“MEET ‘NORMAN’ THE A.I. PSYCHOPATH” and 4 More Disturbing And True Horror Stories!

09.29.2019 - By Weird Darkness: Stories of the Paranormal, Supernatural, Legends, Lore, Mysterious, Macabre, Unsolved

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Tired of commercials interrupting your listening experience? For just $5 per month you can listen to all past, present, and future #WeirdDarkness episodes commercial-free – plus BONUS AUDIO and news about the podcast! Learn more at http://www.WeirdDarkness.com/WEIRDO.Feel depressed or hopeless? Visit http://www.iFred.org. Suicide thoughts? Call anytime (800)273-8255.IN THIS EPISODE: (Dark Archive episode, previously aired July 06, 2018) *** A neural network named "Norman" is disturbingly different from other types of artificial intelligence. How? Well, for one… it’s a psychopath. (Meet Norman, The Artificially Intelligent Psychopath) *** Twenty high school students all lost consciousness and collapsed under mysterious circumstances during class on Tuesday, July 3. Was it mass hysteria? Juju in Ghana? Or did the students actually see ghosts as they claim? (Ghana Students Faint After Seeing Ghosts) *** At a young age, Edmund Kemper decapitated his sisters' dolls and even stalked his second-grade teacher with a bayonet. But he was young and just getting started. (Serial Killer Edmund Kemper) *** During the Second World War, in the gruesome world of Unit 731, the unthinkable was done on a daily basis. Prisoners, were subjected to unimaginable horrors. Today, ghostly voices are heard and anomalies frequently appear in photographs. (Unit 731) *** Ion Rimaru is a murderer like no other – vampirism, cannibalism, necrophilia – and why shouldn’t he? After all, he’s taking after his serial killer father. (The Disturbing Crimes of a Father and Son)STORY AND MUSIC CREDITS/SOURCES…“Ghana Students Faint After Seeing Ghosts” by Sequoya Kennedy: http://bit.ly/2oqghUU “Serial Killer Edmund Kemper” by Gabe Paoletti: http://bit.ly/2nDRLiF “Unit 731”: http://bit.ly/2nGqXyg “The Disturbing Crimes of a Father and Son” by Les Hewitt: http://bit.ly/2nG8phK “Meet Norman, The Artificially Intelligent Psychopath” by Mindy Weisberger: http://bit.ly/2m8n2d7 Background music provided by EpidemicSound and AudioBlocks with paid license. Music by Shadows Symphony (http://bit.ly/2W6N1xJ) and Midnight Syndicate (http://amzn.to/2BYCoXZ) is also sometimes used with permission. SUPPORT THE PODCAST…Become a PATRON (Official Weirdo): http://www.WeirdDarkness.com/WEIRDO Visit my sponsors: http://www.WeirdDarkness.com/sponsors Subscribe to my other podcast, “Lifelines: Verse Of The Day”: https://www.spreaker.com/show/lifelinesverse MY RECORDING TOOLS…* MICROPHONE (Neumann TLM103): http://amzn.to/2if01CL* POP FILTER (AW-BM700): http://amzn.to/2zRIIyK* XLR CABLE (Mogami Gold Studio): http://amzn.to/2yZXJeD * MICROPHONE PRE-AMP (Icicle): http://amzn.to/2vLqLzg * SOFTWARE (Adobe Audition): http://amzn.to/2vLqI6E * HARDWARE (MacBook Pro): http://amzn.to/2vQzD5g I always make sure to give authors credit for the material I use. If I somehow overlooked...

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