When Robots Can Decide Whether You Live or…

Computers have gotten pretty good at making certain decisions for themselves. Automatic spam filters block most unwanted email. Some US clinics use artificial-intelligence-powered cameras to flag diabetes patients at risk of blindness. But can a…

This Week’s Cartoons: Gigs, God, and Santa Swaps

Friday, December 20, 2019. By David Ostow, with cartooncollections.com. Forgot to go shopping? Here are 20 last-minute gift ideas to save Christmas. Thursday, December 19, 2019. By Drew Dernavich, with cartooncollections.com. If your present swap…

The Year Humanity Declared War on Microplastics

Amid increasingly dire reports on climate change and political upheaval, this year a new menace came to dominate the news cycle: microplastic pollution. Scientists revealed that it’s blowing in the air and swirling in the…