Coming soon to SkyMall catalogue, The Sarcasm Detector!
Scientists at Hebrew University in Jerusalem have developed the SASI, Semi-supervised Algorithm for Sarcasm Identification, a machine algorithm that recognizes sarcasm (finally)…. more
Hey Weed Warriors! Thanks to the upcoming 420 holiday, you’re probably going to have scientific questions. Anticipating your interrogative state, here’s a groovy video of me explaining the “whys” of… more
Deoxyribonucleic Acid! It’s not just for Nature anymore, thanks to Japan. Chemists there have recently stitched together the first viable artificial DNA strand. Normally, DNA uses the same four bases (… more
Hey, Cotton…Nitric and sulfuric acids OWN your ass! The aforementioned cellular ass-owning was recently demonstrated by Dr. Chris Schrempp and myself on Wired Science. While this experiment would have… more
Nerdist is a place where we nerds come together and share the nerdery that we find. It's also my home to various elements of the Nerdist Empire. You might recognize me from TV. You don't realize that's where you know me from, but it is. You think you went to college with me or I look like your cousin's friend, but that is not the case. At one time or another you stumbled upon me on your moving picture box in such cerebral gems as MTV's "Singled Out" and Noam Chomsky's "Shipmates." and so much more...