Ministry of Knowledge Economy

A Samsung Robot In Every Home By 2020?

In 1960, South Korea was poorer than two-thirds of the nations in sub-Saharan Africa. Today it’s the world’s most digital nation, with a per capita income of nearly $28,000, higher than New Zealand ($27K) or Portugal ($22K).

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Feeling Great Forever

I just got back from a short trip to Mexico where I went for the express purpose of having a few grams of placental tissue transplanted beneath the skin of my lower abdomen.

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Transhumanism at Play

Watch children, or adults, at play. And by “play” I mean the real thing — experimental, messy, reality-shifting and explorative, not the routinized pseudo-work we call “leisure” or “recreation.”

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When Death is an Outlaw

If you watch 27-year-old Jason Silva on Current TV -- the Emmy-winning youth-oriented cable network co-founded by Al Gore -- you’d never guess that he’s a first-rate transhumanist thinker, skeptic, and passionate advocate of science in overcoming the biological limitations of being human.

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The Singularity (Summit) Is Near!

The Singularity. If you're an h+ reader, you've been sufficiently introduced to the concept (and if not, see Resources at the end of this interview).

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