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Post-note ban, ‘kala dhan’ became ‘jan dhan’: MoS Finance

Facing criticism over the 2016 demonetisation drive, the Union government today said benefits of the note ban are being reaped now as hoarded cash is being put to productive use. “The money which was lying idle and was no way in use, has now come into the banking system. This money is now being used for the interest of the ... Read More »

How Itch.io became an indie PC game haven—and Steam’s antithesis

Credit: Melissa Riofrio/IDG Every so often, Leaf Corcoran reminds himself that he’s not building another Steam. As the founder of Itch.io, Corcoran has spent the last four years creating an online PC game hub that’s the polar opposite of Valve’s behemoth. Big-budget publishers are absent, and most of the 58,000 games in Itch.io’s catalog—from roguelike brawlers to raft survival simulators—are ... Read More »

Microsoft Created a Twitter Bot to Learn From Users. It Quickly Became a Racist Jerk.

Damien Meyer | AFP | Getty Images Microsoft set out to learn about “conversational understanding” by creating a bot designed to have automated discussions with Twitterusers, mimicking the language they use. What could go wrong? If you guessed, “It will probably become really racist,” you’ve clearly spent time on the Internet. Less than 24 hours after the bot, @TayandYou, went ... Read More »