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- Your weekend ICYMI: Not that you missed the news that a deadly fire claimed an as yet undetermined number of lives in Oakland, though the death toll climbed all weekend as others shared their tales of escape. The site of the blaze was the Ghost Ship artists collective, the proprietor of which had been repeatedly warned that the structure was unsafe. Meanwhile, two people were injured in separate vehicle collisions.
Your Saturday and Sunday links.
Uber just bought Geometric Intelligence, a two-year-old artificial intelligence startup that vows to surpass the deep learning systems under development at internet giants like Google and Facebook. [Wired]
- San Francisco 49ers coach Chip Kelly’s father died on Friday. [KRON 4]
- Richmond celebrates being left off FBI’s most dangerous cities list, but it turns out they just forgot to send their crime stats in. [KRON 4] [CBS 5]
- The father (who himself is a registered sex offender) of the De La Salle High School student accused in a sexual assault case is now putting the blame on the teenage girl who said she was raped. [ABC 7]
- Here's what happens to the the conversations Alexa and Google Home record. [Wired]
- China’s internet filters block many of Silicon Valley’s biggest companies but have done little to stanch a Chinese obsession with its culture. [New York Times]