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Is a bicycle alive? Can an elephant fit through a house door? DARPA to teach AI ‘common sense’

By ethan / October 14, 2018

The US military research agency will spend millions helping computers engage better with the real world – a necessary step en-route to creating genuinely sentient robots, and not just calculating machines. “The absence of common sense prevents an intelligent system from understanding its world, communicating naturally with people, behaving reasonably in unforeseen situations, and learning […]


‘Break cosy club of British elite’ to end revolving door among politics, media & business say Labour

By ethan / June 28, 2018

Labour has called for “a radical overhaul” of the parliamentary system “to break open the cosy club of the British elite” to halt the “revolving door” between politics, the media and business that is corroding public trust. Jeremy Corbyn’s party say a new arrangement was imperative in light of recent appointments by former government ministers, […]


Nerve agent that poisoned Skripal left at the front door – UK police

By ethan / March 28, 2018

British police say that the highest concentration of the nerve agent that came in contact with double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, was detected on the front door of his home in Salisbury. “At this point in our investigation, we believe the Skripals first came into contact with the nerve agent from their […]


‘Make millions and come back’: Revolving door alive & well in Trump’s Washington

By ethan / March 8, 2018

President Donald Trump’s promise to “drain the swamp” in Washington may be getting mired in the same muck his predecessors struggled with, as lobbyists keep getting government jobs and officials leave to make fortunes elsewhere. Trump’s chief economic adviser Gary Cohn resigned on Wednesday, after disagreeing with the president on the issue of steel and […]


Woman screaming ‘I’m God!’ attempts to open door & abandon plane midflight

By ethan / March 7, 2018

Passengers aboard a United Express flight travelling from San Francisco to Boise, Idaho, were in for a rude awakening after an “unruly passenger” attempted to open the cabin door mid-flight to everyone else’s bemusement. Despite the incident, the flight kept its course without declaring an on-board emergency. All 73 passengers aboard the plane were unharmed. […]

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