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Kurzweil announced that he would join the tech firm officially on Monday. According to the Wall Street Journal, Kurzweil is best known for his theories about "The Singularity," or the point in the future when technology becomes so advanced that it
Tired of reading the same recommended books from the usual sources?...For this installment, Chelsea Wolfe talks about some of her recent faves...Lawrence : This book has haunted me since I finished reading it. It takes me a long time to get through
A Scientific Fantasy...Michael Hauskeller (Exeter): Believing in the Dignity of Human Embryos ...Why Embryos Are Identical to Future Persons But Not Harmed by Death. Something that is right must not always be good; the debate about the rights of
Entrepreneur Dmitry Itskov and a team of Russia's leading scientists want to make humans immortal. They call it the 2045 initiative , and they plan to create a fully functional, holographic human avatar, complete with an artificial brain chock full
Interviewed via the Sun , is Ray Kurzweil's optimistic two-decade time frame perhaps influenced by his own advancing age (61)? He says: I and many other scientists now believe that in around 20 years we will have the means to reprogramme our bodies'
Brian Hoffstein [This post is part of a series produced for VentureBeat by Singularity University.] Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup , recently showed that kindergartners beat business-school graduates in a simple innovation test.
Kurzweil Educational Systems®, a division of Cambium Learning Technologies, announced today the release of the Kurzweil 3000® firefly app for the iPad...Kurzweil 3000 is a text-to-speech based technology solution that enables struggling readers to
The accelerating pace of technological change is leading to the creation of entirely new opportunities for humans to play God to create and transform life in a way that has never been possible. What was once thought to be the exclusive realm of a
ExploreLearning and Kurzweil Educational Systems®, two divisions of Cambium Learning® Technologies, won the highly regarded Distinguished Achievement Award given by the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP). ExploreLearning Gizmos® received the
30 AM Saturday Jun 16, 2012 Superannuation is the elephant in our national living room, a looming, problematic presence that we pretend isn't there. But elephants aren't house-trained, so if we continue to ignore it, we'll eventually find ourselves