The Secret History of Facial Recognition
Sixty years ago, a sharecropper’s son invented a technology to identify faces. Then the record of his role all but vanished. Who was Woody Bledsoe, and who was he working for?
The Man Who Explained Everything
Karl Friston's free energy principle might be the most all-encompassing idea since Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection. Some believe it's the missing link to true artificial intelligence. But to understand it, you need to peer inside the mind of Friston himself.
The Hateful Life And Spiteful Death Of The Man Who Was Vigo The Carpathian
The story of Norbert Grupe—a Nazi soldier’s son, boxer, professional wrestler, failed actor, criminal, and miserable human being
The Ghosts of My Lai
In the hamlet where U.S. troops killed hundreds of men, women and children, survivors are ready to forgive the most infamous American soldier of the war.
The Lost, True Story Of The CIA’s Greatest Basketball Coach
How did a 1972 exhibition basketball game between Russia and Uganda become a crucible for Cold War tensions at the dawn of Idi Amin's brutal regime?