Thanks to a secret letter from a 2013 meeting, released this week by WikiLeaks, we now have a clearer idea of what they're discussing.
The way the internet is going, it won't be long until all your personal information and sexual quirks are out there for the world to see.
I was once a fanboy, but I can't take it anymore.
"I've made my mark on the internet, so I can relax. I'm retired now, living off all the shares and likes."
Uber's system of imperfect information and mixed incentives shapes the Uber experience for drivers and passengers.
By 2018, there'll be 350 million fewer women online than men. That needs to change.
"I don't give a shit if some hacker knows what weird sexual stuff I'm into—I just don't want to have to get divorced."
"Nice try Europol."
"I can't believe I just witnessed that."
Brian Shiro has been rejected from NASA's astronaut program—twice. So he started his own astronaut-for-hire service.
A brief history of the onetime planet, from its days sharing a name with a laxative to its current celebrity status.
Researchers are trying to crack the holy grail of sexual health with an anti-HIV microbicide ring.
"The government just doesn't show a big interest in promoting the arts. Seems like we filled the gap."
Except this. This is the only part the neural network did not write. Blame our CMS.
Li Fang Wei has been attracting the attention of the US government for years and has a $5 million FBI bounty on him—but he won't stop selling equipment to Iran that could be used in missiles.
Bulimia.com is calling attention to unrealistic and potentially damaging body image depictions by reverse Photoshopping iconic female characters.
Dr. Ragbir Bhathal, who leads Australia's Optical SETI project, thinks if there is extraterrestrial life out there, we may be just a generation or two away from finding it.
MIT is finally putting math to good use.
The personal info of millions of adulterers is out there somewhere, waiting to wreck some marriages.
The artists of Telidon, Canada's doomed, pre-internet web.
The company will either delete the profile or preserve it as a "memorialization" account—but neither of those options are without problems, and some people are frustrated by their lack of control over their loved ones' pages.
Ben Rubenstein got a $100,000 grant to help him study how machine learning can go wrong.
Instead of killing someone who has committed a terrible crime, should we instead alter their brain?
And he's filed for a patent.