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Jul 31, 2015

Virtual reality is next mass trend – Facebook’s Zuckerberg

Posted by in category: virtual reality

After Facebook’s video strategy turned out to be a success, the social network giant’s CEO is now eager to completely revolutionize the way we communicate by mastering virtual reality technologies.

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Jul 31, 2015

Singularity Hub — Timeline Photos

Posted by in categories: Ray Kurzweil, singularity

Ray Kurzweil’s Mind-Boggling Predictions for the Next 25 Years http://bit.ly/1IqMgku.

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Jul 31, 2015

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided | Official Announcement Trailer

Posted by in categories: entertainment, singularity

This sequel to 2012‘s “Deus Ex: Human Revolution” (itself a reboot of the iconic original trilogy that debuted June 17, 2000, on the PC) looks to be yet another beautifully detailed, superbly written, and amazingly immersive look at both the promise and peril of the coming Technological Singularity.

Not to mention being a hell of a fun game to play!

HIGHLY recommended!


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Jul 31, 2015

Obama signs executive order to build first-ever exascale supercomputer

Posted by in category: supercomputing

While the US has plenty of representation in the current TOP500 list of the fastest supercomputers in the world, it lost the #1 slot to China’s Tianhe-2 several years ago. President Obama wants to fix that immediately.

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Jul 31, 2015

Scientists Think They Know the Exact Year Computers Will Render the Human Brain Obsolete

Posted by in categories: computing, neuroscience, robotics/AI

Fun article with lots of AI thoughts in it:


The future is here — and a little scary.

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Jul 31, 2015

The Seasteading Institute announces 2015 Floating City Project – Architectural Design Contest winners

Posted by in categories: architecture, governance, innovation

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The Floating City Project – Architectural Design Contest held in the Spring of 2015 was organized in partnership with DeltaSync (Netherlands) and judged by an international panel of experts.

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Jul 31, 2015

WHO: Trials show new Ebola vaccine is ‘highly effective’

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, health

A newly developed vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus being trialled in Guinea is “highly effective,” the World Health Organization said Friday.

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Jul 31, 2015

Can a baby have three biological parents?

Posted by in categories: genetics, transhumanism

The genetic material from two parents combines to form a child. Can we throw a third set of genes into the mix?

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Jul 30, 2015

Cryonics Institute

Posted by in categories: life extension, singularity

RIP = “Return If Possible” is an excellent meme for Singularity, Cryonics & Longevity enthusiasts. [NB: phrase/acronym attributed to India’s former President, late Dr.A P J Abdul Kalam;- (15 October 1931 – 27 July 2015)].

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Jul 30, 2015

Astronomers find star with three super-Earths

Posted by in category: space

Astronomers said Thursday they had found a planetary system with three super-Earths orbiting a bright, dwarf star — one of them likely a volcanic world of molten rock. The four-planet system had been hiding out in the M-shaped, northern hemisphere constellation Cassiopeia, “just” 21 light years from Earth, a team reported in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics. Super-Earths have a mass higher than Earth’s but are lighter than gas giants like Neptune, Saturn or Jupiter. They can be made of gas, rock, or both.

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