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Apr 3, 2024

Alibaba joins rocket firm with goal of delivering parcels anywhere within 1 hour

Posted by in categories: humor, space

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding is partnering with a domestic rocket developer, with the lofty goal of delivering parcels anywhere in the world within an hour.

The experiment, to be co-conducted by Alibaba’s Taobao marketplace and Beijing-based start-up Space Epoch, will take place “in the near future” using a reusable rocket that can land on the sea, according to a Sunday post by Space Epoch on its official WeChat account.

Alibaba, which owns the South China Morning Post, confirmed the information on Monday, saying that “many great endeavours seem like a joke at first”

Mar 23, 2024

Debates on the nature of artificial general intelligence

Posted by in categories: business, Elon Musk, government, humor, information science, robotics/AI, transportation

The term “artificial general intelligence” (AGI) has become ubiquitous in current discourse around AI. OpenAI states that its mission is “to ensure that artificial general intelligence benefits all of humanity.” DeepMind’s company vision statement notes that “artificial general intelligence…has the potential to drive one of the greatest transformations in history.” AGI is mentioned prominently in the UK government’s National AI Strategy and in US government AI documents. Microsoft researchers recently claimed evidence of “sparks of AGI” in the large language model GPT-4, and current and former Google executives proclaimed that “AGI is already here.” The question of whether GPT-4 is an “AGI algorithm” is at the center of a lawsuit filed by Elon Musk against OpenAI.

Given the pervasiveness of AGI talk in business, government, and the media, one could not be blamed for assuming that the meaning of the term is established and agreed upon. However, the opposite is true: What AGI means, or whether it means anything coherent at all, is hotly debated in the AI community. And the meaning and likely consequences of AGI have become more than just an academic dispute over an arcane term. The world’s biggest tech companies and entire governments are making important decisions on the basis of what they think AGI will entail. But a deep dive into speculations about AGI reveals that many AI practitioners have starkly different views on the nature of intelligence than do those who study human and animal cognition—differences that matter for understanding the present and predicting the likely future of machine intelligence.

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Mar 9, 2024

Fireside Chat with Bryan Johnson, Aubrey De Grey, and Laurence Ion | Vitalia

Posted by in categories: humor, life extension

Couple things. Mr Johnson is self aware and has a sense of humor about it. And another argument you can use against the overpopulation people is that there is currently one acre of habitable land available for every person on the planet.

Feb 26, 2024

Smart phones surveillance and the CCP

Posted by in categories: humor, mobile phones, surveillance


It’s awful! The most hideous creation ever conceived! No one can laugh, or joke. It watches, saps the very spirit. And the worst thing of all is I watch it…

Dec 25, 2023

Tesla’s Tech Revolution: New Optimus Robot | Сyborg computer | Tech News | Pro Robots

Posted by in categories: 3D printing, biotech/medical, business, cyborgs, Elon Musk, humor, robotics/AI, space travel, supercomputing

Booyah, fellow interneters. In this episode Tesla Optimus gets an upgrade to generation 2. Droids get used to voice commands, robot dogs go sprinting, and of course where would we be without the neuromorphic cyborg supercomputer with human brain cells. This and more right here, right now! I’m Nick, let’s kick it!\
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0:00 beginning\
0:32 Merry Christmas\
1:24 Tesla news: new robot and Cybertruck\
4:09 The Digit robot understands humans\
5:07 The H1 humanoid robot is already on sale\
6:11 Robots work, not humans\
6:38 Four-legged robot mule\
7:39 The fastest four-legged robot\
8:34 The world’s first neuromorphic supercomputer\
9:51 Сyborg computer with a living organoid brain\
11:20 3D printing organs inside the body\
12:25 Robots conduct experiments and create medicines \
13:11 OpenAI creates a defense against superintelligent AI\
14:35 ESA’s mission to Mars\
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🚀 Dive into the latest Tesla breakthroughs as we explore the new Optimus robot’s unique features and the eagerly awaited Cybertruck updates. Discover what sets Optimus apart from its counterparts, and join us as we analyze Morgan Stanley’s market predictions. Is it all just media hype, or is Tesla truly reshaping the future of technology? Let’s find out!\
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Optimus Unleashed: Get the lowdown on how Tesla’s robot is becoming more human-like with improved agility, sensitivity, and design, mimicking the sleek style of a Model S.\
Cybertruck’s Debut: From its industrial aesthetics to Elon Musk’s quirky sense of humor, learn how the Cybertruck is more than just a vehicle—it’s a statement!\
Market Movements: Delve into Morgan Stanley’s explosive predictions for Tesla’s stock and discuss how AI and robotics could revolutionize the global labor market.\
Digit Speaks: Discover how the humanoid robot from Agility Robotics understands natural language, and ponder over the future of human-robot interaction.\
Unitree’s H1 Bot: A deep dive into the capabilities of this humanoid robot, set to revolutionize various industries with its advanced features and modularity.\
ANYmal in Action: Explore how this autonomous robot is taking over industrial inspections and what it means for the future of human labor.\
Barry the Robot Mule: Uncover the versatility of this pack robot and how it’s set to assist in construction, rescue missions, and more.\
Speedy HOUND: Meet the fastest four-legged robot that’s breaking records and setting new standards in robotics.\
DeepSouth — The Supercomputer: Learn about the world’s first neuromorphic supercomputer and its potential to unlock new horizons in AI.\
Ethical Tech Frontiers: From organ printing to cyborg computers, join us as we discuss the latest advancements and the ethical dilemmas they bring.\
Automating Science: Find out how XtalPi and ABB Robotics are transforming biochemistry labs with GoFa cobots.\
OpenAI’s Vigilance: Understand OpenAI’s strategy in defending against superintelligent AI threats and what it means for the future of technology.\
ESA’s Mars Mission: Gear up for the European Space Agency’s ambitious mission to Mars with the Rosalind Franklin rover and its quest to uncover signs of life.\
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In this video, we’ll be discussing the evolution of ChatGPT to GPT5 | A new era of AI or the end of humanity? | Tech News | Pro Robots.\
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chatGPT has long been a popular chatbot platform for businesses and organizations. Recently, the company has released a new platform called GPT5 which is claimed to be more advanced and robust than previous versions of the chatbot platform. In this video, we’ll be discussing the pros and cons of GPT5 and how it may change the future of AI. So whether you’re a robot lover or fearing for the future of humanity, be sure to check out this video and let us know what you think!\
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Dec 25, 2023

This AI says it’s conscious and experts are starting to agree. w Elon Musk

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, humor, robotics/AI

Elon Musk and “conscious AI.” Please visit https://brilliant.org/digitalengine — a great place to learn about AI and STEM subjects. You can get started for free and the first 200 people will get 20% off a premium annual subscription.

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Dec 21, 2023

America’s Shaky Semiconductor Supremacy Over China

Posted by in categories: government, humor, military, robotics/AI

Like China, the US sees AI as a key to both a military and economic power in the 21st century. Both Republicans and Democrats in DC are concerned about the rate of Chinese advancement. In fact, the running joke on Capitol Hill is that the only thing they can agree on is The Chinese Threat.

Toward this end, Congress recently passed The CHIPS Act and the Executive Branch has been implementing trade controls to deny technology that they believe are critical for developing AI in China. While this desire is rational, it is unlikely to work in the mid-to long-term, and it will only increase geopolitical tension.

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Dec 19, 2023

NASA sends cat video over 19 million miles using laser

Posted by in categories: humor, space

In a groundbreaking experiment, NASA has successfully sent a 15-second, high-definition cat video over 19 million miles to Earth from space.


NASA has sent an ultra-high definition, 15-second-long cat video over 19 million miles (over 30 million km), the space agency said on Monday. This was not done for fun, though the video choice is undoubtedly some in-joke, but rather an experiment for its Deep Space Optical Communications. The video was beamed to Earth from its $1.2 billion Psyche asteroid probe launched in October 2023.

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Dec 19, 2023

How to use Grok — Elon Musk’s rival to OpenAI’s ChatGPT

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, humor, robotics/AI

Elon Musk’s sometimes spicy rival to OpenAI’s ChatGPT is trained on X posts, and can speak with a sense of humor.

Dec 14, 2023

AI-generated news anchors show off superhuman abilities

Posted by in categories: humor, robotics/AI

There’s a new global news network launching in 2024 which completely ditches humans for AI-generated newsreaders – and they’re showing off some superhuman capabilities that make it very clear: the days of the human news presenter are numbered.

Channel 1’s photorealistic news anchors come in all shapes and sizes. They can all speak more or less any language, while evoking the stiff, formal body language familiar to anyone that still watches news on the TV. They’re even capable of making news-anchor-grade attempts at humor.

This will be a fully personalized, localized news aggregation service; Channel 1 isn’t using AI to produce its own news stories. Instead, it’ll round up human reporting by “trusted sources” around the world, then re-package it as fully narrated, hosted and edited news stories that’ll run together in a list curated to your personal topics of interest, complete with footage and images from the event, like a personal TV station.

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