Tagged: Stephen Hawking

Avoiding the Inevitable AI Apocalypse

  Whether you’re aware of it or not, artificial intelligence is all around us and what constitutes “artificial intelligence” is becoming as definitionally nebulous as … well, whatever.  Should we call your thermostat artificially intelligent because it regulates temperature in your home...

Magneto No Longer SciFi?

Dr. Denys Makarov would have Marvel fans pretty excited if they were paying attention.  He’s recently invented a new “magnetic sensor, which is thin, robust and pliable enough to be smoothly adapted to human skin, even to the most flexible...

Jedi Mind Control is Here

Ten years from now, teenagers may not believe Jedi mind tricks were once fiction – and it may not matter whether or not you are weak minded.  I mentioned in previous transhumanist posts how mind controlled prosthetics are becoming surprisingly sophisticated,...