Be Polite to Your Robots

I learned this lesson from a two-year-old, actually. To be clear, her interaction was with Alexa, who is more of a tech-enabled virtual assistant than a robot. But whenever she asked Alexa a question, this two-year-old said “please,” and “thank … Read More

Science is the New Punk Scene

So researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia have developed a brain implant made partially from silk that that melts into place on the brain’s surface like a smooth, outer skin. … Read More