Ideas
January 17, 2018 12:00 PM EST
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1. Soon you could buy lunch or check in for your flight with just your face.

By Aaron Mak in Slate

2. Africa is sending us its best and brightest.

By Tyler Cowen in Bloomberg View

3. The Pentagon has a new artificial intelligence — and it’s already hunting terrorists.

By Marcus Weisberger in Defense One

4. What is transforming America’s cities? Declining violence.

By Richard Florida in Citylab

5. This a is the golden age of free speech, but it’s poisoning democracy.

By Zeynep Tufekci in Wired

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