Silicon Valley Thinks Everyone Feels the Same Six Emotions

By relying on outdated science stating that all humans, everywhere, have the same six basic emotions, Silicon Valley could inadvertently create...
Richard Firth-Godbehere
14 min read

Let’s Not (Accidentally) Build Depressed Robots

In trying to build machines that can experience "real" emotions, we might end up creating intelligent beings as mentally fragile as...
Alok Jha
3 min read

The Ideal Workweek, According to Science

Not so, according to a towering body of evidence in support of workdays that are shorter and more thoughtfully designed in...
Simon Parkin
7 min read

I Let IBM’s Robot Chef Tell Me What to Cook for a Week

Does a Jeopardy-winning learning AI pass mustard in the kitchen?
Matt O'Leary
9 min read