A dating app for literal monsters exposes the bias in our swipes

Sure, online dating is a hellscape. But in this new online dating game, that’s a good thing. Developer Ben Berman and designer Miguel Perez created a game that seeks to expose the inherent bias that fuels dating app matching algorithms. The pair are winners of Mozilla’s Creative Media Awards, which enabled the work. The best part of the More...

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By admin On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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Amazon is 3D-scanning people’s bodies in exchange for gift cards

Amazon has been conducting research that involves digital 3D “scans” of people’s bodies in exchange for a $ 25 Amazon gift card. The e-commerce giant is currently carrying out the image study More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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‘Game of Thrones’ finale defended by ‘Seinfeld’ star Jason Alexander

Game of Thrones is done and dusted, wrapping up its polarising eighth and final season with an equally debated finale. While many have criticised the final episode of the beloved HBO series, there are some who More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Amazon prevails in battle with South American countries for ‘.amazon’ domain name

E-commerce giant Amazon has prevailed in its domain name battle with Amazon, the geographic region in South America. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, has approved of Amazon’s More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Here’s the best reaction to Robert F. Smith paying off the student debt at Morehouse

Billionaire investor Robert F. Smith, this year’s commencement speaker at Morehouse College, revealed Sunday that he would pay student loan debt in full for the school’s entire graduating class. This More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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‘Game of Thrones’ meets ‘Full House’ in the most cringeworthy crossover ever

Uncle Joey can’t get a pickle jar open. Danny Tanner throws down some life advice. Uncle Jaime won’t stop bangin’ his sister. All the Full House elements are here! In the crossover special More...

By admin On Monday, May 20th, 2019
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Facebook data reportedly helps companies guess your credit score

Facebook may know even more about your personal life than you think. Some advertisers are able to use Facebook-provided data to target ads based on a user’s credit score. This is all according to a new report More...

By admin On Monday, May 20th, 2019
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‘Game of Thrones’ finale MVP is Sansa. Here’s why.

Sansa Stark broke her own wheel. There’s more to be said on what that means, but she’s the only reasonable choice of MVP for the final new Game of Thrones episode we’ll ever see. To really appreciate More...

By admin On Monday, May 20th, 2019
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‘Game of Thrones’ fans spot a plastic water bottle in the finale

It’s thirsty work being in the hottest series finale of the year. Following that coffee cup debacle earlier in in the eighth and final season, eagle-eyed Game of Thrones fans have spotted another stray object More...

By admin On Sunday, May 19th, 2019
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Race horse loses rider but wins our hearts by racing without him

They’re calling him a dark horse, but we see nothing but a bright beacon of what perseverance in the face of adversity looks like. At the Preakness Stakes show Saturday on Baltimore’s Pimlico Race More...