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humanity

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Human gene editing is about to happen, but don't freak out just yet

Commentary: A British research team has gotten the go-ahead to edit the DNA of a human embryo using breakthrough tech that could cure cancer -- or bring on a comic-book-style mutant apocalypse.

By February 5, 2016

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Snowden a 'human rights defender,' say European politicians

A vote in the European Parliament sees politicians agree that Edward Snowden should be given protection in Europe -- but that doesn't mean he will be.

By October 29, 2015

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Why it's a big deal that Google beat a human at Go

Google's artificial intelligence just made one giant leap toward outsmarting mankind. Learn why no one thought a computer could beat a human at the ancient game of Go. Also: Venmo expands payments, Apple recalls plugs.

By January 28, 2016

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Why it's a big deal that Google beat a human at Go (CNET Update show notes)

Google's artificial intelligence just made one giant leap toward outsmarting mankind. Learn why no one thought a computer could defeat a human at the ancient game of Go. Also: Venmo expands payments, Apple recalls plugs.

By January 28, 2016

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Human-ear phone case can definitely hear you now

An artist makes an iPhone case featuring a silicone human ear so realistic you'd think it could listen in on your calls.

By January 21, 2016

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Hydrogen, humans and the future of cars (CNET UK podcast 464 show notes)

Andrew Hoyle is joined by Roadshow's Drew Stearne to talk about the future of electric and hydrogen cars, autonomous driving, and why your car may be forced to kill you.

By January 15, 2016

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Google's self-driving cars still need that human (driver's) touch

Autonomous vehicles aren't yet ready to hit the mainstream, the company's stats reveal.

By January 13, 2016

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Driving change: Ian Somerhalder says we need to 'humanize tech'

From CNET Magazine: By day, Ian Somerhalder plays a supernatural antihero on the popular TV series "The Vampire Diaries." The rest of the time, he's an activist and entrepreneur working to remind us what it means to be human.

By September 8, 2015

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Dogs imitate each other just like humans, study says

Technically Incorrect: Italian researchers find that dogs mimic each other's expressions, showing signs of empathy.

By December 24, 2015

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Cards Against Humanity might slice up an original Picasso

The game company uses funds from its holiday promotion to buy Pablo Picasso's "Tete de Faune" and will ask 150,000 fans if it should donate the work or cut it up and distribute little pieces of art history.

By December 22, 2015