The South Side Masonic Temple sits on the corner of 64th and Green in the heart of Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood. Built in 1921, the seven-story Classical Revival-style building has been abandoned and decaying for decades. The structure begs the question: when do you give up on trying to preserve a historic building?
When she heard that robots were writing sports stories, Kelly Kleiman was hardly surprised. But robots writing criticism? "The mind (at least mine) boggles," she writes. "Are reviews really that formulaic?"
My to-do list for 2012: Create invention. Change the world. Get rich.The invention: A robot that goes to meetings for you. Changing the world: In addition to freeing up a load of time, this invention will prevent a ginormous number of needless conflicts.