The vision of technologically enhanced posthumanity arises out of a synthesis of scientific culture’s most robust mythologies.
Is the “singularity” coming, as Kurzweil argues there and elsewhere, when machines equal and then quickly surpass human intelligence?
Dr. Berlinski questions evolutionary understandings of language and expresses doubt as to what reproductive benefit could have accrued to “the first guy to master the Greek subjunctive.”
Discovery is getting ready to enter into a conversation with leaders in the information and technology industry, centered in Seattle.
New religions, including one centered on Artificial Intelligence, follow a stereotyped pattern.