Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones

Read The First Chapter of 'The Winds of Winter,' Written By a Neural Network

A programmer taught an artificial intelligence how to write the next entry in George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series.
Zack Thoutt
8.28.17
Game of Thrones

A Neural Network Wrote the Next 'Game of Thrones' Book Because George R.R. Martin Hasn't

"The Winds of Winter" is already here ... sorta.
Sam Hill
8.28.17
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Is the Undead Dragon on 'Game of Thrones' Spitting Dicyanoacetylene?

Death becomes Viserion.
Becky Ferreira
8.28.17
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The Dragons In ‘Game of Thrones’ Aren’t Nukes, They’re an Air Force

This post contains spoilers for 'Game of Thrones' season 7, episode 4.
Matthew Gault
8.8.17
Mobile Is Eating The World

20-Minute Episodes of 'Game of Thrones' Are Just About Ads

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson thinks we only want to watch Jon Snow 20 minutes at a time on our phones. Is he right?
Meaghan Beatley
5.26.17
Twitter

We Asked Jon Snow What It's Like to Trend on Twitter

Jon Snow’s Twitter account is a perpetual case of mistaken identity.
Emanuel Maiberg
11.29.15
Culture

Xbox One's 'Quantum Break' Stars a Bunch of Moderately-Recognizable Actors

It's the guy from Game of Thrones and what's-his-name from The Wire in this time travel catastrophe.
Zack Kotzer
8.4.15
Culture

The Science Guide to Game of Thrones

A roundup of all the times scientists have tried to explain Westerosi phenomena.
Becky Ferreira
6.16.15
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​The Internet of the Game of Thrones

How a medieval fantasy show keeps turning the web into its own personal comment thread.
Brian Merchant
6.15.15
tv

​The Weird Rules of Genetic Inheritance in 'Game of Thrones'

The seed is inconsistently strong.
Becky Ferreira
6.15.15
Game of Thrones

A Game Theory of Thrones

Is the game of thrones a zero sum, positive sum, or negative sum game?
Becky Ferreira
4.12.15
Culture

How Game of Thrones Interprets the 'Science' of Reanimating the Dead

The season finale of Game of Thrones featured a welcome dose of mad science—here's a brief look at the true history of the quest to revive the dead that may have inspired it.
Becky Ferreira
6.18.14