Considering the hypothetical yet so much probable doomsday scenario where the human race faces the existential threat due to its own creations, intelligent machines; we started the article series “ 704 more words
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Stephen Hawkins, Elon Musk and Bill Gates have all identified the emergence of general artificial intelligence as the greatest existential threat to the human race… 900 more words
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Much of The Economic Singularity by Calum Chace is devoted to supporting the argument that machines will take over many and eventually most jobs from humans. 874 more words
We may not be beaming people down from starships yet, but we’re certainly lightyears away from rubbing two sticks together to create fire. As a species, humans have seen explosions of technological growth over the centuries, beginning with things as simple as developing writing implements all the way up to using biotechnology to create genetically modified organisms. 479 more words
Reanimators, Uploaders & Uncertains — Which Are You?
Find Out Where You Stand on the “Copy Problem”.
The first in a multi-author series, with Michael Cerullo, M.D., and Keith Wiley, Ph.D., on brain preservation technologies, options, and policy. 139 more words
Emma Morano, born in the year 1899, is the world’s oldest living person. The 116 years she has been lived has seen the emergence of such technologies as the aeroplane, the automobile, antibiotics, radio, television, spacecraft, nuclear power, the internet, and the computer. 1,486 more words