Should the U.S. Ban TikTok?

Open to Debate (formerly Intelligence Squared U.S.) pits some of the world’s brightest thinkers against each other in debates organized in the traditional Oxford style. The side that convinces more audience members to embrace its arguments wins. The excerpts below come from a debate in March and have been edited for brevity. FOR There are … Continued


YouTube’s Beast Mode Jimmy Donaldson, better known to his 136 million YouTube subscribers as MrBeast, became the medium’s all-time top earner when he raked in $54 million in 2021. The 23-year-old attracted more than 376 million views to his most popular video and more than 10 billion views across all his channels. MrBeast got his … Continued

AI Arrives

Artificial intelligence seems certain to steal millions of jobs in the coming months and could one day dominate the humans that created it. That’s a lot to contemplate, but we’re diving right into it in this Luckbox special section on AI. We begin with a timeline tracing AI’s century-long progression toward the singularity—the point where … Continued

The Luckbox AI Resource Guide

The first modern AI platform, Deep Dream Generator, was released in 2015 to create images from a text prompt. These days, more than 1,900 AI platforms perform at least 500 functions. Click here to see a few of our favorites.

AI’s Path To The Singularity

Duplicating human intelligence in a machine has proceeded in fits and starts over the last 70 or so years. But suddenly it’s gaining momentum at a dizzying pace, and the action promises to intensify as machines continue to improve themselves without the help of humans. Here’s some of what’s happened along the way and some … Continued