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The Atlantic
Why Aren't There More Women Futurists?In the future, everyone’s going to have a robot assistant. That’s the story, at
Why Aren't There More Women Futurists?
The Atlantic / Posted 4 days ago
In the future, everyone’s going to have a robot assistant. That’s the story, at least. And as part of that long-running narrative, Facebook just launched its virtual assistant. They’re calling it Moneypenny—the secretary from the James Bond Films.... Read more
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The New Statesman
The God quest: why humans long for immortalityWhen on his travels Gulliver discovers that among the inhabitants of Luggnagg l
The God quest: why humans long for immortality
The New Statesman / Posted 5 days ago
When on his travels Gulliver discovers that among the inhabitants of Luggnagg live the Struldbrugs, born with a red spot on their foreheads indicating that they never die, he is delighted. “Happy nation, where every child hath at least a chance for... Read more
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Calgary Sun
The power of three: A list of under-rated rock trios that you should be listening toWhen asked "Who is the greatest rock power trio of all time?", I think most mus
The power of three: A list of under-rated rock trios that you should be listening to
Calgary Sun / Posted 18 days ago
When asked "Who is the greatest rock power trio of all time?", I think most music fans would come up with the same answer. It's Rush of course. And that was proven to me once again when the legendary prog-rockers came through town and played to a... Read more
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Slate
How Reddit Can Solve Its Hate Speech Problem—Without Banning Hate SpeechReddit has an image problem and a user problem. After years of idealistically c
How Reddit Can Solve Its Hate Speech Problem—Without Banning Hate Speech
Slate / Posted 21 days ago
Reddit has an image problem and a user problem. After years of idealistically celebrating the site, the media, following the 2014 celebrity photo hack, now frequently portrays Reddit as a cesspool of hatein dire need of repair. Yet many of the site’s... Read more
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Business Insider
Where is Google taking us?Whatever happened to wonder? The most unnerving thing about sitting in the bac
Where is Google taking us?
Business Insider / Posted 30 days ago
Whatever happened to wonder? The most unnerving thing about sitting in the back of a driverless car is how quickly you get used to it. After 10 minutes cruising Californian streets in the rear seat of one of Google’s “autonomous” Lexus 4x4s, the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Where is Google taking us?Whatever happened to wonder? The most unnerving thing about sitting in the back
Where is Google taking us?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted a month ago
Whatever happened to wonder? The most unnerving thing about sitting in the back of a driverless car is how quickly you get used to it. After 10 minutes cruising Californian streets in the rear seat of one of Google’s “autonomous” Lexus 4x4s, the... Read more