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A daily newsletter charting the future: From technology to the scientific breakthroughs changing our lives.
AIM is finally gone, but its impact in shaping internet culture lives on
Aol Instant Messenger was launched in 1997 and this week it officially died at 20. Its iconic running man symbol, away messages and buddy lists were all first steps, before tweets, emojis, Insta stories and such replaced them to become essential tools that we use daily to communicate and make new friends.
This algorithm can help resettle refugees by giving them a better shot at employment02:13
What home means to astronaut Peggy Whitson01:50
'Space Force' could be the first new American military branch in 71 years01:57
Like a rolling stone: A surveillance robot that can travel on any terrain01:17
Building consciousness: How Westworld's sentient robots could become a reality05:19
Lab-to-table: How synthetic food went from flavorings to hamburgers02:36