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This virtual politician wants to run for office
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Meet SAM, the world's first virtual politician. The AI-powered New Zealander talks to voters through Facebook Messenger.


Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969


Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Twitter is now 280 characters. Here's how to not be annoying
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Just because we HAVE more than 140 characters doesn't mean we have to USE more than 140 characters in every single tweet. Here are some tips:


Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

CNN's Will Ripley give us a peek into Japan's robot revolution.

WiFi-equipped school buses help students get online
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

School buses with WiFi are helping children connect to the internet and bridge the technology divide.


Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Just as we now realize that fast food was "engineered to addict us," says author Franklin Foer, we must recognize the role that Big Tech plays in "shaping our future as a species."


Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

One Russian-linked campaign posing as part of the Black Lives Matter movement used Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr and Pokémon Go and even contacted some reporters in an effort to exploit racial tensions and sow discord among Americans.


Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

The Rosetta spacecraft was launched in 2004 and arrived at Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on August 6, 2014, becoming the first probe to rendezvous with a comet. On November 12, Rosetta dropped its Philae lander to the comet's surface -- another first. But Philae bounced and didn't grab onto the comet in its designated landing spot. After three days, the lander's battery died and it went into hibernation. It woke up and briefly communicated with Rosetta in June and July 2015 as the comet came closer to the sun. Mission scientists weren't sure exactly where the probe had ended up. Until now.


Posted on Wednesday December 31, 1969

Digital artist Jan Frojdman spent three weeks shifting through 33,000 images obtained from NASA to create this 3D model of Mars.