Time and time again, police officers shoot, and sometimes kill, civilians holding harmless objects, later claiming they mistook them for guns: a cell phone, a bible, and a Wii controller. In early February, police body camera manufacturer Taser announced that it had acquired the artificial intelligence startup Dextro…
Today, President Barack Obama announced his support for gay marriage. At which point the internet at large threw the guy so many high-fives Vishnu himself would've probably been a bit overwhelmed.
We've seen the Burning Man Festival, the World Trade Center, and a lot of weird sex stuff recreated in the virtual world Second Life. A recreation of the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott? That's new.