Korea Box Office: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Debuts on Top — Variety

Fox’s “X-Men: Apocalypse” opened in top spot at the Korean box office on Wednesday (May 25). Debuting on 1,258 screens nationwide, the Marvel-based superhero film earned $11.5 million from 1.63 million admissions over five days. The score is slightly lower than “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” which made $13.3 million from 1.91 million admissions in……

via Korea Box Office: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Debuts on Top — Variety

‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ Tops Foreign Box Office — Variety

Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass” topped the foreign box office, earning a respectable $65 million this weekend from nearly 80 foreign territories. However, the fantasy adventure is still staring at a write-down after bombing domestically, where it earned a meagre $28.1 million in its opening weekend. By the time it ends its run, the……

via ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ Tops Foreign Box Office — Variety

Human obsolescence: Are we ready for an artificially intelligent future? — TechCrunch

“Enjoy your com-FORT-able stay,” says a robot front-desk clerk at Japan’s Robot Hotel. Do you thank the robot for its awkward salutation? Or maybe you hesitate for a moment before shuffling off in silence. If our digital screens are separating us from human interaction, you better believe AI will further tear that tenuous social fabric.…

via Human obsolescence: Are we ready for an artificially intelligent future? — TechCrunch