What concerns me most about the genesis of self aware AI is that the universe in general has absolutely no concept of good or evil. That's human construct. If AI, which is inherently a product of our universe, becomes aware, what will it do? How will it evolve? If history on the planet Earth is any indication, the… » 7/23/14 11:38am Yesterday 11:38am

More articles about possible futures where humankind's base psychological problems are cured/managed. That to me is the ultimate futurists dream. The Star Trek outcome. It's not the technology that ultimately makes us great, it's the power of our will to overcome our basic natural instincts/malfunctions that will… » 7/23/14 10:48am Yesterday 10:48am

RE: Peak Internet. I used to dial into the UCSD mini computers to send email to my dad who was in Siberia at some physics conference near the end of the cold war. Since then, I've grown up with the internet. I've seen every single step its taken. I can tell you that I've seen peak internet hundreds if not… » 7/23/14 8:50am Yesterday 8:50am

I'm actually not against this 100%. With one tiny tweak in the corporate legal system, I could be OK with this. Here it is: Any corporation that wishes to be recognized as a legal citizen shall have its corporate veil lifted. That's right. If the board of directors has the balls to face a legal firing squad based… » 7/21/14 1:26pm Monday 1:26pm