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AI Writes a Beatles-Style Song: Cue the End of the Human...

"...it is naive on the part of humans to think such future AI could be controlled."

Are We Exploiting Our Children on Facebook?

“Privacy is one of those nebulous rights that doesn’t matter until it matters.”

Singles Market: Kaleo’s Hit Single ‘Way Down We Go’

It’s that oh-so-successful white-man-doing-his-best-to-sound-like-a-struggling-slave-in-the-cotton-fields sound that seems to be keeping the lights on in the rock department of the major labels.

A Bernie Sanders Delegate Tells a Very Different Story About the...

Sanders delegates from all over the country start sharing stories of being assaulted by both Clinton delegates as well as by the yellow vested volunteers who are actually Clinton campaign thugs with a mandate to provoke Sanders delegates so they can ultimately be removed from the arena.

Donald Trump supporters caught between respect for military and hatred of...

Donald Critchlow, Arizona State University Donald Trump’s recent derogatory and off-the-wall attack on John McCain’s heroism, denigrating him because he was captured during the Vietnam...

Philosophical toolkit in tow, scholar travels to conflict zones

Carlos Fraenkel, McGill University Over the past few years, I’ve organized philosophy workshops around the world: with students at Palestinian and Indonesian universities, Hasidic Jews...

The trouble with using synthetic rhino horn to stop poaching

Diogo Veríssimo, Georgia State University In 2014, one rhino was killed every eight hours. That was in South Africa alone, where most of the world’s...

The political work of the Confederate flag

Joseph Crespino, Emory University The Confederate flag may soon be gone with the wind. It is a remarkable reversal of fortunes for one of America’s most...

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Who wants a BlackBerry these days? Millions in Africa and Asia

By Nigel Linge, University of Salford BlackBerry, once the must-have device for the sweaty palms of executives and wannabe executives everywhere, has seen its global...