Tag Archives: Technological singularity

Welcome to the Post-Future. There is nothing else to look forward to. . . Yet

The spring of 1955 was an interesting time. Things were prosperous, at least in America, haircuts were short, and dresses were long. But two watershed moments occurred, both pointing to the future, both of them linked, both of them also … Continue reading

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Your Table Is Ready. Also, I Just Cured Cancer

Imagine the most banal piece of technology ever invented. One whose purpose is narrow, obvious, and only marginally required. Okay. Got it? I say its the restaurant table pager. You know these devices. Your host or hostess hands it to … Continue reading

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Sacrilege Will Save Us Today / Addiction Will Save Us Forever

Part One of a Two-Part Series You have likely heard about the coming singularity. As futurist Ray Kurzweil envisions, it is the moment when our machinery finally begins to outsmart us. For some, this is the promise of technology. A … Continue reading

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