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Bots are the future of marketing, customer services, and the ultimate preliminary communication channel for any business. (Image: geralt via Pixabay/cc0)

Not All Bots Are Perfect!

Chatbots are soon going to become a core part of any business. Bots are the future of marketing, customer services and the ultimate preliminary communication channel for any business. A bot is, basically, a computer software program that works on…

Peppa Pig, popular in over 170 nations, has conquered the market of children’s entertainment and has become a billion-dollar business. (Image:  YouTube/Screenshot)

China Looking to Oust Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig, popular in over 170 nations, has conquered the market of children’s entertainment, becoming a billion-dollar business. Most won’t think there’s anything wrong with the cartoon and, certainly, not one to get banned. But in China, the short cartoons about…

Peppa Pig, a British cartoon favorite, has been banned by China’s top video platform Douyin. (Image:  YouTube/Screenshot)

Peppa Pig Banned by Douyin

Peppa Pig, a British cartoon favorite, has been banned by China’s top video platfors Douyin. It appears that the website became wary of the growing popularity of the cartoon, especially, among young Chinese adults, which resulted in this ban. Nevertheless,…

UCR researchers have built a tech-based solution to the dissemination of malicious misinformation. (Image: University of California — Riverside)

Taking Up the Fight Against Fake News

In February, the Justice Department charged 13 Russians with stealing U.S. citizens’ identities and spreading “fake news” with the intent to subvert the last U.S. presidential election. The case is still unfolding, and may do so for years. In the…

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Are Our Minds Being Reshaped by Online Reality?

For decades, science fiction authors have envisioned a future where digital technology has caught up with the complexity of physical existence, creating a virtual world parallel to the real one.

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Not All Bots Are Perfect!

Chatbots are soon going to become a core part of any business. Bots are the future of marketing, customer services and the ultimate preliminary communication channel for any business. A…

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China Looking to Oust Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig, popular in over 170 nations, has conquered the market of children’s entertainment, becoming a billion-dollar business. Most won’t think there’s anything wrong with the cartoon and, certainly, not one…

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Peppa Pig Banned by Douyin

Peppa Pig, a British cartoon favorite, has been banned by China’s top video platfors Douyin. It appears that the website became wary of the growing popularity of the cartoon, especially,…

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Taking Up the Fight Against Fake News

In February, the Justice Department charged 13 Russians with stealing U.S. citizens’ identities and spreading “fake news” with the intent to subvert the last U.S. presidential election. The case is…

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Get Barack Obama to Say Whatever You Want!

Getting President Barack Obama to say whatever you want him to say is now possible. At least in the world of digital make-believe. You can even get Obama to endorse…