This Is the World’s Deadliest Color
A TED-Ed mini-documentary explains the history of poison pigments.
How AI Can Become a “Third Hemisphere” of Our Brains
AI threatens 47 percent of jobs, but can make life better.
The New X Prize Will Award $5 Million for Innovation in Artificial Intelligence
Teams will be asked to pick their own challenge in AI to address.
Even Sophisticated AI Can’t Always Tell a Parrot from a Cat
Samim Winiger, an artificial intelligence-experimenting prankster, couldn’t help but test the limits of video captioning AI.
Like a Sea Cucumber
My avatar looked sharper all the time. Smoother motion algorithms, deeper skin fractals, heavier AI. Somewhere in the cloud, his huge, artificially intelligent personality was slyly crunching.
This Man Believes Mushrooms Can Solve Virtually All of Humanity's Problems
According to author and TED speaker Paul Stamets, mushrooms cure disease, soak up toxins, kill unwanted pests, heal our chronically suffering bodies—not to mention taste good in pasta.
Frances B. Cannon
Explore Artist Simon Denny's Absurdist Vision of Silicon Valley
Simon Denny's installations at MoMA PS1 create an unflinchingly faithful and thus deeply confounding portrayal of the tech industry.
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Artist Simon Denny's Absurdist Vision of Silicon Valley
Where fine art, Silicon Valley, and a Genius-sponsored IRL 'annotation battle' at MoMA PS1 collide.
Arthur Holland Michel
TED Talks Aren't Making My Generation Smart – They're Making Us Stupid
I haven't had an independent thought in years. Sometimes, I forget my own name.
Humans Have Become Too Good at Lying
From politicians to criminals, relationships to media relations, we're all liars living in a lying world. But how much do we care?
How to Grow an Artificial Penis
The scientists that gave us lab-grown vaginas are now testing lab-grown penises. Equal opportunity genital regeneration.
'Effective Altruists' Want to Be Nice in the Most Efficient Way Possible
Charity shouldn't begin at home, they say—it should begin wherever money will do the most amount of good.