Nikola Danaylov, M.A.
In 1998 Nikola moved to Canada where he completed an HBA in Political Science, Philosophy & Economics at the University of Toronto followed by an M.A. in Political Science at York University.
It was at YorkU that he became deeply interested in the Technological Singularity and wrote “Hacking Destiny: Critical Security at the Intersection of Human and Machine Intelligence”.
For the past 5 years Nikola has published and edited over 800 articles and conducted more than 160 interviews with the world’s best known experts. He has spoken at public events on topics ranging from technology, transhumanism, and the technological singularity to new media, blogging, and podcasting. Nikola has been profiled in Next Stage Rising Stars Magazine and has been interviewed himself for numerous documentary films, blogs, podcasts, magazines, and newspapers. His own Singularity 1 on 1 interviews have had over 2 million views on iTunes and YouTube and have been featured on international TV networks as well as some of the biggest blogs in the world, such as BBC, TV Japan, io9, ZDNet, BoingBoing, and others.
Today Singularity Weblog is the biggest independent blog on related topics. The Singularity 1 on 1 podcast is the most popular and widely recognized interview series in the niche and, according to Professor Roman Yampolskiy, Nikola has established himself as the “Larry King of the Singularity.”
Nikola’s home is in Toronto, Canada where he lives with his beloved wife Julie.