Someone parodied the A-Team intro with Metal Gear’s Diamond-Dogs, and it’s glorious

Change the line “10 years ago a crack commando unit was sent to prison for a crime they didn’t commit,” to “Nine years ago, their private army was decimated by a secret organization,” and the LA skyline to Mother Base while keep the military drums and fading to red and, voilà!

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Artificial intelligence could leave half the world unemployed, says expert

Computer scientist Moshe Vardi tells colleagues that change could come within 30 years, raising the question: ‘What will humans do?’

Machines could put more than half the world’s population out of a job in the next 30 years, according to a computer scientist who said on Saturday that artificial intelligence’s threat to the economy should not be understated.

Expert Moshe Vardi told the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS): “We are approaching a time when machines will be able to outperform humans at almost any task.

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Executives bemoan people buying overpriced coffee over Independent

Independent on Sunday editor and senior staff ‘depressed’ at events but feel organisation will come good, even though print staff are wary of online model

Senior executives at the Independent have said a culture in which people are more willing to pay for overpriced coffee than a newspaper ensured the paper’s downfall after three decades in print.

Lisa Markwell, editor of the Independent on Sunday, paid tribute to the Lebedev family for their investment in the titles since 2010, but said the news industry must search its soul for a way forward in a changing business environment.

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Five things we love: from a one-man band to an unforgettable umbrella

Want a football that can help you to become the next Lionel Messi? Or a tiny folding scooter to put the fun into your commute? These and more in this month’s roundup

This new addition to the noisy world of laser tag claims to occupy “the third space between the screen-dominated indoors and the vanishing outdoors”, which means that it has all the hysterical trigger-happiness of a multiplayer first-person shooter without the risk of obesity and bedsores.

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