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U.S. Officials Rush to Delete Online Pics of Afghan Allies
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U.S. Officials Rush to Delete Online Pics of Afghan Allies

People board a Spanish airforce A400 plane as part of an evacuation plan at Kabul airport in Afghanistan, Wednesday Aug. 18, 2021.Photo: Spanish Defense Ministry (AP) Amid the catastrophe that’s been the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan this week, U.S. agencies have initiated sweeping purges of online information concerning friendly Afghan nationals. Fears have arisen that...

You Have a License to Commit Bug Murder (Just Don’t Use a Gun)
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You Have a License to Commit Bug Murder (Just Don’t Use a Gun)

Photo: Matt Rourke (AP) Move over, murder hornets. There’s a new invasive bug in town: the spotted lanternfly. Advertisement The bugs first arrived in Pennsylvania in 2014, but they’re spreading across the Northeast. Eight New Jersey counties have been labeled as quarantine zones by the state Department of Agriculture, meaning anyone leaving those counties should...

TikTok’s Algorithm Is Speeding Up the Spread of Covid-19 Vaccine Lies
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TikTok’s Algorithm Is Speeding Up the Spread of Covid-19 Vaccine Lies

Photo: OLIVIER DOULIERY / Contributor (Getty Images) TikTok—long known as an incubator for viral dance trends and memes—is reportedly gaining a reputation as a breeding ground for a far more insidious type of viral content: the spread of hoaxes and misinformation, specifically those pertaining to the Covid-19 vaccines. Advertisement On Wednesday, Media Matters published new...

Here’s a Therapeutic Video of Those Boston Dynamics Robots Busting Ass
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Here’s a Therapeutic Video of Those Boston Dynamics Robots Busting Ass

Maybe the robots will report us for thoughtcrime, but delighting in their falls is worth it for now. Atlas Tripped There’s something deeply unsettling about watching Atlas, the humanoid robot from the engineers at Boston Dynamics that’s walked, run, jumped, and flipped in countless viral marketing videos over the years. It’s easy to watch Atlas...

Top Machine Learning Recommended Systems We Use in Our Everyday Life
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Top Machine Learning Recommended Systems We Use in Our Everyday Life

Here is the list of the top machine learning recommended systems We can’t discount the fact that the internet plays an important role in our personal and professional lives! We are all reliant on technology nowadays. We sometimes depend on manual methods to achieve our goals over a decade ago, and we never anticipated that...

If AI only had a brain: Is the human mind the best model to copy?
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If AI only had a brain: Is the human mind the best model to copy?

The Holy Grail of AI research is called “general artificial intelligence,” or GAI. A machine imbued with general intelligence would be capable of performing just about any task a typical adult human could. The opposite of general AI is narrow AI – the kind we have today. For example, you can ask Alexa to do...

Scientists Grew a Brain-Like Blob With Primitive Eyes
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Scientists Grew a Brain-Like Blob With Primitive Eyes

A brain organoid with developed optic cups.Image: Elke Gabriel (CC BY-NC-SA) Now the stem cells are just showing off. An international team of researchers say they’ve developed a lab-grown mass of tissue that mimicked a brain and was able to spontaneously produce two symmetrical optic cups, eye-like structures sensitive to light. But don’t worry—these rudimentary...

Joe Biden Continues His Assault on the Freedom to Buy Crappy Appliances
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Joe Biden Continues His Assault on the Freedom to Buy Crappy Appliances

Photo: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP (Getty Images) Real Americans know freedom when they see it. It can look like refusing to prevent a largely preventable illness, a Lego-bedazzled Glock, or buying appliances that just waste energy and money. If you needed any more proof liberals want to ruin all that, look no further than the Biden administration’s...