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AI, Transhumanism, Merging with Superintelligence + Singularity Explained

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Predicting the Markets: How AI Can Help

Aidyia's Chief Science Officer Ben Goertzel and CEO Ken Cooper discuss Artificial General Intelligence and applying the technology to the financial …

Financial Industry

Future Computing: DNA Hard Drives | Nick Goldman

8 Trends Reshaping Biotechnology - h+ Media

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Cheaper Sensors Will Fuel The Age Of Smart Everything

For better or worse, we are about the enter the age of smart everything. Whatever you think of that proposition, the fact is that sensors, the tiny devices that fuel the Internet of Things are getting smaller and cheaper all the time. As they do, we will start to see them transmitting data from …

Internet of Things

Google Ventures and the Search for Immortality

“If you ask me today, is it possible to live to be 500? The answer is yes,” Bill Maris says one January afternoon in Mountain View, California. The …


Death Is Optional

A Conversation:Yuval Noah Harari, Daniel Kahneman[3.4.15]Once you really solve a problem like direct brain-computer interface ... when brains and

Daniel Kahneman

Virtual Reality Won't Just Amuse—It Will Heal Millions

The plane already was convulsing by the time the “please fasten seatbelt” sign came on. Dark, foreboding clouds filled the sky. We must have been …

Virtual Reality

How machine learning will fuel huge innovation over the next 5 years


Machine learning is coming into a golden age, and with it we’re seeing an awakening of possibilities formerly reserved for science fiction.

Machine learning (ML) is a computer’s way of learning from examples, and it’s one of the most useful tools we have for the construction of artificial …

Machine Learning

Peter Diamandis: Keep Your Eye on Virtual Reality in 2015

Breakthrough DNA Editor Borne of Bacteria

On a November evening last year, Jennifer Doudna put on a stylish black evening gown and headed to Hangar One, a building at NASA’s Ames Research …

Life Sciences

Facebook AI Director Yann LeCun on His Quest to Unleash Deep Learning and Make Machines Smarter

Photo-illustration: Randi KlettDeep Learning expert Yann LeCun leads Facebook's AI research lab.Artificial intelligence has gone through some dismal …

Artificial Intelligence

Tomorrow's technology will lead to sweeping changes in society – it must, for all our sakes

Future technology won't just be a gadget we use, it will re-structure our societies. Sergey Nivens/ShutterstockThroughout history, whenever new …

The Future

Applied artificial intelligence: Mythological to neuroanatomical

While artificial intelligence (AI) has roots as far back as Greek mythology, and Aristotle is credited with inventing the first deductive reasoning …

New software analyzes human genomes for disease-causing variations in 90 minutes

Genome with mutation (credit: NIH)Investigators at Nationwide Children’s Hospital say they have developed an optimized analysis “pipeline” that …


Shall We Sequence Genomes At Homes? – The Future of Genomics

As a geneticist, talking with George Church or the President of the Personalized Medicine Coalition was a fascinating experience while writing my …


How AI can help build a universal real-time translator

The breakthroughs in natural language processing and machine translation brought by deep learning might enable us to build a trope of science-fiction books — a universal real-time translator that fits within the human ear. Geoff Hinton, one of the godfathers of deep learning and neural networks, …

What's next for artificial intelligence in the enterprise

Of late, the future of artificial intelligence (AI) and truly ‘smart’ computing has been a major topic of fascination. This is perhaps from Stephen …


The Deep Mind of Demis Hassabis

Google’s prize AI prodigy tells allContinue reading on Medium »

Artificial Intelligence

For more than fifty years, I've watched the ebb and flow of public opinion about artificial intelligence: it's impossible and can't be done; it's …

The Robotification of Society is Coming

Robotification is the process of replacing human tasks with robots. What will this do to society?The post The Robotification of Society is Coming …


Yann Lecun, Facebook // Artificial Intelligence // Data Driven #32 (Hosted by FirstMark Capital)

Where Will All the Workers Go?

NEW YORK – Technology innovators and CEOs seem positively giddy nowadays about what the future will bring. New manufacturing technologies have …


Reading and Rewriting DNA: The Year in Biomedicine


Tech 2015: Deep Learning And Machine Intelligence Will Eat The World

Despite what Stephen Hawking or Elon Musk say, hostile Artificial Intelligence is not going to destroy the world anytime soon. What is certain to happen, however, is the continued ascent of the practical applications of AI, namely deep learning and machine intelligence. The word is spreading in all …


Nanomedicine Revolution - 2015 Human Trial of DNA Nanobots

Dr. Ido Bachelet of Bar-Ilan University announced that the first clinical trials may soon begin on the nanorobots he has developed to fight cancer. …

Jeff Hawkins Makes A Bold AI Claim - Thinking and Reasoning Computers in Five Years

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Numenta founder Jeff Hawkins recently told a Silicon Valley conference that he believes his company will successfully

Artificial Intelligence

Don’t Fear Artificial Intelligence

Kurzweil is the author of five books on artificial ­intelligence, including the recent New York Times best seller "How to Create a Mind."

Two great thinkers see danger in AI. Here’s how to make it safe.

Stephen Hawking, the pre-eminent physicist, recently warned that artificial intelligence (AI), …