Marketplace Tech for Thursday, April 9, 2015
Apr 9, 2015

Marketplace Tech for Thursday, April 9, 2015

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Airing on Thursday, April 9, 2015: The big book publisher of the world who have battled ferociously with Amazon over issues like e-book pricing might rather you start shopping with another company. Oysterbooks.com is described as the Netflix of books, the subscription e-book service now has a place where you can actually buy e-books. We check whether it can compete with Amazon. Next, we watch the movie Ex Machina, an independent film about artificial intelligence and deadly robots that hits theaters this weekend. For that, we talk to the director and writer Alex Garland on all things sci-fi and AI. 

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Ex Machina imagines a robot indistinguishable from man

Apr 9, 2015
Questioning the implications of an autonomous robot with director Alex Garland.

Airing on Thursday, April 9, 2015: The big book publisher of the world who have battled ferociously with Amazon over issues like e-book pricing might rather you start shopping with another company. Oysterbooks.com is described as the Netflix of books, the subscription e-book service now has a place where you can actually buy e-books. We check whether it can compete with Amazon. Next, we watch the movie Ex Machina, an independent film about artificial intelligence and deadly robots that hits theaters this weekend. For that, we talk to the director and writer Alex Garland on all things sci-fi and AI. 

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