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Complementary AI-human hybrid intelligence

April 19th, 2016 at 10:12 am » Comments Off

As AI becomes smarter, many are calling for caution, in case science fiction was right about robots destroying their masters. Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Stephen Hawking have all called for caution in the development of intelligent systems. When computers can make critical decisions for themselves there is reason to be worried, especially if the […]



Preserving memories forever?

June 5th, 2015 at 7:27 pm » Comments Off

It is the stuff of urban legends about Walt Disney, sci-fi cartoons and B-movies; the science of cryonics - preserving living (or dead) beings in low temperatures until they can be resuscitated.  



What technologies will be required for the robots of the future?

May 19th, 2015 at 4:59 pm » Comments Off

It might sound like science fiction, but someday, thanks to creative scientists and engineers, our world may contain autonomous or semi-autonomous robots working with people, helping us do tasks that are better suited for machines.  



8 Predictions for 2025: The world in 10 years

May 15th, 2015 at 2:06 pm » Comments Off

Peter Diamandis:  In accordance with Moore’s Law, by 2025 we’ll see an acceleration in the rate of change as we move closer to a world of true abundance.  



What we can learn about the future through reading science fiction books

January 19th, 2015 at 4:38 pm » Comments Off

What I Learned About the Future by Reading 100 Science Fiction Books By Tiago Forte: Over the past two years I’ve read 100 sci-fi novels, averaging about one per week. See the full list here, with my favorites. I started reading sci-fi to pass the time. I had good memories of readingJurassic Park as a kid. I continued […]



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