Tag: Artificial Intelligence

Journalist

AI Designed Xenobot

First-Ever Living Reproducing Robots

XENOBOTS by Sam Kriegman Title image: An AI-designed “parent” organism (C shape; red) beside stem cells that have been compressed into a ball (“offspring”; green).  Credit: Douglas Blackiston and Sam Kriegman Amsterdam, December 28th 2021– AI-designed Xenobots reveal an entirely new form of biological self-replication—promising for regenerative medicine. To persist, life must reproduce. Over billions…
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Neon Dystopia

David Eggers: Suspicion, Sadness and Sabotage

Technology is Everything and more  Soon we ( mankind ) will be living in our own self and home made jungle. Monstrous technology determines everything, including who your friend is: Eggers’ new novel. Auke Hulst  & Anton F. Amsterdam, October 29th 2021 — In other times David Eggers [ author, Boston 1970 ] wrote a worldwide…
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Love and Sex with Robots

Nick and I And Humanity

Part III Roanne van Voorst/nrc Amsterdam, August 11, 2021–I taught Nick about a theory from historian Jacob Burckhardt, which states that as a society’s material conditions become more complex, its social relations become coarser. Perhaps you could even say, I thought aloud, that the more complicated technology gets, the simpler humans become.  “Just think, Nick:…
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Sex Dolls Japan Silicone

Sex and sex dolls in Japan

Robotica global capital Part II by: Roanne van Voorst Amsterdam, Auhust 11th 2021– In Japan, where a large part of the sex dolls is produced, more and more young men seem to have such a doll at home.  No more real people in their bed for them: these dolls always make sense, never a headache,…
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Brain

The Mysteries of the Brain

New study Amsterdam, April 7th 2021– It must have been something like: the more you study, the more you know. The more you know the more you forget. Or was it: the less you know the less you forget?  For all we hear of neuroscience’s great advances, the field has generated more questions than answers. …
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Phrenology

Artificial Intelligence in our Days

Back into the Future Amsterdam, Feb 19th, 2021– Phrenology sounds like it belongs in a history book, filed somewhere between bloodletting and velocipedes. Not something in these days and age of modern times. We’d like to think that judging people’s worth based on the size and shape of their skull is a practice that’s well behind us. …
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