Month: December 2017

Robots will definitely take our jobs but they might give us better lives in exchange

There’s a lot of experts talking about AI, most of which want you to know robots will destroy nearly a billion jobs in the next twenty years (give or take a decade). But it’s not all bad, some actually predict the integration of machines into the workforce will create jobs. Let’s focus on those. A study conducted …

YouTube’s child video cleanse is way too little, way too late

Recently, YouTube has been removing or demonetizing large swathes of content featuring young children, in videos that could be seen as abusive or exploitative. These include videos as seemingly harmless as parents pranking or scaring their children, and as disturbing as children being apparently tied up and gagged. This would be great, if it didn’t …

People losing it over this ‘creepy’ Netflix tweet really don’t understand the internet

Yesterday Netflix freaked out some subsets of internet culture with a relatively harmless tweet some are now calling ‘creepy.’ The tweet read: To the 53 people who’ve watched A Christmas Prince every day for the past 18 days: Who hurt you? — Netflix US (@netflix) December 11, 2017 ‘A Christmas Prince,’ starring… doesn’t matter, you’ve …