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The Age Of Automation Is Now: Here's How To 'Futureproof' Yourself

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Everydays, The First 5000 Days, sold for $69 million at auction Mike Winkelmann hide caption

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The $69 Million JPEG

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Michael Foster of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union holds a sign outside an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., where workers are voting on whether to unionize. Jay Reeves/AP hide caption

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High Stakes At A Warehouse: Amazon Fights Against Alabama Union Drive

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Birmingham Barons outfielder Luis Basabe moves toward a ball in front of the vintage scoreboard in 2019 at Rickwood Field, America's oldest baseball park, in Birmingham, Ala. Jay Reeves/AP hide caption

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A fake video featuring former President Obama shows elements of facial mapping used in new "deepfake" technology that lets anyone make videos of real people appearing to say things they've never said. (AP Photo) AP hide caption

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Slick Tom Cruise Deepfakes Signal That Near Flawless Forgeries May Be Here

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One of the suits of armor available in Assassin's Creed: Valhalla — if you're willing to pay real money. Screenshot by Elijah Smith/Ubisoft hide caption

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, donated more than $400 million to nonprofits that in turn distributed grants last year to state and local election officials. Ian Tuttle/Getty Images for Breakthrough Prize hide caption

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Private Donations Helped Pay For 2020 Elections. Arizona Republicans Say No More

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A man uses a tablet device in a subway train in Moscow in 2019. Russia's Internet regulatory agency announced it is slowing Twitter because the company has ignored requests to remove content harmful to children. Pavel Golovkin/AP hide caption

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The world of Roblox has become a popular escape during the pandemic. Roblox hide caption

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Roblox Goes Public — What's Roblox? Ask Anyone With Kids.

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Biochemist Jennifer Doudna, the subject of Walter Isaacson's new biography The Code Breaker, shared a Nobel prize in chemistry in 2020 for the part she played in developing the CRISPR gene editing technology. Nick Otto/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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CRISPR Scientist's Biography Explores Ethics Of Rewriting The Code Of Life

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Facebook has promised repeatedly in recent years to address the spread of conspiracy theories and misinformation on its site. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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Far-Right Misinformation Is Thriving On Facebook. A New Study Shows Just How Much

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Pokémon Legends: Arceus lets players hunt the tiny monsters in a new, open-world setting. The Pokémon Company hide caption

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New Pokémon Game Goes Off The Beaten Path

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'It Really Is A Gag Order': California May Limit Nondisclosure Agreements

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A work called Nyan Cat by Chris Torres sold for $590,000 recently. It's part of growing interest in digital assets, known as nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, that are generating millions of dollars in sales every day. Chris Torres hide caption

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What's An NFT? And Why Are People Paying Millions To Buy Them?

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