IEEE Spectrum ran an interesting article the other day, titled: Next-Generation Supercomputers: Supercomputers are now running our search engines and social networks. But the heady days of stunning […]

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    Ben Goertzel Interviews Researcher Alexandra Elbakyan on Brain-Machine Interfaces, Distributed Intelligence, and the Consciousness Singularity.

    The goal of Brain Computer Interfacing technology is simple to […]

  • ThumbnailMy initial reaction to reading about IBM’s “Watson” supercomputer and software was a big fat ho-hum. “OK,” I figured, “a program that plays Jeopardy! may be impressive to Joe Blow in the street, but I’m an AI guru […]

  • ThumbnailBen Goertzel Interviews Chinese Zen Buddhist AI Researcher Zhou Changle

    In the last few decades, science has unveiled a tremendous amount about how the mind works – exposing various aspects of the hidden […]

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    A character in Ken MacLeod’s 1998 novel The Cassini Division refers to the Singularity as “the Rapture for nerds” (though it should be duly noted that in that novel the Singularity occurs anyway!).  This […]

  • ThumbnailBen Goertzel converses with Hugo de Garis on his transhumanist argument for the reality of a Creator.

    BEN GOERTZEL: Hugo, you’ve recently published an article on titled “From Cosmism to Deism”, […]