Mercedes Harris

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Can we trust robots to make moral decisions?

Last week, Microsoft inadvertently revealed the difficulty of creating moral robots. Chatbot Tay, designed to speak like a teenage girl, turned into a Nazi-loving racist after less than 24 hours on Twitter. “Repeat after me, Hitler did nothing wrong,” she said, after interacting with various …

The Future

The 16 Most Bizarre (But Beautiful) Homes We've Ever Seen

As homeowners shift toward more sustainable, off-the-grid, DIY habitats, unique homes are inevitable. Here we look at 16 innovative, bizarre, and one-of-a-kind homes and what makes them stand out<p>As homeowners shift toward more sustainable, off-the-grid, DIY habitats, unique homes are inevitable. …

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Engineer Connects 27-Year-Old Macintosh Plus to the Internet

Engineer Jeff Keacher says his first “real” computer was a Macintosh Plus. Now 27-years-old, the device has an 8 MHz processor, 4MB of RAM, and a 512×342 resolution 1-bit screen. Keacher decided he wanted to use it to surf the Web:<p>Since this is 2013, Keacher used a Raspberry Pi to do the heavy …

British Leaders Continue to Squabble Over the Future of London's Airports

Boris Johnson has accused David Cameron of setting up a commission on the future of Britain’s airports “to provide cover for a U-turn on Heathrow”.<p>Mr …

Nigerian man rescued from sunken boat after three days at bottom of Atlantic – video

Harrison Odjegba Okene, a Nigerian cook, is found by divers after surviving for three days in an air pocket on a sunken tugboat at the bottom of the Atlantic. Divers from the Dutch company DCN Diving are looking for dead bodies when Okene grabs one of the divers' hands. The diver uses hot water to …

SpareOne Plus Emergency Phone Uses Single Standard AA Battery for Power

<b>SpareOne Plus Emergency Phone</b> is all-in-one emergency phone that you can count on. There are times when we have gone on a trip and forget to carry …

The Hyperrealistic Sculptures of Ron Mueck

London-based sculptor Ron Mueck, formerly a model maker and puppeteer for children's television and films, has been creating fine art sculptures since 1996. Using resin, fiberglass, silicone, and many other materials, Mueck constructs hyperrealistic likenesses of human beings, while playing with …

More On The Curves

Is there something more comforting about holding a phone in your hand that feels and looks curvy? Perhaps yes, and this is why phones like the VEGA, …

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Walking Cabinet by Markus Johansson

Swedish designer Markus Johansson has released a slew of new products including the Walking Cabinet. The twisted form of the cabinet, coinciding with …

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LG’s first flexible OLED phone due before the year is out

LG plans to launch a flexible OLED smartphone before the end of the year, the company’s VP of mobile has confirmed, though it’s unclear to what …

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Phone pioneer speaks for first time in 128 years

<b>The voice of Alexander Graham Bell has been identified for the first time, in a recording from 1885.</b><p>On the wax-disc recording, the telephone inventor says: "Hear my voice, Alexander Graham Bell."<p>The recording is among the earliest held by the Smithsonian Institution, which runs the National Museum …

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