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Best of Singularity Weblog
If this is the first time you visit Singularity Weblog and hear of concepts such as the technological singularity, transhumanism, life extension, cryonics, mind uploading and artificial intelligence, then check out this list of articles. It provides great starting points for exploring each topic:
The Technological Singularity
When Vernor Vinge Coined the Technological Singularity
17 Definitions of the Technological Singularity
Top 10 Reasons We Should Fear The Singularity
Top 10 Reasons We Should NOT Fear The Singularity
Vernor Vinge on Singularity 1 on 1: We Can Surpass the Wildest Dreams of Optimism
Greg Bear, Ramez Naam and William Hertling on the Singularity
Singularity 1 on 1: James Barrat on Our Final Invention
Hugo de Garis on Singularity 1 on 1: Are We Building Gods or Terminators?
Steve Omohundro on Singularity 1 on 1: It’s Time To Envision Who We Are And Where We Want To Go
Marvin Minsky on Singularity 1 on 1: The Turing Test is a Joke!
Roman Yampolskiy on Singularity 1 on 1: Every Technology Has Both Negative and Positive Effects!
Chris Eliasmith on Singularity 1 on 1: We Have Not Yet Learned What The Brain Has To Teach Us!
Ted Chu on Singularity 1 on 1: The time has come to set a higher goal!
Zoltan Istvan: The Transhumanist Wager Is A Choice We’ll All Have To Make
Question Everything: Max More on Singularity 1 on 1
Anders Sandberg on Singularity 1 on 1: We Are All Amazingly Stupid, But We Can Get Better
Nigel Ackland on Singularity 1 on 1: Ordinary…Extraordinary – Life with a Bionic Arm
Cyborg Luddite Steve Mann on Singularity 1 on 1: Technology That Masters Nature is Not Sustainable
Kevin Warwick on Singularity Podcast: You Have To Take Risks To Be Part Of The Future
Kevin Warwick on Singularity 1 on 1: Be/Come the Cy/Borg
Chris Hables Gray on Singularity 1 on 1: We Need Strong Citizenship!
Godfrey Reggio on Singularity 1 on 1: We Are in the Cyborg State!
Michael Fossel on Singularity 1 on 1: Compassion is the reason to reverse aging!
Terry Grossman on Singularity Podcast: Live Long Enough To Live Forever
The Debate of the Ages: This House Wants to Defeat Ageing Entirely
The Immortalists: David Alvarado and Jason Sussberg on Singularity 1 on 1
A Video Introduction to Aubrey de Grey: Renowned Gerontologist Moves Away from Immortality
Bill Andrews on Singularity 1 on 1: Ageing is not going to cure itself!
Aubrey de Grey’s Singularity Podcast: Longevity Escape Velocity May Be Closer Than We Think
Cryonics: A Glass-state Time Travel
My Video Tour of Alcor and Interview with CEO Max More
David Ettinger on Singularity 1 on 1: Take Steps and Be Prepared!
Andy Zawacki Gives Us A Tour of the Cryonics Institute
Ken Hayworth on Singularity 1 on 1: Brain Preservation is the Logical Lifeboat
George Church on Singularity 1 on 1: Inactivity and Complacency Are The Most Dangerous Ideas
Andrew Hessel on Singularity 1 on 1: Don’t Fear Synthetic Biology
Raymond McCauley on Singularity 1 on 1: Be Your Own Scientist – Try It And See
Breaking News: ByoLogyc CEO Chet Getram on the BRX Virus Outbreak
The Singularity is Nearer: EU Commits 1 Billion To Fund The Human Brain Project
Randal Koene on Singularity 1 on 1: Mind Uploading is not Science Fiction
David Chalmers on Singularity 1 on 1: We Can Be Rigorous in Thinking about the Future
Singularity 1 on 1: Randal Koene on the Ethics of Mind Uploading
Peter Diamandis on Singularity 1 on 1: Singularity University is Starfleet Academy for the World’s Biggest Challenges
Dan Barry on Singularity 1 on 1: Don’t Let Anyone Tell You That You Can’t Reach Your Dreams
Singularity University Global Ambassador Salim Ismail on Exponential Organizations
Don’t Accept Me to Singularity University: My Top 10 Reasons Why I Should Not Be Accepted
Bitcoin: The Financial Singularity is Here
Andreas Antonopoulos: “Bitcoin is not currency; it’s the internet of money!”
Andreas Antonopoulos: Just because you don’t need bitcoin, doesn’t mean it’s not needed.
Vitalik Buterin: Ethereum is a Decentralized Consensus Platform
Arthur Traviss Corry: Give Bitcoin a Try!