The relentless advance of artificial intelligence has caught the attention of the UK parliament. A House of Lords Select Committee will consider the social, ethical, and economic impact of AI. The Committee is due to ...
September 7, 2017
In sport teams and players are always looking to gain an advantage. Some are more devious than others. Some bend the rules. Some outright cheat. Cheating in sport is nothing new. Just look at athletics. ...
September 4, 2017
Burger King have launched a crypto-currency in Russia. The currency, appropriately called WhopperCoin, converts burgers into cyber coins. Whenever a hungry Russian buys a burger they receive one WhopperCoin for every Rouble they spend. By ...
August 7, 2017
A new vending machine has been installed at Oakland Airport in California. Nothing special about that. Except the machine vends shirts and jackets to weary travellers who can’t possibly continue their journey without freshening up ...