Allen Smith

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This robot will look after your kids so you don't have to

Machines already make your coffee, bot their way around the kitchen floor cleaning up after you and then help drive you to work, so why can't they …

University of Sheffield

What is an AGILE Business Analyst?

Written by Steve Blais<p>There is a lot of talk among business analysts nowadays about something called an agile business analyst. This appellation is …

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Community

Down to the Wire: How Much GDPR Control Do You Really Need?<p>Cloud adoption: 10 best practices for success<p>Make more of your time at HPE Discover by …

Hewlett Packard

Scientism and on Due Criticism

Falsifiable predictions in the fields of high-energy physics or cosmology are hard to come by, especially for ambitious attempts, such as …

Are the robots about to rise? Google's new director of engineering thinks so…

It's hard to know where to start with Ray Kurzweil. With the fact that he takes 150 pills a day and is intravenously injected on a weekly basis with a dizzying list of vitamins, dietary supplements, and substances that sound about as scientifically effective as face cream: coenzyme Q10, …

The Neuroscientist Who Wants To Upload Humanity To A Computer

Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever<p>Everything felt possible at Transhuman Visions 2014, a conference in February billed as a forum for visionaries to "describe our fast-approaching, brilliant, and bizarre future." Inside an old waterfront military …

Should we bet on radical enhancement?

This is the third part of my series on Nicholas Agar’s book <i>Truly Human Enhancement</i>. As mentioned previously, Agar stakes out an interesting middle …

Singularity

Religious Interpretations of Near-Death Experiences by Dr. David San Filippo

Dr. David San Filippo is a licensed mental health counselor, a certified disability management specialist, and a certified cognitive behavioral …

Jesus

David Chalmers on Consciousness

Consciousness

10 Futurist Phrases And Terms That Are Complete Bullshit

Last month we told you about 20 terms every self-respecting futurist should know, but now it's time to turn our attention to the opposite. Here are …

New Poll Shows The U.S. Is Extremely Confused About The Future

A recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center shows that the majority of Americans are optimistic about the future. But when asked about …

Singularity

Robots can now collaborate over their very own Internet

One of the more serious limitations facing the robotics industry today is that each bot it produces is an island unto itself. Worse, robots' …

Robotics

How Much Longer Before Our First AI Catastrophe?

What will happen in the days after the birth of the first true artificial intelligence? If things continue apace, this could prove to be the most …

Can we build an artificial superintelligence that won't kill us?

At some point in our future, an artificial intelligence will emerge that's smarter, faster, and vastly more powerful than us. Once this happens, …

Eve: Valkyrie -- The Future Of Immersive Virtual Reality Gaming Experience

I recently spoke via international phone conference with Owen O’Brien, <i>Eve: Valkyrie</i>‘s Executive Producer, and Sigurður Gunnarsson, one of the founders and the game’s senior programmer, about CCP Games’ upcoming virtual reality space dogfight game. O’Brien and Gunnarsson shared their thoughts with …

Disney closing LucasArts game publisher, layoffs reported

Disney winds up LucasArts<p>Disney is closing its LucasArts game development subsidiary, leaving the future of its Star Wars titles in limbo, according to a statement LucasArts released to Polygon.<p>The statement, which was initially obtained by Game Informer and later released to Polygon, reads:<p>"After …