With smokers at great risk of COVID-19 complications, the World Health Organization developed Florence, an embodied AI who offers online counseling for those hoping to quit. We took Florence's artificial smarts for a spin.
Matthew B. Tepper, president of the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society—now celebrating its 86th anniversary—discusses these strange times and explains why (the late) Ray Bradbury is still a member in good standing.?
In Los Angeles, clubs have been closed for months, but DJ Larry G, founder of Club Underground, has kept fans dancing with weekly virtual parties. Here's how he pulled it together.
As large-scale gatherings are currently verboten, the founder and director of USC’s Institute for Digital Civic Culture explains how designing a more equitable civil society will depend on digital tools.
National Geographic's new series is a retelling of the Mercury Seven, and the fierce rivalries that helped propel them into space. The first two of eight episodes premiere on Disney+ on Friday, and it's a hell of a ride.