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What is Humanism?

What is Humanism?

What is humanism? It is a philosophy and a life stance. Humanists assert that humans must be responsible for making their own lives better. It is about creating a kinder, gentler society through the spirit of compassion, reason and critical thinking. As humanists, we do not rely on gods or angels for help. We take …

Some people may be catching novel coronavirus without symptoms. That would be a problem

Some people may be catching novel coronavirus without symptoms. That would be a problem

JUDY WOODRUFF: As we reported earlier, China is still struggling to contain the coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19. The virus has now killed more than 2,000 people worldwide. William Brangham has the latest. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: There are still many, many questions researchers have about this viral outbreak. but we do have new information from the …

Facial Recognition: Dystopian Nightmare or Necessary Evil? | Digital Society with Vontobel

There’s one technology that’s already being used by millions of people around the world that has the potential to define the next decade of technological progress. Facial recognition systems work by matching an image of a person’s face to a previously held image of them. The technology is powered by artificial intelligence, and it can …