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That 'Doctor Who' continuity reference explained: Who are the clockwork robots?

The first episode of season 8 sees the new Doctor wracking his brains to recall a previous episode. We'll help him (and you) remember. Spoilers!

By August 23, 2014

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Why 'outdated' Turing test is no longer the gold standard of AI

A chatbot pretending to be a 13-year-old boy recently passed the famous artificial intelligence test, its creators claim. But does Turing's test really tell us anything about AI?

By June 10, 2014

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D-Day: 70th anniversary in pictures

A photo tour of Omaha and Utah beaches, and the Normandy American Cemetery, 70 years after D-Day.

By June 5, 2014

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The game I'm playing all weekend: Leo's Fortune

With its stunning visuals and compelling plot, this remarkable game (currently for iOS only) joins the ranks of classic platformers like Limbo and The Cave.

By April 30, 2014

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SociBot mirrors faces for uncanny teleconferences

This disembodied robot can identify you in a crowd, mimic human emotions, and follow you around the room with its eyes. Plus, it's programmable to display any face, even your own.

By April 7, 2014

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New XPrize: Can an AI project get a standing ovation at TED?

The challenge: Come up with an artificial intelligence project that by itself can come up with a TED talk so good it gets a standing ovation.

By March 20, 2014

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Sony's Project Morpheus makes big bet on body tracking

Thanks to PlayStation Move, the newly minted virtual reality titan is pushing the boundaries of body tracking, but with a proprietary catch putting it at odds with Oculus.

By March 20, 2014

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Popcorn-wafting Poptopia may be first scented mobile game

Pop Secret launches an iOS game with a popcorn-scent-emitting dongle. Is this the world's first smell-enhanced mobile game?

By December 10, 2013

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NASA celebrates Halloween with space ghost images

NASA offers up wispy images of three dying stars to show how space generates its own ghosts.

By October 29, 2013

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Ep. 1344: Where we seem to have an invisible touch

Violence erupts over GTA V release in North London, using a disembodied finger to unlock the Apple iPhone 5S, Mcafee's list of the most dangerous celebrities to search on the Internet, and how to spot a pair of counterfeit Beats by Dre headphones.

By September 17, 2013