About a year and a half ago I published an in-depth critique of Lee Smolin’s Time Reborn. What follows is a Q&A with Lee Smolin, following the earlier post.
Martine Rothblatt, the highest paid female CEO in the U.S., founded and runs a biopharmaceutical company, United Therapeutics. She took home $38 million dollars in 2013. Now she’s leading the way in artificial intelligence. Bloomberg’s Olivia Sterns sat down with Dr. Rothblatt and her latest invention — a robot.
Exponential Medicine and Digital Healthcare — Nitish Kannan interviews astronaut Dr. Dan Barry, anti-aging scientist Aubrey De Grey and investor Vinod Khosla.
Nitish Kannan interviews astronaut Dr. Dan Barry, anti-aging scientist Aubrey De Grey and investor Vinod Khosla at the recent Exponential Medicine conference.
Former h+ Magazine editor R.U. Sirius and co-author Jay Cornell appeared on the alternative radio program Coast to Coast AM last night.
Like many geeks of the post-Sputnik generation, I grew up hoping that space travel would be common by the time I reached middle age. Weaned on a youthful diet of speculative fiction by the likes of Ray Bradbury and Arthur Clarke, raised on Star Trek and The Outer Limits, and thrilled by real-life hero Neil Armstrong’s “one small step” onto the gravelly surface of the Moon when I was in elementary school, it never occurred to me that humankind’s manifest destiny in the stars would be undone by changing political winds, disasters like theChallenger explosion, and a mountain of debt to pay for misguided military adventures like the War in Iraq.
An exclusive interview with transhumanist Alex Itskov who recently won U.S. game show Wheel of Fortune and briefly discussed transhumanism on air.
“Science Fiction killed the space race, I fear.”
Video Friday: The Winograd Schema Challenge — In Conversation with Dr. Charlie Ortiz of Nuance Communications
I recently visited Nuance and talked with Dr. Charlie Ortiz about the Winograd Schema Challenge.
Gareth Branwyn’s latest book, Borg Like Me, takes a slightly unusual route to tell us the story of his Cyborgification, a process that started, of necessity, when he was very young.
Have you ever wanted to build your own personal satellite but your last name doesn’t start with Gates or Branson? Well, now there’s good news. For the price of a car you can now build, test and launch your own personal satellite at home.