2016 in metaphors: dead turkey, frozen moose and human excavating his own tomb

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The year has become so maligned that Twitter is awash with posts listing the strange and terrible things that 2016 can be compared to For many people 2016, which brought the planet Brexit, the Donald Trump election victory, the deaths of Prince, David Bowie and Leonard Cohen and the brief union that was Twiddleswift, has […]

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Hear, boy? Pet translators will be on sale soon, Amazon says

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Retailer backs futurologists assert that devices conversing in canine will be available in, ruffly speaking, a decade Imagine talking to a tiger, chatting to a cheetah, as Dr Doolittle once sang what a neat achievement that would be. Well, Amazon has revealed that the animal-loving doctors ambition might not be entirely fantasy. Pet translators that […]

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Algorithms outperformed us. But we still prefer human fallibility | Rafael Behr

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As technology becomes ever smarter, we cling to a comforting divide between people and machines, writes Guardian columnist Rafael Behr There are no monuments to Ned Ludd. This may be because there is no certainty that the man whose name was adopted by insurrectionary textile workers at the start of the 19 th century actually […]

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The Internet Want To Know: Can You Spot The Panda Among Snowmen?( Photo)

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You guys, it’s another day. It’s DUE time for another Internet craze to rack your brain to the point of exhaustion. This time, we’re not going the dress route. No, that was way too complex. This time, we’re taking it back to the simpler days of “Where’s Waldo? ” with the help of webcomic illustrator […]

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