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Nikola Danaylov on Review the Future Podcast: What Do Experts Think About the Singularity? Thumbnail

A few weeks ago I got interviewed on Review the Future podcast. Co-hosts Ted Kupper and Jon Perry did a great job in putting me on the spot and I enjoyed talking to them very much. So, if for once you are  interested in having me as "the man with the [...]

Martin Ford on Singularity 1on1: Technological Unemployment is an Issue We Need To Discuss Thumbnail

Technological unemployment is an issue that I have mentioned a few times during my past interviews. In fact, I would go as far as saying that it is at the bottom of the top 5 biggest problems humanity faces today. So while it may not be the very biggest issue [...]

Singularity 1on1: PJ Manney on her sci fi novel (R)Evolution Thumbnail

I just finished reading PJ Manney's brand new novel (R)Evolution. And, while I was prepared for a stimulating nanotechnology and brain-enhancement science fictional story, I also got an action packed, character-rich, twisting and intricate thriller with a very generous sprinkling of classic realpolitik. Add a realistic plot (and issues) which may well [...]

Miguel Nicolelis and Ronald Cicurel: The Singularity Isn’t Near and the Brain Can’t Be Simulated Thumbnail

The idea that man is a machine is an old one. And since the brain is a physical part of that machine it is often presumed that it can necessarily be simulated on a digital computer. But very little scientific scrutiny has been given on that presumption. The Relativistic Brain is [...]

Emily Drabant Conley on Singularity 1on1: We are at the infancy of a genomic revolution Thumbnail

It has been almost 5 years since I originally published my 23andMe DNA Test review where I concluded that it was right for me. I also asked you to seriously consider if it may or may not be right for you too. And so, if you still have not considered the [...]

Seth Godin on Singularity 1on1: Science Fiction is Really Important But Not Because It’s Right Thumbnail

There are 3 individuals who have had the most impact on what I’ve been doing for the past 5 years: Ray Kurzweil – who helped me to see deeper into the exponential growth and disruptive nature of technology; Seth Godin – who inspired me to pick myself and begin my [...]

Nick Bostrom: What happens when our computers get smarter than we are? Thumbnail

Nick Bostrom has been at the top of my interviewee wish list since I started podcasting. And I have been chasing him for over 4 years now. Once, we even had a booked date and time for an interview until Dr. Bostrom suddenly cancelled it in the last moment. And [...]

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