What's the best advice novelist Joshua Cohen has for aspiring writers? It's not to kill your darlings but kill your distractions. And get in touch with your deepest animal impulses.
Creators of artificial intelligence measure how well machines can imitate human qualities like empathy, listening, affirmation, and love. Don't reciprocate, says Sherry Turkle.
It is one thing not to discriminate against people, says Salman Rushdie, i.e. peaceful practitioners of Islam, but to foreclose an open debate over the merits of religion is a mistake.
The words "nerd" and "geek" are often used interchangeably, as if they mean the same thing. They actually don't:
geek - An enthusiast of a particular topic or field. Geeks are “collection” oriented, gathering...
Kickstarter loves games. Since the crowdfunding site’s inception in 2009, Kickstarter has successfully raised $444 million for this category alone.
A cave in France contains man’s earliest-known structures that had to be built by Neanderthals who were believed to be incapable of such things.