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The people ‘possessed’ by computers

What would happen if a computer could take over a human body? David Robson meets an “echoborg” – a strange experiment that reveals our future with artificial intelligence.<p>Sophia Ben-Achour looks like a typical London student. She has short, brown hair, dancing eyes and a wide smile. We talk about …

Artificial Intelligence

Associated Press News

The Islamic State One Year Later: Who's Winning the War?

Islamic State's Projection of Territory Under Its Control by 2020<p>June 29 marks the first anniversary of the proclamation of Islamic State (IS). It has been a busy year. After conquering an area covering over 80,000 square miles and including a population of approximately 10 million people, IS has …

War

Tom Hardy Publicly Apologizes to Mad Max Director George Miller

The actor took a moment during Thursday’s Cannes press conference to say he was sorry to George Miller.<p>When <b>Tom Hardy</b> finally sat down and saw <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i>, after reportedly spending more than 100 days filming the post-apocalyptic action film in Namibia, the English actor realized that he owed …

Watch a college student confront Jeb Bush: 'Your brother created ISIS'

The student, identified in reports as 19-year-old Ivy Ziedrich, introduced herself as a young Democrat attending the University of Nevada at Reno.<p>She quickly moved on to accuse Bush's brother George W. Bush of laying the groundwork for the rise of the Islamic State jihadist group (also known as …

We’ve Made Machines Smart--And Now We’re Making Them Angry

They could make customer service agents more prepared to deal with your wrath<p>Phone calls to automated customer service lines inspire a unique brand of ire. Now a New Zealand-based digital marketing company is creating a robot that can mimic our uniquely human wrath in order to help companies better …

Scientists Have Created Chickens With Dinosaur Snouts

No, this is not the plot of the new Jurassic Park movie<p>Birds have an amazing array of beaks, from the curved snout of a flamingo, to the delicate and deadly beak of an owl, to the rounder snout of the dino-chicken.<p>If you haven't heard of a dino-chicken before, don't feel bad. It was only recently …

Allen West claims “Sharia law is coming to Walmart” — and is proven wrong by his own editor

<b>Allen West (Reuters/Mary Calvert)</b><p>To West, Walmart checkout clerks not being named “Steve” is a sign of America’s Islamification<p>Scott Eric Kaufman<p>May 12, 2015 1:30pm (UTC)<p>Fox News contributor Allen West wrote a column Monday in which he described how Sharia law is creeping its way into the very core …

Religion

The 9 Strangest Flying Robots from the World’s Biggest Drone Show

In the past year, drones have crashed onto the White House lawn, hauled ra­dio­act­ive cesi­um to the roof of the Ja­pan­ese prime min­is­ter’s Tokyo …

CNN exclusive: From Glasgow girl to 'bedroom radical' and ISIS bride

In November of last year, 19-year-old Aqsa Mahmood gave her father, Muzaffar, a long hug goodbye. He remembers, he says, because she looked especially beautiful. He remarked upon it to his wife, saying there was something different about his daughter.<p>The night before, she had asked her sisters to …

Husband of jailed Sudanese Christian fears for family's lives

The husband of a Sudanese woman sentenced to death for refusing to renounce her Christian faith fears for the lives of his family.<p>Daniel Wani is asking U.S. officials to expedite the asylum process in the case of his wife, Mariam Yehya Ibrahim. Wani says if Ibrahim is released early, her life and …

Want A Neat Overview Of What’s Going On In Wearables? Point Your Eyes Right Here…

Wearables are so hot right now. Apple iWatch rumours are in rude health. Google is apparently looking (beyond Glass) at picking up and strapping onto its business another startup in the wearables space (guesses for which in the comments, please).<p>Jawbone, maker of the UP fitness tracker bangle (and …

Scribd Brings Its Unlimited Reading App to the Kindle Fire

Scribd has thrown down a gauntlet against the reigning ebook champion Amazon with the release of an app for enjoying its subscription ebook service on Amazon’s own Kindle Fire tablet.<p>While Scribd already has Android and iOS apps for its $8.99-per-month service, which launched last October, the …

Why has Google bought an AI company?

<b>Earlier this week Google spent £400m buying a UK firm that specialised in artificial intelligence.</b><p>DeepMind is a privately-held company founded by Demis Hassabis, a 37-year-old neuroscientist and former teenage chess prodigy, along with Shane Legg and Mustafa Suleyman.<p>According to DeepMind's website …

‘Shameful’: Sen. Ted Cruz Condemns the State of Investigations Into IRS Scandal

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) on Thursday condemned how the investigations into the Internal Revenue Service scandal are proceeding, calling it “shameful” that there are still so few answers about who was responsible, and that no one has been held accountable.<p>Speaking on Glenn Beck’s radio program, Cruz …

Japanese Developers on the PS4's Strengths and Weaknesses

The PlayStation 4 comes out in Japan in one month. The privileged who got to pick up theirs out west have been enjoying it for over two months now, …

Pope Francis says the internet is a 'gift from God'

Pontiff calls for 'a network not of wires but of humans' in statement released Thursday<p>Pope Francis today described the internet as a "gift from God," hailing its ability to foster dialogue among disparate groups, though he acknowledged that the speed of social media can make it difficult for users …