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Controversial Miles Morales Story Shows Limits of Marvel Comics

Controversial Miles Morales Story Shows Limits of Marvel Comics

Anyone can be Spider-Man. At least, that was the idea when Miles Morales first hit the scene in 2011 as the successor to the Ultimate universe’s Peter Parker. An Afro-Latino teenager taking up the mantle of Marvel’s most beloved and well-known hero, even if it was in an alternate universe, was a game-changer.  The possibilities …

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It Hired A Lawyer: The Story Of LaMDA And The Google Engineer Just Got Even Weirder

Earlier this month, Google placed one of its engineers on paid administrative leave after he became convinced during some chats that the company’s Language Model for Dialogue Applications (LaMDA) had become sentient. The story was pretty strange in itself. In several conversations, LaMDA convinced Google engineer Blake Lemoine, part of Google’s Responsible Artificial Intelligence (AI) …

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Xenoblade Chronicles 3 To Get An Expansion Pass Including New Story Content

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 To Get An Expansion Pass Including New Story Content

Subscribe to Nintendo Life on YouTube The Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Nintendo Direct just finished airing up, and after a swathe of trailers, story details, combat, and lush visuals, and the surprise announcement of an Expansion Pass. In the above trailer, we got some more context in a theatre-style presentation, featuring flashbacks, mechs, and secret organisations. …

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How Jennifer Lopez Documentary ‘Halftime’ Evolved to Tell Larger Story About Super Bowl Show, ‘Hustlers’ Oscar Snub

How Jennifer Lopez Documentary ‘Halftime’ Evolved to Tell Larger Story About Super Bowl Show, ‘Hustlers’ Oscar Snub

The title of Jennifer Lopez’s Halftime documentary, now streaming on Netflix, refers not only to how the film explores her preparations for her 2020 Super Bowl performance with Shakira but also to Lopez looking ahead to the second half of her life as she turns 50. “I feel like I’m just getting started,” Lopez says …

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That 'Spiderhead' Ending Was Nothing Like the Original Story, and So Much Worse

That ‘Spiderhead’ Ending Was Nothing Like the Original Story, and So Much Worse

Cinema has been having a sci-fi literary moment. With both blockbuster film and TV adaptations of hit novels—Ready Player One, Dune, Brave New World, and, most ambitiously, The Three-Body Problem (yet to come)—and newer adaptations of short stories—Arrival, the Invisible Man, and now Spiderhead—the big and small screens are scouring the library for new source …

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