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The map of future models - All. A glimpse of the future, part two - 70 is the new 30 - Chris Skinner's blog. As mentioned yesterday, there’s a big question about what all of this means for financial service.

A glimpse of the future, part two - 70 is the new 30 - Chris Skinner's blog

21 Ways Software Will Transform Global Society. The New Copernican Revolution: Fritjof Capra on the Shift to 'The Systems View of Life' Image courtesy Fritjof Capra.

The New Copernican Revolution: Fritjof Capra on the Shift to 'The Systems View of Life'

Futurism. Preserving Knowledge for after the Apocalypse. Define. Enter the Sapiezoic: a new aeon of self-aware global change. As a planetary astrobiologist, I am focused on the major transitions in planetary evolution and the evolving relationship between planets and life.

Enter the Sapiezoic: a new aeon of self-aware global change

The scientific community is converging on the idea that we have entered a new epoch of Earth history, one in which the net activity of humans has become an agent of global change as powerful as the great forces of nature that shape continents and propel the evolution of species. 12 Futuristic Forms of Government That Could One Day Rule the World. #18: Will Artificial Intelligence be a Buddha? Is Fear of AI just a symptom of Human Self-Loathing? According to IEET readers, what were the most stimulating stories of 2015?

#18: Will Artificial Intelligence be a Buddha? Is Fear of AI just a symptom of Human Self-Loathing?

This month we’re answering that question by posting a countdown of the top 30 articles published this year on our blog (out of more than 1,000), based on how many total hits each one received. The following piece was first published here on June 17, 2015, and is the #18 most viewed of the year. How Corporations Will Use Artificial Empathy to Sell Us More Shit.

Empathy is a tricky business.

How Corporations Will Use Artificial Empathy to Sell Us More Shit

The range and complexity of human emotion makes it difficult, if not impossible, to ever really understand how someone else is feeling. Nevertheless, empathy is considered to be a crucial aspect of what makes us human—indeed, our brains appear to be hardwired for it. So perhaps it won’t come as much of a surprise that as machine learning becomes ever more sophisticated and capable of mimicking some of the most complex functions of the human brain, figuring out a way to teach a computer empathy is quickly becoming a business in itself. Known as artificial empathy, the idea here is to train machines to recognize social signals from humans, aka ‘visual data,’ and then produce an appropriate response. Futurism. The Compassionate Society. Virtually all the world’s major religions teach that diligent work in the service of others is our highest nature and thus lies at the center of a happy life.

The Compassionate Society

Scientific surveys and studies confirm shared tenets of our faiths. Americans who prioritize doing good for others are almost twice as likely to say they are very happy about their lives. The Compassion Revolution — How Society Is Designed To Crush Empathy. Chloe Papas is a writer, journalist and prodigious eater based in Perth. chloepapas Approx 8 minute reading time In a time where self-care is considered paramount and we are taught to look after number one, Roman Krznaric sticks out like a sore thumb.

The Compassion Revolution — How Society Is Designed To Crush Empathy

The philosopher and writer believes that empathy, rather than self-preservation, will change the world and get us through the cold, dark nights. Krznaric, who spent his formative years in Australia and now lives in the UK, defines empathy as the “imaginative ability to put yourself in someone else’s position and look at the world through their eyes.” Futurist Sites #future #futurist #cyborg. Untitled. Stowe Boyd — Viridian Design Principles. 10 of the Weirdest Futurist Scenarios for the Evolution of Humanity. Curious to know which of these visions you feel is the most and least plausible.

10 of the Weirdest Futurist Scenarios for the Evolution of Humanity

I've got to hand it to you, Mr. Extropianism. Pensée Complexe. Se una macchina impara i pregiudizi umani. Artificial Intelligence will not kill us all. Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking are worried the human race might be replaced by robots.

Artificial Intelligence will not kill us all

A couple of problems with that: Philosophy Of AI. The Myth Of AI. That mythology, in turn, has spurred a reactionary, perpetual spasm from people who are horrified by what they hear.

The Myth Of AI

You'll have a figure say, "The computers will take over the Earth, but that's a good thing, because people had their chance and now we should give it to the machines. " Then you'll have other people say, "Oh, that's horrible, we must stop these computers. " Most recently, some of the most beloved and respected figures in the tech and science world, including Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk, have taken that position of: "Oh my God, these things are an existential threat. They must be stopped. " In the past, all kinds of different figures have proposed that this kind of thing will happen, using different terminology. Portail.intelligence.collective. Intelligence collective. Public Intelligence Blog.

Click on Image to Enlarge Earth Intelligence Network (EIN) is a Virginia-based non-profit corporation certified as a 501c3 Public Charity. Futurs. The future of everything. Interview: Bruce Sterling on the Convergence of Humans and Machines. Bruce Sterling is a prominent science fiction writer and a pioneer of the cyberpunk genre. His cyberpunk novels Heavy Weather (1994), Islands in the Net (1988), Schismatrix (1985), The Artificial Kid (1980) earned him the nickname “Chairman Bruce”.

Apart from his writings, Bruce Sterling is also a professor of internet studies and science fiction at the European Graduate School. He has contributed to several projects within the scheme of futurist theory, founded an environmental aesthetic movement, edited anthologies and he still continues to write for several magazines including Wired, Discover, Architectural Record and The Atlantic. Posthumanisme / Transhumanisme. Transhuman. Transhuman General. Posthuman transhuman. L'homme augmenté. Transumanismo come forma di iperumanismo. L’evoluzione tecnologica della seconda metà del Novecento ha indubbiamente modificato in modo profondo non solo la prassi‭ – ‬vale a dire il prospetto operativo nelle diverse attività produttive e nella percezione delle aspettative di confort e di performatività‭ – ‬ma altresì il modo di interpretare la dimensione umana e le coordinate di antropo-poiesi.‭ ‬

Superhappiness ? Futurism. Io9. We come from the future. Transcending Transcendence: Moving Beyond The Practice of Dis-Identification Rational Spirituality. La società Ipadizzata di Michael Tchong. Open Future. New earth culture. GLOBAL DIALOG. Datachurch - The Datacombs. Singularity-Emergence A.I. Morin. Buckminster Fuller. The Future Is Here Today. If Modern Humans Are So Smart, Why Are Our Brains Shrinking? A recent study he conducted with a colleague, Drew Bailey, led Geary to this epiphany. The aim of their investigation was to explore how cranial size changed as our species adapted to an increasingly complex social environment between 1.9 million and 10,000 years ago.

The immortalist: Uploading the mind to a computer. While many tech moguls dream of changing the way we live with new smart devices or social media apps, one Russian internet millionaire is trying to change nothing less than our destiny, by making it possible to upload a human brain to a computer, reports Tristan Quinn. "Within the next 30 years," promises Dmitry Itskov, "I am going to make sure that we can all live forever.

" It sounds preposterous, but there is no doubting the seriousness of this softly spoken 35-year-old, who says he left the business world to devote himself to something more useful to humanity. "I'm 100% confident it will happen. Otherwise I wouldn't have started it," he says. What Happens When We All Live to 100? Interesting possible futures. Foresight.