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humans vs. machines

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Verizon vs. Netflix: What's this really about? (Q&A)

Verizon's top policy wonk explains why Netflix shouldn't blame Verizon for poor streaming quality. He also talks Net neutrality.

By June 7, 2014

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Cards Against Humanity creator hits Kickstarter with Slap .45

Cards Against Humanity co-creator Max Temkin has joined forces with Gnarwhal Studios for wild west-themed card game Slap .45.

By August 20, 2014

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Engineers vs. designers: Will they overcome a dialogue of the deaf? (Q&A)

Design guru and computer scientist John Maeda believes there's a way to bridge a historical gap and infuse computer engineering with a more refined set of aesthetics.

By June 7, 2014

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How Microsoft's Cortana came by its human touch

Microsoft's Sogol Malekzadeh talks about her journey from artist in Iran to designer who helped create Windows Phone's marquee virtual assistant.

By July 21, 2014

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Hawking: AI could be the 'worst thing ever for humanity'

Discussing Johnny Depp's new film "Transcendence," the famous physicist says AI could not only be the biggest event in human history, but also the last.

By May 2, 2014

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LG G Pro vs. iPhone 5S? Alternative brackets to March Madness

There's still time to jump into geeky tournament brackets featuring battles between "Star Wars" characters, smartphones, PBS personalities, and sci-fi franchises.

By March 19, 2014

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When a machine threatens to cut off your health insurance

How much do humans supervise the machines that participate in customer service? One person's experience with Blue Shield of California suggests: "Not much at all."

By April 13, 2014

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Batmobile hitches a ride on 'Star Wars' Millennium Falcon?

Director J.J. Abrams tweets a video showing a glimpse of Han Solo's beloved hunk of junk -- the Millennium Falcon -- with a fun shout-out to "Batman vs. Superman" at the end.

By September 18, 2014

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All our failed flying machines could finally work (just not on Earth)

Many of humanity's early attempts at flight involved pedaling contraptions or flapping artificial wings. Turns out they weren't such dumb ideas after all -- in another part of the solar system.

By April 16, 2014

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Flying lampshades: Cirque du Soleil plays with drones

In a new video, the billion-dollar entertainment giant shows what it can do with a few quadcopters, and a lot of imagination.

By September 22, 2014