The Daily Populous

Wednesday October 10th, 2018 night edition

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On a barren field in Georgia, US, five granite slabs rise in a star pattern.

Each of them weighs over 20 tons and on top of them, there is a capstone.

Be not a cancer on the earth – Leave room for nature – Leave room for nature.

While some of them are clearly noble and laudable (like having fair laws and avoiding petty laws), some of them have stirred controversy.

For example: Maintain humanity under 500,000,000 in perpetual balance with nature, and Guide reproduction wisely – improving fitness and diversity.

The astrological specifications were incredibly complex, so the construction company had to employ the help of an astronomer from the University of Georgia.

Prize truth – beauty – love – seeking harmony with the infinite and Be not a cancer on the earth – Leave room for nature – Leave room for nature. »

Santorini: Greek government bans fat tourists from riding donkeys

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Greece has just passed an unusual new law that imposes a ban on tourists deemed overweight on the island of Santorini.

Specifically, the law restricts people who weigh more than 100kg from riding on donkeys, an iconic and very popular activity on the holiday island.

“The owners of working (donkeys) should ensure that the animals’ level of health is high,” a government statement read. »

Amazon scraps secret AI recruiting tool that showed bias against women

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Inc’s (AMZN.O) machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: their new recruiting engine did not like women.

Amazon declined to comment on the recruiting engine or its challenges, but the company says it is committed to workplace diversity and equality.

As for Amazon, the company managed to salvage some of what it learned from its failed AI experiment. »