Laura Sydell Laura Sydell is the Digital Culture Correspondent for the NPR's All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Weekend Edition and NPR.org.

While much of Silicon Valley has supported Hillary Clinton, billionaire investor Peter Thiel is backing Donald Trump. "We're voting for Trump because we judge the leadership of our country to have failed," Thiel says. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Peter Thiel Stands Out In Silicon Valley For Support Of Donald Trump

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It Ain't Me, Babe: Researchers Find Flaws In Police Facial Recognition Technology

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Quid found 228,912 English-language stories in the news and on the blogs about Clinton's health between Sept. 12 and Oct. 12. Quid hide caption

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Pundits Vs. Machine: Who Did Better At Predicting Campaign Controversies?

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Amazon Prepares To Launch Cheaper Music Streaming Service

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Samsung Officially Halts Production Of Galaxy Note 7 Phones

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Several companies are said to be considering bids for Twitter. Chesnot/Getty Images hide caption

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As Buyers Circle, Could Twitter Be Better Off As A Nonprofit?

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Tech Group To Set Industry Standards For Artificial Intelligence

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Republicans Say Obama Administration Is Giving Away The Internet

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Pundits Vs. Machine: Predicting Controversies In The Presidential Race

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Coming To The App Store: Nintendo's New Game 'Super Mario Run'

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Apple May Test iPhone Users' Loyalty If It Dumps The Headphone Jack

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When a person places a finger in the slot on the left, the robot uses an algorithm — unpredictable even to its creator — to decide whether to prick the finger with the pin on the end of its arm. Alexander Reben hide caption

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A Robot That Harms: When Machines Make Life Or Death Decisions

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Passengers wait at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport after a computer systems failure on Monday caused Delta to delay or cancel hundreds of flights. Branden Camp/AP hide caption

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Why The Airline Industry Could Keep Suffering System Failures Like Delta's

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