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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

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

understandingtext

comic | Science Montage

February 23, 2010

© xkcd webcomics

Source: xkcd webcomics

comic | Devotion to duty

February 23, 2010

© xkcd webcomics

Source: xkcd webcomics

Surrogates vs. avatars

February 18, 2010 by L. Stephen Coles

mannequin

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

February 8, 2010

dn18489-1_300

Source: New Scientist Space — February 7, 2010

book review | Technology’s Promise: Expert Knowledge on the Transformation of Business and Society

January 28, 2010

COMIC | Researcher Translation

January 23, 2010

Researcher Translation

Source: xkcd webcomics

COMIC | Spam filter

January 21, 2010

spam filter

Source: Dilbert — January 22, 2010

COMIC | Extrapolating

January 21, 2010

Source: xkcd webcomics

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