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The AI Revolution: The Road to Superintelligence

Tim Urban | Posted 04.12.2015 | Technology
Tim Urban

Artificial superintelligence is coming, probably whether we like it or not, and probably within our lifetimes. If many of the experts are correct, this will either be our greatest dream or our worst nightmare. Here's why.

Stephen Hawking: AI 'Could Spell The End Of The Human Race'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.02.2014 | Science

When it comes to advances in artificial intelligence, we've come a long way: self-driving cars are no longer limited to science-fiction novels, robots...

The Road to Superintelligence

Cadell Last | Posted 04.13.2014 | Technology
Cadell Last

The global brain is coming. The technology to build a global brain will come whether our institutions change or not. The problem then morphs into something a little more interesting: technology can build the global brain, but its up to us to build the global village.

Can We Live Forever? (VIDEO)

Cadell Last | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Cadell Last

Research related to stem cell replacement organs and brain-interface technology is already moving forward at quite a rapid pace. This trend should continue as more people and companies with deep pockets invest in genetics, nanotechnology, and robotics.

Avatars for Humanity

Illah Nourbakhsh | Posted 08.03.2013 | Technology
Illah Nourbakhsh

What does it take to make avatars real? We face two significant hurdles: body and brain.

Cara Santa Maria

Is The Singularity Near? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 12.20.2012 | Science

In a nutshell: the singularity marks a moment when technology trumps the human brain, and the limitations of the mind are surpassed by artificial inte...

Marco Brambilla's Epic 3D Video Art

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 08.21.2011 | Arts

After watching Marco Brambilla's 1992 film Demolition Man, audiences would have felt a sense of finality. The credits rolled, the lights went up and t...

Can Religion Rediscover Itself? Taking a Cue from the Singularity University

Paul Lamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Paul Lamb

Why aren't religious organizations imbued with the same spirit of wide open discovery we find in a place like Singularity University? Is it because religions hold that nothing beyond what is written in the sacred texts is worth discovering?