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How to Prevent a Global Aging Crisis

July 17, 2010 by David Despain

Chronic diseases and aging. The incidence of major chronic diseases rises exponentially with age, as shown: cardiovascular disease (blue squares) [data from (32) , cancer (red diamonds) [data from (32) , AD (gray squares) [data from (33) , and influenza-associated hospitalization (green triangles)"]. Incidence rates are normalized to the first data point. (Illustration: AAAS)

The state of the future

July 14, 2010 by Jerome C. Glenn

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H+ Summit @ Harvard: The Rise of the Citizen Scientist

July 4, 2010 by Ben Goertzel

Shoshin character

Is the iPad the New Guillotine?

July 4, 2010 by Howard Bloom

Jabberwocky, AI, and aging

July 4, 2010 by L. Stephen Coles

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The Planetary Mood Ring

July 4, 2010 by Bruce Damer

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Inspired Singularity album by American band Mae

June 17, 2010

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Yorkshire Evening Post | Title track from Foals’ new album, Total Life Forever, inspired by futurist Ray Kurzweil

April 29, 2010

foals album

Source: Yorkshire Evening Post — April 29, 2010 | Duncan Seaman

The Providence Phoenix | Experimental band Yeasayer’s Odd Blood inspired by Kurzweil’s vision of human-machine intelligence

April 29, 2010

yeasayer odd blood

Source: The Providence Phoenix — February 9, 2010 | Jonathan Donaldson

comic | That only a nerd could love

March 31, 2010

nerd comic

Source: John Martz — June 15, 2009

book review | Apocalyptic AI: Visions of heaven in robotics, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality

March 31, 2010

Apocalyptic AI

Source: Giulio Prisco's Blog — March 13, 2010 | Giulio Prisco

We are Borg Pig, resistance is futile

March 19, 2010

borg pig

Source: James O'Neill — August 1, 2007

Short film Life on a Leash

March 9, 2010

Video Source: Rob Prior

Related:
Chiyo: 3D Short Film Blog
Portfolio Website
Life on a Leash Website

Reflections on Avatar by Ray Kurzweil

March 7, 2010 by Ray Kurzweil

3D information visualization displays and interactive multi-touch screens as featured in this scene from Avatar already exist and are in use today.

How computers are helping solve information overload by learning to ‘understand’ text

February 23, 2010 by Amara D. Angelica

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