Why You’re Better Off Trusting a Robot Over a Human

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Image: Flickr, Robin Zebrowski Robots, and autonomous systems in general, can cause anxiety and uncertainty, particularly as their use in everyday tasks becomes a more immediate possibility. In order to lessen at least some of that anxiety, we should shift our focus from the decisions robots could make on our behalf to how they actually […]


An Amazon Set-Top Box May Be on the Way — for Real This Time

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Amazon continues to invest in the original programming space.Rumors of an Amazon set-top box — a potential competitor to Apple TV and Roku — are heating up. Again. According to Peter Kafka at Recode, the company is preparing to launch a set-top box that streams Amazon Video content, possibly as soon as March. This isn’t […]