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Facebook’s new AI chatbot will not stop owning Mark Zuckerberg

Fleshy AI, Mark Zuckerberg.Photo:: Christoph Stache (Getty Images:) Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of the company that we still don’t want to call Metawould like to live in a world where we all sit around in VR headsets working alongside cartoon people that: look like they fell out of a forgotten Wii game. Knowing that he’ll be …

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This Pokémon GO 3D Billboard Is Why We Invented Technology

Screenshot: Niantic / Kotaku All advertising is evil, obviously. But sometimes, despite this, it can be extraordinarily entertaining. This latest 3D billboard from outside of Tokyo’s Shinjuku Station is maybe the best use of this optical illusion tech I’ve seen, and it’s cross-promoting Pokémon GO and, er, World Cat Day. We’ve covered the amazing 3D …

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A New Fatal Fury / Garou Fighting Game Is Coming From SNK

Image: SNK During the EVO 2022 festivities over the weekend publisher SNK released a short video announcing an all-new Fatal Fury game, which given the amount of time since the last one felt both like a huge surprise but also something of an inevitability. Here’s the clip, which over 30 seconds manages to show…a single …

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Bullet Train shoots to the top of another bad box office

Bullet TrainPhoto: Scott Garfield, Sony Pictures In what was—*checks notes*—an extremely funny punwe referred to last weekend’s DC League Of Super-Pets-led box office as “ruff” because the various movies in US theaters had made less than $100 million combined for the first time in several months. Well, the joke’s on us, because this week is …

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First Kill has been, well, killed by Netflix after one season

Imani Lewis and Sarah Catherine Hook in First KillScreenshot: Netflix/YouTube When it comes to Netflix, nothing good (or bad, or mediocre) can last. First Kill is far from the streamer’s first kill, and it certainly won’t be the last. Look at the works of the algorithm, ye Mighty, and despair! Seriously, though, the axing of …

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Higround Unveils Sonic the Hedgehog Themed Keyboard Collection

The Sonic the Hedgehog video games are more or less about one thing: blasting through a level with as much speed as possible. So as lovely as this Sonic-themed keyboard from Higround is, it seems almost antithetical to the spirit of the games, at least if you don’t have all your key positions perfectly memorized. …

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