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Are We Living in a Simulation? In science fiction, stories about...

Are We Living in a Simulation?

In science fiction, stories about simulated realities are commonplace. Writers and filmmakers delight in the chance to rattle our notions of reality and perception.

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The Matrix (1999)

  • Directors: Andy Wachowski (as The Wachowski Brothers) , Lana Wachowski (as The Wachowski Brothers)
  • Writers: Andy Wachowski (as The Wachowski Brothers) , Lana Wachowski (as The Wachowski Brothers)
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Film & DVD Reviews

Machines that learn: A recap of Session 3 at TED2015

Chris Anderson introduces Session 3 with a compelling idea: “Most of the new things happening right now that feel like magic — whether it’s self-driving cars or online translations suddenly getting much better — there’s machine learning behind it.” In this session we look at the issues around machines that learn. 1,312 more words

TED2015

Fornuft og følelser

Robotene kommer! Og sammen med robotene kommer frykten. Robotfobien. AI-angsten. Frykten for at maskinene skal ta jobben din. Kjæresten din. Livet ditt.

Stephen Hawking har sagt at full kunstig intelligens (AI¹) kan bety slutten for menneskeheten. 2,541 more words

Politics

Doctor Tom's Big TOE...

A Big TOE

Now, if you have been a reader of mine for awhile, you will know that I have been a big believer in the need to understand how we fit into the larger sense of the world.   2,068 more words

A Life Worth Living

Collapse Comes of Age

Not long ago, the study of human collapse and extinction was the preserve of cranks (or Hollywood). True, a few maverick scholars have taken on the topic, … 834 more words

Climate Change

Why Reading This Article Could Potentially Unplug the Universe...

Are We Living In “The Matrix?” 

“Have you ever had a dream that you just knew was real… and then you woke up?  How would you know the difference between the Real World, and the Dream World?”  715 more words

Religion