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Michio Kaku- Embrace the Singularity

Celebrity Physicist Michio Kaku has been exploring the dangers of the Singularity but now he has a new message- Transhumanism can save us.

Google Your Brain: Is the Web AI?

Kansas State U Prof Michael Wesch theorizes that AI is here or coming close. But is Google "learning" from the data it's handling now? And if not, when will it start?

Newcomb’s Paradox Beyond the Matrix and Vice Versa

Newcomb's Paradox is one of the central dilemmas in decision theory. Various thinkers have approached the problem in different ways (in fact, there are scores of analyses), and it is the basis for a memorable scene between Keanu Reeves' Neo and Lawrence Fishburne's Morpheus in The Matrix. Look for David Chalmers, Ray Kurzweil, and many other Singularity luminaries in this →

A Toast to the Singularity

An attendee of the Singularity Summit 2010 sums up the issues in a Toastmasters speech.

Dreaming of an Artificial Intelligence

Jaron Lanier has a recent 'anti-Singularity' Op-Ed in the New York Times. This Bloggingheads episode from 2008 features Eliezer Yudkowsky (Less Wrong, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence) and Jaron Lanier (tech visioneer, author of You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto)