On NEON’s Ambitions for an Artificial Human

The company's prototype personality mirrors goals and fears in tech-fiction television

Few exhibitors at CES 2020 reached beyond our conceivable world like NEON, a Samsung spin-off helmed by StarLabs President and CEO Pranav Mistry, and the debut of their humanoid AI bots. Intentionally minimal in pre-show communications, they limited their announcement to these two words: artificial humans. NEON employees appeared at CES preview events, but revealed little information about the presentations set for the official show …

Game of Thrones and Westworld Travel Adventures with Black Tomato

Explore the locations behind the TV shows, or embark on other new adventure itineraries to Greenland, the Faroe Islands and the Congo

For some, travel is a calculated obsession, satiated by a ticking of boxes that represent a location and the accompanying desire. For others, that’s not enough. Travel requires reaching the ends of the earth and going beyond the realm of normalcy. Luxury travel service Black Tomato appeals to both. First, their exotic offerings don’t forego creature comforts. From guides to top-tier accommodation, a wealth of …