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Racist Computer Engineering Words: ‘Master,’ ‘Slave’ and the Fight Over Offensive Terms

‘Master,’ ‘Slave’ and the Fight Over Offensive Terms in Computing

Racist Computer Engineering Words: ‘Master,’ ‘Slave’ and the Fight Over Offensive Terms Racist Computer Engineering Words: ‘Master,’ ‘Slave’ and the Fight Over Offensive Terms Anyone who joined a video call during the pandemic probably has a global volunteer organization called the Internet Engineering Task Force to thank for making the technology work. The group, which helped create the technical foundations …

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‘Master,’ ‘Slave’ and the Fight Over Offensive Terms in Computing

‘Master,’ ‘Slave’ and the Fight Over Offensive Terms in Computing

‘Master,’ ‘Slave’ and the Fight Over Offensive Terms in Computing ‘Master,’ ‘Slave’ and the Fight Over Offensive Terms in Computing Anyone who joined a video call during the pandemic probably has a global volunteer organization called the Internet Engineering Task Force to thank for making the technology work. The group, which helped create the technical foundations of the internet, designed …

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Inside the Fight for the Future of The Wall Street Journal

Inside the Fight for the Future of The Wall Street Journal

Inside the Fight for the Future of The Wall Street Journal Inside the Fight for the Future of The Wall Street Journal The Content Review has not been formally shared with the newsroom and its recommendations have not been put into effect, but it is influencing how people work: An impasse over the report has led to a divided newsroom, …

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Supreme Court Backs Google in Copyright Fight With Oracle

Supreme Court Backs Google in Copyright Fight With Oracle

Supreme Court Backs Google in Copyright Fight With Oracle Supreme Court Backs Google in Copyright Fight With Oracle Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, Neil M. Gorsuch and Brett M. Kavanaugh joined the majority opinion. Justice Amy Coney Barrett did not participate in the case, which was argued before she joined the court. In …

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Is the Fight Against Sexism in Australia’s Politics Different This Time?

Is the Fight Against Sexism in Australia’s Politics Different This Time?

Is the Fight Against Sexism in Australia’s Politics Different This Time? Is the Fight Against Sexism in Australia’s Politics Different This Time? The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. For most of the past week, I’ve been interviewing current and former members of Parliament about the mistreatment of women …

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His BBC Comedy Show Is Canceled. His Political Fight Continues.

His BBC Comedy Show Is Canceled. His Political Fight Continues.

His BBC Comedy Show Is Canceled. His Political Fight Continues. His BBC Comedy Show Is Canceled. His Political Fight Continues. LONDON — In the comedian Nish Kumar’s study hangs a poster of his face superimposed onto the famous “Guerrillero Heroico” photograph of Che Guevara, the communist revolutionary. The tongue-in-cheek image was created as a nod to how Kumar, 35, is …

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Black Executives Call on Corporations to Fight Restrictive Voting Laws

Black Executives Call on Corporations to Fight Restrictive Voting Laws

Black Executives Call on Corporations to Fight Restrictive Voting Laws Black Executives Call on Corporations to Fight Restrictive Voting Laws Dozens of the most prominent Black business leaders in America are banding together to call on companies to fight a wave of restrictive voting bills being advanced by Republicans in at least 43 states. The campaign appears to be the …

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The Agency at the Center of America’s Tech Fight With China

The Agency at the Center of America’s Tech Fight With China

The Agency at the Center of America’s Tech Fight With China The Agency at the Center of America’s Tech Fight With China “When you start cutting off capital profits that can flow into R&D, many of them coming from the huge Chinese market, you really undermine our ability to stay at the tip of the spear in terms of semiconductor …

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What’s Behind the Fight Over Section 230

What’s Behind the Fight Over Section 230

What’s Behind the Fight Over Section 230 What’s Behind the Fight Over Section 230 This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. Today there is yet another congressional hearing about an internet law that is older than Google: Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Please don’t stop reading. Odds …

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Amazon Walks a Political Tightrope in Its Union Fight

Amazon Walks a Political Tightrope in Its Union Fight

Amazon Walks a Political Tightrope in Its Union Fight Amazon Walks a Political Tightrope in Its Union Fight WASHINGTON — Amazon is aligned with the Biden administration on several fronts. It backs a $15-an-hour federal minimum wage. It has pledged to meet all the goals of the Paris climate agreement on reducing emissions. It has met with the administration to …

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