What price freedom?

June 17, 2013 by Robert A. Freitas Jr.

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The best tribute to Aaron Swartz

January 15, 2013 by Giulio Prisco

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Wild ride ahead: glimpse at humanity’s long range future

July 23, 2014 by Richard (Dick) Pelletier

A Type III civilization can harness all the energy of a galaxy (credit: ESA)

In the beginning was the code

A transcript of Jürgen Schmidhuber’s TEDx talk in Belgium
March 15, 2013 by Jürgen Schmidhuber

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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)

Humanity in jeopardy

"We should spend 1% of GDP studying singularity issues and deciding what to do," says Max Tegmark
January 13, 2014 by Max Tegmark

Watson vs. humans, January 13, 2011 (credit: IBM)

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

March 2, 2016

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A review of Her by Ray Kurzweil

February 10, 2014 by Ray Kurzweil

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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

Take back the Internet

September 17, 2013 by Bruce Schneier

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The Last Generation to Die — a short film

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

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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)

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