We Teach A.I. Systems Everything, Including Our Biases – The New York Times

Researchers say computer systems are learning from lots and lots of digitized books and news articles that could bake old attitudes into new technology.

A Breakthrough for A.I. Technology: Passing an 8th-Grade Science Test – The New York Times

Researchers at the Allen Institute have hit an artificial-intelligence milestone: a machine that is ready for high school science. Maybe even college.

Anthrocon 2019: Virtual Reality Chat Demo Part 1 – YouTube

Some of a demonstration of virtual reality chatting as motion capture anthropomorphic characters. At Anthrocon 2019 in Pittsburgh, PA.

After SpaceX Starlink Launch, a Fear of Satellites That Outnumber All Visible Stars – The New York Times

Images of the Starlink constellation in orbit have rattled astronomers around the world.

How the Internet Travels Across Oceans – The New York Times

Hundreds of thousands of miles of cable connect continents to support our insatiable demand for communication and entertainment. Companies have typically pooled their resources. Now Google is going its own way.

Google’s Text Adventure Game: How to Play the Interactive Search Game – Thrillist

A Reddit user recently pointed out that Google has hidden a text-based adventure game Easter egg in its search results.

Source: Google’s Text Adventure Game: How to Play the Interactive Search Game – Thrillist

Meet the Rosehip Neuron: A Newly Discovered Cell in the Human Brain | Smart News | Smithsonian

Rosehip Neuron

The neuron is not found within lab mice, possibly explaining why mouse studies often do not translate to human brains

Source: Meet the Rosehip Neuron: A Newly Discovered Cell in the Human Brain | Smart News | Smithsonian