Venezuela, China, Biden and extraterrestrials: the disinformation of AI
A blond television presenter seemingly working for a channel called the "House of News" looks into the camera and asks in English: "How true is it that Venezuela is such a poor country?"
Mar 17, 2023
Gods in the machine? The rise of artificial intelligence may result in new religions
We are about to witness the birth of a new kind of religion. In the next few years, or perhaps even months, we will see the emergence of sects devoted to the worship of artificial intelligence (AI).
Mar 16, 2023
At SXSW, an unexpected banking crisis disrupts a tech-world tradition
Walking through Roku City on Sunday afternoon, you'd hardly know the namesake company was having an unusually stressful weekend.
Mar 14, 2023
Museum for the ages: Collector's computer devices from B.C. to present day
Visitors can chart history inside the sprawling Computer Museum of America where the evolution of technology tells a story of the time period.
Mar 9, 2023
Google excludes thousands of workers from benefits, report says
Google's minimum wage and benefits for contractors are withheld from thousands of its U.S. contract workers, a new report from a union alleges.
Feb 23, 2023
Spy balloons: Modern technology has given these old-fashioned eyes in the sky a new lease of life
The US military has now shot down four high-altitude objects that had entered American and Canadian airspace, raising questions about their purpose and origin.
Feb 15, 2023
China's spy balloon: Inflatable eyes in the sky have been used in war for centuries
One of the more surreal sights of the recent Afghan war was tethered balloons (also known as "aerostats") looming over the bases of international forces. These "persistent threat detection systems" carried a suite of 360-degree ...
Feb 9, 2023
Philly employers are desperately seeking tech workers even as Silicon Valley giants are laying off thousands
Major layoffs at big technology companies have dominated national headlines in recent months, seemingly portending doom and gloom for tech workers. But the reality for most companies, including Philadelphia employers, is ...
Feb 7, 2023
'Assassin's Creed' composer wins first ever video game music Grammy
"Assassin's Creed" composer Stephanie Economou won the first ever Grammy honoring video game scores at Sunday's gala in Los Angeles.
Feb 6, 2023
Intel and Spatronics jolt Bay Area job market with more tech layoffs: New filings
The jolts from Intel's announced job cuts have intensified with disclosures of plans by the chipmaking giant to slash more jobs in Santa Clara, California, according to new state filings.
Jan 27, 2023