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Petition for Jon Stewart to moderate presidential debate is no joke

A Change.org petition for the former "Daily Show" host to wrangle candidates at a major debate next year has gone viral, garnering almost 200,000 signers in just two days.

By August 21, 2015

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Prominent tech and science experts call for killer robot ban (Tomorrow Daily 216)

Ashley and Khail discuss a petition to ban autonomous weapons, one man's silly idea to load Half-Life 2 on his Android Wear smartwatch and Stanford University's AI program to teach robots to play games. #TDNewAI

By July 28, 2015

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Musk, Wozniak and Hawking join petition to ban autonomous weapons (Tomorrow Daily 216)

Many scientists and technology experts agree that artificial intelligence development should not involve military weaponry, as the decision to kill humans may fall exclusively into the hands of robots. It sounds like science fiction, but it's a real concern among the scientific community.

By July 28, 2015

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Should Pluto return to the planet club?

In 2006, Pluto had its planet status revoked. Now a petition hopes to get it restored -- but would other dwarf planets ride in on its coattails?

By July 14, 2015

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Redhead redemption: Give us our ginger emojis, petition demands

A new Change.org petition asks Apple to add redheads to its emoji diversification update. How else will we be able to chat about Harry Potter's best friend Ron Weasley?

By March 5, 2015

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GTA V pulled from Target Australia for depictions of violence against women

After pressure from an online petition, Target Australia agrees to stop selling Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V.

By December 3, 2014

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Petition asks Nintendo to name character after Robin Williams

Over 100,000 people have signed the petition, though it's not clear yet whether Nintendo might bring Williams to a future title.

By August 18, 2014

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Fans want Weird Al for the Super Bowl Halftime Show

Over 40,000 fans have signed a petition asking the NFL to invite parody singer Weird Al Yankovic to headline the Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show.

By August 7, 2014

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Appeals court nixes Apple bid to delay e-books damages trial

The petition sought emergency stay pending the resolution of an appeal concerning the case's class status.

By May 29, 2014

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Online petition to deport Justin Bieber fails

Despite garnering 100,000 signatures, the petition to ask the White House to remove the Canadian heartthrob from the US gets a very political reply.

By April 20, 2014