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When you can’t tell the difference between bot and human, you can run into trouble. Microsoft’s short-lived chatbot Tay made MIT Technology Review’s list of 2016’s biggest technology failures after jokesters on Twitter trained Tay to make offensive comments.
“The CARERS Act would expand research and decriminalize the use of medical cannabis for those who use it in compliance with state law.” writes Christine Stenquist. “This bill would lead to the development of new medications and bring much-needed peace of mind to patients.”
Today’s topics: #ADayWithoutImmigrants, Utah’s minimum wage, the Benedictine sisters and 30 percent of Utah schools lacking an anti-bullying policy.
“All of this obviously demands serious investigation on Capitol Hill,” writes Rich Lowry. “Not a pretending-to-investigate-so-we-can-say-we're-investigating probe, but an honest-to-goodness attempt to get to the bottom of the whole fetid matter.”
The Republican president is what he is. But don't suggest that people who don't care for him and/or his tactics are unreasonable (“Protesters, it's time to put on your big boy and big girl clothes,” Susan Alder, Feb. 15 Standard-Examiner). It is difficult to align oneself with braggart...
A classic song about the legislative process gets a remake for 2017. This time, it’s about Dodd-Frank, oil companies and President Trump.
The Utah Judicial Council wants to seal dismissed criminal cases. That would deprive Utahns of information they need to hold police, prosecutors and governments accountable for their actions.