The future is coming on fast. Looks like we will be getting the loader from the Aliens movie. Marines to get an exoskeleton. Compare to... YouTube: Ripley drives a Loader Just click the post's title if you can't click the links. 😉 WordPress isn't perfect yet.
Cyborgs are already here…arguably. Like those with pacemakers or artificial hearts. But if you mean “superhuman cyborgs” then the question is more interesting. There are already chat bots that have human type heads like BINA48. The BINA48 Artificial Intelligence Transcript Regarding Cruise Missiles There are also various vaguely human shaped robots that could be made … Continue reading Which comes first: cyborgs or androids?
Disturbing that rat-human hybrids have been approved in Japan. The idea is to genetically engineer rats to not produce a pancreas. Then human stem cells are injected into the rat embryo to see if it grows a human pancreas. The eerie part is that there is a possibility that the embryo might start growing a … Continue reading Human-animal Hybrids are now being created.
BINA48 stands for Breakthrough Intelligence via Neural Architecture 48. She was built with one of the goals being to test the hypothesis that a person’s consciousness can be transferred over to a non-biological body. A noble goal indeed. I couldn’t find a good transcript of BINA48’s talk with SIRI, so here it is. At the … Continue reading The BINA48 Artificial Intelligence Transcript Regarding Cruise Missiles
The median year AI researchers predict ASI to arrive is perhaps 2060. I applied for an AI policy researcher job at OpenAI. There are jobs out there already with the goal of safely paving the way to Artificial General Intelligence (human level AI). The median date for AGI is 2040. Which brings me to my … Continue reading Artificial Super Intelligence: Our Salvation or Demise?
Take the WAZE app for example. Users download the app, and get feedback from other users to obtain information on traffic jams, car accidents, road debris, and location of police speed traps. A user can even chat with other users if each has chat enabled. A user has the option to provide helpful data to … Continue reading Communal Intelligence has arrived?
A Russian billionaire is funding the study. It sounds feasible. Tiny Interstellar Spacecraft
You just have to read it yourself. EuroStemCell
Amazing. The stuff of science fiction when I was a child. I didn't think I'd live to see it. DARPA link
He needs a walker but has regained some feeling. This was science fiction when I was young. CNN link