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humans vs. machines

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As the machines take over, Apple desperately clings to humanity

Technically incorrect: In Monday's announcement of its new music service, Apple is clinging to the hope that people still want to be people and want to believe in other people, rather than in the supremacy of the machines.

By June 8, 2015

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Apple Music vs Spotify: What's the difference?

How does Apple's streaming service stack up against longtime favorite Spotify? We lay it all out here.

By June 8, 2015

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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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​The Internet has come to this: Push-button pizza ordering

Net-connected "smart buttons" from carrier Telefónica let businesses tempt customers with one-touch instant gratification. Early uses are ordering pizza, hailing cabs and requesting a package pickup.

By June 26, 2015

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Deadly animal machine rises again at Rome's Colosseum

Technically Incorrect: As part of a documentary, a timber cage that once lifted animals into the arena to fight has been rebuilt by archaeologists and engineers. It'll be there the next time you visit.

By June 8, 2015

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Professor warns robots could keep us in coffins on heroin drips

Technically Incorrect: Citing an extreme example, an Oxford University professor says the biggest fear is that robots will be smarter than us, and by misinterpreting our commands, might have very different definitions of happiness.

By June 29, 2015

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Woz: We've made machines too important

Technically Incorrect: Speaking in Massachusetts, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says humans lost to the machines 200 years ago and that putting computers in a classroom doesn't make kids smarter.

By May 2, 2015

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We'll never make self-driving cars, says Jaguar Land Rover exec

Technically Incorrect: Wolfgang Epple, head of R&D for Jaguar Land Rover, says the company doesn't consider people as cargo. How oddly human.

By June 30, 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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Stephen Hawking waxes dismal on time travel and the afterlife

In a new BBC documentary, the astrophysicist suggests that it simply isn't possible to go back in time. And there's not much to look forward to, either.

By June 19, 2015