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Google Uses Romance Novels To Train Its Artificial Intelligence To Have Some Personality

In an attempt to humanize their robots and equip them with chatty personalities that will be more palatable to consumers, Google employees have been feeding their AI systems stacks of romance novels in order to expand their vocabulary and ability to hold conversation. More »


NHS: Genital Piercings Count As Female Genital Mutilation

The UK’s National Health Service has classified voluntary genital piercings as female genital mutilation. More »


The Oscar Best Picture Nominees As Pie Charts

I’m starting to get very, very concerned that “American Hustle,” the most boring overrated movie of the year (“The Wolf of Wall Street” is the most entertaining over-rated movie of the year, by comparison), has the momentum to beat “12 Years a Slave” as the Best Picture at Sunday’s Academy Awards. I will weep if that happens. Steve McQueen’s… More »


Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Watch “Her,” Listen To Joy Kills Sorrow & Make Strawberry Shortcake Kabobs

Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do,More »