See how an AI system classifies you based on your selfie

Modern artificial intelligence is often lauded for its growing sophistication, but mostly in doomer terms. If you’re on the apocalyptic end of the spectrum, the AI revolution will automate millions of jobs, eliminate the barrier between reality and artifice, and, eventually, force humanity to the brink of extinction. Along the way, maybe we get More...

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By admin On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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The best budget phone you can buy in 2019

Buying a good phone can cost a lot of money, but it doesn’t have to. You’ve probably heard that before, but now it’s truer than ever. Features that you expect in a high-end, high-cost flagship smartphone More...

By admin On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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New trailers: Watchmen, Doctor Sleep, and more

There was a lot of big streaming service news this week. First, Apple announced pricing and a launch date for Apple TV Plus — $4.99 per month, starting November 1st. Then, Disney launched a free pilot of Disney+ More...

By admin On Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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Wilmot’s Warehouse is a clever puzzler about staying organized

It can be difficult to find time to finish a video game, especially if you only have a few hours a week to play. In our biweekly column Short Play, we suggest video games that can be started and finished in More...

By admin On Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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Someone sent us 21 more pictures of the leaked Pixel 4 XL

The Pixel 4 XL hasn’t been able to stop leaking this week, and now we have yet another set of photos showing off the unannounced, unreleased phone. Several of the leaks we’ve seen this week have stemmed More...

By admin On Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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Avengers: Infinity War, Endgame are almost better performed by high school dancers

Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame mark the end of a decade-long saga, told over the course of 22 movies, that have inspired millions of fans around the world and made Disney wealthy in the process. They’re More...

By admin On Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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Music publishers say Peloton stole even more music, ask for $300 million

The National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) has asked the courts to allow it to double its claims against exercise bike and treadmill startup Peloton, after discovering more unlicensed music — including More...

By admin On Friday, September 13th, 2019
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Team Liquid’s Dota 2 team was so successful they’re striking out on their own

One of the most successful teams in Dota 2 is moving into a new field: team ownership. Today, e-sports organization Team Liquid announced that its championship-winning Dota 2 squad will be leaving the organization More...

By admin On Friday, September 13th, 2019
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Andrew Yang announces $1,000 a month UBI giveaway at Thursday’s debate

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang went full influencer on the debate stage Thursday night. In his opening remarks, Yang announced that he would be giving away $120,000 through the course of the next More...

By admin On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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I don’t have to wake up at 3AM on iPhone preorder day anymore

Anyone who’s tried to preorder an iPhone while living near the East Coast of the United States knows this frustration: being online at 3AM ET in order to make one of the very first purchases, guaranteeing More...