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Amazon's Alexa Charms a Non-Believer

Everyone run to your bunkers, artificial intelligence is taking over! At this very moment, a cluster of ones and zeroes is tracking your position, learning your habits, and shaping itself into some semblance of consciousness. Modern...

Tackling the Hacking Challenge Head-On

Sahir Hidayatullah, the CEO and co-founder of Smokescreen, did his homework well. In his studies of military deception, he noticed, "The greatest generals in history – from Genghis Khan to Napoleon – relied on deception to defeat...

Code-Writing Robots for Kids

Recently, a friend of mine and I were talking about how this Christmas, we wanted to give the children in our lives toys that could actually help them learn. That's when I was told about the...