We know of the winged horse, Pegasus, from Greek mythology, but did you know he had a brother? His name was Chrysaor, and he seemed so unremarkable that the Ancient Greeks would forget if he was a sword-wielding giant or a winged boar. He is one of many lesser-known siblings to mythology’s greatest heroes and gods covered in this article, doomed to being reduced to little more than an offhand mention in their siblings’ exploits.
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An artificial intelligence model built by Ishanu Chattopadhyay and his colleagues analysed crime data in Chicago from 2014 to 2016 and managed to predict future levels of crime down to the nearest 300 metres, a week before they actually happened. While extremely useful, this artificial intelligence has been shown to expose racial prejudice in law enforcement. Hopefully, as the study’s data and methodology have been made available for others to evaluate, these prejudices can be avoided in the next iteration. Read full article here