Chess Robot Attacks 7-Year-Old & What It's Like to Live on Mars Time



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Chess Robot Attacks 7-Year-Old & What It's Like to Live on Mars Time
By In Plain English • Issue #40 • View online
At the Moscow Open chess tournament, an AI-powered robot grabbed its opponent—a seven-year-old boy’s—index finger and gave it a firm squeeze, resulting in a fracture.
Plus: In an enticing comic, NASA engineer Nagin Cox details the disparity between Earth and Mars time and how living on Mars time slows you down.
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All this and more in this week’s edition of Last Week in Plain English.

Chess Robot Breaks Seven-Year-Old Boy's Finger During Moscow Open
How Living on Mars Time Forces You to Slow Down
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