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When artificial intelligence meets human stupidity 

By:  Cherine Fahim, Founder and CEO, Endoxa Neuroscience From the US Government’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnology initative (BRAIN) to Google’s deep-learning artificial intelligence (AI) project, Brain; from Facebook hiring neuroscientists to work on a brain-computer interface to Elon Musk’s Neuralink, a company that aims to download your mind; or Bryan…

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Are Machines Taking Over The Space? 

By Faye Flam People concerned about robots taking away jobs might want to consider where it’s already happened. Machines with varying levels of intelligence have quietly taken over the most glamorous, coveted and admirable job in the world — space exploration. It’s not that people can’t still be…

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The Real Story of Who Invented Emoji 

(Hint: They’re Ancient)   By: John Brownlee In 1969, the New York Times asked Vladimir Nabokov, the famous Russian-American author of Lolita and Pale Fire, how he would rank himself amongst all living and dead literary greats, He slyly responded: “I often think there should exist a special typographical sign for a smile — some sort…