Martin Schwartzberg

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Facebook Says Its Artificial Intelligence Will Be Like A Car For Your Mind

In it for the long haul<p>Facebook wants it to be clear: its pushing the forefront of artificial intelligence research. But with that statement comes a reassurance: these machines are not evil, and they're going to make life better.<p>In blog post today, Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research (FAIR), …

5 Unexpected Reasons Why You Keep Breaking Out

You invest in fancy products, stick to a diligent skin care regimen, (almost) never fall asleep with your makeup on and yet you <i>still</i> wake up to bumps …

18-Second Clock Error Reportedly Made Before Final Steelers vs. Chargers Drive

The Pittsburgh Steelers won their Monday night showdown with the San Diego Chargers in the most dramatic fashion possible, but it apparently didn't have to be such a nail-biter of a finish.<p>Le'Veon Bell reached the ball over the goal line as time expired to clinch the 24-20 victory. Pittsburgh coach …

Iranian parliament passes bill approving nuclear deal

Victory for Rouhani government over conservative opponents of deal in which Iran agrees to nuclear concessions in return for easing of sanctions<p>Iran’s conservative-dominated parliament has endorsed the landmark nuclear agreement struck earlier this year, clearing the last hurdle before both sides …

South Asia

Former administration official: Here's what Obama gets wrong about Syria

President Obama has been consistent on Syria. Even when I was in the administration, the president made clear that he did not want to get dragged into the conflict there.<p>The legacy of Iraq weighed heavily on him. He was elected to get us out of Middle East wars, not into them. He was not going to …

9 reasons I will always love Japan

1. I felt safe everywhere.<p>About one month after moving to Kyoto, Japan, I had the strangest physical sensation. What was that peculiar feeling, like …

Airplane seat designed to speed up boarding would also improve the middle seat

The window seat has the views, the aisle seat has easy access, and a new design would give the middle seat the elbow room.<p>The seating concept would …

Associated Press News

Ellen Page and Girlfriend Wear Complementary Tuxedos for First Red Carpet Appearance

Much-applauded actress and baby face Ellen Page came out over a year ago, but she came out as a girlfriend on the Toronto International Film Festival red carpet Sunday night. The couple wore complementary tuxedo-inspired getups: Page in Saint Laurent (leather pants!) and Samantha Thomas in …

Red Carpet

North Korea warns that it has revamped and restarted all nuclear plants to make more bombs

A day after threatening long-range rocket launches, North Korea declared Tuesday that it has upgraded and restarted all of its atomic fuel plants so it can produce more — and more sophisticated — nuclear weapons.<p>Neither announcement was entirely unexpected, and outside analysts see the back-to-back …

Associated Press News

Kim Jong-un orders North Korean frontline troops onto war footing

Supreme Leader orders his troops to be in a 'wartime state' after exchange of artillery fire with South Korea<p>Kim Jong-un has ordered front-line North Korean troops onto a war-footing as tensions on the border with South Korea soared following an exchange of artillery fire.<p>South Korea fired dozens …