Zachary A. Kennedy

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Facebook's AI boss described Sophia the robot as 'complete b------t' and 'Wizard-of-Oz AI'

Sophia the robot has made headlines at Business Insider and other media outlets for its threats to destroy all humans, for becoming an actual citizen of Saudi Arabia, and for rejecting marriage proposals.<p>But Facebook's director of artificial intelligence research, Yann LeCun, is not convinced. …

Artificial Intelligence

The Memes That Defined 2017

(Image Link)<p>Every new year brings with it a new batch of internet memes to make us laugh and give us fresh new material to share on social media, …

Social Media

Are people really eating Tide Pods?

Tide Pods look like candy, but they are not candy. They are little capsules of laundry detergent. Eating them is a bad idea! Despite this, “eating …

Vincent Van Gogh

20-year-old makes unholy amounts of cash on meme Bibles

When Jason Wong moved to the U.S. from China a little over a decade ago, he learned English and adopted American culture largely, he says, through …

Starbucks Just Made a Major Announcement That Will Stun Customers

Now this will make customers think. Or will it?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You go to Starbucks every morning.<p>You buy your life-saving, bean-based potion.<p>And what do you do with the cup?<p>Many people just throw them away. They …

disposablecups

It's time to get serious about climate change

When former Vice President Al Gore released his documentary in 2006 entitled An Inconvenient Truth, somehow the public was lectured with the consequences of global warming. Some may have missed it or did not pay attention. But truth of the matter-climate change is real.<p>More than before it has …

Al Gore

Natural Disasters Set a Record $135 Billion in Claims in 2017

And this may be the new normal, according to one agency.<p>1 min read<p>Hurricanes, wildfires and earthquakes did a record amount of damage this past year, according to Munich Re, a German-based reinsurer.<p>According to Munich Re’s natural catastrophe review, the insurance industry was hit with a …

Insurance Industry

New Kanye West Music Is Reportedly on the Way

For fans of Kanye West, the new year is definitely looking bright. In recent social media posts on Twitter and Instagram, there’s reason to believe …

Trump says he'd be open to talking with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

THURMONT, Md. — President Donald Trump, shelving comparisons about the size of a “nuclear button,” said Saturday he is open to talking with the North …

North Korea

Medical examiner confirms Lil Peep died from Fentanyl and Xanax overdose

A toxicology report from the Pima County Medical Examiner has confirmed the 21-year-old’s cause of death.<p>After initial reports from the Pima County …

Lil Peep