The Hunt for ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

The Guardian reporter Martin Chulov visits Sinjar province in Iraq on the trail of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-styled caliph of Islamic State. On the Kurdish frontline with Isis-held territory he hears from local peshmurga commanders on Baghdadi’s movements and…

The Terminator and Artificial Intelligence

What the legendary matches between supercomputer Deep Blue and chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov reveal about today’s artificial intelligence and machine learning fears.(Source: The New York Times Retro Report)

80 Blocks from Tiffany’s

A lesson in what it took to make it on the streets of New York City in the 1970s. Director Gary Weis and writer John Bradshaw for Above Average Productions Inc.

‘STAR WARS’ Creator George Lucas Talks White Slavers Who Bought His Franchise

“It’s a very very very hard thing to do.” George Lucas​ explains why he had to “break up” with Star Wars​ so that he and ‘The Force Awakens’ could both move on. (Source: The Charlie Rose Show)

Historic Landing of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket

SpaceX Entrepreneur Elon Musk (Tesla, Solar City, Paypal) successfully lands a rocket, the Falcon 9, after it delivered its payload of 12 satellites into orbit.
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