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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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Robert Scoble: Life and Tech #48: A New Life 

May 5, 2016

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Garage Biotech: New drugs using only a computer, the internet and free online data

May 5, 2016

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tribute | Ray Kurzweil remembers his mentor Marvin Minsky, PhD

April 27, 2016

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The Science of Consciousness: Final 2016 conference program

March 25, 2016

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The Problem of AI Consciousness

March 18, 2016

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Will this new ‘socially assistive robot’ from MIT Media Lab (or its progeny) replace teachers?

This impressive research raises troubling questions about possible future effects on children (and society) when combined with deep learning and immersive media
March 15, 2016 by Amara D. Angelica

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Ray Kurzweil talks with host Neal deGrasse Tyson, PhD: on invention & immortality

part of the week long event series 7 Days of Genius at 92 Street Y
March 9, 2016

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Here’s how we could build a colony on an alien world

March 2, 2016

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letters from Ray | Ethan Kurzweil debates the role of tech firms in personal privacy

A business news report from C • NBC.
February 27, 2016

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Robert Scoble: Life and Tech #42: Learning from Blab.im’s Founder and CEO

February 26, 2016

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Something mechanical in something living

The mechanical comic vs. BigDog
February 22, 2016

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Robert Scoble: Internet of Things Comes to the Masses

February 12, 2016

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NPR | Marvin Minsky, who pioneered artificial intelligence research, dies at age 88

host Robert Siegel of All Things Considered speaks to Ray Kurzweil
February 5, 2016

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announcement | Special invitation to apply to Singularity University, featuring full tuition grant

letter from Ray Kurzweil + Peter Diamandis
February 2, 2016

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