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April 1, 2014

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.

February 6, 2014

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 facts along the way, so this is one to listen to in its entirety rather […]

January 24, 2014

With all the excitement about the return of virtual reality, the new Occulus Rift HMD and Google Glass, I thought it might be fun to take a snarky trip down HMD memory lane.

September 4, 2013

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?

April 29, 2013

Once the cackling dies down and one has a few sober thoughts, one will realize that the super-advanced androids and humanoids of the future are in fact going to need buttcheeks.

March 6, 2013

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.

February 8, 2013

NASA Restablishes Contact with Mars Colony, Third Human Clone, Moon Hotel, First Cryro-preserved Person Revived, Wormhole Created by Scientists, Rover Landing on Gliese 581g

January 10, 2013

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.

July 11, 2012

"Wanna get our bodies frozen together so we can be immortal like ice ice baby?"

July 2, 2012

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.

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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