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The Facebook Fraud Friday, May 20, 2016 Essays
The Facebook Fraud
Facebook has been actively deceiving its users. Why it matters.

Ad-Blockers Will Kill Your Favorite Websites Tuesday, May 3, 2016 Essays
Ad-Blockers Will Kill Your Favorite Websites
Blocking annoying web ads will cut off revenue for most blogs and content sites.

"Supermorality:" Superintelligence, Morality and Science Fiction Monday, May 2, 2016 Reviews
"Supermorality:" Superintelligence, Morality and Science Fiction
The concept of Supermorality has been postulated in Science Fiction for decades

Supermorality and the Regulation of Artificial Intelligence Thursday, April 28, 2016 Essays
Supermorality and the Regulation of Artificial Intelligence
Will current efforts to control Artificial Intelligence have an impact on the future of Superintelligence?

The Robot Job Invasion : Cartoons Friday, April 22, 2016 Interest & Fun
The Robot Job Invasion : Cartoons
Friday Humor: When the robots come to take our jobs. Technological Unemployment.

CHARLES 1.0 : The Heuristic Journey of an Art AI Program Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Essays
CHARLES 1.0 : The Heuristic Journey of an Art AI Program
In 2010, Charles was programmed to create art.

The Binding Problem of Consciousness : Transhuman Debate 2.0 Review Tuesday, April 19, 2016 Reviews
The Binding Problem of Consciousness : Transhuman Debate 2.0 Review
A recap of the debate on consciousness and global binding Dr. Randal Koene and Andres Gomez Emilsson

Ian Pearson Predicts Incredible New Technology Monday, April 18, 2016 Reviews
Ian Pearson Predicts Incredible New Technology
Digital Immortality, Multiple Existences, Smart Pets, and More...

What to do When a Robot Steals your Job! Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Interest & Fun
What to do When a Robot Steals your Job!
How to deal with Technological Unemployment

The Spiritual Database Monday, April 11, 2016 Essays
The Spiritual Database
In Memory of Wesley Johnson McAllister and his grand ideas

Die Neue Luftwaffe: Flying Cars and Flying Spaghetti Monsters in Germany Friday, April 8, 2016 In the News
Die Neue Luftwaffe: Flying Cars and Flying Spaghetti Monsters in Germany
News from Germany. The Volocopter looks to revolutionize transportation and the Pastafarian legal battle.

Scarlett Johansson Robot: Amazing Science or Ethical Conundrum? Tuesday, April 5, 2016 Reviews
Scarlett Johansson Robot: Amazing Science or Ethical Conundrum?
A man in Hong Kong has created a life-size robot replica of Scarlet Johansson. What are the ethical implications?

In the News: Scarlett Johansson Robot, Smart Speakers and...Anonymous Who? Monday, April 4, 2016 In the News
In the News: Scarlett Johansson Robot, Smart Speakers and...Anonymous Who?
A man in Honk Kong has created a life-size robot version of Scarlett Johansson

Anonymous vs. Trump: Waiting for the Game to Begin Friday, April 1, 2016 Opinion
Anonymous vs. Trump: Waiting for the Game to Begin
Anonymous has promised "Total War." Can they deliver?

The Night I Met OSHbot Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Reviews
The Night I Met OSHbot
I'd promised the kids we'd go meet the OSHbot. They were rather excited about it. I've been talking up the retail droid, developed by Fellow Robots, since I first wrote a column on it back in February.

Transhuman Debate 2.0 in SF East Bay Tuesday, March 29, 2016 Events
Transhuman Debate 2.0 in SF East Bay
IEET is co-sponsoring "Transhuman Debate 2.0" on April 2, 2016 in Oakland, CA

Artificial Intelligence Writes a Short Novel? Prove it! Saturday, March 26, 2016 Opinion
Artificial Intelligence Writes a Short Novel? Prove it!
Did an AI become a literary genius overnight?

A Thousand Monkeys Saturday, March 19, 2016 Interest & Fun
A Thousand Monkeys
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

Anonymous Shows Incompetence in Recent Attack on Trump Friday, March 18, 2016 Opinion
Anonymous Shows Incompetence in Recent Attack on Trump
Anonymous likes to bark and bully, but does it pose a real threat?

Anonymous Has 'Declared War'...Again Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Opinion
Anonymous Has 'Declared War'...Again
The would-be cyberterrorist collective is merely struggling to stay relevant.

Artificial Intelligence is playing Minecraft Monday, March 14, 2016 In the News
Artificial Intelligence is playing Minecraft
Minecraft AI. The next step for Minecraft? A training ground for Artificial Intelligence.

Why You Won't Own the Future Thursday, March 10, 2016 Essays
Why You Won't Own the Future
The Impact of Technological Unemployment

Monkeys Drive Wheelchairs with Their Brains : Monday News Roundup Monday, March 7, 2016 In the News
Monkeys Drive Wheelchairs with Their Brains : Monday News Roundup
Monkey Brain-Interfaces, an all-too-real Humanoid, ATLAS 2.0...

Androids Dream of...Dogs, Eerie Eyes and Other Creepy Stuff Sunday, March 6, 2016 Reviews
Androids Dream of...Dogs, Eerie Eyes and Other Creepy Stuff
A closer look at some of Google Deep Dream's Art

Europe takes on Internet Giants & More Friday, March 4, 2016 In the News
Europe takes on Internet Giants & More
Europe Union vs. Silicon Valley, Robot dogs & other news

Robots That Paint? Monday News Monday, February 29, 2016 In the News
Robots That Paint? Monday News
We are building artificial minds that develop and express creativity. Will they leave us behind?

At Oscar Night, Olivia Munn Announces the Day Robots Will Take Over Monday, February 29, 2016 In the News
At Oscar Night, Olivia Munn Announces the Day Robots Will Take Over
The day of the Singularity was announced at last night's Academy Awards. That day is August 27. But what year?

Meet OSHbot: The Retail Robot That Will Replace Human Workers Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Reviews
Meet OSHbot: The Retail Robot That Will Replace Human Workers
Robot sales associates are operational in retail stores, and more are on the way.

The Robot Job Invasion : Monday News Monday, February 22, 2016 In the News
The Robot Job Invasion : Monday News
Is AI taking our jobs? Will machines and software be performing all labor within 30 years?

Weekend News: HAL for President? Thursday, February 18, 2016 In the News
Weekend News: HAL for President?
MIT Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Technological Unemployment, and a Robot for President?

A Short Review of the Transhumanist Debate. Oakland. February 6, 2016 Thursday, February 11, 2016 Reviews
A Short Review of the Transhumanist Debate. Oakland. February 6, 2016
It was my pleasure to attend last Saturday's Transhuman Debate event in Oakland, organized and hosted by Hank Pellissier...

The Ethics of Ambition Monday, January 25, 2016 Essays
The Ethics of Ambition
The modern Transhuman prospect has been the topic of intrigue and discussion for several decades...

The Technological Singularity Tuesday, January 19, 2016 Essays
The Technological Singularity
"Within thirty years, we will have the technological means to create superhuman intelligence. Shortly after, the human era will be ended."

What is The Babel Singularity? Tuesday, January 12, 2016 Essays
What is The Babel Singularity?
The eleventh chapter of Genesis opens with one of the earliest recorded stories of collective human ambition...

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