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Robotic Milkers and an Automated Greenhouse: Inside a High-Tech Small Farm

ImageThe milking machines cost about $ 200,000 each.CreditCreditRoss Mantle for The New York Times SectionsSkip to contentSkip to site index Robotic Milkers and an Automated Greenhouse: Inside a High-Tech Small Farm Rivendale Farms outside Pittsburgh is a laboratory for applying technology to smaller farms. The milking machines cost about $ 200,000 each.CreditCreditRoss Mantle for The […]

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A Look Inside Bosch's Driverless Shuttle

LAS VEGAS—Self-driving cars are inching closer to mainstream deployment, but in the meantime some of the first driverless vehicles we’ll see on the roads are fleets of autonomous mass transit buses and shuttles. At CES here, German appliance and tech company Bosch—which makes everything from kitchen appliances and smart thermostats to connected city and transportation […]

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Inside Facebook's suicide algorithm: Here's how the company uses artificial intelligence to predict your mental state from your posts

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Facebook is scanning nearly every post on the platform in an attempt to assess suicide risk. Facebook passes the information along to law enforcement for wellness checks. Privacy experts say Facebook’s failure to get affirmative consent from users for the program presents privacy risks that could lead to exposure or worse. In […]

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Inside Facebook’s Secret Rulebook for Global Political Speech

ImageFacebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park.CreditCreditJason Henry for The New York Times Inside Facebook’s Secret Rulebook for Global Political Speech Under fire for stirring up distrust and violence, the social network has vowed to police its users. But leaked documents raise serious questions about its approach. Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park.CreditCreditJason Henry for The New York […]

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A Look Inside the Tactics of Definers, Facebook’s Attack Dog

Supported by A Look Inside the Tactics of Definers, Facebook’s Attack Dog ImageSheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, testifying in September before a Senate committee.CreditCreditEric Thayer for The New York Times By Jack Nicas and Matthew Rosenberg Nov. 15, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO — A small firm called Definers Public Affairs brought the dark arts of […]

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Inside the private Justice Department meeting that could lead to new investigations of Facebook, Google and other tech giants

Attorney General Jeff Sessions met with the attorneys general of several states to discuss complaints against social media companies. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News) Brian Fung Policy reporter focusing on telecommunications, media, cryptocurrencies and competition Tony Romm Staff writer covering technology policy September 25 at 2:31 PM A meeting of the country’s top federal and state law […]