If climate change, nuclear weapons or Donald Trump don’t kill us first, there’s always artificial intelligence just waiting in the wings. It’s been a long time worry that when AI gains a certain level of autonomy it will see no use for humans or even perceive them as a threat. A new study by Google’s DeepMind lab may…
One of the largest houses in history is currently being built in Los Angeles. The man who is building it says he will sell it for $500 million, which would make it the most expensive single-family home ever sold. In the meantime, he made an app for straight men to find other straight men.
Wolves are considered unusually intelligent animals because their packs seem to use complex communication and strategy. But a computer simulation reveals even the most complicated hunting pattern can be explained by two instinctual behaviors. This is bad news for animal intelligence.
The wolf pack seems like the perfect example of how unity can provide strength, of how fierce and often vicious hunters can work together for the common good. Unfortunately, that's a big lie. Turns out many wolves are freeloading bums.
Like wearing colored contacts, fangs, and black clothes, but don't want to be associated with the bloodsucking undead? In some high schools, a new supernatural subculture is gaining ground: wolfpacks.