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Killer Robots: Will They Soon Replace Human Judgement?

shockleewebpic_killerbotsThe development of robotic technology is happening at a tremendous pace. In other words, the RoboCop concept is not so sci-fi anymore. This past December, DARPA held a robotics challenge in Miami, Florida that showcased 16 teams from around the world, a few of which are now owned by Google. Eight robotics companies have been acquired by Google recently and they are becoming part of a new mysterious new division which seems to be working to develop future tech projects. Now, whether these are for private or military purposes remains to be seen but as you can guess it might be a bit of both. Google also recently purchased a 350,000-square-foot hangar originally built for the U.S. Navy.

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The Great Ticket Scandal: Why Are Fans Having Such A Hard Time Buying Tickets For Shows?

Check out this special report from Channel 4 in the UK about a common problem affecting entertainment fans everywhere who are trying to buy show tickets at fair prices. Do you think these secondary, reselling ticketing agencies are offering a fair service or is this a fraudulently scandalous system? This short 4-part documentary piece examines the situation.

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