singularity

FLYBY: Gonz Saw Transcendence

ON THIS FLYBY, Gonz talks about the movie Transcendence starring Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall and Morgan Freeman.   Transcendence¬†is a film chalked full of philosophical and ethical questions regarding the advent of Artificial Intelligence, nanotech, and mind uploading. These questions are posed throughout the film in the various characters that identify with particular positions in [...]

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CCR 067: The Artilect War with Dr. Hugo de Garis

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE is already here. But how will the singularity, or the point at which machines achieve sentience be received by humanity? In this episode, Basil and Gonz are joined by Professor Hugo  de Garis, author of the very fascinating book entitled The Artilect War: Cosmists vs. Terrans: A Bitter Controversy Concerning Whether Humanity Should [...]

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CCR 039: Greed and the Singularity

GREED AND THE SINGULARITY, WHAT IS THE CONNECTION? What is the driving factor behind the push for human evolution via technology? Perhaps it is greed. Basil and Gonz discuss the topic of greed and the many effects it has on our spirituality, human psyche, society, and the external-material world. They then connect this human condition [...]

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CCR 023: Cybernetics, Singularity, and Brain Computer Interface

WELCOME TO THE MACHINE…FOR YOUR BRAIN! Basil and Gonz talk about technology and it’s implications to humanity. Is all technology evil? Is it against the will of God? They bring up, cybernetics, brain computer interfacing, the recent reports of a robot controlled by a brain of a rat, as well as the technological singularity. LINKS: [...]

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