Category: Humor

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Dangerous Comedian Robot Escapes Norwegian Research Lab

Oslo, Norway — A military grade “comedian robot”, the Prankbot 3000, has escaped its black box confinement in a University of Oslo Computational Humor Laboratory. The robot is considered dangerous and readers are cautioned to report any sightings to law enforcement or military authorities at once and are advised not to approach the robot under any circumstances.

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The Technological Singularity @ LOSCON 39 with David Brin, Phil Osborn, Vernor Vinge, Mitch Wagner

This is a super panel discussion from last year featuring David Brin, Phil Osborn, Vernor Vinge, and Mitch Wagner. The panel discusses the technological singularity with a live audience at LOSCON 39. The panel drop some pretty interesting ideas and...

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Is the Pigularity Near?

What we’d have, then, is some super-smart pigs jacked into calculators, Mathematica and the Internet, and with the capability to neurally connect to a diversity of sensors and actuators. What happens when their brains start adapting to the hardware that’s been wired into them?

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Human Brain Mapping & Simulation Projects: America Wants Some, Too?

Europe’s billion-Euro science-neuro Human Brain Project, mentioned here amongst machine morality last week, is basically already funded and well underway. Now the colonies over in the new world are getting hip, and they too have in the works a project to map/simulate/make their very own copy of the universe’s greatest known computational artifact: the gelatinous wad of convoluted electrical pudding in your skull.

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The Cylon Argument

Some of the first cylons were undoubtedly among the scientific and philosophical pioneers of the human race. Yet others excelled in finance, law and social sciences, and they were the ones who led to the cylon related resolutions of UN in ’36, and the later agreements.

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Posthuman Cheese God Religion

Attention Holy denizens! Now almost one month later I’ve acclimatized to my role of Cheesy prophet. My spiritual awakening is complete. I’ve finished compiling the details of the one and only true religion. Praise the Holy Posthuman Interdimensional Cheese.