So these two writers walk into a bar, right? And neither of them is a horse or anything but both of them are complaining about fan-fiction, where "fans" write "fiction" based on another writer's works, then typically post them online for people to read for free.
For less humanoid systems, people respond idiosyncratically. For example, some people name their Roomba vacuums and speak of them almost like a pet but others do not. So what aspects of a system might provide those triggers?
It's a little early to be proclaiming Ben Affleck's Argo the best movie of the year -- but one of the best? No question.
We know what machines programmed for intelligence would think of texting while driving. They would find a way to prevent it. Unless, of course, they don't like us at all. Unless they want to get us out of the way.
Even at 60 years old, Neeson still manages to have cross-generational appeal, and makes a far more believable action hero than puerile pretty boys like Shia LeBeouf or Liam Hemsworth, whose acting is an amalgamation of upper lip peach fuzz and dour glowers.
It's very easy for people to dismiss The Clone Wars as "just a kids show." It's a cartoon, which is often (mis)categorized as a medium just for kids, it's Star Wars, which some people (mis)categorize as something only kids and misanthropic basement dwellers enjoy, and it's on Cartoon Network.
It seems that music playlists dominate the "breakup" genre. (If you're reading this from 1992, please insert the work "mixtape" in place of "playlis...
Star Wars fans have no shortage of cool kitchen accessories to chose from (see: Light Saber Popsicle Makers), but now those of us who pack lunches to school or work have yet another way to show off our intergalactic pride.
Armstrong's death last week has evoked numerous gauzy tributes to his amazing courage. But romantic memories of that historic moment belie the real triumph for Armstrong, NASA, and our deeply conflicted nation of the late 1960's.
Jack Daniel's sent me a very polite cease and desist letter claiming my novel's book cover infringed upon their trademark. I posted the letter on my blog. I couldn't have predicted what happened next.
On Wednesday night, while watching the press screening of Total Recall, I couldn't help but get the feeling that I had seen this movie before. Now, ...
The new Star Wars parody called "Droidfriend" is actually better than the original, Justin Bieber's hit song "Boyfriend." There's something genuinely pleasing about watching C3P0 prancing around in a Justin Bieber wig.
We've spared viewers the trouble of hunting down the many video responses by creating the What's Trending ultimate mashup of "Call Me Maybe," featuring the peak pop tributes with everyone from President Barack Obama to your favorite Star Wars characters!
Current trends aside, has Levi always considered himself a nerd? "Absolutely," he's quick to say. "I get a lot that people have a hard time believing that I'm a nerd... but I grew up with a Nintendo controller in my hand."
Though somewhat under the radar, PopConLA is beginning to look like it will be the next must-go-to media convention. But, will it really be worth it to drop your hard earned cash on some tickets?