Skynet of the Day: Stephen Hawking Wants Your Artificial Intelligence Questions for His Upcoming AMA

Ask Stephen Hawking your questions on artificial intelligence.
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Stephen Hawking will come to Reddit's r/science next week for his first ever AMA and he has a specific topic in mind.

It may not be entirely an 'Ask Me Anything' as Prof. Hawking wants to field questions dealing with artificial intelligence and the hurdles that we face as a species as technology moves forward in the field.

According to CNET:

Typically, a Reddit AMA is live as people throw questions at the subject, and the person tries to keep up with the barrage by responding as best as possible. But for Hawking's AMA, you'll present the questions ahead of time, and he'll answer them over the following weeks.

Specifically, you can submit your questions starting Monday July 27 at 8am ET through Tuesday, August 4, at, and Hawking will respond over the next few weeks. Hawking, who suffers from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, uses a computer to communicate. So the delayed format will allow him the time necessary to answer questions."

Hawking joined Elon Musk and other notable industry figures earlier this year in an open letter to promote studying the possible dangers of AI research and how to avoid them.

In his first AMA, Hawking surely wants to continue that conversation.

But of course, someone will ask him about his favorite sandwich.

Secret of the Day: UK Manager Confirms that a McDonalds Secret Menu Exists

McDonald's secret menu confirmed on Reddit.
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What began as an innocent AMA on reddit became a treasure trove of secrets.

Redditor u/orchidhibiscus, who seems to have since deleted his account, claimed to be a manager at a UK McDonalds and set out to answer some questions people had about fast food production.

Then someone dropped the big question:

If you are unaware, the idea of the secret menu was popularized by the west coast burger chain In-N-Out. They have a slew of items that can be made from mixing and matching other items on the existing menu and just decided to go ahead and let it be its own thing.

In that particular AMA, only two of those items were defined. Users seemed to agree that the Land, Air, and Sea burger probably consisted of beef, chicken and fish patties. And the McGangbang is not just a classy name, rather it's a Jr. Chicken sandwich encased within a double cheezeburger.

For their part, McDonald's answers the secret menu question on their website.

We have no secret menu — or do we?

Actually, our customers are pretty clever when it comes to customizing their orders with our menu items, so you may have seen some of their creations online. But we have no official secret menu of our own.

Well, tell that to their customers or the websites set up to describe McDonald's secret menu.

Or, you can do one better and watch some video reviews of those items off a menu that 'doesn't exist'.

This guy goes after that elusive McGangbang and finds the sandwich has a lot more taste than the name.

AMA of the Day: Bill Gates Took to Reddit for an AMA

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Read what he had to say here.

Bill even answered if he could jump a chair like this still. Check out his response to that question.

The Internet American Moratorium Act

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In following Californian congresswoman Zoe Lofgren's crowdsourced path to legislation, U.S. Representative Darrell Issa is asking for Reddit's help to draft a bill known as The Internet American Moratorium Act (IAMA), which would create a two-year halt on any new rules or regulations governing the Internet (see highlighted portion). For more info, check out the congressman's AMA (Ask Me Anything) discussion on Reddit, which will begin tomorrow on Wednesday, November 28, at 1030 a.m. (EST).

The Best Of PSY's Reddit AMA of the Day

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Here's the thread in full.

AMA of the Day

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AMA of the Day: An anonymous (at the time of writing) storyboard artist for Nickelodeon's Fanboy and Chum Chum is in the process of doing one of the most amazing Reddit AMAs ever.

They have agreed to draw anything the twisted minds of Redditors can come up with -- an the minds of Redditors ar

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AMA of the Day: The Holy Grail of AMAs -- a Q&A with the legendary Bruce Campbell -- is taking place right now on Reddit.

Sample question: "Hey Bruce Campbell, why don't you go ahead and do us all a favor and do a collaboration with Nathan Fillion. Please?" Sample response: "Sure, ju