Two years ago, the Future of Life Institute presented an open letter at the 2015 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) urging the United Nations to ban the development of weaponized artificial intelligence. Now a second open letter has been released, again coinciding with the start of the 2017 IJCAI. Show More Summary
Elon Musk, Google DeepMind co-founder Mustafa Suleyman, and 114 other leading AI and robotics experts have joined together to ask the UN to ban the use of so-called killer robots in an open letter published today. The group is concerned...Show More Summary
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Dear Radio 10, I need to ask your help with something… Something life altering important. I need you to help me solve a mystery. The other night I was driving home in my car (since that is what I usually drive home in and driving home in someone else’s car would be both odd and illegal) while listening to a radio station. Show More Summary
The family of Johnny Cash have demanded that Neo-Nazis, white supremacists and other hate groups not associate the image of their late father with the discriminatory ideas. In an open letter posted to Roseanne Cash's Facebook page, the family took issue with a protester during the confrontation in Charlottesville, Va.,...
In an open letter, Darren Lehmann called on all stakeholders in Australian cricket - most pointedly past great cricketers - for any advice that would help turn around what has been a disappointing year for the national side
Jean-Marie Blas de Roblès' enjoyable Island of Point Nemo is just out from Open Letter, and at Three Percent Hannah Chute has an Interview with Jean-Marie Blas de Roblès.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price Thursday, demanding he meet with members about Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment. Members were prompted by recent reports that no one from the Trump administration had reached out to key members of the Latino ACA outreach coalition to […]
The great-great-grandsons of Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson published an open letter addressed to Richmond Mayer Levar Stoney and members of the Monument Avenue Commission on Slate titled "The Monuments Must Go."
by Dan Savage This just went up at Medium: The President has no filter, no self-control, you have told yourself. If he were an anti-Semite?—?a Nazi sympathizer, a friend of the Jew-hating Klan?—?we would know about it, by now. By now,...Show More Summary
Some of the most successful restaurant openings this year have been deeply personal concepts, borne of vision, not an investor's bottom line. "Personal," in this case, means food with insight, which speaks to memory, personality, culture and, ultimately, comfort and nourishment. These are restaurants...
The following is a guest contributed post by Steve Ellis, CEO of WHOSAY. Dear brand marketers and your agency co-conspirators, Enough is enough. I’m still surprised when clients we work with get distracted by the human aspects of partnering with talent and forget that in the end, everything is media. Show More Summary
An open letter about Charlottesville. For all people of good will — regardless of party affiliation, race, creed or color — the events that took place this weekend in Charlottesville were sickening and deeply disturbing. Several clear themes emerged for me this weekend. Show More Summary
Xavier Dolan was due to appear at a Philharmonie event in December. He has now published an open letter on Twitter saying he never agreed to the engagement: ‘I apologies to the audience for the false information… I leave it to you to explain my absence to people who bought tickets for the event and […]
The father of a man who was identified from pictures after attending the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville has written a heart-wrenching open letter disowning his son. Other members of his family have also asked the man, who calls himself a fascist, to change his name. Show More Summary
KABUL (Reuters) - The Taliban told U.S. President Donald Trump in an open letter on Tuesday that the military situation in Afghanistan was "far worse than you realize", and sending in more troops would be self-destructive.
Post by Jeanne Sager. Photos of the events that unfolded at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend have rocked the world. But for one North Dakota dad, the photos were personal. Spotted among the marchers at the "Unite the Right" march at the University of Virginia was Pearce Tefft's son Peter. Show More Summary
The Taliban published an open letter to US President Donald Trump on Tuesday warning him against sending more American forces to Afghanistan. The statement called for the complete withdrawal of foreign forces from the war-torn country and comes as Trump weighs increasing the number of American troops there. Show More Summary
Airline insists it makes no compromises on safety and says it has resolved issues with pilots’ union, which had written open letter French pilots have claimed easyJet is risking passenger and crew safety by scheduling too many flights. Show More Summary
The Afghan Taliban reiterated their calls for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan after 16 years of war.