Technically Incorrect: Building on the principle of evolutionary convergence, an academic says it's likely that aliens will resemble us.
Google's chatbot artificial intelligence has some interesting -- and not entirely illogical -- ideas about morality, philosophy and the meaning of life.
AMC and Channel 4's new TV show sees smiling, servile "synths" in every home... but is it them or us who should be feared?
A tattoo magazine and a Brazilian ad agency are behind SkinBook, a creepy little notebook with pages of synthetic human skin. It's designed for artists to "sketch" ideas into, protecting real human skin from the ravages of inexperienced tattooers while they practice their craft.
On today's show, Ashley and Khail break down the VR news from Google I/O, check out a creepy notebook made of fake skin for "sketching" tattoos and express concerns about MIT's cheetah-bot, which can now hurdle over obstacles without slowing down.
Technically Incorrect: In a series of experiments, a Google human has various conversations with a machine. One involves morality. The machine gets pissy.
Finally, people born in 1980 have something amazing over those young'ins who came into the world in the year 2000 or on a Leap Day.
Humans are as "Earth-changing as a meteor strike," says a researcher who has proposed a new start date for the so-called Anthropocene, or "human epoch."
By building synthetic bacteria that can be taken in pill form, DARPA-funded researchers seek to keep our digestive systems in fighting form.
In the "Star Trek" universe, humans made contact with aliens in 2063. In the real world, scientists could beat that mark by decades, at least when it comes to detecting signs of life beyond this rock.