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How your memories can be twisted under social pressure

July 4, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica

False memories show a strong co-activation and connectivity between two brain areas: the hippocampus and the amygdala (credit: Weizmann Institute)

Humanity in jeopardy

"We should spend 1% of GDP studying singularity issues and deciding what to do," says Max Tegmark
January 13, 2014 by Max Tegmark

Watson vs. humans, January 13, 2011 (credit: IBM)

humor | Forbidden Gates: GRIN Technology & Spiritual Warfare — no kidding, actual book

September 7, 2010

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Source: Tom and Nita Horn — August 26, 2010

HUMOR | Found: Hawking’s initials written into the universe

February 8, 2010

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Source: New Scientist Space — February 7, 2010

HUMOR | Google announces Cognitive Autoheuristic Distributed-Intelligence Entity

April 1, 2009

Source: KurzweilAI — April 1, 2009

HUMOR | Google does April Fools’ with “Custom time” and Mars trip

April 2, 2008

HUMOR | Hilarious computer pranks

January 10, 2008

Source: YouTube — February 15, 2007

HUMOR | The Cure For Information Overload

April 2, 2006

HUMOR | The Mactini

December 23, 2009

Source: "The Peter Serafinowicz Show," BBC2 — December 23, 2009

I am the very model of a Singularitarian

February 22, 2011

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Video Source: Charlie Kam

IBM scientists create most comprehensive map of the brain’s network

July 28, 2010 by Amara D. Angelica

"The Mandala of the Mind" (Professor Kenneth Kreutz Delgado). The long-distance network of the Macaque monkey brain, spanning the cortex, thalamus, and basal ganglia, showing 6,602 long-distance connections between 383 brain regions. A high-resolution version of this figure is here. (PNAS)

Immersive theater/mixed reality experience at Burning Man festival

A thought experiment at Burning Man. Hint: take the red pill.
August 17, 2016

Camp Soft Landing

In short film Blinky AI robot takes fatal cues from its human family

March 28, 2011 by Sarah Black

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Related:
Ruairi Robinson official website

In the beginning was the code

A transcript of Jürgen Schmidhuber’s TEDx talk in Belgium
March 15, 2013 by Jürgen Schmidhuber

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Infinite storage in the cloud: NOT RECOMMEDED

February 14, 2012 by Amara D. Angelica

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