the singularity

the singularity

The Musk/Zuckerberg Dustup Represents a Growing Schism in AI

Two distinct visions for the future of AI are emerging.
Frank White
8.3.17
eyeborg

This Filmmaker Installed a Video Camera Into His Right Eye Socket

A gun accident left Rob Spence blind in one eye as a kid. So he put a working camera there.
David Silverberg
6.13.17
the singularity

An Alberta AlphaGo Pioneer Is in China to Watch the AI Wallop Human Opponents

Meet the man behind the machine.
Lisa Cumming
5.26.17
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
Podcasts

Is There Any Science in 'Westworld?'

Radio Motherboard discusses when we'll have have artificial intelligence on par with Westworld, talks about the state of AI research with a Facebook engineer, and an old friend returns to the show.
Jason Koebler
12.13.16
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
eugenics

The Jesuit Priest Who Believed in God and the Singularity

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin’s ideas may have been ahead of his time.
Micah Redding
3.8.16
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
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
Soul

How Would the World's Religions Respond to the Singularity?

Mormons? Into it. Catholics? Not so much.
Christopher Hutton
6.23.15
Google

Google's New Chatbot Taught Itself to Be Creepy

Human: "What is the purpose of living?" Machine: "To live forever."
Jason Koebler
6.22.15
god

Evangelical Christian or Transhumanist? A Quiz

Test your knowledge!
J.M. Porup
6.14.15
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