Ask Slashdot: Would You Pay For Websites Without Trolls?
Removing tonality and body language from a discussion makes it completely inefficient to determine the seriousness and point of view of a speaker. If you want to have a good discussion do it in person.
This solves the problem of self-created viewpoint bubbles too. At some point we need to face the fact that the internet is not a magic solution to every problem and in many cases makes all of us dumber and less human.
Machine Vision Reveals Previously Unknown Influences Between Great Artists
This can only lead to the Facebookization of the art world. No thank you.
Selectable Ethics For Robotic Cars and the Possibility of a Robot Car Bomb
These questions really shouldn't be answered by techies.