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humans vs. machines

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DeGrasse Tyson says Superman vs. Batman may come down to public opinion

Technically Incorrect: Speaking about many deep scientific matters with Jon Stewart, the astrophysicist tries to answer society's big question.

By April 23, 2015

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A smart-home platform showdown: SmartThings vs. Wink

These systems promise to serve as the brains behind a smarter, more connected home. How do they stack up?

By November 12, 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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Two-year-old cryogenically frozen by parents

Technically Incorrect: The parents of a Thai girl who died of brain cancer have had her frozen in the hope that science will one day be able to revive her. She is believed to be the youngest person ever to undergo the procedure.

By April 16, 2015

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17 amazing robots that are in space right now (pictures)

Humans have catapulted myriad machines beyond our atmosphere, but only some qualify as true spacebots. Here's what's out there right now.

17 Images By April 9, 2015

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Ghost in the machine: Robot simulates a ghostly presence

Researchers have designed a robot that makes humans feel the illusory presence of a non-existent "ghost".

By November 6, 2014

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Fox News goes to the Apple store and finds apocalypse

Technically Incorrect: The O'Reilly Factor sends its witty correspondent to the Apple store in order to see if the machines are taking over the world. (They are.)

By April 7, 2015

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Elon Musk worries AI could delete humans along with spam

CEO of SpaceX and Tesla suggests superintelligent machines might one day decide the solution to spam is a world devoid of humans.

By October 8, 2014

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SNL mocks Scientology, where 'religion and science are intertwined'

Technically Incorrect: After astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson tells Christians they have no right to criticize the Church of Scientology, "Saturday Night Live" has other ideas.

By April 5, 2015

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Beauty-bot for the 'perfect' makeup application

A pair of Vienna-based designers have created a robotic makeup application device -- to highlight how the perfection of automated systems can be ill-suited to the uniqueness of humans.

By March 17, 2015