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featured | Rolling Stone: When man + machine merge

Ray Kurzweil and the coming tech rapture.
January 1, 2016

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Superintelligence vs. superstupidity

Cars, grids, phones, robots … should we regulate the emerging superintelligence?
December 28, 2015 by Amara D. Angelica

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Superintelligence: fears, promises, and potentials

Reflections on Bostrom’s Superintelligence, Yudkowsky’s From AI to Zombies, and Weaver and Veitas’s Open-Ended Intelligence
December 28, 2015

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Why we can trust scientists with the power of new gene-editing technology

December 1, 2015

Gene editing allows us to eliminate any misspellings, introduce beneficial natural variants, or perhaps cut out or insert new genes (credit: Libertas Academica/Flickr, CC BY-SA)

featured | Celebrating 10 year anniversary of book the Singularity Is Near

September 1, 2015

Why we really should ban autonomous weapons: a response

By Stuart Russell, Max Tegmark & Toby Walsh
August 10, 2015

President Richard Nixon (seen here during his historical meeting with Chinese leader Mao Zedong) argued that a ban on biological weapons would strengthen U.S. national security (credit: White House Photo Office)

The proposed ban on offensive autonomous weapons is unrealistic and dangerous

So says former U.S. Army officer and autonomous weapons expert Sam Wallace
August 5, 2015

Future autonomous drones as portrayed in “Call of Duty Black Ops 2” (credit: Activision Publishing)

feature | Information theory of money: by economist + author George Gilder

August 4, 2015

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Hit TV show Humans on intelligent android servants

June 26, 2015 by Amara D. Angelica

HUMANS robots

letters from Ray | Health technologies to support sleep apnea and snoring

June 1, 2015

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letters from Ray | Future artificial intelligence acceptance or fear

May 1, 2015

The future of the human experience connects people and data. -- credit | iStock

Internet radio without the web

High quality music service on Kickstarter to offer 40 million songs, using caching instead of streaming
March 23, 2015 by Amara D. Angelica

AIVVY headset (credit: AIVVY)

Transhumanist position on human germline genetic modification

March 22, 2015 by James Hughes

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Ray Kurzweil music technology breakthroughs – inside story

Background on Kurzweil's Technical Grammy Award
February 8, 2015 by Amara D. Angelica

Kurzweil 250 prototype boards (credit: Kurzweil Music Systems/Young Chang)

Machine Cognition and AI Ethics at AAAI 2015

February 4, 2015 by Melanie Swan
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