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Archive for the ‘Singularity’ Category

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April 21, 2014

A Brief Summary of "The Spike: How Our Lives Are Being Transformed By Rapidly Advancing Technologies" by Damien Broderick

April 4, 2014

Herbert Marshall Mcluhan lecture recorded by ABC Radio National Network on 27 June 1979 in Australia.

March 25, 2014

Should we leave open the possibility that religious traditions may have something to offer to the transhumanist movement?

March 20, 2014

The network of neurons in our brains somehow grants us the conscious ability to learn and grow, so the pattern itself is self-optimizing.

March 17, 2014

I would discourage people from trying to hasten the singularity because of a personal fear of their own death, as this would probably lead to irrational behavior (as occurs with the traditions that promote transcending death by supernatural means).

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.

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 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 31, 2014

TRANSHUMAN is a short documentary film by director Titus Nachbauer. It is about radical life extension and future technology that might change the human condition.

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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