The rise of the technocrati means politics has changed indelibly, as well as some darker things. Read about it and some neat new artistic computer tools.
I for one welcome our new tech CEO overlords. (I'm kidding!)
Eric Prince, Blackwater founder, is trying to build his own private army. That's one way to secure your future, I guess.
Drug dealers, not good at highly sophisticated and subtle technology? Who knew?
A cool interview with the creator of a bot that generates models for 3d models on robots, the art-bot community, and Tay's meltdown.
Palantir, big data heavyweight extraordinaire, isn't doing so well. Very Silicon Valley article, but I always love staring into the guts of massive, secretive corporations.
Computationally created algorithmic tattoos. Cool.
Neural networks prove better than us at yet one more thing.
An interesting essay on the usage of prosthetics in Olympic competitions. It really made me wonder - what is "fair" when it comes to these sorts of competitions? Aren't genetics the least fair thing in the world? I guess nothing is really fair.