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Artificial Intelligence


Plugging Into Your Brain

Billions of dollars have been poured into three areas of research: neuroprosthetics, brain-computer interfaces and optogenetics.

Rise of the humans: intelligence amplification will make us as smart as the machines

Around the same time that AI was first defined, there was another concept that emerged: intelligence amplification (IA).

5 brain technologies that will shape our future

While some of these applications seem far off, many are closer than you might realize. Here are five emerging technologies.

Who’s Afraid Of Superhumanity?

It doesn’t matter how many superpeople there are. A world with any superpeople in it is a better world. But is this the future?

Stop Writing Dystopian Sci-Fi — It’s Making Us All Fear Technology

Artificial intelligence, longevity therapy, biotechnology, nuclear energy - it is in our power to create a brilliant world.

Responsible development of new technologies critical in complex, connected world

These technologies are not inherently safe and secure. Yet they’re nevertheless critically important because of their potential benefits.

Brain-machine interfaces as a challenge to the “moment of singularity”

We cannot flee the challenge of delaying or avoiding Ray Kurzweil's prediction. We must embrace it. That is our responsibility.

Five ways the superintelligence revolution might happen

Assuming that scientific progress continues, human-level machine intelligence is very likely to be developed. And shortly thereafter, superintelligence.