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Machine Ecology

1955
The earth is sick, and the causes of its disease lie in our choices, our myopia, and our lack of imagination. Climate change, with deforestation, melting glaciers, mass extinctions and carbon emissions, is the biggest...
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Emotional Robots

1938
Is it possible for machines to feel anger, fear or joy and recognize such emotions in people? We can consider the well-known feeling of fear to be the product of evolution. It is there to...
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Engage Me or Enrage Me: Gamification will run the world

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During the last decade we all got Netflix-ed. Now we will get gamified. Don’t think ‘only’ games. Think the gamification of our whole lifeworld. Netflix already considers gaming a bigger threat to its business than...
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The 5 Best Weapons To Manage the Future

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2020 — the Great Swift — The best is yet to come "A life devoted only to the present — to feeling good in the now — is unlikely to deliver real fulfillment. The present...
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Don’t kill a humanoid: do machines deserve to have rights?

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How would one grant rights to machines? The matter still can’t be consulted with those concerned. Artificial intelligence will not tell us whether or not it feels people’s existing legal system is treating it...
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GPT-3 writes like a writer, programs like a programmer, and can be … dangerous

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In July 2021, the tech industry commented on GPT-3’s abilities, which amazed both programmers and writing professionals. Their raves on the capabilities of the latest software from Elon Musk’s company mixed with dismay over...
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3 Technological Revolutions that will Accelerate Us Into the Future

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Intro to GNR(Genetics, Nanotechnology, and Robotics) As a fellow believer of the acceleration of technology and fanboy of esteemed futurist Ray Kurzweil, I will be writing a 4-part series on his predictions on GNR and how...
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Robots and the Revolutionary Loneliness Solution

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The lack of human interaction may find the solution in a robotics laboratory. "Friendship needs no words — it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness. "      — Dag Hammarskjold Loneliness has always been the plague of...
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Ethical Robots Are a Naive Illusion for Programmers?

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Ethics programmed into robots may not solve the problems we face at work, in healthcare, or in wartime. The relations between rhetoric and ethics are disturbing: the ease with which language can be twisted is worrisome,...
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Macro Things Have Nano Beginnings

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GNR part 3: The Infinitesimally Small World of Nanotechnology As a fellow believer of the acceleration of technology and fan of esteemed futurist Ray Kurzweil, I will be writing a 4-part series on his predictions on...
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When It Comes To Emotional Intelligence, AI Can’t Count To Five

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We all know the blessings that AI and its algorithms bring upon us. Spotting cancer cells somewhere inside your body: Leave it to AI. Making agriculture super productive: Leave it to AI. Fighting pollution:...
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Sharing Brainpower is In. Splendid Isolation is Out.

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CONNECT YOUR CAREER WITH THE COLLABORATIVE ECO-SYSTEMS OF THE FUTURE: IT’S FIT OR FAIL! Once upon a time, especially in the West, the idea took hold that the most exciting innovations were born in garages inhabited...