Feb 19, 2016

Random Articles - RAW 160219




Sometimes no matter how hard you try, I can never ever keep my plates spinning and eventually everything comes crashing down.  That's been my week and if it's been yours you may benefit from reading the following article An Escape from Failure Culture, I have also added an article about How to Identify and Learn from Your Mistakes below.  I hope you gain some clarity.  Anyway, it's time to sit back with your favourite beverage and enjoy some weekend reading.








Reading stories can make robots more sympathetic to humanity, and less likely to kill us


A recent paper by researchers Mark Riedl and Brent Harrison shows that fables and folktales can teach artificially-intelligent beings about human conventions of right and wrong, much like they teach basic morals to young children. Read more...


I Wrote 100 Terrible Stories That I'm Glad You'll Never Read


Charlie Jane Anders has just released a new novel All The Birds in the Sky. In this article you will read about all the stories you will never read. Read more...


How the Open Compute Project's Telco Project could transform the IoT, driverless cars


The chief of Germany's 5G Lab explains how ultra-fast, ultra-low-latency 5G will use commodity hardware to control driverless cars and billions of IoT devices. (IoT=Internet of Things) Read more...


Meet the Chevy Bolt, the First Electric Car for the Masses


General Motors just beat Tesla Motors in the race to produce a truly affordable electric vehicle with triple-digit range. Read more...


How to Identify and Learn from Your Mistakes


It's never easy to admit you've made a mistake, but it's a crucial step in learning, growing, and improving yourself. Writer and speaker Scott Berkun's new essay collection, Mindfire: Big Ideas for Curious Minds, examines, among other things, how to learn from your mistakes. In this excerpt, Berkun discusses four of the most common kinds of mistakes, how to recognize them, and how, in turn, to learn from them. Read more...


Meteorite suspected in death of man in India


Chennai, India — An bus driver in India was killed Saturday after a large explosion that officials in the country might have been caused by a meteorite, reports say. If confirmed, it would be the first recorded death by a meteorite in nearly 200 years, NBC News reports. It could be the first death by meteorite ever recorded, according to CNN. Read more...




Star Wars 7: why did Kylo Ren follow Darth Vader to the dark side?


Kylo Ren, the "baddie" of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, has come in for a lot of scrutiny since the film was released. Some critics thought his internal conflict between the light and the dark side made him the "perfect villain", while Adam Driver – the actor who plays him – thinks he is really not villainous at all. Read more...


Star Wars Actors Who Have Dissed The Franchise


As huge as the Star Wars franchise is, they're clearly not the infallible cinematic treasures we all once thought they were. That's been made pretty clear by some of the actors from the past movies who just didn't have a good time making the films. At all.  Read More... 


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