Microsoft created an AI to learn from how we tweet, it immediately became racist
Mar 25, 2016

Some techs at Microsoft decided to build an AI that would learn how to speak by studying how we communicate on Twitter. It took 24 hours for it to become a racist nut job. If anything, it’s surprising it took that long.

World's fastest Internet connection can snag 1,300 movies per second!
Aug 7, 2014

The future is now and light-speed broadband is a radical reality.

11 of the best online sci-fi communities you should join now
Jun 4, 2013

We all love chatting about sci-fi with other fans, but sometimes we don't want to leave the couch.

Woman finds hilarious unexpected uses for LOTR Uruk-hai scimitar
Apr 16, 2013

You didn't really think this weapon was just for orcs, did you?

Censored Internet sites may soon show sly Ray Bradbury tribute
Dec 17, 2012

Dystopia may be on its way, but at least we can laugh about it. With governments cracking down on websites that traffic in illegal content, one witty software developer has a novel idea—we're blocking sites anyway, so why not honor Fahrenheit 451 author Ray Bradbury in the process.