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Robotic Self-Awareness Is Here. Is Skynet Next?

Dr. Selmer Bringsjord, a researcher at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has programmed Nao robots, simple ...

The Science of Democracy: Are Humans Hard-Wired To Be Stupid Voters?

The next United States Presidential election is just under 16 months away, and already ...

950 Million Android Users at Risk of Massive Security Flaw

[DIGEST, July 28, 2015, BGR News, Forbes] Joshua Drake, a researcher from the security ...

Cyborgification Part 2: Why Uploading Consciousness Makes Sense

This article is the second in a series about using technology to overcome the ...

What Our Planet Earth Will Look Like in 2100, According to NASA’s New Big Dataset

[DIGEST: NASA, Gizmodo] With all the talk of climate change, most people do not ...

Cyborgification Part 1: The Avatar Project’s Roadmap to Life Extension

This is the first in a series about using technology to overcome the most ...

Physicists Demonstrate How Time Can Seem To Run Backward, and the Future Can Affect the Past

[DIGEST: Digital Journal, Science Daily, Nature Physics] We all agree, past events can affect ...

Google’s Motion-Control ‘Soli’ Project Will Change How We Use Technology

[DIGEST, June 4, 2015, Business Insider, Mashable] A recent Business Insider report discusses Google’s new innovation: Project ...

What is the Large Hadron Collider Looking For?

A bunch of protons walk into a bar. One turns to the others and ...