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A review of Her by Ray Kurzweil

February 10, 2014 by Ray Kurzweil

(credit: Warner Brothers)

Ask Ray | Experiment to find out if we’re being simulated

June 1, 2013 by Ray Kurzweil

(credit: Bing Maps Platform)

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

March 2, 2016

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Take back the Internet

September 17, 2013 by Bruce Schneier

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Has Facebook made you psychotic?

Looking for something besides politics to discuss over Thanksgiving dinner?
November 22, 2012 by Amara D. Angelica

The Last Generation to Die — a short film

A Kickstarter project
September 12, 2013 by Amara D. Angelica

The Last Generation To Die

Wait six years to buy your next car

July 23, 2014 by Randal O'Toole

A demonstrator car with two Lidar laser sensors hanging on the front bumper, five radar sensors hiding behind the fenders, and two optical sensors with 360-degree fields of view on the roof. Click image for a larger view. (Credit: Harbrick)

When the Singularity happens, it will be ‘very obvious’: Vernor Vinge vs. the Singulars

December 7, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica

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Kurzweil responds: Don’t underestimate the Singularity

October 20, 2011 by Ray Kurzweil

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September 7, 2012 by Melajara

Kindle Fire HD (credit: Amazon)

It may not feel like anything to be an alien

December 23, 2016

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Ask Ray | Asimov’s story “The Last Question”

November 27, 2012 by Ray Kurzweil

Asimov The Last Question

How to read a mouse’s mind

Could be a useful tool for studying new therapies for neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's
February 21, 2013 by Amara D. Angelica

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equipped with a microendoscope images cells expressing GCaMP3 (credit: Yaniv Ziv et al./Nature Neuroscience)

Ask Ray | Computer-based intelligence will become equivalent to that of human intelligence

June 1, 2013 by Ray Kurzweil

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Warning: the writer of this post may be nuts!

October 17, 2012 by Amara D. Angelica

"The only difference between me and a madman is that I am not mad." --- Salvador Dali (credit: Wikipedia)

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