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Survey: majority of US adults say it is unacceptable to use algorithms for criminal risk assessments, resume and job interview analysis, personal finance scores (Pew Research Center)

Google VP of News points to 2014 shutdown of Google News in Spain, says "We would not like to see that happen in Europe", due to the proposed EU "link tax" regs (Jim Waterson/The Guardian)

Profile of former chief AI scientist at Google Cloud Fei-Fei Li, a Stanford professor and co-founder of AI4All nonprofit, which aims to make AI more inclusive (Jessi Hempel/Wired)

How hackers are stealing the accounts of Instagram influencers with fake sponsored content deals and phishing links to spam the influencer's followers (Taylor Lorenz/The Atlantic)

A look at autonomous weapons systems being developed by the US and the arguments for and against imbuing autonomous robots with lethal decision-making (Kelsey D. Atherton/New York Times)

Jia Li, R&D head of Google Cloud AI who also co-led Google's China AI Center in Beijing, has left the company to work full-time at Stanford University's AIMI (Tony Peng/Synced)

How a website, Civil War Photo Sleuth, is helping historians and enthusiasts use facial recognition software to identify people in Civil War photographs (Erica X Eisen/Slate)