MIT “DadBOT” experiment stagnant nearly one year later

An experiment that was quietly launched by several members of the MIT AI Labs Team last year has failed to yield any positive results so far. Touted as an “exciting experiment,” the program is designed to receive questions from users via social media platforms, and then an autonomous “bot” provides advice or counsel in the…

Silencing your cell phone may signal a higher IQ

A woman is sitting in a cafe talking to a friend, and her cell phone starts ringing. She looks at it, decides not to take the call, and silences the call using the button provided. Across the cafe, another woman hears her phone ring. She looks at it, decides not to take the call, and sets her cell phone back…