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So you want to build a Death Star? Here’s how to get started

December 16, 2016

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Dear President Trump: Here’s How to Make Space Great Again

December 15, 2016

(Credit: NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts)

Star Wars: Rogue One highlights an uncomfortable fact — military robots can change sides

December 14, 2016

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New York Times | Ray Kurzweil interview with top journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin

On stage presentation at Global Leaders Collective -- videos now live
November 22, 2016

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Black Mirror Season 3

November 18, 2016 by Amara D. Angelica

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video | International Monetary Fund: New Economy Forum

Technology, Innovation and Inclusive Growth --- panel & talk by Ray Kurzweil
Dates: October 5, 2016
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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How feasible are Elon Musk’s plans to settle on Mars? A planetary scientist explains

September 30, 2016

The health of astronauts will be one of the main challenges for Musk. (credit: D Mitriy/wikimedia, CC BY-ND)

note from Ray | Short story and new book by my daughter, graphic novelist Amy Kurzweil, exploring human identity

September 27, 2016

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Lo And Behold, Reveries Of The Connected World

August 19, 2016 by Amara D. Angelica

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Clear and present danger to your life as of now from cyberblitzkrieg

August 18, 2016

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The First Church of the Singularity: Roko’s Basilik

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

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Code of Ethics on Human Augmentation: the three ‘Laws’

Why? To protect us, future consumers and adopters, and society from machines of malice --- whether eventually by AI superintelligence, or right now by corrupt human intelligence. --- Steve Mann
July 5, 2016

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The Laws of Mixed Reality — without the rose-colored glasses

June 3, 2016

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The trillion dollar question nobody is asking the presidential candidates

May 24, 2016

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By the year 2040, embryo selection could replace sex as the way most of us make babies

May 9, 2016

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