Moore’s Law

The Robot Revolution: Your Job May Be Next

13 Jul , 2011 Uncategorized

Without a doubt, America has reached the age of the robot. In the past few years, hundreds of robotic breakthroughs have made headlines: unmanned planes, bots in space, dancing robots, self-driving cars, a Jeopardy-playing robot. Now, the President wants even more. Last month Obama announced the National Robotic Initiative, a commitment to invest $70 million […]

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The SunTzu Dilemma

6 Jul , 2011 Uncategorized

The following is a simple challenge to anyone who assumes there will be radical progress in the near future, and who believes this (probably) will be good. In other words there are some in the technoprogressive community that still, to this very day, suggest that once we have MNT, widespread robotics, nanotechnology, widespread genetic technologies […]

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Can we develop and test machine minds and uploads ethically?

26 Apr , 2011 Uncategorized

Reprinted from here A fundamental principle of bioethics requires the consent of a patient to any medical procedure performed upon them. A patient will exist the moment a conscious mindclone arises in some academic laboratory, or hacker’s garage. At that moment, ethical rules will be challenged, for the mindclone has not consented to the work […]

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