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My mom let me watch two rated “R” movies well before people in the 1980s and 90s would have deemed my age appropriate. The first was Rambo, but that was because I was already watching the Saturday morning Rambo cartoon and playing the Nintendo video game. The second was Terminator…

South Korean professional Go player Lee Se-Dol (R) prepares for his match against Google’s artificial…

“In life, unlike chess, the game continues after checkmate.” — Isaac Asimov

Historian and technologist David Nye has argued that “the meaning of a tool is inseparable from the stories that surround it.” In the context of artificial intelligence (AI), those stories have been dominated by the games that AI…

Dude Perfect: “Driving Stereotypes ft. Dale Jr.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vzv40VWL5ho

This week, Forbes released its 2022 “Highest Paid YouTube Stars” list and it’s far from surprising. Leading the list is my friend MrBeast, who earned over $50 million last year. The rest of the list mostly consists of white dudes and children who do toy reviews. …

Source Mark Zuckerberg on stage at Facebook’s F8 Conference, 2014 (photo by Maurizio Pesce)

This was a very bad week for Meta/Facebook and its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, though you probably wouldn’t know it from the way the company has been covered in the news. (And yes, it’s been another week of distracting news on all kinds of other fronts.) The headlines on DC federal…

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