"Parks and Recreation" writer Megan Amram offers up a "raunchy, crazy" textbook full of carbon dating, physics as nail art and kale.
Rich and Ashley talk about robot comedians, Facebook's new app Slingshot, carrier-exclusive phones, whether startup Timeshel has what it takes, and some new releases dropping today.
We're back for another episode of Tomorrow Daily. Today, Rich and Ashley check out a Japanese robot who's also a comedian, discuss Facebook's Slingshot app, and wonder why carrier exclusives even happen anymore.
Can humour be broken down into a series of programmable commands? The Kobian robot helps researchers find out.
When a robot tries to make you to laugh, is that considered "artifarcical" intelligence? RoboJase the android debuts his comedy routine on mere mortals.
Technically Incorrect: For the Super Bowl, T-Mobile teases that it's not just using the humor of Kim Kardashian. There are actual comedians, too.
There's no better way to make a good impression than with a memorable Super Bowl ad, and the two carriers figure to make headway against bigger spenders Verizon Wireless and AT&T.
Technically Incorrect: As part of publicizing his support for the Omniprocessor, which takes sewer sludge and turns it into clean water and energy, Gates offers the comedian the ultimate "taste test."
Robots aim to entertain by singing and acting, but are they as talented as humans? RoboThespians aren't exactly Replicants, but they probably kill at karaoke.
In an ongoing show of one-upping with competitors like Netflix, Amazon convinces the famed filmmaker to create a TV series. Quipped Allen: "I don't know how I got into this."