THE ECLIPSE IS RACIST BECAUSE IT FAILS TO AFFECT ENOUGH BLACK PEOPLE, THE ATLANTIC SUGGESTS “Still, an eclipse chaser is always tempted to believe that the skies are relaying a message.”

The Atlantic, a once-great magazine, has determined that the total eclipse of the sun due to occur on Monday will fail to affect enough black people. The Atlantic’s very lengthy … Continue Reading →

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE A GREATER THREAT THAN NORTH KOREA, SAYS TECH MAGNATE “If you’re not concerned about AI safety, you should be”

IMAGE CREDITS: JD LASICA / FLICKR. Tech magnate Elon Musk offered his starkest warning yet on the dangers of artificial intelligence. He said it is a greater threat to mankind than North … Continue Reading →

GOOGLE CANCELS “DIVERSITY MEETING” AFTER EMPLOYEE LEAKS TO “RIGHT-WING” WEBSITES Mr. Damore’s firing “has made it explicitly clear that any view not left (of) center is not welcome.”

IMAGE CREDITS: MJMONTY / FLICKR. Following the debacle of James Damore’s ‘Diversity’ memo and subsequent firing, Google decided a companywide townhall meeting was necessary to address staff concerns with executives planning to field … Continue Reading →

RESEARCHERS TRICK SELF-DRIVING CARS INTO IGNORING STOP SIGNS Experiments convince vehicles that stop signs are speed limit signs in 100% of test cases

Researchers have found a simple way to trick self-driving cars into misidentifying street signs, a vulnerability that could put drivers in harms way. The group’s research paper, entitled Robust Physical-World Attacks … Continue Reading →

SCIENTISTS WARN THAT THE COUNTDOWN TO THE EXTINCTION OF THE HUMAN RACE IS ACCELERATING Sperm counts among men from these areas seem to have halved in less than 40 years

IMAGE CREDITS: BRIAN EASTOP | FLICKR. Humanity is steamrolling toward a date with extinction, and yet most people have absolutely no idea that this is happening. Most of us like to think … Continue Reading →