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There's An AI That's Controlling Thousands Of Humans

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Tech

Following the recent news that a company is ready to unveil its first sentient computer, it now transpires that artificial intelligence is already bei...

'Life After Death' Chatbot Recreates 'You' Once You're Dead

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Remember that episode of Charlie Brooker's dark sci-fi show 'Black Mirror', in which unnervingly realistic digital personalities of the dead were recr...

Scientists Invent Robot Rat To Induce Medical Depression In Animals

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Tech

A robotic rat has been built in the lab to torment depressed rodents. The Terminator Rat was created by researchers at Waseda University in Tokyo, ...

Clock This: Time Will Grind To A Halt One Day, Say Scientists

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK

Ever had that feeling that there aren’t enough hours in the day? Well one day, there won’t be any hours in the day, or minutes, or even nano-se...

Why Militant Secularism is for Believers, Too

Terry Sanderson | Posted 27.05.2012 | UK
Terry Sanderson

Secularists would also do well to recognise the distinction between the "popular religion" that comes easily to people's minds and the convoluted intellectual gymnastics that is theology. Attacking the latter is easy but will do little to undermine religion's grip.