Casey Newton, Miner
Telegram is almost banned in Brazil because it omits some emails from local authorities. In his newsletter, Newton explains why this is the latest in a series of troubling decisions from a platform with more than 500 million users. “When you provide critical communications infrastructure to tens of millions of people, you have more responsibilities,” he writes.
Nicole Wetsman, The Verge
Artificial intelligence is being used for all sorts of things in medicine, one of which is predicting whether a patient is at risk for diseases like diabetes or cardiovascular problems. However, it can be difficult for us as members of the public to understand how these algorithms work. The Verge guided us through a system called Sepsis Watch, a system that monitors patients for potentially fatal conditions following an infection.
Thomas Brewster, Forbes
Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites are helping provide internet access in Ukraine amid Russia’s ongoing invasion, but ground crews are venturing into dangerous areas to repair equipment was damaged by the bombings.
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