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30000 people have descended on Oregon for a festival that's like Burning Man for eclipse-chasers — here are the photos

About 30,000 eclipse-chasers descended on Big Summit Prairie, Oregon, last week to camp, dance, and make cosmic connections at the Oregon Eclipse Festival, a weeklong tribute to the August 21 eclipse. It's possibly the biggest and most remote of ...and more »

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Trump looked at the solar eclipse without glasses despite a shouted warning from an aide

President Donald Trump took in the solar eclipse from the Truman Balcony of the White House on Monday, even briefly glancing at the sun directly despite a shouted warning from an aide. Sporting eclipse glasses — for only part of the viewing — and ...and more »

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2017-08-21 19:52:30

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Ellen Pao explains how the affair she had at work led to her infamous gender discrimination lawsuit

The road to Ellen Pao's infamous gender discrimination suit against Kleiner Perkins began with a 2006 business trip. Pao, then a junior partner at the Silicon Valley venture firm, was asked to take a trip to Germany with another partner, Ajit Nazre. It ...and more »

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2017-08-21 18:48:01

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Trump isn't pro-business, he's pro-'white nationalism': Venture capital co-founder

Donald Trump's behavior indicates a president more in favor of "white nationalism" than business growth, the co-founder of a venture capital firm said Monday. Asked if Trump and the Republican Party can call themselves "pro-business" while criticizing ...and more »

CNBC

2017-08-21 18:34:07

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Microsoft's voice-recognition tech is now better than even teams of humans at transcribing conversations

That's far sooner than the company expected. Indeed, back in 2015, Huang himself told Business Insider that building a system capable of surpassing a human at transcription was "four to five years away." Less than two years later, we're well past that ...and more »

Markets Insider

2017-08-21 18:33:24

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The 9 biggest questions after this week's 'Game of Thrones'

This week's action-packed episode of "Game of Thrones" set up a gloomy future for our heroes (and villains) in Westeros. The Night King has a dragon now, making his army of the dead an even bigger threat than ever. In between the battle for the living ...

Business Insider

2017-08-21 18:03:58

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