In the next few months, DARPA will reveal new advances in the development of a brain implant which will restore lost memories. The implant could help those having received head trauma, as well as people suffering from alzheimer’s and dementia.
The first reaction to the possibility of immortality: “We can’t become immortal – we will overpopulate”. This article proposes that the response should instead be, “Okay, then we need to make sure we are prepared for the increasing population”.
‘Transcendence’, starring Johnny Depp, features events which are predicted by many scientists and futurists as possible in reality within the first half of this century. The predictions featured include those subscribed to by Ray Kurzweil, Hugo de Garis, and Jason Silva.
See beyond the surface! We all generally lounge on a frequency of lazy communication which restrains our ability to focus on the common good. This article is an exercise in looking through the simple messages that saturate our world
The poster has been released courtesy of Yahoo Movies. The movie is set to feature real predictions of the future. The main prediction is taken from the theory of the upcoming mysterious Technological Singularity.
We must embrace surveillance! A massively controversial statement, especially for the target audience of this website. We hold our privacies rightly as one of our most fundamental human rights. What we need to understand though, is that surveillance and privacy are not juxtaposing; one can exist in the realm of the other; we can live in a surveillance state, while retaining our privacies.
We are only just starting to discover what our upcoming technologies will be capable of, and already, through fear of possible future threats, bombs are being sent to physicists. Emerging technologies are set to revolutionise our world during the next few decades; could this lead to the rise of anti-technology terrorism becoming even more of a threat than radical Islam?
Here we have it, the first teaser trailer for Wally Pfister’s ‘Transcendence’, a movie staring Johnny Depp that will feature real predicted future events, including the Technological Singularity.
Transcendence is set for cinematic release in a mere 4 months, but still no trailer? Very little information has been made available about the movie, and there has so far been zero promotion.
Andy Rubin has announced he is heading a Google project to build robots. The news comes after Amazon announced it’s plans to deliver packages with drones. Let the robotics revolution begin.
Jason Silva is continuing his inspirational endeavour to promote the future that is knocking at our door. This time we have an AOL series, which he has made with friend Barry Ptolemy, director of Transcendent Man.
Human immortality; something that most believe impossible, is becoming progressively popularised as being inevitable, and maybe in as little as 20 years. A common reaction to such a possibility is: “No, we can’t become immortal because we will overpopulate”. Well, overpopulation is certainly a challenge.