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Former Facebook worker says firm not doing enough to deal with racial discrimination

A former Facebook Inc employee who worked closely with racial minority groups said in a blog post https://www.facebook.com/notes/mark-s-luckie/facebook-is-failing-its-black-employees-and-its-black-users/1931075116975013 on Tuesday that he left this month over frustration with the social network’s “systematic disenfranchisement of underrepresented voices” and other diversity issues.

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As companies embrace AI, it’s a job-seeker’s market

(In first and 17th paragraphs, this October 15 story corrects name to computer sciences department, not computer science. In 17th paragraph, corrects that applicants are for study of artificial intelligence in electrical engineering and computer sciences PhD program, not for doctoral program in electrical engineering and computer science corrects number …

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Indian lunar orbiter hit by heat rise

NEW DELHI, India (SAHIFANEWS) — Scientists have switched off several on-board instruments to halt rising temperatures inside India’s first unmanned lunar spacecraft. The spacecraft carrying India’s first lunar probe, Chandrayaan-1, lifts off from Sriharikota. Mylswamy Annadurai, the project director for the lunar mission, told SAHIFANEWS that temperatures onboard Chandrayaan-1 had …

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