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The 10 Dumbest Artificial Intelligences Ever Created

The Singularity is coming soon! Artificial intelligences will reinvent everything, and there will be unlimited rice pudding. Except, of course, that when we imagine artificial intelligences in fiction, they’re often not that smart. Case in point? These 10 ridiculously dumb artificial intelligences.


Game Of Thrones Season 6 Episode 5 Recap: These Guys Just Out-Murdered George R. R. Martin

I know, saying HBO’s Game of Thrones has anything on top of ol’ GRRM is bold — if not outright traitorous — to some people. But I think there’s a good chance that when the credits rolled on last night’s episode, “The Door,” ol’ George stroked his beard and said, “Damn, I wish I’d thought of that.”


The Underrated Movie Frequency Is Being Remade For TV

In 2000, a movie called Frequency was released with little fanfare. It starred Jim Caviezel as a police detective who, somehow, begins talking with his dead dad (Dennis Quaid) through a ham radio. Some people liked it, but it never made much of a mark. Nevertheless, it’s always been a great idea and now it’s going to be a TV show.


How Rick And Morty Went From Spoof Short To Full-Length Favourite

Video: There are certain shows with really clear origins. Almost everything on the CW, for example, comes from comic books. And then there are the shows that are weird and creative enough that you have to wonder a) how anyone came up with them, and b) how anyone put them on TV.


Doctor Who Has A Long History Of Supporting Female Scientists

Over the past 53 years, Doctor Who has had a rollercoaster relationship with the representation of women, both in front of and behind the camera. But a new examination of the show’s portrayal of women in scientific fields shows that from the very beginning, the series has valued female scientists — and continued to give them more and more prominence.


The Upcoming Shows And Movies Determined To Make Shakespeare Revolve In His 400-Year-Old Grave

This year marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. And to celebrate, some people have decided to kill him all over again. Here’s a guide to all the biggest Shakespeare-based projects in the works that seem specifically designed to frustrate practicers of Bardolatry everywhere.


The Alien-Abduction Comedy Series People Of Earth Looks Both Weird And Hilarious

Video: The trailer for new comedy People of Earth features sarcastic aliens who call each other “dude” and Wyatt Cenac (of The Daily Show) as a reporter following a quirky group of alien abductees — while dealing with the aftermath of his own close encounter. It’s deadpan, it’s weird, and it actually looks genuinely funny.


We Knew Her Value: Why Peggy Carter Will Be Dearly Missed

In the last week, Marvel killed Margaret Carter twice with the cancellation of Agent Carter on Friday. But amidst the sorrow, let’s take a look back and remember Peggy’s crucial contribution to the Marvel universe.


The Star Trek TV Teaser Promises New Crews, Villains, Heroes And Worlds

Video: CBS just revealed the logo and first tease of the upcoming Star Trek TV show. Production hasn’t started yet, so there’s no actually footage, but it’s a galaxy-spanning video that promises “new crews, new villains, new heroes and new worlds”.


Here's The First Look At DC's Superhero Office Comedy Powerless

NBC just put a lot of faith in DC’s foray into the world of superhero comedy — Powerless, the long-in-the-works show about an insurance company working in the DC Comics universe. The show has received a full series order on the network, and to celebrate, DC released the first pictures from the show’s pilot last week, which stars Vanessa Hudgens as Emily Locke, an insurance adjuster with a speciality in helping out average people affected by the wanton destruction of superhero fights.


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