Exploring bleeding edge experiments, oddities, new and bizarre dicoveries, and fact-checking conspiracy theories since 2008. No question is out of bounds and no topic is too strange for a deep dive.
world of weird things podcast: why robots are coming for your job and education is the only way to stop them
Futurists have long predicted a time when tens of millions of jobs are done by machines, out of sight and out of mind. Now, this moment is here and we’re far from ready...
The 2018 midterms may be the most important vote today’s generations will cast for science, technology, and the basic social contract in America. The future is at stake, literally.
For millennials, the first step to happiness and a productive life may to forget pretty much everything boomer culture tried to teach them.
The media and boomers are obsessed with millennial and college phenomena that are barely a blip on the radar in the grand scheme of things.
In most fields, bleeding edge research is conducted in academic labs, not corporate bullpens. In computer science, that's often not the case.
Yes, you absolutely can go overboard and turn cultural sensitivity into something very, very toxic.
John Oliver tackled the state of sexual education in America and that state is disturbing to put it mildly...
Bureaucrats generally don't like creative, fair solutions to complicated problems, so it's no surprise they're making a mess of social activism on campus.
If we're going to meet the challenges of the future, we're going to need a plan and that plan starts with education...
What used to be known as skeptical blogging has lost the skepticism and gained a lot of tabloid style drama and cultural think pieces.