Future Robot Transformer

Future Robot Identity Crisis: Transformers And Shape Shifting Machines

Future  Robot Identity Crisis sounds like a listing for the [easyazon-link asin=”0890420254″ locale=”us”] DSM [/easyazon-link] (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) we might see included in the year 2050. Transformers and shape shifting machines are certain to be a part of our future. Researchers at MIT have created tiny robots inspired by what they call “The…

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Multipurpose Robot For Home Use

Multipurpose Robot For Home Use

In the 1950s and 1960s, many people thought that researchers were only a few years away from developing a multipurpose [easyazon-link asin=”B0017OFRCY” locale=”us”]ROBOT[/easyazon-link] for home use. Science fiction literature was littered with examples, and the rapid advancement of computers seemed to indicate that everyone would have access to useful robots in a matter of years. However,…

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Internet for Grabs: Hacktivism and the Future

If you’ve been following the recent surge of violence between Israel and Palestine, you may have seen that the Twitter account of Israeli Vice Prime Minister Silvan Shalom was hacked by a hacktivism group loosely associated with Anonymous. They generally ran amuck on his account, apparently got his phone number, and will possibly be releasing…

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Utopia Hank Pellissier

Utopia – Hank Pellissier – Serious Wonder Radio #43

Can we create utopia? Is it possible for technology to rid us of pain and suffering? Serious Wonder host GRAY SCOTT talks with HANK PELLISSIER about his book Invent Utopia Now, Transhumanist Suggestions for the Pre-Singularity Era. Hank Pellissier is the author of Invent Utopia Now: Transhumanist Suggestions for the Pre-Singularity Era and Why is the IQ of Ashkenazi…

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