You can buy Samsung’s virtual reality headset today


o you have $200 and Note4 Smartphone? Then, you can buy a slick VR headset from Samsung right now. You can buy Samsung’s virtual reality headset right now for $200.

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Dark Sword could become world’s first supersonic drone|Politics|News|WantChinaTimes.com


super-artificial intelligence (SAI) is terrifying enough, but that mental picture becomes much worse when one imagines the kind of weaponry available to a rising SAI. For instance, there’s a report today about the ‘secret’ development of a supersonic drone in China: Chinese aviation expert Fu Qianshao told CCTV that while he does not know the…

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One man hears Wi-Fi wherever he walks


his just in from ‘The Independent’ regarding a hearing-impaired man who can now ‘hear’ something else…. “In effect, I hear the Wi-Fi sound mixed into my normal hearing.”In the advent of voice activated systems such as Siri and Google Glass, he believes everyone will soon want to wear an earpiece connecting them to their smartphone….

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CHAPPiE is coming to a theater near you


ids will love this adorable robot, particularly since he is more child than adult, but CHAPPiE may soon be much more than fiction. Artificial intelligence may already exist in ‘infant’ form, just waiting to grow up. Kudos to our buddy, Aaron, for sending us the link.

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‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ is titled ‘The Force Awakens’


erhaps the new Star Wars movie title is a nod to the Singularity and beliefs of Teilhard dr Chardin afficianados, ‘The Force Awakens’ certainly evokes visions of a sentient universe, which is exactly what many in the transhumanism movement hope will one day occur. ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ has a title: ‘The Force Awakens’ |…

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Future Shock: In Ten Years, the World Will be Radically Different


By Sharon K. Gilbert icture yourself ten years ago. In 2004, the Internet was just beginning to explode. Facebook was in its infancy, serving primarily as a social platform for college students. MySpace had a subcult following, again primarily for students and geeky twenty-somethings. Cell phones had gotten considerably smaller, but most business professionals and…

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New ‘phase-change’ devices can make computers 1,000 times faster


omputing platforms have been marching toward nano-scalability for some time now. Not only does smaller, more compact take up less space, but it also allows electrons to move more quickly and communicate information much more efficiently. PCMs not only hold the promise for molecule-sized chips, but will allow the information to be stored where it…

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DAQRI Smart Helmet Enhances Reality for the Average Worker


e are moving closer and closer to augmentation for all, and the following video introduction illustrates how everyday, blue collar workers may soon sport smart headgear.

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Transhumanism’s Dictatorship of AI Machines | National Review Online


rom our good friend, Wesley J. Smith.  Be sure to read the entire post by clicking the link below the excerpt. It is absolutely worth your time: Many look to machine artificial intelligence–AI–as the means of fulfilling their eschatology of post-human greatness. Here’s the prophesy: Technology will become so sophisticated it will reach a Big Bang point–known as”The…

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Singularity, transhumanism, humanity+: What word should we use to discuss the future?


oltan Istvan is back with an interesting question about language and ‘future talk’. Those of us who follow future trends will find no surprises in his opening list, but we’re betting that most people on the Internet would be very surprised by most if not all of these terms. Are they new to you? Then,…

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