LEAPFROGGING AND ACCELERATING TECHNOLOGY

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On Episode 25 of our goofball, transhumanism and singularity-centric podcast, I brought up the concept of leapfrogging. Before I get into the reasons why leapfrogging, in light of a potentially fast approaching technological Singularity, is worth talking about, it’s probably a good idea to briefly summarize what leapfrogging is and where the term comes from.

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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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