The weird, violent and educational world of Russian Netflix

In the article, ‘The weird, violent and educational world of Russian Netflix’ (Wired, 29/01/2019), Gian Volpicelli explains that, in comparison with YouTube and other online video platforms, Netflix has a large collection of Russian films with Russian and English subtitles. He goes on to explain how he uses these in... [Read More]
Tags: language learning, films, subtitles, netflix

Are You Lost In The World Like Me?

This song and video, by the amazing artist Moby, is great to watch and listen to. But not only that: the video conveys a chilling message about human attachment to and uses of the mobile phone. The people in this video animation are blind to the suffering of a young... [Read More]
Tags: mobile phones, society, social media

I'm not a robot

Why are we asked to prove we are not robots? [Read More]
Tags: artifical intelligence, machine learning, CAPTCHA

Chatbot or Human?

Can you tell whether you are talking to a human or a chatbot? [Read More]
Tags: artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction