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humans vs. machines

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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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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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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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Cricut Explore

If you're willing to invest in some additional costs and have a fast Internet connection, the Cricut Explore can be a fun and useful machine for passionate arts and crafts do-it-yourselfers.

July 15, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 15, 2014
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Don't worry, humans: Yahoo says best news crafted by real people

Yahoo's Nick D'Aloisio stresses again its News Digest app can't be created by AI alone, and that its premium design requires a professional touch.

By February 25, 2014

Review

Apple iMac (21.5-inch, 2014)

While it includes some performance and graphics concessions on the lowest priced model, the 21.5-inch iMac brings Apple's iconic design and top-notch bundled accessories and software to a wider audience.

June 24, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating June 24, 2014
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10-Vins D-Vine

French startup 10-Vins plans to bring single-serve wine to the US in 2015.

May 13, 2014

MSRP: $250.00

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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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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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What if we become as stupid as machines?

Ray Kurzweil, the man who promises "Singularity" between man and machine, speaks of it as being a wonderful thing. But is it? Even remotely?

By February 23, 2014