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Bot or not? Try to tell a human poet from a computer

The Bot or Not Web site, called a "Turing test for poetry," lets users guess whether poems have been penned by a human or an algorithm. It's not always easy.

By March 10, 2014

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Hire a PayPal poet without anyone knowing it

A new PayPal service lets you order a custom-written poem for your paramour just in time for Valentine's Day. Crave writer Michael Franco tells you all about it in partial verse.

By February 7, 2014

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'Wasting time on the Internet' is a real Ivy League college class

Finally, all those hours spent noodling around on social media can be harnessed into real college credit at a prestigious institution.

By October 30, 2014

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Civilization: Beyond Earth trailer marks a new beginning for civilization

A 10-minute gameplay trailer for Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth has hit, and it looks like the space-age take on the classic series makes some interesting changes to the formula.

By October 1, 2014

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Hipsterbait: Irking hipsters, one meta T-shirt at a time

Artist Eric Drass, aka Shardcore, turns image faux pas into infuriating meta fashion statements with his latest Twitter bot, Hipsterbait1.

By September 19, 2014

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AI learns like a real toddler

An experiment to create a realistic artificial intelligence consists of a virtual child that interacts with humans and learns in real-time.

By August 24, 2014

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George R.R. Martin addresses lack of gay sex in 'Game of Thrones' books

Asked about the absence of gay sex scenes so far, the writer explains that his "viewpoint characters" aren't gay. He also tells stories of how his teachers tried to stop him from reading sci-fi.

By August 12, 2014

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5 reasons my phablet is fabulous

Crave's Michael Franco has been living with an awfully big phone for just over four months. His conclusion? Size really does matter.

By July 23, 2014

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Apple's new retail chief advises newbies to 'stay in your lane'

Angela Ahrendts makes her first public comments as head of online and physical retail at Apple -- in a LinkedIn blog post for people transitioning to new jobs.

By June 23, 2014

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Literally wrestle with the words of James Joyce

Rather than helping you read faster, He Liked Thick Word Soup sees you literally grappling with words in order to construct passages from James Joyce's Ulysses.

By June 10, 2014