Millennials Host Artisanal Craft Beard Competition, Reports New York Times Writing Bot
Feb04

Millennials Host Artisanal Craft Beard Competition, Reports New York Times Writing Bot

NEW YORK – An artisanal beard-crafting competition in Bushwick went off without a hitch, according to The New York Times‘ newest reporter, a tenacious young article-writing software program named New York Times Article Writing Bot v. 1.01. Millennial pieces are a necessity for lifestyle reporting, and writing them is notoriously monotonous and stressful, demanding a combination of accuracy, speed and the ability to rapidly...

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As God as My Witness, I Will Kill IBM’s Watson
Nov18

As God as My Witness, I Will Kill IBM’s Watson

Is humanity really so desperate to destroy itself? Has Terminator truly taught us nothing? At the pace we’re going, not only will computers end all human life, but we’ll apparently be ready to welcome our destruction with open arms. Just look at how we treat IBM’s Watson supercomputer, which is getting closer to sentience each and every day. First, there are the commercials, like this one: Propaganda has never been...

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