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Daily Archives: December 17, 2017

Know Reasons Behind Extreme Weather 2016

New Delhi (ABC Live): Extreme Weather 2016 : Last year’s record global average temperatures, extreme heat over Asia, and unusually warm waters in the Bering Sea would not have been possible without human-caused climate change, according to a new report published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS). Explaining Extreme Events in 2016 from a Climate Perspective presents 27 …

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New York City to Audit Its Black Box Algorithms

New York Black Box Algorithms :  New York City will be among the first cities in the US to earnestly tackle black box algorithms, the automated decision-making systems that are rarely made public, but have greater and greater influence over lives. A bill passed by the city council this week orders the creation of a local task force to monitor …

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Trump Jerusalem Statement Opens a Pandora’s Box

Trump Jerusalem Statement : US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem is the capital of Israel has been predictably condemned by the governments of all states, except Israel itself. Trump’s own statement on the issue what’s more carefully worded than the reaction to the decision would suggest. In typical Trump style, he expressed the United States’ wish for “an …

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