Why removing something from the internet is ‘almost impossible’

CNN Business — Most people may live their digital lives under the assumption that they can delete their posts, messages and personal data from services whenever they want. But a technical hearing this week cast doubt on that core assumption. Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, the former Twitter chief of security, told a Senate committee on Tuesday … Read more

US lawmakers question Twitter over security practices ahead of whistleblower testimony

CNN Business — US lawmakers sent Twitter more than a dozen questions Monday about its security practices, ahead of a corporate whistleblower’s testimony before Congress, in which he is expected to outline damning allegations of security and privacy vulnerabilities at the embattled social media company. In a letter to CEO Parag Agrawal, senior members of … Read more

US lawmakers question Twitter over security practices ahead of whistleblower testimony

CNN Business — US lawmakers sent Twitter more than a dozen questions Monday about its security practices, ahead of a corporate whistleblower’s testimony before Congress, in which he is expected to outline damning allegations of security and privacy vulnerabilities at the embattled social media company. In a letter to CEO Parag Agrawal, senior members of … Read more

Robots, Cameras and More: Highlights from the World AI Conference

Artificial intelligence is moving into a new era of technological advancement as both industries and consumers embrace new innovations, industry leaders said at the 2022 World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai. The three-day conference that concluded on Saturday brought together key industry experts and academics, while showcasing the latest products from more than 200 exhibitors … Read more

A Chinese AI-powered robot aims to tackle complex operations

SHANGHAI — A surgeon’s nimble hands play a vital role in surgery, but medical technology developers are now trying to make them more accurate and flexible with the help of a new assistant: robots. A Shanghai-based robotics company has developed a four-armed laparoscopic surgical robot that helps doctors perform complex surgeries in tight spaces. The … Read more

Is Doctor’s Behavior on Social Media Really That Bad?

The medical profession is held to a high standard of personal conduct, so doctors keep a close eye on how fellow doctors behave. This applies to social media as well as to personal behavior. This infographic explores what doctors think about how other doctors act on social media (and it’s not as blatant as you … Read more

Gift of Hope encourages minority organ donation | Medicine

ROCKFORD (WREX) — In the United States, more than 100 thousand people are waiting for organ donations, about 60 percent of whom come from multicultural communities. August is National Minority Donor Awareness Month and encourages people of all backgrounds to register as donors. Marion Shuck was on a bike ride with her husband three years … Read more

Bad document behavior seen at work, online by colleagues: survey

It seems everyone’s nerves are on edge right now, and people often behave in surprising ways. Doctors are no exception. “The days of surgeons throwing retractors over the OR and yelling at nurses and medical students are hopefully over,” says Barron Lerner, MD, PhD, professor of medicine at New York University Langone Health and author … Read more

Langworthy attacks Paladino’s inability to disclose personal finances | Local news

In an increasingly controversial primary for the new 23rd congressional district, endorsed Republican Nick Langworthy launched his strongest attack yet on opponent Carl Paladino Monday for failing to submit a personal financial disclosure form required for House candidates. Both even came up with new labels for their opponents: ‘Lying Langworthy’ and ‘Cowardly Carl’. Langworthy, the … Read more