I’ve been fumbling to deliver this story since I first encountered it some six years ago. Here’s the rub: as the story indicates, there’s an effective way to learn to tell a story and a not so effective way. The
Can using the wrong word cripple the future of embodied AI? The word ‘robot’ is from the Slavic robota, meaning forced laborer. It was originally coined to refer to the serfs of 19th century eastern Europe. The term was
Fantastic thought-provoking films, as a rule (lately at least) don’t routinely show up for prime time – but today’s headlines pulled a uey. Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Shoplifters (万引き家族 Manbiki Kazoku, literally Shoplifting Family) just won the Palme d’Or at Cannes.
John Hamilton McWhorter V. — of Philadelphia, PA — got his BA in French from Rutgers, his MA in American Studies from NYU and his PhD in Linguistics from Stanford. Currently he is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at
I’ve been relying on Tylenol PM to get me to sleep at night. Just one. But it turns out that a lot of people are leaning on this OTC “solution” – in some cases taking as many as 5 pills
Excellent Magnum Opus from Dr. Chutkan at the recent (February 2018) World Government Summit in Dubai. For some reason her Jamaican accent seems more pronounced than I recall from other talks and interviews she’s delivered. Let’s see if we can
Stasha Gominak is a practicing neurologist in Tyler, Texas. That accent is Texan. She delivered this trail-blazing 101 on Vitamin D and sleep-related issues in 2011. All hail GiantRobot, again — and that pesky algorithm that gets so much grief.