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Human-animal hybrids are coming and could be used to grow organs for transplant – a philosopher weighs in

Is the use of human-animal hybrids to resolve the perpetual lack of organs for transplant the right thing to do?

The Supposed Dangers of Techno-Optimism

There is no risk-free way to proceed into the future. In the end, only science and technology properly applied have the power to save us.

Why the singularity is certain to happen in my own lifetime

The inflection point at which computers, ‘thinking machines’ and AI may become infinitely powerful is no more than 20–25 years away.

It’s Time for Robots to Mine the Asteroids

Counter intuitively, the primary obstacles are not technical. Rather it is government inaction, in both funding and regulation.

The Four Waves of A.I.

When it comes to AI, it's incumbent upon us to understand its monumental impact, widespread benefits, and serious challenges.

Automation will force us to realize that we are not defined by what we do

Yes, we will lose jobs  –  but AI will liberate us from routine work and push us to become more human, not less.

Can Society Adapt to an Accelerating Pace of Change?

The building blocks to both enhance and/or diminish humanity are there – it’s a question of how we as a society manage this exponential world.

Dots in a Complex System are Connecting Rapidly

The number of potentially valuable building blocks is exploding around the world, and the possibilities are multiplying like never before.

A Glimpse into a Possible Future

As with everything in life, our path forward requires balance: enabling the good, while mitigating the risk of unintended consequences.

How will we Interact in the Future?

Science and technology are converging in a way that makes even the most ridiculous sounding scenario viable - and at great speed.

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