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Archive for the ‘Brain Interface’ Category

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March 31, 2014

When Bigger Heads and Better Brains Surpass Our Current Ones

March 5, 2014

Ever since I was a kid I have been interested in an episode of Batman The Animated series, in which a fight scene takes place between a robotic version of Bruce Wayne, AKA Batman, called a "duplicant", basically a robot that duplicates a human.

January 14, 2014

How close are we to real workable electronic telepathy?

November 15, 2013

Bioengineers, Todd Coleman of the University of California, San Diego, and José del R. Millán of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland, discuss the latest in neurotechnology and what’s next for this field.

October 23, 2013

There is no such thing as a 'phantom limb'. On the face of it, that's obvious - a phantom limb is no longer present and, therefore, does not exist. That is not what I mean. I mean that the 'phantom' in the phrase is itself the phantom. To understand this, look at it the other way around: we don't say that a person with a limb over which she has no control has a 'phantom brain map' for that inoperative limb.

August 30, 2013

Is the technology mature enough to allow hackers to penetrate our mind?

July 29, 2013

I found this book by accident, when somebody on Facebook happened to share a link to its Amazon page. I was intrigued to read the title, and even more intrigued to read the Amazon blurb.

March 21, 2013

Researchers hail first central nervous system made of two brains

March 5, 2013

Ang's research focuses on embedded devices such as routers, printers and VOIP phones. And he is the inventor of a novel, host-based defense mechanism known as Symbiotes. Symbiotes are software defenses "designed specifically to retrofit black-box, vulnerable, legacy embedded systems withsophisticated anti-exploitation mechanisms". Ang's work with symbiotes might very well be the first line of defense for your future cybernetically enhanced mind.

December 18, 2012

Based on my totally unscientific observations, the number of science fiction novels with explicitly Singularitarian and transhumanist themes seems to be increasing exponentially. At very least, the number of such novels finding their way to my inbox or snail mail box is increasing exponentially. Due to my role here at H+ Magazine, I get sent […]

Ben Goertzel and Hugo de Garis
January 18th, 2011

Ben Goertzel converses with Hugo de Garis on his transhumanist argument for the reality of a Creator.

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