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Open Science Summit to be streamed live

By |2017-06-01T14:04:36-08:00June 21st, 2010|Abuse of Advanced Technology, Environment, Health, and Safety, Ethics, Foresight News Articles, Meetings & Conferences, Nanodot, Nanotechnology Politics, Open Source, Open source sensing, Openness/Privacy, Opinion, Public participation, Security|

Not able to attend the Open Science Summit on July 29-31 in Berkeley, California? We'll miss you, but you can watch the conference live at: http://fora.tv/live/open_science/open_science_summit_2010 Put it on your [...]

The Singularity is Near: the Movie

By |2017-06-01T14:04:37-08:00April 23rd, 2010|Abuse of Advanced Technology, Artificial Molecular Machines, Ethics, Machine Intelligence, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Opinion, Productive Nanosystems|

David Cassel brings our attention to an h+ review of the long-awaited film The Singularity is Near, based on the book by Ray Kurzweil: In documentary style, we have Ray [...]

Reynolds advocates faster nano/AI R&D for safety reasons

By |2017-06-01T14:05:19-08:00November 19th, 2009|Abuse of Advanced Technology, Artificial Molecular Machines, Environment, Health, and Safety, Ethics, Future Medicine, Future Warfare, Machine Intelligence, Military nanotechnology, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Nanotechnology Politics, Opinion, Productive Nanosystems, Robotics, Science Fiction|

In Popular Mechanics, longtime Foresight friend Prof. Glenn Reynolds looks at the future of nanotech and artificial intelligence, among other things looking at safety issues, including one call that potentially [...]