We're on the verge of a Artificial Intelligence boom, but many don't quite realize what that means for the world. AI might seem like it's slowly improving, but in reality the advancements are exponential in nature; as it gets better over time, it gets significantly better faster, until one day, it's smarter than all of us. This is a huge, great in-depth read about what's coming and why some people are scared of it.
When Microsoft announced its brand new browser last week, many were upset that the company didn't adopt the same rendering engine as browsers like Chrome or Safari. But there's actually a good reason for it not to: one browser technology to rule them all is something that happened before, and it sucked.
Are hackathons a better way to determine if people are suitable for a job than the current way startups interview people? A great look at how startup weekends around the world may be helping solve the recruiting problem.
What's the best way to rob a bank? Apparently, it's now by blowing up the ATM, stealing the cash inside it, then going in through there and robbing the whole bank too. A great read, accompanied by some lovely web design.
Google promised it was archiving the web, but suddenly announced it was turning off the tool a few years ago. Luckily, the Internet Archive, a non-profit organization was there to pick up the slack.