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Tinkering with Consciousness – The Great Ethical Precipice We Face

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In the coming decades ahead, we’ll likely augment our minds and explore not only a different kind of “human experience”, we’ll likely explore the further reaches of sentience and intelligence itself, and it’s a process that I believe is starting now. ...

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Tinkering with Consciousness – The Great Ethical Precipice We Face

Tinkering with Consciousness – The Great Ethical Precipice We Face

In the coming decades ahead, we’ll likely augment our minds and explore not only a different kind of “human experience”, we’ll likely explore the further reaches of sentience and ...

Hitting the Books: Do we really want our robots to have consciousness?

Hitting the Books: Do we really want our robots to have consciousness?

Although I argue for self-awareness, I do not believe that we need to worry about consciousness. Let’s first try to build some interesting robots without consciousness and see how far we ...

(Sensitive) Consciousness and Time: Against the Transhumanist Utopia

(Sensitive) Consciousness and Time: Against the Transhumanist Utopia

My point is that this technological project is based on a misunderstanding of the meaning of “human.” Kurzweil writes: The power (price-performance, speed, capacity, and bandwidth) of ...

The State of Brain-Computer Interface and Neuralink

The State of Brain-Computer Interface and Neuralink

The recent announcement and the demonstration of an implantable medical device from Neuralink have generated broader discussions and…

Are Hosts, Replicants, and Robot Clones Closer Than We Think?

Are Hosts, Replicants, and Robot Clones Closer Than We Think?

Science-fiction storytelling—from ‘Westworld’ and ‘Black Mirror’ to ‘Her’ and the new movie ‘Replicas’—has become obsessed with artificial intelligence’s relationship to immortality. But is ...

You Should Be Afraid of Artificial Intelligence

You Should Be Afraid of Artificial Intelligence

How we can ensure humans will be able to control AI once it achieves human-level intelligence? We have to start NOW.

The Spiritual Challenge of AI, Trans-Humanism, and the Post-Human World

The Spiritual Challenge of AI, Trans-Humanism, and the Post-Human World

Kabir Helminski writes about the need for human spiritual development in our increasingly technological age.

Artificial You: AI and the Future of Your Mind

Artificial You: AI and the Future of Your Mind

Artificial You: AI and the Future of Your Mind [Susan Schneider] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. <b>A sober-minded philosophical exploration of what AI can and cannot ...

Scientists Want You To Get A Brain Chip To Make You Smarter; And Intelligence Agencies Promise They Absolutely Won’t Abuse This Technology Implanted In Humans

Scientists Want You To Get A Brain Chip To Make You Smarter; And Intelligence Agencies Promise They Absolutely Won’t Abuse This Technology Implanted In Humans

The next big evolutionary Orwellian technology is coming.  Soon you will be able to implant yourself with a brain chip to be super smart, CBS Chicago reported. Elon Musk has ...

The transhuman future is here

The transhuman future is here

A revolution is unfolding in operating rooms, labs, artist, and designer studios across the world. In our quest to merge the physical, digital and machine, ancient themes of Animism dating ...

TECHNOCULTURE PODCAST – EPISODE #7: Steven Laureys

TECHNOCULTURE PODCAST – EPISODE #7: Steven Laureys

Steven Laureys is a neuroscientist who studies the states of consciousness in patients in a coma whose approach combines scientific method with an open mind attitude.

Mind design: could you merge with artificial intelligence?

Mind design: could you merge with artificial intelligence?

Could we ever integrate artificial intelligence in our mind - and should we?

Are we close to solving the puzzle of consciousness?

Are we close to solving the puzzle of consciousness?

Giulio Tononi’s "integrated information theory" might solve neuroscience’s biggest puzzle

Hackers Congress Paralelní Polis

Hackers Congress Paralelní Polis

Hackers Congress Paralelní Polis is one of the premier events for hackers, artists, activists, libertarians, and cryptoenthusiasts in Europe.

System Zero: What Kind of AI have we Created?

System Zero: What Kind of AI have we Created?

Perhaps most famously explored by Daniel Kahneman in his book “Thinking Fast and Slow”3, dual process models split our thinking into two processes: System One is fast thinking, and is most ...