Google and Facebook are busy creating AI programmes that can beat the pants off human players at the ancient Chinese board game Go

In his latest best-selling book Superintelligence, Oxford techno-philosopher Nick Bostrom warns of the dangers of developing artificial intelligence w(...)

Song of the Deep: action-adventure game

Video game retailer GameStop has long been the middleman but has now branched out to become the publisher for a new title from Insomniac Games, the st(...)

Twitter: young adults who are classified as heavy users of social media were far more likely to experience sleep disturbances that their peers

All that time spent on Snapchat, Tumblr and Twitter may be the reason you’re not sleeping well. According to a study from the University of Pittsburgh(...)

Fallen London is proof that games don’t need special effects when they have talented writers to set the scene

I have a soft spot for text adventure games but good ones are hard to find. Fallen London is a beautifully written and highly atmospheric offering fro(...)

The X-Files is out there but Netflix users in Ireland and the UK can’t avail of it. Photograph: Frank Ockenfels/Fox

With only a few days to go until The X-Files: Re-opened, Irish fans are probably binge-watching classic episodes on Netflix to get themselves in a Scu(...)

Emma Watson has  created an online feminist book club called Our Shared Shelf

Post-Harry Potter, actor Emma Watson has shown herself to be intelligent, articulate and a champion for women’s rights. Already a goodwill ambassado(...)

Elephant in the Valley appears to be the first study of its kind that has surveyed more than 200 women employed in tech roles in various Silicon Valley firms

Although there has been quite a bit of discussion around gender balance in the technology world recently, the discussion is often anecdotal in nature.(...)

Night Shift: not only should it lead to less eye strain but it should also reduce the amount of time it takes to fall asleep

For f.lux’s sake, Apple. The whole night mode for screens thing has been happening for years over on Android and desktops thanks to f.lux, Twilight (...)

The List experience does depend on who you follow but there’s big media presence

When complaining about the demise of modern journalism, the rise of the listicle is often cited as a prime example. In defence of the listicle, I woul(...)

Ninety per cent of tech professionals believe tools for blocking or reporting troubling content would reduce online harassment

Intel, together with Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation and online media companies re/code and Vox Media, have joined together to launch Hack Harass(...)