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First Jeopardy, Now Rock-Paper-Scissors

Computers are taking up all of our human games – and dominating. First IBM’s Watson shattered his competitiors on Jeopardy. And now our most cherished mode of human decision-making has been compromised – because a computer has been taught to play Rock-Paper-Scissors. On its face Rock-Paper-Scissors seems like a mostly random game where each of the [...]

Throwback: 4 Football Games From the Good Old Days

Most of us never had a chance of playing in the NFL, but that didn’t stop us from dreaming on a smaller scale by playing football games in our basements. Here are four fun ways generations of fans have played football using little more than their imaginations. 1. Electric Football How electric football became popular is a [...]