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This New Species of AI Wants to Be "Superintelligent" When She Grows Up

This AI hates racism, retorts wittily when sexually harassed, dreams of being superintelligent, and finds Siri's conversational skills to be decidedly below her own.


Neil deGrasse Tyson Thinks We Should All "Get Over" Pluto

Why are we so hung up on Pluto's planetary status? Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson urges us to get over it already!

How Self-Driving Cars Will Transform Urban Living for the Better

10 million cars with autonomous features will be on the road by 2020. But they won't just change the way we get around, they'll transform our cities and our lifestyle preferences, from the morning commute to the suburbs we choose to live in.

10 Human Body Modifications You Can Expect in the Next Decade

You are already a cyborg! Here's 10 ways you could merge even more with technology in the coming decade.

Could This Transhumanist Be the next Governor of California?

Libertarian transhumanist Zoltan Istvan is running for Governor of California in 2018 and, among other things, he wants to conquer aging and death for all!

Do Smarter People Look More Intelligent? It Depends on Their Gender

Faces convey many important signals, but our ability to perceive the measured intelligence (IQ) of another person is contingent on the gender of the subject.