Without You There Will Be No Singularity Weblog!

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Today I just want to take a minute and say “Thank You!” Thank you, because without you there will be no Singularity Weblog. Thank you, because without you there will be no Singularity 1 on 1. Thank you, because without you I can call myself neither a blogger nor a podcaster. Thank you, because without your support, comments and criticisms, I would have neither the means nor the motivation to continue doing my work. Thank you for giving me a reason and always being there for […]

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Lab-made mouse pancreas brings hope for diabetes cure

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A cure for diabetes could be a step closer, following successful experiments in mice to turn immature embryonic cells into cells that produce insulin. Danish researchers created miniature mouse pancreases using progenitor cells taken from embryos, and believe the same scientific principles could be applied to help the 382 million people world-wide affected by diabetes. Original story by Jim Drury for Reuters: Related articles Tissue Engineering Miracles Should Create Social Movement

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Get 1 Free Pass or 30% Off The Re.Work Cities Summit!

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The Re.Work Cities Summit is a one-day conference on Dec 13, 2013 that brings together entrepreneurship, science and technology to re-work the future and tackle some of the world’s greatest challenges. The event will showcase the opportunities of breakthrough technologies and their potential for a positive impact on business and society. Emerging technology is providing an unprecedented era of opportunity for entrepreneurs and scientists to progress business and solve global challenges. By 2050 there will be around 9 billion people on the planet, so understanding, knowledge […]

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PostHuman: A Kickstarter Video Series on Transhumanism That I Support!

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PostHuman: A Video Series on Transhumanism In the year 2014, the film-makers want to write, produce and release at least 6 more fully animated episodes. The plan is to investigate a range of different transhumanist themes, consider the arguments in favor, highlight the greatest dangers, and articulate the most significant implications for humanity. The main concern behind the idea is that critical topics and concepts such transhumanism are not getting the coverage they need. The aim for the video series is to bring awareness to the […]

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Transhuman Visions: San Francisco Conference Almost Sold Out

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Transhuman Visions will be an all-day conference on February 1, 2014, that will present numerous speakers who have been interviewed on Singularity 1-on-1. The list of transhumanists delivering talks at the show includes “biohackers, neuro-optimists, extreme futurists, philosophers, immortalists, steal-the-singularitarians, etc.” Dr. Aubrey de Grey is a keynote speaker at the event. Additional speakers are Zoltan Istvan, Rachel Haywire, Randal A. Koene, Rich Lee, Rudy Rucker, Shannon Friedman, RU Sirius, Apneet Jolly, Scott Jackisch, Hank Pellissier, Paul Speigel, Roen Horn, and Maitreya One. The event will […]

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Blade Runner: The Watercolor Edition

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Art history has taken a new turn with the animation Blade Runner: The Watercolor Edition, created by the Sweden based artist Anders Ramsell. The original Blade Runner is a 1982 American dystopian science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott. Anyone who has ever tried to do a cover of a favorite song or worked with an ensemble to put up a play knows that you always try to add something new, something that makes it your very own… Blade Runner: The Watercolor Edition takes you even further away […]

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Bruce Duncan on Terasem’s Lifenaut Project: Be The Author of Your Own Story

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Last October I traveled to Vermont to visit the Terasem Movement Foundation and speak to its managing director Bruce Duncan. I first met Bruce at the Idea City conference in Toronto where he shared the stage together with Bina 48. Needless to say I was impressed by both of them and thus I couldn’t refuse an invitation to visit Terasem headquarters and interview Mr. Duncan in person. During our 40 min conversation with Bruce we cover a variety of interesting topics such as: the Terasem Movement […]

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