Cortana goes 13 for 16 in week 15

Cortana, the NFL-picking AI, got 13 out of 16 games correct in week 15 of the 2014 football season. Bless her pretty little algorithms (so cute)

Cortana goes 9 for 16 in week 15

My weekly bit of NFL ramblings with the somewhat tenuous technology connection being that AI-based Cortana has been picking games all season long.

Cortana pulls 10 of 16 correct picks out of the ether

In a world of meaningless statistics and time-wasting endeavors football has to rank up there as one of the most over-analyzed sports around (at least in the U.S.)

Android still dominates smartphone and tablet markets

In spite of the fact that Apple had a very good rollout of their new iPhones earlier this year, Android is still the dominate platform for smartphones and tablets.

What if Your Windshield Was Made of Gorilla Glass? The Beginning of the Glass Age

I’d just be happy if my next windshield didn’t need to be replaced quite so often.

Cortana picks 11 of 15 in week 12

Cortana is chugging along with a consistently better than 500 record each week this NFL season picking 11 out of 15 games correctly in week 12.

Why I’ll never use a transporter

Apart from the fact that transporters aren’t likely to become a reality during my lifetime there are some other reasons why I would never use one.

Cortana picks eight of fourteen

So it’s that time of the week again when I recount the NFL predictions made by Microsoft’s AI Cortana.

Brazilian teen beats Guinness record for speed texting

A Brazilian teenager Marcel Fernandes Filho has beaten the old Guinness record for speed texting using a new iPhone 6 Plus.

Uber exec kicks hornet’s nest

Uber's senior vice president of business Emil Michael, suggested at a dinner event that the company should hire a team of researchers and journalists to dig up dirt on members of the press who criticized the company.

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