Amputees with robot arms(!), military-funded killer robots, contention about the computer-ness of the brain, fake chatbots, gynepunks, and more!
Like three people sent me this article because they know about my obsession with robot arms. This is EXACTLY what I've been talkin' about for the last like five years!
"Your brain does not process information, retrieve knowledge or store memories. In short: your brain is not a computer"
"Behind the artificial intelligence personal assistants and concierges are actual people, reading e-mails and ordering Chipotle."
This is an old one (2014), but it's a fascinating look into the world of internet psy-ops and reputation control/destruction.
"GynePunks" - such a great term. A fascinating read into DIY health tech.
"Official US defence and NATO documents confirm that autonomous weapon systems will kill targets, including civilians, based on tweets, blogs and Instagram"
I feel like I need this in my life. At least with this, I know that the robot can tell me what I need to know without judging me.
This is a game developer's forum post who is developing a pet game with interesting physics. It's fascinating to watch the ridiculous different stages - check it out!