Serious Business | China, Robots, and How I Learned to Start Loving the Bomb

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Another standard meeting where we talk about video games, Portland’s love of machetes, personal robots and whether or not we’d want one. Also when they’ll inevitably kill us by weaponizing pizza.

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With First-Ever Landing on Moon's Farside, China Enters "Luna Incognita" - Scientific American
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911 emergency services go down across the US after CenturyLink outage | TechCrunch
Toyota Wants to Put a Robot in Every Home and Make It Your Pal
US hospitals to post the costs of medical services — Quartz
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Tim Sweeney on Twitter: "We’re working on a review system for the Epic Games store based on the existing one in the Unreal Engine marketplace. It will be opt-in by developers. We think this is best because review bombing and other gaming-the-system is a real problem.…"
Jared Rea on Twitter: "Blizzard could potentially ban folks from bnet and take away their libraries for participating in toxic Twitch chats and I’m all for it. There needs to be real-world consequences for spewing hate online. Taking away their toys is a great place to start.…"
Epic Games, the creator of Fortnite, banked a $3 billion profit in 2018 | TechCrunch
Bethesda says sorry to 'Fallout 76' players with free games
Capcom pulls in-game ads from 'Street Fighter V'
Pokemon Go Creator Niantic is Worth More Than Square Enix and Capcom - GameRevolution
Pokemon 2019 Switch release date can't come soon enough if new game looks like THIS | PS4, Xbox, Nintendo Switch News, Reviews and Features - Daily Star
Black Mirror's interactive Netflix movie is streaming now
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AI invents New Year fireworks names that sound more like the end of humanity | Ars Technica
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