Exploring bleeding edge experiments, oddities, new and bizarre dicoveries, and fact-checking conspiracy theories since 2008. No question is out of bounds and no topic is too strange for a deep dive.
As we learn more about how we evolved and accelerate our technical know-how, some are wondering if we can use science and technology to overcome our limitations.
The Singularity is the event in which humanity changes from sacks of meat to immortal AIs. It's also about as realistic as getting an admission letter to Hogwarts.
Humans have spent millenia looking for a fountain of youth or a recipe for immortality. Why have we been failing? And is there anything we can do to make death optional?
A dive into the limitations of using an artificial neural network to reanimate yourself inside a computer.
Neither Ray Kurzweil or Jaron Lanier seem to lack imagination as to what jobs computers could do. So why are they so uncreative when it comes to coming up with ideas for humans working alongside AI?
We evolved to be social animals that live in close-knit communities. But sharing minds via brain implants with our fellow humans may be far too much for us right now.
People are trying to scan their brains into computers neuron by neuron to continue life as machines.
No matter how good the intentions, designing the babies of a future generations is simply not going to work in the long term.
Dr. Steel is all in for The Singularity in a promo for a new single by the same name.
Tron's human/computer gateway certainly seems cool, but it's going to be pretty much impossible to build, ever.