A year before the moon landing, man’s greatest achievement of space exploration so far, Stanley Kubrick gave us the first and still most impressive vision of our cosmic destiny.
This is the first time a U.S. president has used executive powers to block a private company’s acquisition. It all boils down to a race against China over 5G technology.
What are we doing when we divorce sex not only from procreation and consequence, but from humans and humanity?
‘Blade Runner 2049’ needs no corrective editing like its cult-favorite predecessor, for it is a much better film on every level.
Defenders of Roy Moore should reflect that in an era of crisis we’re going to have to fall back on the strength of our values, norms, and institutions.
It is much more depressing to imagine this sex robot manufacturer’s version of his customers than to imagine horny idiots who just want to have sex with a humanoid hunk of plastic.
Brad Jackson and Francis Cianfrocca discuss technology, robots, and artificial intelligence on this episode of “Coffee and Markets.”
We should guard against a day when people who don’t provide practical use to society are deemed less important than our useful machines.
You, smart TV. You’re there. You listen. And now I know you really hear me. So much that you record my thoughts and pass them on to third parties.
All of these marvelous advancements in femme-engineering can only mean one thing: it’s time to admit that the planned obsolescence of the female on Earth is nearly complete.
Critics of HBO’s ‘Westworld’ say all the plot twists hide shoddy storytelling. But the show is telling a profound story about suffering and consciousness.
HBO’s ‘Westworld’ could have been a thought-provoking commentary on the limits of artificial intelligence and the nature of human depravity. Instead, it just used cheap tricks and tired tropes to manipulate viewers.
The more human we try to make sexbots, the less human the ‘relational’ ‘experience’ of sexbots will be.
At this year’s E3 conference, video game developers’ disturbing vision for the future made itself clear.
If our transhuman overlords are interested in running simulations in order to learn things about humanity, why run the simulations with characters who are conscious of pain?
The rise of robot drivers won’t introduce new hazards onto the public road so much as it will give us a scapegoat that we can condemn without implicating ourselves.
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