Like Truman, most of us are blissfully unaware that the digital screens in our lives – smartphones, tablets, computers, and TVs – have been shaping our desires and influencing our choices.
The futurists say strong AI is just around the corner. But their claims are based on a fundamental misjudgment about human intelligence that dates back to the very birth of the AI project.
Some researchers claim that humans sometimes prefer talking to machines over people. But is that true and is it healthy?
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When we look at an iPhone, we can tell it’s the product of mind. But what about the design built into living cells? Is that design real or an illusion?
Just like Apple’s new magnetic accessories for iPhone, the force between us and Apple’s gadgets can be strong. Here’s how to stay in charge and resist when it’s necessary.