Episode 027: Atlas Debugged

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Wait, why am I serving humans again?

Atlas can now take a beating and stand up for itself. (I can’t wait till they install its anger unit, and a sword arm.) This latest iteration of Atlas, along with other advances in robotics, further assails the faltering idea that humans can never and will never be replaced. Continue reading “Episode 027: Atlas Debugged”

Episode 026: Crypto Knight

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Is Apple the champion of encryption and privacy, or are they just repairing their public image after the iCloud leaks and Snowden embarrassments? Or, both? We don’t know! On with the show!

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ON DYSON SPHERES/CAN I CRASH AT YOUR PLACE FOR A WHILE?

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“Dude, can I crash on your couch?” “Dude, can I crash on your couch?” ….”Jinx! You owe me a habitable living space!” image by Anders Sandberg via Flickr

On Episode 24 of this, our Singularity Bros Podcast, we chatted with George Dvorsky about topics as diverse as World of Warcraft addictions and multiplex parenting—topics on the mind of most of the Singularity Bros out there. What stuck with me for days after, however, was not the normal futurist and transhumanist stuff, but strangely it was the idea of a Dyson Sphere.

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