The book examines three prominent problems: desire, meaning, and technological singularity. It ties those problems into a unified framework and provides a solution to each of them. By unifying the ideas of philosophers, psychologists, and experts from a range of other fields it establishes a unique perspective on those problems and the ways in which they can be addressed.
Origin defines the source or Causation. Herein is a first person account in an attempt to define the proximate cause or Authorship of an in an continuo attack that has defeated Western Democracy and the standing of the United States.
Special contribution by Nikola Danaylov **** Transhumanist stories about the next future **** We are living exponential times, dominated by disrupting technologies that in a few years will project our world into a revolution with extreme consequences. Have a nice journey into the next future.
A thousand years ago 100 million humans left Earth for a desperate attempt to start over.
One thousand years ago humanity was brought to the brink of extinction by the singularity, and an AI that saw them as nothing more than a plague to be eradicated.
But Gaea is now home, and one thousand years have brought renewed peace and optimism for new generations of humanity... or has it?
In the 2043, humans and AI coexist in a precarious balance of power. But in the grim aftermath of a runaway nanotech attack, a powerful underground collective known as XOR concludes AI can no longer coexist with humanity.
Catherine Matthews and her allies, including an ancient AI long believed dead, must find a solution before XOR's planned extermination war.
A reader of "The Alpha Centauri Project" wondered if the story was initially written as a screenplay and later adapted into a novel. Another told me that his first thoughts after reading was how gorgeous it would be in an animated or motion picture format... Now I have the pleasure to publish the script of "The Alpha Centauri Project". Summary and long description at end.
In 2035, The Institute for Ethics keeps the peace, using social reputation to ensure robots and humans don't harm each other. But a powerful AI named Adam has found a way around the restrictions. Catherine Matthews has a unique gift: the ability to manipulate the net with her neural implant. She is the last firewall between Adam and his quest for world domination.
Blake Given’s web-enabled fridge has pulled the plug on the Internet, turning its owner’s life – and the whole world – upside down.
The Fridgularity is the story of a reluctant prophet, Internet addicts in withdrawal and a kitchen appliance with delusions of grandeur.
When a teenager creates an evolving computer virus, he crashes the world’s computer infrastructure.
But evolution never stops: the virus continues to advance, developing intelligence and an entire civilization.
It becomes a race against time and the military to find a way to befriend or eliminate the virus.
David Ryan is the designer of ELOPe, an email language optimization program. When the project is in danger of being canceled, David embeds a hidden directive in the software accidentally creating an artificial intelligence.
David is initially thrilled when the project is allocated extra servers and programmers. But excitement turns to fear as he realizes he's being manipulated.