Global Immigration

“This Supreme Court immigration case could mean more family separations” – The Hill

“Tony Chen’s wife Tracy felt like she was drowning. Overnight, her family’s life had turned upside down. She was now working three jobs and was solely responsible for taking care of three children.” Read More

“Supreme Court considering case on detention of immigrants” – Seattle Times

“An immigration case before the Supreme Court pits the government against immigrants it wants to deport following crimes they have committed in the United States.” Read More

The Democrats Have an Immigration Problem” – New York Times

“In early June, the Washington office of Representative Pramila Jayapal began to hear rumors about the women. They had crossed into Texas, where Border Patrol officers promptly arrested them. But now the women were somewhere around Seattle, the city Jayapal represents.” Read More

Tech

“Amazon scrapped ‘sexist AI’ tool” – BBC Tech

“An algorithm that was being tested as a recruitment tool by online giant Amazon was sexist and had to be scrapped, according to a Reuters report. The artificial intelligence system was trained on data submitted by applicants over a 10-year period, much of which came from men, it claimed.” Read More

“Magic Leap is real and it’s a janky marvel” – TechCrunch

After years of speculation, some mockery, and more than a little befuddlement, the Magic Leap augmented headset is arriving in the hands of developers and users — and its first product is a somewhat janky piece of magic.” Read More

Soldiers in Facebook’s War on Fake News Are Feeling Overrun” – New York Times

“The fictional news stories pop up on Facebook faster than Paterno Esmaquel II and his co-workers can stamp them out.” Read More 

Entertainment

“The Complicated Politics of Alec Baldwin” – Hollywood Reporter

“With a new ABC talk show and his return to ‘Saturday Night Live,’ the unfiltered star is mobilizing against the GOP (“anything you equate with leadership, they don’t have it”), courting controversy (“ever since I played Trump, black people love me”) and revealing mixed emotions on the #MeToo movement: “People write, ‘You’re next aren’t you?’” Read More

“2018 AMAs Recap: Taylor Swift Makes History, Cardi B Lights Up the Stage” – Billboard

“Whatever “bad” thing Taylor Swift did, she’s getting handsomely rewarded for it, from recently breaking her own record for the highest-grossing U.S. tour by a woman to cleaning up at the American Music Awards on Tuesday night (Oct. 9).” Read More

“James Gunn Boards ‘Suicide Squad 2’ To Write And Possibly Direct” – Deadline

“James Gunn has been hired by Warner Bros and DC to write with an eye to direct the next installment of the Suicide Squad franchise. It’s the first job he’s taken since he parted ways with Disney, which let him go from the lucrative Guardians of the Galaxy franchise in July in the wake of old controversial tweets that had been compiled by alt-right journalists and sent to Disney.” Read More

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