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The Venom Movie Has Chosen Its Star/Symbiote Host: Tom Hardy

1 week 2 days ago

Variety is reporting that Tom Hardy, who played Bane in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, will next play another iconic comic book villain, Venom. The frequent Spider-Man villain is getting his own film next year, which will be directed by Ruben Fleischer, who made Zombieland.

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This Is How Miserable IBM Voice Recognition Probably Was in the '80s

1 week 2 days ago

In the age of Siri, we take for granted how far speech recognition technology has come. But a quick glance back at 1986, when IBM introduced its voice recognition software, shows that we’ve travelled light years since the earliest version of this game-changing software. And it’s even more fun in satire form.

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Adam Clark Estes

I'm Afraid to Ask The Internet to Name This New Moon

1 week 2 days ago

Good news! Three space telescopes, including Hubble, have combined their celestial powers to spot a moon orbiting a dwarf planet in the Kuiper Belt —the region beyond Neptune where Pluto and countless other icy bodies live. According to NASA, the dwarf planet’s moon has lots to teach scientists about how moons formed…

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Rae Paoletta

Google's Coolest Tech Is Getting Harder and Harder to See

1 week 2 days ago

Google always uses its annual I/O developer conference as a place to trot out some of its biggest and most exciting product updates. You’d be forgiven for feeling like this year was kind of a dud. There were no new gadgets, no new moonshot projects, and not even cool new swag like Google Cardboard headsets. The…

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Michael Nunez

'Panda' Porpoise Could Be Extinct In Months

1 week 2 days ago

Vaquitas are cartoonish-looking porpoises that swim around, bothering literally no one. These little guys, which only weigh about 120 pounds, are found in just one region in the world— the Northern Gulf of California. Their nickname—the “panda” porpoise—comes from the dark rings around their eyes, similar to that of…

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Rae Paoletta

More Hints of Luke Skywalker's Journey in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

1 week 2 days ago

The next Godzilla film casts a former Game of Thrones star. Pearl Mackie discusses her Doctor Who future. The screenwriter for the Mortal Kombat movie reboot talks about his goals. Plus, teasers for what’s to come on the next season of Legends of Tomorrow, and more new Wonder Woman images. Go, Spoilers!

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James Whitbrook on io9, shared by James Whitbrook to Gizmodo

8 Reasons You Should Care a Lot About the 2020 Census 

1 week 2 days ago

Do you care about the 2020 census? You should. We all probably should care more about the 2020 census, because John Thompson, the director of the Census Bureau and the man in charge of running the 2020 census, stepped down last week. It’s hard to overstate what huge news this is, and yet the story isn’t getting a ton…

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