From Dr. Frankenstein to The Knick: Uncovering the history of the modern day mad scientist
Hopes&Fears talks with literature professors, psychologists, historians, and sociologists to find out the origins of some of pop culture's most iconic mad scientists.
Will Artificial Intelligence get high?
We spoke to researchers at the Rensselaer AI Lab and the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technology about whether machines will experiment with mind-altering substances or fall victim to addiction.
Why do we take our anger out on machines?
Hopes&Fears answers questions with the help of experts. We talked to a psychotherapist, mechanical engineer, anger management specialist and pop culture professor about beating up machines.
Siri will transcribe your voicemails into text messages you still won't want to read
The service will also allow Siri to answer calls when you can't pick up and "relay information about where you are and why you can't pick up the phone to certain people."
Faking it while you make it: the best and worst counterfeit goods
Today, a fake iPhone factory in China was raided, but many other counterfeiters are still out there.
Counterfeit iPhone factory raided in China
A counterfeit iPhone operation allegedly producing over 41,000 fake phones was shut down in China.
Feeling the internet: how people with visual disabilities surf the web
A tour of a side of the web that sighted people can't see, guided by those who know it best.
Tinder for Apple watch lets you swipe with your heartbeat
Texas marketing and advertising firm T3 is set to release a hands-free Tinder for Apple watch, that swipes according to your heartbeat.
Siri will play a Rihanna song if you ask her to make fart noises
Apple's help bot Siri is getting sassier by the upgrade.
Apple removes all games with Confederate flags from store
Apple has just banned Civil War Games such as Ultimate General: Gettysburg and Hunted Cow for their Confederate themes.
Apple caving to Taylor Swift's demands means that they are definitely getting back together
A lot can happen in a weekend. And we're pleased to announce that there's no longer any bad blood between Taylor Swift and Apple.
Apple "One More Things" us at WWDC with Apple Music
It’s that time again. Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is today. Last year, Apple announced its Apple Watch, let's see what Apple has in store for us.
Despite rivalry, IBM staff use Macs
IBM plans to have roughly 50,000 MacBooks by the end of the year. Mind. Blown.
New video game puts Saudi women in the driver's seat
Saudi Girls Revolution is a mobile game application designed by NA3M, whose Chief Executive Director is Saudi Arabian Prince Fahad bin Faisal Al Saud, the grandson of the king's brother.
This is Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs
The first trailer for Steve Jobs, a film about… Steve Jobs, has been released.
MoMA acquires antique Mac icon designs
The Museum of Modern Art has just Susan Kare's pixel-by-pixel renderings of original Macintosh icons to its permanent collection.