Zeljko Svedic

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Singularity and the anthropocentric bias

We are at great risk. Singularity is expected sometime this century and, <i>unless we learn how to control future superintelligence, things can get</i> …

Singularity

Surprisingly, zombies, vampires, werewolves and failed alien invasions all have roots in one ancient disease

NOTE: <i>If you are faint-hearted, please don’t follow the links marked with “(disturbing)”.</i><p>I know what you are thinking. Zombies, vampires and …

Public Health

Demon core

At the start of its metal life, it was just the <i>Third core</i>, as it was the third in the family. Here is the entire family of plutonium cores, dressed …

I was kicked out from TEDx event for saying water-fuelled car is a scam

I got a lifetime ban from biggest TEDx in my Country. Why?<p>Because I publicly said this “inventor” is a scammer:<p>Ivan Jakobović with his “water-powered …

TED Talks

You would be a bad millionaire

There is a popular myth that most of us secretly believe, regardless of what we say out loud. “If I had enough money to be financially independent …

Parking Lots Are an Incredible Waste of Space. Here's How to End Them.

The main problem with cars in the city is that they spend 95 percent of their time parked on a valuable piece of land. Carsharing changes that ratio, which gives cities the opportunity to reclaim the parking lot.<p><i>The main problem with cars in the city is that they spend 95 percent of their time</i> …

Sergey Brin