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Babbage: Facing the future?

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Legislators in San Francisco have just voted to ban the use of facial recognitionโ€”is this a victory for privacy or a setback for technology? Also, new research on how machine learning can be used to predict the likelihood of breast cancer. And Amazon's boss, Jeff Bezos, draws inspiration from science fiction in his aim to build space habitats. Kenneth Cukier hosts

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