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Future Dimensions: Ryan Harding’s Short Doc about the Future

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Future Dimensions is Ryan Harding‘s 11-minute-long documentary about the future. Synopsis: The present is surreal and one thing is for sure, the future will be weirder still. Anders Sandberg of the Future of Humanity Institute in Oxford and other thinkers – such as Kevin Warwick, mull over whether humans might become the pets of intelligent machines; what threat does epidemic disease pose, and why we feel such a need to predict the future anyway. Director: Ryan Harding Producer: Marianna Petrilli  

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Peter Voss on Singularity 1 on 1: Having more intelligence will be good for mankind!

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Peter Voss is an entrepreneur, inventor, engineer, scientist and AI researcher. He is a rather interesting and unique individual not only because of his diverse background and impressive accomplishments but also because of his interest in moral philosophy and artificial intelligence. I have been planning to interview Voss for a while and, given how quickly our discussion went by, I will do my best to bring him again to Singularity 1 on 1. During our 1-hour-long conversation with Peter we cover a variety of topics such as: […]

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Breaking News: ByoLogyc CEO Chet Getram on the BRX Virus Outbreak

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April 1, 2014 Emerging reports suggest that the BRX virus has already infected thousands of people. ByoLogyc - the company whose product is linked to the outbreak, has set up a mobile decontamination and vaccination facility in the heart of Toronto. Even though I usually don’t do any breaking news field-reporting, in this particularly shocking case I couldn’t help it but had to go downtown and try to find out what is going on. I was very lucky to get a rare interview with ByoLogic’s elusive and […]

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‘Deus Ex: Human Revolution’ Impressive Fan Sci Fi Short Film

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There have been rumors about a Deus Ex: Human Revolution feature film adaptation for a couple of years now. But Moe Charif and his Decode Films production couldn’t wait any longer and decided to make their own 12-minute-long short fan film. So if you are a fan of the game you can whet your appetite with this short in anticipation for more concrete news about the official feature film.   Deus Ex: Human Revolution Deus Ex: Human Revolution is based on the video game Deus Ex: Human Revolution.  […]

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Shifter: Live Action Sci Fi Short Film by the Hallivis Brothers

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Shifter is a fantastic live action sci fi short film by the Hallivis Brothers. The Hallivis Brothers are a Los Angeles based director/producer duo that is comprised of two actual blood-related Mexican brothers that have been living in the United States (legally) for over 15 years. Julio Hallivis is an Executive Producer with a strong background in the advertising world. Diego Hallivis (the better looking one) has a post-production background that helped him jump into directing at a young age. The Hallivis Brothers’ first film “Game […]

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The World is Transformed by Asking Questions [draft]

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The world is transformed by asking questions, not by providing answers. Politics, religion, and even philosophy, have promised us the answers for millennia. But the value of the answers delivered has always been contextual and temporary. There is no answer that will last forever. [Though there might be questions that do.] For as long as we can think, we would have questions. The moment we stop having questions is the moment we stop being human and become stupid robots. I say stupid because contemporary computers can still give […]

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Ted Chu on Singularity 1 on 1: The time has come to set a higher goal!

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Ted Chu is a professor of economics and former chief economist for General Motors. Most recently, Dr. Chu is the author of Human Purpose and Transhuman Potential: A Cosmic Vision of Our Future Evolution. In my opinion Ted’s book is absolutely profound in the way it draws upon a dazzling variety of philosophical and scientific resources in order to place humanity within a cosmic evolutionary perspective. In that sense I will go as far as claiming that it is a one-of-a-kind book within my transhumanist library […]

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