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March 7, 2014

Hod Lipson demonstrates a few of his cool little robots, which have the ability to learn, understand themselves and even self-replicate.

March 6, 2014

Technology can resemble a box of matches in the hands of children. The invention of matches is smart, intelligent, but personal intelligence can take longer to mature. Our cultural intelligence will however catch-up with the smartness of technology.

March 6, 2014

This issue includes seven articles on transhumanity from a Jaspersian perspective, discusses the meaning, nature, and scope of transhumanist and post-humanist philosophies, and critically engages ideas concerning enhancement technologies and enhanced human/trans/post-human beings as well as an introduction by Gregory Walters.

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.

February 28, 2014

Stuart Armstrong, a former mathematician currently employed as a philosopher at Oxford University's Future of Humanity Institute, has recently released an elegant little booklet titled Smarter Than Us. The theme is the importance of AGI to the future of the world....

February 27, 2014

If you are studying the future, regarding our speed of progress or where we are heading to, you will value this image demonstrating mobile phone evolution.

February 25, 2014

"I would say that transhumanism as an ism -- or a belief system -- is probably about the right of individuals and, possibly, the human species as a whole (or large groups therefrom) to self-enhance and to engage in an experiment in self-directed evolution, in a literal sense."

February 20, 2014

Who stop at femtotech? Physics also allows attotechnology and beyond to zeptotechnology. These "X-Tech" possibilities provide a potential solution to the Fermi Paradox ("where are all the nonhuman civilizations?"). We may need a paradigm shift from SETI to SIPI -- the Search for Infra Particle Intelligence!

February 19, 2014

A quick review of the past and a brief overview of upcoming Mars missions.

February 18, 2014

This series examines recurring patterns in nature, and the science of flow – how energy travels through natural systems, the patterns it produces on its way, and how we can theoretically apply those patterns to optimize manmade networks such as the Internet, transportation systems, government, mass media, etc.

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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