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Lab Report: Mapping the Displacement From 'Urban Renewal'

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Mapping displacement: On paper, the U.S. government’s urban renewal projects of 1950s and ‘60s aimed to tear down blighted slums and replace them with affordable housing. But in practice, the strategy ended up displacing hundreds of thousands of city residents, as a new mapping tool helps illustrate. National Geographic reports:

Uber’s spy tactics: A bombshell court filing details the clandestine methods Uber allegedly used to thwart competitors, including hacking computers, recording conversations, and impersonating people. The fresh details from a former Uber security analyst came out as part of the high-profile Waymo vs. Uber trial. (AP)