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Feb 15, 2017

Exciting Therapy To Treat Age Related Blindness Moving To The Clinic

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, life extension

Another SENS therapy moving closer to the clinic this time LysoSENS gets the spotlight thanks to Ichor and their new therapy for age-related blindness.


Yet another SENS repair therapy moving into clinical testing, this time age-related blindness is the focus thanks to Ichor Therapeutics.

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Feb 15, 2017

Why Elon Musk’s transhumanism claims may not be that far-fetched

Posted by in categories: cyborgs, Elon Musk, robotics/AI, transhumanism

Excellent article in Wired this morning. My novel “The Transhumanist Wager” quoted quite a bit to add context to some of Elon Musk’s statements: http://www.wired.co.uk/article/elon-musk-humans-must-become-cyborgs #transhumanism


The Tesla and SpaceX founder warned that a future where AI is smarter than us will be ‘dangerous’ and we must all become cyborgs to survive.

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Feb 15, 2017

Viral selfie-morphing FaceApp launches on Android after huge iOS success

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

Now everyone can smile.

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Feb 15, 2017

Your car’s data may soon be more valuable than the car itself

Posted by in category: transportation

Vehicle data could be the beginning of a modern day gold rush.


There’s a gold rush on to turn car and truck data into trillions.

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Feb 15, 2017

Interesting Futurism Animation 37

Posted by in category: futurism

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Feb 15, 2017

#LiDARWearable

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, transportation, wearables

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Feb 15, 2017

Resource Prospector

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, space

(RP) is an in-situ resource utilization (ISRU) technology demonstration mission which will test extraction of oxygen, water and other volatiles from lunar soil (regolith). It will also measure mineralogical content such as silicon and light metals, like aluminum and titanium, from lunar regolith. Expanding human presence beyond low-Earth orbit to asteroids and Mars will require the maximum possible use of local materials, so-called in-situ resources, and the moon presents a unique destination to conduct robotic investigations that advance ISRU capabilities, as well as providing significant exploration and science value.

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Feb 15, 2017

DARPA: We’re Moving to Merge Humans and Machines

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, government

The future of humanity could be determined by tech.

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Feb 15, 2017

Elon Musk’s Surprising Reason Why Everyone Will Be Equal in the Future

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, Ray Kurzweil, robotics/AI

A recent conference on the future of artificial intelligence features visionary debate between Elon Musk, Ray Kurzweil, Sam Harris, Nick Bostrom, David Chalmers, Jaan Tallinn and others.

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Feb 15, 2017

Warren Buffett just dropped Walmart, and signaled the death of retail as we know it

Posted by in category: futurism

Retail is dieing.


Buffett’s been paring his stake in Walmart since. He first bought shares in Walmart in 2005.

He said Amazon’s competitors, “including us in a few areas, have not figured the way to either participate in it, or to counter it.”

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