Most Twitter accounts created to sway 2016 election are still active

A month away from the November midterm elections, more than 80 percent of the Twitter accounts that spread disinformation during the presidential election two years ago are still active, a new report revealed. Researchers examined the distribution of “fake news,” and disinformation campaigns associated with Twitter are still publishing more than 1 million tweets on a typical day despite the […]

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Meet the NYC entrepreneurs bringing 3D printing to the masses

From behind the graffiti-marked walls of a warehouse on the desolate Brooklyn-Queens border wafts one of the last scents you might associate with industrial production: the sweet, light smell of sugar. This inviting aroma — from the unspooling of sugar-based polylactic acid filament, or PLA — is a byproduct of 3D printing, a burgeoning industry churning out everything from prosthetics […]

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