Fun With Artificial Intelligence | NHRA

Whether you like it or not, the robots are here. They have been for years, assembling everything from your cars to your cupcakes faster and probably more precisely than any human. You probably got your first real taste of processor power with your first handheld calculator, which could divide 1,320 by 6 faster than you … Read more

An Extremely Intelligent Lava Lamp: Refik Anadol’s A.I. Art Extravaganza at MoMA Is Fun, Just Don’t Think About It Too Hard

“Refik Anadol: Unsupervised” is being touted as Artificial Intelligence’s triumphant arrival in the museum-art canon. So I went to see the splashy installation currently in the Museum of Modern Art’s ground-floor annex with a mission, to get a glimpse of what MoMA-approved A.I. art promises, or threatens, for the future. Born in Istanbul and currently … Read more

Having more fun at work can improve your mental and physical health. So how can we make it really interesting?

Returning to work after a holiday can be challenging at times. But reclaiming energy over regular routines, deadlines, and weird water-cooler conversation doesn’t have to be annoying. This mindset can be mitigated by tapping into your playful side, says Kathryn Price, author of The Power of Fun. “Fun in particular tends to spook adults, because … Read more

New Year’s exercise goals can be achieved by having fun

A study that followed people to see how long they stuck to their New Year’s fitness resolutions found that baseline motivation was an important factor when it came to sticking to goals. She also found that perseverance and the ability to adapt in the face of difficulty were not significant factors in whether or not … Read more

Cory Monteith’s roommate talks post-‘Glee’ struggles

Cory Monteith seems to have it all. The late actor was at the height of his stardom on “Glee,” but ultimately couldn’t conquer his demons of drugs and alcohol and died in 2013 from an overdose at 31. A new documentary series hints that his success — “Damn” saw two of his co-stars die young … Read more

Brent Bushnell Co-Founder on Engineering Entertainment and Social Fun at New Two Bit Circus in Dallas » Dallas Innovates

Brent Bushnell, Co-Founder and Chairman of Two Bit Circus. [Photo: Dallas Innovates] Brent BushnellCo-founder and Chairman of the BoardTwo circus bits…at the official launch of the indoor mini-theme “Two Bit Circus” in Park Lane stores in Dallas. – After a soft opening two months ago, Two Bit Circus officially launched Tuesday in its Park Lane … Read more

Prince Harry pokes fun at the monarchy on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Prince Harry kicked off the latest in a long line of TV interviews to promote his memoir Spear by poking fun at royal traditions and mocking the monarchy with the help of Hollywood A-lister Tom Hanks. The Duke of Sussex, 38, poked fun at royal pomp and circumstance during an appearance on The Late Show … Read more

‘At first, it’s fun’: Could a night at Sydney’s Mushroom Tower make me lucid dream? | sound art

hPerched in plain sight in central Sydney, inside the Harry Seidler-designed building known as ‘The Mushroom’, the Commercial Travelers Association (CTA) club has sat unmodernized, unrenovated and unbought for 46 years. That the building is still standing is surprising enough. That it’s still operating in the same guise as it was in 1977 is a … Read more

Bannatyne’s gym membership allows me to escape from Westwood Cross to San Francisco—playing with pain for fun this new year.

I got a head start on the old New Year’s Resolution game by joining a gym last month. I don’t really approve of exercise, but health fear combined with bereavement sent me into a Bannatyne as if the Reaper himself was chasing me on a motorcycle, four horsemen howling at his heels. I am amazed … Read more

Bannatyne’s gym membership allows me to escape from Westwood Cross to San Francisco—playing with pain for fun this new year.

I got a head start on the old New Year’s Resolution game by joining a gym last month. I really disapprove of exercise, but health fear combined with bereavement sent me into a Bannatyne as if the Reaper himself was chasing me on a motorcycle, four horsemen howling at his heels. I am amazed at … Read more