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Trolling a robot

By | October 19th, 2017|LRO 68|

Last March, Microsoft launched a chatbot on Twitter, a conversation-robot to be used by adolescents and young adults. The experiment aimed at studying language comprehension, but led quickly to disaster. Just eight hours after the launch of the program, sexist and racist misbehavior forced Microsoft to end it. This robot, named Tay, seemed like a [...]

The Lobster, a Dear Commodity

By | October 4th, 2017|67|

*Let us draw, here, on all three (main) senses of the word "dear":                    1.beloved, loved, cherished, worthy                    2.High-priced, expensive, hard to get                    3.(Archaic) hard, grievous                                                                          Webster's Unabridged Dictionary     In the Greece of the financial recession, people haven’t quit watching movies and talking about love. On December 11th 2016, the [...]

Fake News, Real Lies

By | September 25th, 2017|LRO 66|

Media now interprets with stunning alacrity. The news tirelessly ciphers and deciphers every tweet, photo, encounter and blunder that forms the imaginary body of one, Donald Trump. Then of course, each one, with their own social media platform, re-interprets, retweets, decries, lauds and curses. It is hard to locate the Mainstream Media in either the [...]