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Transhumanism Tue Jan 16 2018 04:55:53 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- By some back-of-the-envelope estimates, around 0.20.5 percent of the worlds land surface is covered in roads. This proportion is projected to increase by 60 percent by 2050. Its a staggering fraction of territory for one species to claimand its for t
Singularity University [SU] has a religious fetish for its sacred words –disrupt, innovateand, most of all, exponential. Just listen to any recent SU alumni and you can’t help it but hear disrupt here, innovate there and, most of
We have reached a point in the early 21stCentury at whichmedia cannot be assumed to directly represent reality.This is both true in the general and older sense that we may distrust any narrative, but more importantly it is also now... Continue Readin
Futurist, author, and inventor Ray Kurzweil spoke to the 350 fellows and faculty at the University Innovation Fellows (UIF) Silicon Valley Meetupon November 16–20, 2017 at Stanford University. University Innovation Fellows/Tyler Winick &amp
We drank a toast to innocence, we drank a toast to now. We tried to reach beyond the emptiness but neither one knew how. Kiki and Herb Well I hope you all ended your 2017 with a bang. Mine went out on a long-haul flight crying so hard at a French AID
It already seems a little like computers can read our minds; features like Googles auto-complete, Facebooks friend suggestions, and the targeted ads that appear while youre browsing the web sometimes make you wonder, How did they know? For better or
One of the lesser noted negative consequences of having a tabloid showman for a president is the way the chaos and scandal around him has managed to suck up all the air in the room. Deep social and political problems that would have once made the fro
The basic idea ofthe technological singularityis simple: the rate at which technology progresses increases as time moves forward. If we believe the technological singularity is happening, then we as a species should inspect its impact on human equali
Neuroscientists at the Francis Crick Institute have developed a new technique to map electrical microcircuits* in the brain at far more detail than existing techniques*, which are limited to tiny sections of the brain (or remain confined to simpler m
TRANSPORTATION CES 2018: Phantom Auto Demonstrates First Remote-Controlled Car on Public Roads Mark Harris | IEEE Spectrum But Shukman is not sitting next to me in the drivers seat of Phantoms Lincoln MKZ, and he hasnt felt a drop of rain in
We have reached a point in the early 21stCentury at whichmedia cannot be assumed to directly represent reality.This is both true in the general and older sense that we may distrust any narrative, but more importantly it is also now... Continue Readin
From page 20 in a well-known applied statistics textbook: The hypothesis of whether a parameter is positive is directly assessed via its confidence interval. If both ends o