olive oil supplies for the second year as the appetite for EVOO grows in the U.S.
Unfavorable conditions in growing regions have driven up olive oil prices in the U.S. and may open opportunities for American agriculture.
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Music from the episode

TV Queen Wild Nothing
Ride or Die (feat. Foster the People) The Knocks, Foster The People
What's the Difference Dr. Dre, Eminem, Xzibit
Orchids Monster Rally
Oh Devil Electric Guest
Just The Two Of Us Marcin, Ichika Nito

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Andie Corban Producer I
Sarah Leeson Producer I
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II
Richard Cunningham Associate Producer I
Dylan Miettinen Associate Digital Producer