Not sexting? You're weird, study says

It’s the joy of sext!Sexting is now a normal part of human relationships, according to a massive new study of sex and tech — 74 percent of Americans say they exchange saucy electronic messages with their lovers.

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Scientists find oldest known specimens of the human species

The bones of ancient hunters unearthed in Morocco are the oldest known specimens of the human species, potentially pushing back the clock on the origin of modern Homo sapiens, scientists announced Wednesday.

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This giant manned robot might patrol the North Korean border

Robots can be terrifying all on their own, but stick a human being inside and give them control of the mechanical muscles that provide superhuman strength and you’ve got a recipe for a horror movie.

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'Deus Ex: Mankind Divided' review: An entertaining sequel

“Deus Ex: Mankind Divided”, the sequel to “Deus Ex: Human Revolution”, is an action-based role-playing game. The first-person shooter takes place two years after the storyline of the first game, where augmented humans with robotic parts couldn’t control their actions and became lethally violent.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/24/deus-ex-mankind-divided-review-entertaining-sequel.html

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West Point taps artificial intelligence to help cadets negotiate

A company that sells software that analyzes the human voice and touts the virtues of empathy, rapport and emotional intelligence is joining forces with West Point United States Military Academy in an effort to help cadets become better negotiators.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/18/west-point-taps-artificial-intelligence-to-help-cadets-negotiate.html

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Facebook Trending story: The Wizard of Oz algorithm

Ed Finn says Facebook didn’t want to admit it, but the reality is that human judgment inevitably enters the picture when a product is used in real life

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Rise of the machines? The danger of autonomous weapons

It’s a common theme in science fiction – machines rising up against their human masters. But it could be a real threat, warn researchers at the recent World Economic Forum. Unlike today’s drones, which are still controlled by human operators, autonomous weapons could potentially be programmed to select and engage targets on their own.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/21/rise-machines-danger-autonomous-weapons.html

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First look: DJI's Phantom 4 drone leverages Apple devices for new advanced autopilot modes

Article Image DJI’s new Phantom 4 flying camera offers the ability to take human piloting out of the equation entirely, allowing users to select a person, object, animal or otherwise on their iPhone or iPad, and have the drone automatically follow and film while avoiding obstacles.

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First look: DJI's Phantom 4 drone leverages Apple devices for new advanced autopilot modes

Article Image DJI’s new Phantom 4 flying camera offers the ability to take human piloting out of the equation entirely, allowing users to select a person, object, animal or otherwise on their iPhone or iPad, and have the drone automatically follow and film while avoiding obstacles.

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Indonesia warns messaging apps to drop same-sex emoticons

Human Rights Watch on Friday urged Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to protect gay and lesbian rights, a day after his government told instant messaging apps to remove stickers featuring same-sex couples in the latest high-profile attempt to discourage visible homosexuality in the socially conservative country.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/12/indonesia-warns-messaging-apps-to-drop-same-sex-emoticons.html

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Human cyborgs and the futurist movement

A whole movement is growing around the evolving connection between technology and the human body. A perfect example is self-described human cyborg Neil Harbisson, who has an antenna surgically implanted in his skull.


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Apple's Tim Cook accepts Visibility Award at Human Rights Campaign dinner

Article Image In accepting his Visibility Award at a Human Rights Campaign dinner on Saturday night, Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke about his coming out as gay and argued that there are still obstacles to LGBT acceptance even if much progress has been made.

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Tim Cook to receive Human Rights Campaign's Visibility Award for LGBT efforts

Article Image The Human Rights Campaign announced Thursday that it will present Apple CEO Tim Cook with the Visibility Award at its 19th annual National Dinner next month, an event honoring high-profile public figures who fight for LGBT equality.

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