Tag: the transhumanist

12/18/2017 / / Transhumanism

Rachel Botsman stated to her daughter Grace, who is 3 years old that, “you are going to have a chance to play with Alexa ”. While pointing at the black cylindrical device, Rachel Botsman explained to her that the speaker, also known as the Amazon Echo, was much like Siri although smarter. “You can ask it anything you want,” Rachel Botsman stated casually. Read the Post From the Hive: Co-Parenting With Alexa | Amazon Echo

12/17/2017 / / Technology

Quantum physicists picked apart the unified theory of physics that Einstein’s theory has relativity offered, during the mid- to late-twentieth century. However, the physics of the large was governed by gravity and only quantum physics could describe observations of the small. Since then, a theoretical tug-o-war between gravity and the other three fundamental forces has continued as physicists try to extend gravity or quantum physics to subsume the other as more fundamental. Although repeated tests are required to confirm these abnormalities and a confirmation in this would signify a turning point in this one of the most fundamental descriptions of particle physics till date. Read the Post Possibility A New Quantum Physics

12/12/2017 / / Technology
12/05/2017 / / Biotechnology

The Chinese government is planning to launch its Social Credit System by 2020. To judge the trustworthiness – or otherwise – of its 1.3 billion residents. In the year 2014, the China State Council stated by publishing a menacing-sounding document called “Planning Outline for the Construction of a Social Credit System“. And in the way of Chinese policy, it was somewhere lengthy rather than a dry affair. Somehow, it contained a radical idea but was composed of a radical idea. What if there was a national trust score that helped in rating the type of citizen you are? Read the Post China being more precise with Social Credit System