William Grassie (Metanexus): Millennialism at the Singularity: Reflections on Metaphors, Meanings, and the Limits of Exponential Logic. From Good, the introduction to a series on the singularity. A school for changing the world: Students at Singularity University in Silicon Valley have just finished a course with the lofty aim of helping humanity deal with future technology challenges (and more). Will our robot overlords be friendly?: Ronald Bailey attends the Singularity Summit in New York City (and more at Wired). Can bots feel joy?: Will machines ever really feel, in the same sense that humans do? Rad Robots looks back to the future with a lavishly illustrated celebration of the robot, an alternately utopian and nightmarish image of man's technological future that has endured for nearly a century. Will emerging technologies destroy humankind? An interview with R.U. Sirius. With the true AI milestone, computers overtake humans — what happens after the singularity? An interview with Ray Kurzweil on the future of technology. An article on the future of evolution: What will we become? From h+, an article on psychedelic transhumanists; whatever transhumanists seek to transform, they would do well to respect the innate transformativity of play itself; and is there sex in the posthuman future? Wake from Cryonics: Wealthy from your own life insurance — you can too take it with you and enjoy it when you get back. From IEET, what is techno-immortality? The Methuselah Manifesto: Witness the launch of Immortality, Inc. Will we eventually upload our minds? An interview with Bruce Katz, author of Digital Design. A look at 6 insane laws we'll need in the future.

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