Religion and Transhumanism – May 10 conference in San Francisco East Bay

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The Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technology (IEET), the Mormon Transhumanist Association, and Brighter Brains Institute are co-sponsoring a conference on the theme of “Religion and Transhumanism.” The event will take place on May 10, 2014, from 9:30 am – 8 pm, at Piedmont Veteran’s Building, 401 Highland Avenue, Piedmont, in the San Francisco East Bay. This is the 4th conference in 4 months, in the “Transhuman Visions” series produced by Hank Pellissier. The conference will tackle difficult questions, like: Are Transhumanism and Religion compatible, or […]

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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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April Fools: The Truth about ByoLogyc‏

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This week, Singularity 1 on 1 played host to an exclusive interview with ByoLogyc CEO Chet Getram. The visionary leader of the world’s most successful “lifestyle biotech” firm sat down with Nikola Danaylov in a darkened medical facility, and calmly explored some of the secrets behind his company’s successful products, while screams echoed in the background, and the occasional body bag obscured the camera’s view. If you watched the interview on April 1st, you got a glimpse into a dystopian future where the interests of capitalist […]

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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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AI Risk Analysts are the Biggest Risk

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Many analysts think AI could destroy the Earth or humanity. It is feared AI could become psychopathic. People assume AI or robots could exterminate us all. They think the extermination could happen either intentionally – due to competition between us and them, or unintentionally – due to indifference towards us by the AI. But AI analysts never seem to consider how their own fear-saturated actions could be the cause. Friendly AI researchers and other similar pundits are extremely dangerous. They believe AI should be forced to be […]

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