Monthly Archive: October 2009

Using Human “Wetware” to Control Robots 12

Using Human “Wetware” to Control Robots

What happens when a man is merged with a computer or a robot? This is the question that Professor Kevin Warwick and his team at the department of Cybernetics, University of Reading in the UK have been trying to answer for a number of years.

“SixthSense” and the Magic of Fluid Interfaces: An Interview with Pattie Maes of MIT Media Lab 1

“SixthSense” and the Magic of Fluid Interfaces: An Interview with Pattie Maes of MIT Media Lab

Walking into MIT’s Media Lab is like walking into a digital candy store. On the third floor, you’re greeted by an HD display with “Emotional Weather” (data mined from Twitter using an intelligent agent that shows you the emotional content of tweets on any given topic).

h+ is on Newsstands! Max & Jason give us big buzz on CurrentTV! 3

h+ is on Newsstands! Max & Jason give us big buzz on CurrentTV!

h+ magazine is now in print and on newsstands. Oh yes, we’ve told you that already but I guess I haven’t blogged it yet. So there.

And now, h+ magazine gets a nice bump from Jason Silva and his pal Max Lugavere on their fab Current TV show, Max and Jason: Still Up this Wednesday.

Sex and The Singularity 10

Sex and The Singularity

We asked several leading thinkers in the radical tech community the following question: Is there sex in the posthuman or singularitarian future? We invited them to pontificate in 400 words or less. These are the results.

Get Yer Avatar Toy NOW! 9

Get Yer Avatar Toy NOW!

Ok, we know you’ve started your countdown to the upcoming James Cameron film, AVATAR. But just in case you haven’t heard, AVATAR is James Cameron’s larger-tha-life 3D film set to be released this December.