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These Are Not the Droids You're Looking For
These Are Not the Droids You're Looking For

I Talked to Four Humanoid Robots and They’re Mostly Dumb as Doornails

"Human relationships can be hard to define."
Zoltan Istvan
4.23.17
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

Information Won't Make Us Immortal

A new philosophy that information is the 'Soul 2.0' is gaining momentum online, but it's wishful thinking.
Riccardo Manzotti
12.22.16
tv
tv

Why Humanoid Robots Are Invading Our Movies and TV

Between 'Westworld', 'Humans' and last year's 'Ex Machina', the influx of androids is undeniable. But it's not them we fear—it's something about us.
Tom Duggins
11.1.16
Opinion
Opinion

Why Haven't We Met Aliens Yet? Because They've Evolved into AI

Movies and television have led us to think of aliens as green, slimy creatures traveling around in flying saucers. Nonsense.
Zoltan Istvan
3.16.16
Wikipedia
Wikipedia

'Human Computation' Could Save the World Without the Risks of AI

Together, humans and machines are already smarter than the future of AI—without the existential threat posed by the singularity.
Victoria Turk
12.31.15
Opinion
Opinion

It's Way Too Early to Be Afraid of a Superintelligent AI

Any AI worth fearing will have to be very different from what we’re building now.
Jesse Dunietz
10.22.15
mobilia
mobilia

The Frozen Father of Modern Transhumanism

Fereidoun M. Esfandiary or FM-2030 was preaching bionics and immortality back in the 70s.
Ry Marcattilio-McCracken
10.14.15
videos
videos

Physicist Neil Turok Explains the 'Astonishing Simplicity of Everything'

"The ways in which the universe has regular, predictable behavior."
Michael Byrne
10.10.15
Opinion
Opinion

Why I Became a Christian Transhumanist

Christians are embracing cyborgs, cryogenics, and radical life extension.
Micah Redding
8.14.15
News
News

Obama's New Executive Order Says the US Must Build an Exascale Supercomputer

A new "whole government initiative" will create supercomputers for a "post Moore's Law era."
Jason Koebler
7.29.15
robots
robots

How Do You Teach a Computer Common Sense?

It may be a necessary skill for artificial intelligence to develop human-like reasoning.
Michael Byrne
7.25.15
News
News

Elon Musk Hopes These Researchers Can Save Us from Superintelligent AI

37 research teams are splitting $7.2 million to research how to keep machines friendly.
Clinton Nguyen
7.1.15