Could anyone still meet the Theoretical Minimum?
Unplugging only ignores the hard work of overcoming your distractions.
Proponents of transhumanism make big promises, such as a future in which we upload our minds into a supercomputer. But there is a fatal flaw in this argument: reductionism.
From Amazon to the US Army, everybody wants one (or 150).
The fictitious 31st-century world portrayed by the series is actually quite a bit like our own in the 21st century.
Aptera expects to begin delivering its solar-powered car later in 2022.
For the very first time, an AR contact lens was worn on the eye of a human subject. And it has about 30 times the pixel density of an iPhone.
Sick of remembering a random string of letters, numbers, and special characters?
The airships have a range of 4,000 nautical miles, can fly for five days, and can cruise as high as 20,000 feet at 80 mph. They take to the skies over Spain in 2026.
Experts believe they could cut the time it takes a rocket to reach Mars by up to 25%, shaving about two months off the trip.
Humans are already so integrated with technology that the dream of transhumanism is a reality. Can we handle what comes next?
Wearable technology can help increase lifespan by changing what we know about our dietary needs and creating new ways to exercise.
The engineer working on Google's AI, called LaMDA, suffers from what we could call Michelangelo Syndrome. Scientists must beware hubris.
We know sleep is more important than aimlessly scrolling on social media or checking our email for the 50th time. So, why do we do it?
Technologically, the answer is definitely no. But that doesn't mean CGI is always used to good effect.
To reap the benefits of digital technologies, we must contend with their addictive designs.
Safety through technology is no bad thing—Nietzsche himself sought doctors and medicines throughout his life—but it can become pathological.
AI-generated photos, also known as synthetic media, are being used to create fake experts and journalists to spread disinformation.
A lucky discovery involving lithium-sulfur batteries has a legitimate chance to revolutionize how we power our world.
"Dead" satellites aren't just space junk. They are also targets for hackers to hijack and use to broadcast misinformation.
If the metaverse is money, then companies will certainly want to play, too.
Social media distorts the reality of the public sphere.
Javelin missiles have been an effective force multiplier, the latter-day equivalent of the sling that David used against Goliath.