MIT Technology Re-👻👻👻-boo! @techreview A media company making technology a greater force for good. Get our journalism: go.technologyreview.com/newsletters Oct. 31, 2019 1 min read

Because today is Halloween, we bring you tales from the technology crypt...

The staff at Technology Re-boo! has dug up the spoopiest stories from our archive. We have tales of ghosts, killer robots, and the stuff of all your sci-fi nightmares.

This knife-wielding robot terrified us years before @blackmirror's.  https://www.technologyreview.com/s/418852/knife-wielding-robot-performs-stabbing-tests/?utm_medium=tr_social&utm_campaign=site_visitor.unpaid.engagement&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1572529975 

Thankfully, this hasn't taken off yet.  https://www.technologyreview.com/s/610456/a-startup-is-pitching-a-mind-uploading-service-that-is-100-percent-fatal/?utm_medium=tr_social&utm_campaign=site_visitor.unpaid.engagement&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1572530063 

But the dead could soon outnumber the living on Facebook.  https://www.technologyreview.com/f/613441/dead-facebook-users-could-outnumber-living-ones-within-50-years/?utm_medium=tr_social&utm_campaign=site_visitor.unpaid.engagement&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1572530114 

😱😱😱 https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612846/making-face-recognition-less-biased-doesnt-make-it-less-scary/?utm_medium=tr_social&utm_campaign=site_visitor.unpaid.engagement&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1572530150 


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