Technological singularity
The technological singularity is the hypothesis that accelerating progress in technologies will cause a runaway effect wherein artificial intelligence will exceed human intellectual capacity and contr...
Why Elon Musk says we're living in a simulation
You may like playing The Sims, but Elon Musk says you are the Sim.
Ray Kurzweil — Immortality by 2045
Ray Kurzweil — Singularitarian Immortalist, Director of Engineering at Google, famous inventor, author of How to Create a Mind
Our Simulated Universe Is Just One Piece of a Matryoshka Doll of Annihilation
Perhaps a posthuman civilization running simulations self-destructs, or a lab assistant accidentally spills coffee on computer hardware. Simulations can collapse.
Elon Musk Estimates Chance That We’re NOT Living in a Computer Simulation — and It’s Really, Really Small
Elon Musk, the well-known entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX, believes there's a "one-in-billions" chance humanity is not living in a computer simulation. Speaking at tech publication Recode's annu...
Everything You Know About Artificial Intelligence is Wrong
It was hailed as the most significant test of machine intelligence since Deep Blue defeated Garry Kasparov in chess nearly 20 years ago. Google’s AlphaGo has won two of the first three games against g...
Simulated Reality
Great documentary !
Moon Ribas - The woman cyborg who can feel every earthquake in the world
When Moon Ribas performs, anticipation hangs heavy throughout the space. Dressed in all white, Ribas stands motionless with eyes closed as Brian Eno’s Lux fills the air. Suddenly, she gasps and convul...
The universe is FAKE and we're playthings of advanced civilization says theory
That's the radical theory put forward by a number of scientists, who claim there is a possibility that our world is merely a computer simulation - and there may be evidence of this if we know where to...
In the beginning was the code: Juergen Schmidhuber at TEDxUHasselt
The universe seems incredibly complex. But could its rules be dead simple? Juergen Schmidhuber's fascinating story will convince you that this universe and your own life are just by-products of a very...
The Dawn of Killer Robots
A story about the evolving relationship between humans and robots, and what AI in machines bodes for the future of war and the human race. Exclusive access to a small fleet of US Army bomb disposal ro...
You are a Simulation & Physics Can Prove It
Astrophysicist, cosmologist and Nobel Prize winner George Smoot studies the cosmic microwave background radiation — the afterglow of the Big Bang. His pionee...
Digital Physics Argument for God's Existence
To help support this ministry click here: http://www.patreon.com/inspiringphilosophy Is it is possible we are living in a virtual reality? If so what does th...
10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality
Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical realism has been struggling with the facts of phys...
Michio Kaku: Could We Transport Our Consciousness Into Robots?
http://bigthink.com If we were able to move our brains, neuron-for-neuron, into a robot, would we still be the same person?
Michio Kaku on The Singularity
Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku discusses his thoughts and solution to the Singularity. Excerpt from the tv series Sci Fi Science.
Artificial Intelligence: Machine vs. Man
The scene in the cramped office in Berkeley on a recent Saturday feels like a typical start-up carried along by the tech boom, with engineers working through the weekend in a race against time. The lon...
Synthetic intelligence
Synthetic intelligence (SI) is an alternative term for artificial intelligence which emphasizes that the intelligence of machines need not be an imitation or any way artificial; it can be a genuine fo...
Artificial general intelligence
Artificial general intelligence (AGI) is the intelligence of a (hypothetical) machine that could successfully perform any intellectual task that a human being can. It is a primary goal of artificial i...
Superintelligence
A superintelligence, hyperintelligence, or superhuman intelligence is a hypothetical agent that possesses intelligence far surpassing that of the brightest and most gifted human minds. ‘’Superintellig...
Artificial consciousness
Artificial consciousness (AC), also known as machine consciousness (MC) or synthetic consciousness (Gamez 2008; Reggia 2013), is a field related to artificial intelligence and cognitive robotics whose...
Mind uploading
Whole brain emulation (WBE) or mind uploading (sometimes called "mind copying" or "mind transfer") is the hypothetical process of copying mental content (including long-term memory and "self") from a ...
Simulated reality
Simulated reality is the hypothesis that reality could be simulated—for example by computer simulation—to a degree indistinguishable from "true" reality. It could contain conscious minds which may or ...
Friendly artificial intelligence
A friendly artificial intelligence (also friendly AI or FAI) is a hypothetical artificial general intelligence (AGI) that would have a positive rather than negative effect on humanity. The term was co...
Transhumanism
Transhumanism (abbreviated as H+ or h+) is an international cultural and intellectual movement with an eventual goal of fundamentally transforming the human condition by developing and making widely a...
Predictions made by Ray Kurzweil
American author, inventor and futurist Raymond Kurzweil has become well known for predicting the future of artificial intelligence and the human race. His first book, The Age of Intelligent Machines, ...
No Hero (comics)
No Hero is a superhero comic book created by writer Warren Ellis and Juan Jose Ryp.
No Hero takes place in a world where superheroes have existed since the 1960s and came about as a reaction to in...
Methuselah-like proteins
The Methuselah-like proteins are a family of G protein-coupled receptors found in insects that play a role in aging and reproduction. Antagonizing these receptors can extend the life span of the anima...
Methuselah-like proteins - Wikipedia
American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) is a United States registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes the field of anti-aging medicine and trains and certifies physicians in t...
Mathematical universe hypothesis
In physics and cosmology, the mathematical universe hypothesis (MUH), also known as the Ultimate Ensemble, is a speculative "theory of everything" (TOE) proposed by the cosmologist Max Tegmark.
Te...
Wirth's law
Wirth's law is a computing adage which states that software is getting slower more rapidly than hardware becomes faster.The law is named after Niklaus Wirth, who discussed it in 1995. Wirth attribute...