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THE SINGULARITY has hit the mainstream with the film Transcendence starring Johnny Depp and Rebecca Hall. The film is chalked full of philosophical and ethical questions regarding the advent of Artificial Intelligence, nanotech, and mind uploading. These questions are posed throughout the film in the various characters that identify with particular positions in the debate. [...]

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Transcendence: Pre-Viewing Thoughts

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TODAY WAS tax day, the blood moon was out last night, and Google Glasses had a one day sale, just $1000 per pair. With the world seemingly getting crazier, one topic that seems to be increasing in discussion is about companies like Google and Facebook buying out various smaller companies in the anticipation of the [...]

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AOD2 Transcript: Intro Montage

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“…So I think there are lots of interesting discoveries biological, on earth, and other discoveries in the heavens that those of you who are younger will get to see unfold. You’ll have all kinds of problems with em but on balance it’ll be a plus and it’ll make life much more interesting.” ~Bill Clinton [1]  [...]

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A FEW WEEKS AGO, I wrote a post in response to an article that was posted by Zoltan Istvan called “AI Day will Replace Christmas as the Most Important Holiday in Less Than 25 Years.”  In the post, I showed how Mr. Istvan contradicted himself when he described the antagonist in his fiction story "The Transhumanist [...]

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