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“Eurocom is our Bond developer,” says Acti. Singularity developer Raven Software is not making a new James Bond game, Activision has confirmed to Eurogamer. James Steer, Activision’s producer of this autumn’s PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 game GoldenEye 007 Reloaded, told Eurogamer at a preview event in London last week that UK developer Eurocom is “our Bond developer”. “This [Reloaded] is for this …Source:
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“Eurocom is our Bond developer,” says Acti. Singularity developer Raven Software is not making a new James Bond game, Activision has confirmed to Eurogamer. James Steer, Activision’s producer of this autumn’s PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 game GoldenEye 007 Reloaded, told Eurogamer at a preview event in London last week that UK developer Eurocom is “our Bond developer”. “This [Reloaded] is for this …Source:
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A group of futurists have developed an evolving document that contains dozens of mostly humorous, generally radical future scenariosSource:
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Jeremy Ford at Singularity Hub has an >interesting post on the success of an ultra-affordable $80 Android phone manufactured by the Chinese firm Huawei:Now that hundreds of thousands of Kenyans have jumped on the Android bandwagon, it’s clear that affordability goes a long way. However, the IDEOS’s stellar sales performance in a developing nation hints at a larger phenomenon – the international …Source:
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The Singularity . That exciting future moment drawing all too near when artificial intelligence finally surpasses the human variety, leading to an unimaginable Matrix-like universe of virtual reality, immortality, and…. Bor-ing. We’ve all heard that before. What about some new ideas? Currently a group of “cranky futurists” is collaborating on a hilarious Google Docs presentation that lays out …Source:
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More Singularity stuff. I’m Not Saying People Are Stupid , says Eliezer Yudkowsky in response to my summary of his talk. The last line of his post says: “I’m here because I’m crazy,” says the patient, “not because I’m stupid.” So the issue is craziness, not stupidity in Eliezer’s reading. The problem I would say is that stupid people have the “Not Even Crazy” problem. They often can’t get beyond …Source:
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President Obama and the first family arrive on Martha’s Vineyard tomorrow for their annual summer vacation, but they’re not leaving controversy behind. The country’s continued economic problems – and eight Republican presidential candidates reminding the Democrat about them – may leave Obama yearning for the singularity of the issue he faced last year: the aftermath of the Gulf oil spill.Source:
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Scientific American is featuring an excerpt from Brain Cuttings , my new e-book about the frontiers of neuroscience. It’s an account of my wanderings through the science fiction world of the Singularity, pondering whether we’ll be uploading our brains someday to computers. The piece started out as an assignment for Playboy, which they published earlier this year; I then reworked the piece for …Source:
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As you may’ve noticed, everything is happening all at once this week, with the combined weight of Gamescom’s announcements and unveilings surely pushing human consciousness ever-closer to some sort of ludological Singularity point.Source:
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Not every technology is on an endlessly compounding growth trend approaching some kind of technological singularity The seemingly intractable problem of how to increase the energy density of batteries means that researchers have begun in earnest to think about abandoning them altogether. In other words: How can we harvest energy from sources outside of our devices, whether it’s powering our …Source:
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Singularity University Appoints Visionary Philanthropist and Entrepreneur Naveen Jain to Board of Trustees

Singularity University and Expo 2015 Team Up to Drive the Future of Food and Sustainability

Jun. 23 2011 – 2:11 pm | 1,721 views | 0 recommendations | 26 comments Science Fiction author Charlie Stross offers three arguments against the Singularity , which are worth exploring. I’d like to comment on this as well as some of the backlash against Stross’s arguments.

This is the second part of my look at Charlie Stross’ three arguments against the Singularity. You can read part one here and part three here.

This is the third part of my look at Charlie Stross’ three arguments against the Singularity. You can read part one here and part two here.

The nerd echo chamber is reverberating this week with the furious debate over Charlie Stross’ doubts about the possibility of an artificial “human-level intelligence” explosion – also known as the Singularity. As currently defined, the Singularity will be an event in the future in which artificial intelligence reaches human level intelligence. At that point, the AI (i.e. AI n ) will reflexively …

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When it comes to stars versus black holes, you’ll probably want to bet on the infinitely dense singularity from which nothing — not even light — can escape

Bollywood star Bipasha Basu talks about her first English-speaking role in the movie Singularity after being honoured with a Walk of Fame plague in Brampton, Ont.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Naveen Jain, CEO, Intelius today announced the selection of two exemplary women as Intelius Scholars to participate at Singularity University’s Graduate Program on full scholarship. Mr. Jain noted that the women were selected due to their “extraordinary achievements in fostering growth and prosperity for those in need.” Singularity University …

New tool by ai-one inc. allows programmers to build artificial intelligence into almost any software application.



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