Human beings inherit many genetic traits directly from their parents. However, cultural traits – tools, beliefs and behaviors that are transmitted by learning – can be passed on not only by parents but also teachers and peers. Many animals have...
A Logic Named Joe is one of the earliest fictional examples of a dangerous emergent artificial intelligence.
A video meditative reading of his chapter from the 2015 book The Future of Business.
Microsoft is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the release of Windows 95.
The arrival of Microsoft Windows 95 on August 24 1995 brought about a desktop PC boom.
Ilia Stambler’s book, “A History of Life-extensionism in the Twentieth Century” – is now freely available from his site, in html and pdf formats for a limited time only. The paper book also has been reduced in price to make it more available...
Long before trippy visualizers and computer animation, before liquid light shows or laser parties, Thomas Wilfred was building organs for visuals.
In these rapidly changing times the visions of the future fluctuate between a dystopian scenario of a rapid rise in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the demise of humanity as we know it to a more utopian view of a happy marriage between developing Artificial Intelligence, human augmentation, nanotechnology and the human species.
May 15, 2015 – 170th anniversary of Élie Metchnikoff– the founder of gerontology – – an opportunity to promote aging and longevity research
On May 15, 2015, we celebrate the 170th anniversary of the founder of gerontology, a foundational figure of modern immunology, aging and longevity science, and of modern medicine generally – Élie Metchnikoff