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Daily Crunch: Twitter confronts image-cropping concerns

Twitter addresses questions of bias in its image-cropping algorithms, we take a look at Mario Kart Live and the stock market takes a hit after President Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis. This is your Daily Crunch for October 2, 2020.

The big story: Twitter confronts image-cropping concerns

Last month, (white) PhD student Colin Madland highlighted potential algorithmic bias on Twitter and Zoom — in Twitter’s case, because its automatic image cropping seemed to consistently highlight Madland’s face over that of a Black colleague.

Today, Twitter said it has been looking into the issue: “While our analyses to date haven’t shown racial or gender bias, we recognize that the way we automatically crop photos means there is a potential for harm.”

Does that mean it will stop automatically cropping images? The company said it’s “exploring different options” and added, “We hope that giving people more choices for image cropping and previewing what they’ll

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Rekindles positive sentiment; confronts heavy upside obstacle

AUDUSD is encountering tough resistance at the 0.7192 mark after bouncing off the lower band of the cloud that merged with the 100-day simple moving average (SMA), around 0.7005. This fortified barrier coincides with the ceiling of the cloud and is encapsulated by the flattened Ichimoku lines. Nonetheless, the governing tone of the 50-and 100-day SMAs continues to aid the bullish structure.

The short-term oscillators also reflect the pickup in positive momentum. The climbing RSI has reached its neutral threshold, while the rising stochastic %K line has pierced into overbought territory, endorsing additional advances. The MACD, in the negative region, holds slightly below its red trigger line but looks set to return back above it.

To the upside, if buyers manage to jump above the cloud and the adjacent 50-day SMA, fused with the blue Kijun-sen line at 0.7211, the price may shoot for the 0.7344 high. Another leg up

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