using a monster 1600-question test shows how useful Siri really is: not at all. Google answered correctly 86 percent of the time. Siri achieved just 68 percent accuracy. At that point, it's not much better than a crystal ball. More »
29 Jun 2012
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#dealzmodo Mensa—the club for people who know they're smarter than you—is offering its home test for free during the month of January. It's an IQ test that takes 32 minutes to complete and at the end it'll tell you whether you're Mensa material. Although acing this test won't get you admitted to Mensa—that test has to be taken in a controlled environment—it's a really good approximation, and a good score would certainly be good enough to declare yourself a genius, at least to your dumb friends. More » Read similar
#amazon Amazon has ponied up a cool $26 million for a company that builds a voice recognition app called Evi—yes, essentially a Siri clone—prompting speculation about a forthcoming phone from Bezos and co. More » Read similar
#kimdotcom A crowd of lucky SXSW attendees were treated to a rare honor today as the powerful wizard Zordon agreed to address a crowd about the dangers facing the Earth and the urgent need for the Power Rangers to assemble and save the day. More » Read similar
#science Everyone you know is sick, or getting sick, or they've become a lifeless husk of human skin full of flu germs where there was once organs and bones and blood. Don't believe it? Check out Google's influenza tracker, which shows just how massive this year's spike is. More » Read similar
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