Tagged: Kurzweil

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Transcendence vs. Her: Clash of Two Wimpy Future Visions

My friend and sometime collaborator Hugo DeGaris was looking forward to the movie “Transcendence” with great enthusiasm… With its theme of anti-technology terrorists attacking scientists and provoking a sort of war between pro-Singularity and anti-Singularity forces, the movie plot reflects...

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ACLU v. The Gene Patents… and the winner is…

Since the pubication of our October 26, 2009 article "ACLU v. The Gene Patents," we’ve been watching the case in which the ACLU and the Public Patents Office, among many others, took legal action against Myriad Genetics for patenting certain genes.