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I went to the Super Bowl and all I got was this bad picture of me and Grumpy Cat

Published in Odd and Fun on 11th November 2017

Sick children, elderly women and the internet at large “ve got a lot” of love for this feline internet personality otherwise known as the Mother Theresa of memes In which I find myself, at this station in life, sitting in the hall of the Fairmont Hotel babying something called Grumpy Cat while her owner tells […]

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Google was barking up the incorrect tree with its robot hounds

Published in Odd and Fun on 6th November 2017

The search firms acquisition of Boston Dynamics in 2013 seemed a bit out of character. And guess what? It was What do you do when you have $43 bn( 30 bn) in your back pocket? Why, you buy firms like theres no tomorrow. A couple of years ago, Google decided that it needed to get […]

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The Donald Trump-Rosie O’Donnell feud: A timeline

Published in Odd and Fun on 6th November 2017

Washington( CNN) President Donald Trump once again took to Twitter Thursday to troll his favorite arch-nemesis — Rosie O’Donnell — as his government faces an intensifying political firestorm over the firing of FBI Director James Comey. “We eventually agree on something Rosie, ” Trump tweeted, along with a link to a December 2016 O’Donnell tweet […]

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Pet ’emotion trackers’ and intelligent jeans are here. But do we want them?

Published in Odd and Fun on 24th October 2017

A voyage through the quirky commodities on testify at CES 2017, the annual electronics show, predicts a weird and wild future A pet collar that communicates whether a hound is glad or happy. A robot suitcase. A duet of jeans that establishes directions. These are all real things that real people are able to presumably […]

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Far Cry 5’s brutal civil unrest is a much-needed actuality are searching for tournaments

Published in Odd and Fun on 23rd October 2017

There is an all-too familiar reply when video game developers are asked if their recent job has only one real-world meaning: hey, were just making a game, were no longer making a statement. Its a media-trained kneejerk apology against potential polemic, a line dragged out time and time again when a producer or creative director […]

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Airbnb host who canceled reservation using racist explain must pay $5,000

Published in Odd and Fun on 21st October 2017

Exclusive: Tami Barker, who said she was canceling a clients booking because the woman was Asian, must take a direction in Asian American studies An Airbnb emcee who canceled the status of women reservation using a racist statement has been ordered to pay $5,000 in detriments for racial discrimination and take a track in Asian […]

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The robot debate is over: the jobs are proceeded and they aren’t coming back

Published in Odd and Fun on 16th October 2017

New report pictures automation is already stimulate losings, depressing wages and likely to have lasting, devastating effect In 2013, the Oxford Martin School released a report that looked at the automation of study, assessing the likelihood that robots and other technologies would oust humen. It concluded that of the 702 activity categories questioned, 47% were […]

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Inside Amazon: secretive tech busines opens its Seattle HQ to the public

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th October 2017

The Guardian takes the first-ever public tour of Amazons nerve centre in Seattle and ascertains a twinkling PR effort and free bananas A group of twentysomethings are laughing around a rooftop fire-pit overlooking sailboats on Seattles Lake Union. A unit of software engineers clusters round a laptop while sipping lattes in wingback chairs. And a […]

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America has become so anti-innovation- it’s economic suicide

Published in Odd and Fun on 8th October 2017

The fall of Juicero isnt just entertaining tech industry stupidity its the signed of countries around the world refusing to break brand-new ground If youve use the internet at any point in the past few weeks, youve probably heard of Juicero. Juicero is a San Francisco-based companionship that exchanges a $400 juicer. Heres how it […]

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Roomba creator responds to reports of’ poopocalypse ‘:’ We see this a lot’

Published in Odd and Fun on 7th August 2017

Robotic vacuum cleaner is said to run over animal feces and continue its cleaning repetition around the house, spreading the mess over every conceivable surface Jesse Newton found out the hard way what happens when a robotic vacuum cleaner encounters a hound turd, and it isnt pretty. Newtons Roomba were any plans to clean the […]

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