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Check it out and subscribe here.en-ussingularitysymposium.comMon, 30 Oct 2017 15:05:47 PDT Symposiumsingularitysymposium with My Yahoo!Subscribe with NewsGatorSubscribe with My AOLSubscribe with BloglinesSubscribe with NetvibesSubscribe with GoogleSubscribe with PageflakesSubscribe with PlusmoSubscribe with The Free DictionarySubscribe with Bitty BrowserSubscribe with NewsAlloySubscribe with Live.comSubscribe with Excite MIXSubscribe with Attensa for OutlookSubscribe with WebwagSubscribe with Podcast ReadySubscribe with FlurrySubscribe with WikioSubscribe with Daily RotationWill the God of biomechanics be angry if we hedge our bets?, 30 Oct 2017 13:35:29 PDT4d84f1ea36699c15a8a04d9334357201Pascal’s famous wager was a brilliant piece of work not from the narrow sense of taking it as a literal choice, but because it provided such a marvelousPolitical headwinds, undercurrents, and spheres of influence, 30 Oct 2017 13:33:49 PDT08e00cde783e18345a17c6ba8ec09a50The political battles over which areas of research the various governments of planet Earth will allow its citizenry to freely pursue, and the degreesCorrection to final square: 2^63 not 2^64 grains of rice, 30 Oct 2017 13:32:40 PDT4eb4e94f8bbc55ab9b74600269279729On the first square there is one grain of rice which is 2 to the power 0, not 2 to the power 1. So the number of grains on any nth square 2 to the powerSynaptic Sinfulness, 30 Oct 2017 13:31:22 PDT921652015a6d8a7d99e2222505483a65If you were to live 3 billion seconds (approx. 95 years) your synapses would total more than the grains of rice exponentially totaled on a chess board.The effect of A.I., 30 Oct 2017 10:03:40 PDTd5ac7b7815c73e3e89a705add733e12aSome scientists/Philosophers declare,that Artificial Intelligence wil be created within thirty years. I am convinced, that A I will be the end of humanity.Standard growth model, 30 Oct 2017 09:56:59 PDTb0e1a607ee8365b4ccdd665d0e4a31eeThe standard growth model I learned in Differential equations was for a given population dp/dt=a(1)p+a(2)p*p+a(3)p^3+a(n)p^n Usually the first twoViral Nanobots, 30 Oct 2017 09:56:10 PDT77f0dcceb7c1041ca1065c47c6bb2cffSynthetic Viral Synthesis Step I:Custom Oligonucleotide Synthesis Materials •Commerical Nucleic Acid Synthesizer •Solution of the four DNA phosphoramiditeThe Role of Black People in the Future., 30 Oct 2017 09:53:50 PDTf5eb71cdadc046495e0d3639d017d1edWhenever these issues of the possible future facing humanity are discussed, analysed and concluded, the individuals who are primarily, and automaticallyThe End of Humanity, 30 Oct 2017 09:52:48 PDTdfc51ba688ce652a5ed5cb754dd75e07the unwavering fact that I was awakened and existed during this great age of discovery is what sometimes keeps me up at night... Enough matter coalescedThe future will be more of the same, 30 Oct 2017 09:08:02 PDT1a34953281206365da2472d5bf001b82While we already have these improved features now,nothing but to add more cosmetic effects to today's world, the above content is hardly newsworthy.TheInternet consciousness., 30 Oct 2017 09:05:40 PDTe9df00687ff7a536dfb2f6ac2d74d82dThe patterns of social masses reflects the personality of the world wide web; or national, local community, friend and family circles,...correct? GivenCryonics - a thought provoking documentary by Alcor, 26 Aug 2014 17:42:00 PDTa92fd11aee5f4fa2a4527f8faa8f6f27Want to find out what is cryonics? Come watch Alcor's short documentary here...her, 10 Apr 2014 08:58:34 PDTd8ec538ad43c217e0f317d7a003430d4Where is the line between human and non-human? What sets us apart? As technology advances—in particular in the areas of artificial intelligence and emotionalQuantum brain reflected in the existential life, 10 Apr 2014 08:52:46 PDT51a0ed97ea3a10e889041209a9b9e290Max Moore is a realistic interpreter of the Singularity theory. Simply put, it is the common sense and the human need to improve itself or perish slowlyThe Two Fundamental Problems of Transhumanism, 10 Apr 2014 08:37:59 PDT74163d515b663247e42b558088166a57I have met on the net a lot of objections to Transhumanism, and many of them have their points. But none addressed to the fundament of Transhumanism, andTechnological singularities only exist in hindsight., 10 Apr 2014 08:32:28 PDT2afa297d4660fdf136b570bf71020e68When a technological singularity is recognized it will have been found by using 20/20 hindsight. If you look at how technology has progressed then youWhat is Artificial Intelligence?, 10 Apr 2014 08:31:05 PDT23e1fc467dd4138b8ab291174eeb0f7cWhat is Artificial Intelligence? There are as many views on Artificial Intelligence (AI) as there are on human intelligence, but the most popular is whatDoes TK, himself, prove his manifesto's thesis?, 10 Apr 2014 08:29:38 PDT8a9dec196ddec327b20c36142a047aa5What did our technology-driven industrialized culture do with the young TK? Exactly what such a culture does with any powerful tool it comes across:Dirrogate Singularity — A Transhumanism Journey, 10 Apr 2014 08:18:30 PDT2c0d905b57faa89183715cdcd8ed80b4Cutting through genres, Memories With Maya touches on today's hard science focus: Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Transhumanism and TechnologicalAfter Passing the T.Test, should Robots be allowed to vote?, 10 Apr 2014 08:16:31 PDT3ca41a2f6e02e1bb247f2db375dd1192As a lefty I've been involved in fighting the US Supreme Court decision Citizens United. That decision said that corporations are people in the law, andTranshumanism and the Technological Singularity, 26 Mar 2014 06:08:26 PDT5944fd9b82e3fb612cbac051dd7fcce2Transhumanism is the belief that it is our technological destiny to go beyond the limits of biology. To find out more check this out...Singularity Podcast, 14 Mar 2014 21:53:16 PDT86fb860731ff51cfb2fac6b4e3955337Singularity podcast is a series of 1 on 1 interviews debating the technological singularity.Symphony of Science, 30 Nov 2013 13:44:06 PST9710b8ccc9032be30fa1450a06416aaaCheck out these YouTube videos from the Symphony of Science series. They are not only funny and informative but also contain a variety of amazing footage on the universe.Artificial Intelligence and the Technological Singularity, 14 Jul 2013 14:34:44 PDT5fa80707fe28ea4f158f824d2a198cdbThe invention of Artificial Intelligence will be the most compelling evidence that the Technological Singularity is near. To find out what is AI and how to evaluate it check this out...Best Singularity YouTube videos, 04 Jun 2013 11:01:26 PDTf07bc6c9f0644d5d59ecdebf996857f4Seen any good Singularity YouTube Videos? Check these out! Why not submit your own favorites?Do you want to live forever (a documentary by Christopher Sykes), 18 Jan 2013 15:27:06 PST2a160ec3db78cb40451e6120b3f10426Do you want to live forever? is Christopher Syke's documentary about Aubrey de Grey's quest to defeat aging. Come watch the film here.Evolution of Technology YouTube Videos, 11 Sep 2012 19:02:50 PDT39879092354e1374bcc59cc38ac20afaWant to see the best YouTube videos on the Evolution of Technology? Check out these videos and post your own suggestions.the Singularity is Near Movie, 23 Jul 2012 14:38:33 PDT84cdc3d43960649b7c08e90782f1f204Want to find out what the Technological Singularity is? Watch the Singularity is Near documentary film by Ray Kurzweil but first check out our review here.Vernor Vinge and the Technological Singularity, 23 Jul 2012 09:08:22 PDTffc0f78469be2ff35016f104d059b480To find out who is Vernor Vinge and how he is related to the Technological Singularity check this out...Ray Kurzweil and the Technological Singularity, 14 Jul 2012 08:51:06 PDTadb12a3c7b9ba3fbe9d68bfea3905429To find out who is Ray Kurzweil and how he is related to the Technological Singularity check this out...Best Singularity Links, 19 May 2012 07:46:50 PDTa1e19c20ec40fc01b01f43513bd027e8Do you know any singularity links to interesting Web Sites? Check these out! Why not sumbit your own favorites?Exponential Growth in an Indian Rice Chess Legend, 01 May 2012 12:54:58 PDT8a02aa5553d2588a9bb81c82a3841ba3Want to know how powerful exponential growth is? Come and read the ancient Indian legend about the origins of Paal Paysam...Gordon Moores Law of Exponential Growth and the Singularity, 01 May 2012 12:41:34 PDTada9bd99f5ff316f8c1da067d9a00fffTo find out what is Moores Law, how it is related to the Singularity and to watch videos with Gordon Moore check this out...Top Five Singularity Concerns, 23 Jan 2012 06:35:28 PST059e67ff69f324a072160c8b9942d2cdIt can't continue forever. The nature of exponentials is that you push them out and eventually disaster happens. - Gordon Moore Although we are generallyStuxnet: The Next Generation, 02 Dec 2011 09:04:43 PSTad8eaf54531d1b929ac7cf2f3a1ee40bA new and bizarre twist in warfare ,an AI race, that could result in planet-wide destruction has invaded cyberspace. The Pentagon and Israel developedSingularity Documentary: 2057, 04 Nov 2011 10:49:37 PDT62bbe5b1cd113438de9b120e4bba8f26Want to find out what the future will look like in 2057? Check out this amazing singularity documentary to find out.Best Singularity Books, 30 Oct 2011 22:02:59 PDTafff661492395258e1c074b7925e2a33Read any good singularity books? Check these out! Why not sumbit your own favorites?Ted Kaczynski and the Technological Singularity, 28 Oct 2011 07:12:16 PDT4ce2edcc30400e61b7c5f6bf067dde79How was Ted Kaczynski, aka the Unabomber, related to the Technological Singularity? To find out check this out...[link] Orions Arm: the online collaborative transhuman space opera (nonprofit organization), 25 Oct 2011 10:23:02 PDT4c51f400c7b83a7ca386d0149b82dc71Orion's Arm is a work in progress, a space opera setting like no other. It spans the next ten thousand years of galactic history, from the near futureTranshumanist Neuromancer, 24 Oct 2011 10:34:49 PDT1267af58596f18d9c67a4eea287b3f0aThis video certainly clarifies the conflict. That's a lofty (yet possible) definition for the Singularity/H2. The hockey stick on the event horizon hasHuman v2.0: Making Gods, 24 Oct 2011 07:01:05 PDTe2c4470e05a0c8ef4932305e8c0d7c14Want to find out what Human v2.0: Making Gods is all about? Check out this amazing BBC documentary right here...Synthetic Biology, 10 Oct 2011 10:48:13 PDT706025dbb2230967d0b53794bae5e81cWhat is synthetic biology? Check out these videos to find out.The Roots of the Matrix, 30 Sep 2011 06:42:41 PDT15622cd403797cb6517914cf6fd91a29Want to see the 2 documentaries about the Roots of the Matrix? Come watch them both on www.SingularitySymposium.comGood, Bad, Weird, 11 Sep 2011 09:25:36 PDT6ab1f7877345daf51498ca6a4e83fc67The Singularity, as defined above, is an unknown unknown. That means this whole thing is a random event. In the future there is a point, which statisticallyhttp://HomoEvolutis.info, 05 Sep 2011 07:00:44 PDTc9a758c79d74713c8328cb9b3da58074WHAT is the UNIVERSAL answer to any problem in the FUTURE? I would start to answer from my empirical point of view – I don’t have a clue how am I goingNanotopia, 01 Sep 2011 08:15:43 PDT7d9a3f8bf9e944dd0b03ad63b0d2b361Want to see a classic documentary about Eric Drexler's vision of the future? Check out Nanotopia.Imitating a Human, 28 Jul 2011 08:38:35 PDTa686ce1a919c966d9d91d2408d08aabbI think that computers will never be able to have artificial intelligence similar or better than a human. Since humans wrote the ai all the coputer canEliezer Yudkowsky, 15 Jul 2011 08:42:16 PDT496931c081bcc2b1e55eac7e8a73ebe9Eliezer Yudkowsky is co-founder of the Singularity Institute and a key researcher in the field of AI ethics. At the age of sixteen, Yudkowsky first readNext World Discovery Channel Series, 22 Apr 2011 06:59:54 PDT8e45ffa1f73eac7f9638d746f69310d9Want to see how the future may look like? Watch the full episodes of the Next World series from Discovery channel...Wraith78, 09 Apr 2011 04:50:51 PDT2cbc41df395dcd7ac3ca43793d026ebdThe technological singularity is when our creations surpass us in our understanding of them vs their understanding of us, rendering us obsolete in theAdvertise on Singularity Symposium, 08 Apr 2011 22:01:45 PDT57761f02467bc492e2a1e3fbd6e49265Do you want your ads to reach the most tech savvy visitors on the net? Advertise on Singularity Symposium. Come check out our traffic and demographic stats here.The Universal Grand Illusion, 07 Apr 2011 12:07:57 PDT9c86a7787ad9ebbfab606a7f411cfc6fThis will be the point when the self-absorbed intellectual elites reach the apex of the Ego, becoming convinced that we have fully digested the essenceBlinky, 29 Mar 2011 12:17:19 PDT1f15be0c295e1635986753d5ff2f708bWant to see Blinky - a 12 min sci fi movie about a family robot gone homicidal? Come watch it on www.SingularitySymposium.comPeter Diamandis and the Technological Singularity, 25 Mar 2011 10:32:02 PDT14990e18baed97ccc6693792c92e0137To find out who is Peter Diamandis and how he is related to the Technological Singularity check this out...Singularity Forum, 15 Mar 2011 23:04:04 PDT932263951251ecd1f2c2ffac422c74afSingularity Forum is a user based and user generated forum for issues of the Technological Singularity. Come join and check it out...Best Tron Movie Trailers, 14 Mar 2011 13:55:29 PDT65eb3423e8c7111aaaf9525c238df800Want to see the best Tron and Tron Legacy movie trailers? Check those out...The Atlas Experiment, 11 Mar 2011 10:36:23 PST34abe058ee3d9b9c041c9130529c95c9Want to find out more about the large Hadron Collider and the Atlas Experiment? Check out these 3 amazing videos.Transcendent Man: Thoughts on the New Documentary About Kurzweil, 04 Mar 2011 11:24:50 PST3500564fb3818369de0bd0632f125e81Thoughts on new documentary on Kurzweil Transcendent Man I watched the Transcendent Man documentary today. While I enjoyed it, I tried to also thinkWatson: The Smartest Machine on Earth, 17 Feb 2011 12:50:33 PST0f916cd5fe16153ebc82bd791a4c4eeeWant to see the full film about Watson - the Smartest Machine on Earth, and its total domination in Jeopardy? Come watch it on www.SingularitySymposium.comThe immorality of the use of force., 16 Feb 2011 10:39:41 PST915c195eaa742cae8499bd2951d72b3fIt's interesting to me that Warwick opposes the creation of artilects on the grounds that he doesn't want to be chattel, when he is in fact, legally, chattelThe Meaning of the 21st Century (a film by James Martin), 16 Feb 2011 08:34:54 PST33c88077eaa1a322bf7777adb538cf5cWant to see James Martin's documentary about the Meaning of the 21st century? Come watch it on