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PCMag - The Convo with Evan Dashevsky

Mar 31, 2017

We spoke with ExtremeTech editor-in-chief Jamie Lendino about his new book: _Breakout: How Atari 8-Bit Computers Defined a Generation_, which details the rise, impact, and fall of Atari 8-bit computers. Atari computers weren't the first home PCs nor were they necessarily the best of the time, but they...

Mar 24, 2017

Skynet Is Actually Real (But Hopefully Won't Try to Destroy Us)

In this episode of The Convo, we speak with Dr. Colin Parris, VP of General Electric's software research division. We talk about the cutting edge of AI, the invisible force that literally keeps civilization running. New "digital twin" technologies show...

Mar 6, 2017

We talked with Kor Adana, one of the writers on the show _Mr. Robot_, who helps give the show some technological realism. Kor's real life actually somewhat mirrors the show's fictional protagonist, Elliot. He was a teenage hacker who got in trouble with the law and became a white hat for hire before becoming a writer.