Singularity

And now for something straight out of Neuromancer...

Jedi Mind Trick's picture

If I told you that there was a company that recently appointed an AI as a board member, would you believe it? Whatever your answer, I'm certain that you will find the situation interesting.

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BeeLine to the Future: The Future of Death

Robert Bee's picture

I’ve been thinking about the future and the singularity a lot lately. One issue that Kurzweil and other singularity intellectuals focus on is death. In The Futurist magazine Thomas Fey has published an article “When Death Becomes Optional: Rethinking the inevitable.”

“The year is 2032. You have just celebrated your 80th birthday and you have some tough decisions ahead. You can either keep repairing your current body or move into a new one.

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BeeLine to the Future:Vernor Vinge Interview

Robert Bee's picture

Wired posted an excellent interview with science fiction writer and mathematician Vernor Vinge entitled “Vernor Vinge Is Optimistic About the Collapse of Civilization”
(http://www.wired.com/underwire/2012/03/vernor-vinge-geeks-guide-galaxy/a...).

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