Google Built a Shiny New Brain to Make All Our Decisions for Us. It’s Called ... TensorFlow?
The Fascinating, Mostly Failed History of “Teaching Machines”And how far we’ve come since the 1920s.
Steve Jobs Doesn’t Understand Steve JobsHe wasn’t just a cold-hearted marketing genius. He was something more eccentric—and troubling.
Jack Is BackTwitter’s new CEO, Jack Dorsey, is self-important, conniving, and has another job. He might be perfect.
The GOP Horse RaceLiterally: an animation of the 2016 Republican presidential primary campaign as a horse race.
The Paradox of the Self-Driving CarTesla’s amazing autopilot mode is meant to make us safer drivers. What if it does the opposite?
No More Pencils, No More BooksArtificially intelligent software is replacing the textbook—and reshaping American education.
After a 1996 Mass Shooting, Australia Enacted Strict Gun Laws. It Hasn’t Had a Similar Massacre Since.
Claimed When Castro took power, Americans fled Cuba and left a lot of property behind. Now the claims on these contested holdings—land, buildings, cars and more—are exciting speculators and could stand in the way of reconciliation.
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The Best of Slate Podcasts Only have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
The Craziest Endings in College Football History After the turkey, enjoy some classic finishes.