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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

cheshire

The Planetary Mood Ring

July 4, 2010 by Bruce Damer

planetarymoodring-emily-kasriel

Inspired Singularity album by American band Mae

June 17, 2010

mae

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.

Kurzweil Music Systems | Kurzweil PC3K plays starring role in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sequel to Phantom of the Opera

March 1, 2010

Kurzweil in Phantom of the Opera

Source: Kurzweil Music Systems — December 2009

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

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comic | Devotion to duty

February 23, 2010

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