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ZS updates #1

This is the first in a series of articles giving you news on developments within the Zero State (ZS).   A Work In Progress We just concluded the weekly Cloud Nine meeting on the ZS Discord server, in which we… Continue Reading →

ZS2.0: The Zero State Reboot [3/3]

This is the third and final part in my last article series outlining Zero State (ZS) ideas. You can find Part 1 here, and Part 2 here. This series outlines our transition from establishing a firm theoretical basis to an… Continue Reading →

How uBiome is Making Our Microbiome the Platform That Changes Almost Everything

This article is part of a series about how OS Fund (OSF) companies are radically redefining our future by rewriting the operating systems of life. Or as we prefer to think about it: Step 1: Put a dent into the universe…. Continue Reading →

Episode 92 – EFF-Austin Panel on “The Pre- and Post-History of VR, Surveillance, & Swarm Intelligence”

This week’s a treat – not one, but FOUR amazing guests, in Future Fossils Podcast’s first live taping at EFF-Austin, 10 July 2017. Heather Barfield (Head of EFF-Austin Digital Arts Coalition and Director of Development, Vortex Theater); Maggie Duval (Chief Experience… Continue Reading →

AI Abstract Series E14 – Multi-agent distributed framework for swarm intelligence

Welcome to the Technocracy A.I. Abstract Series for Published Scientific Work in the A.I. and Artificial General Intelligence field. Today’s paper is titled: Multi-agent distributed framework for swarm intelligence Authored By Sorin Ilie and Costin Badica Abstract: This paper presents… Continue Reading →

Future Grind – Ep. 28 – The State of Transhumanist Politics with Gennady Stolyarov II

In this installment of the Future Grind podcast host Ryan O’Shea sits down with Gennady Stolyarov II, Chairman of the US Transhumanist Party. Gennady took the reins of the Transhumanist Party when the organization’s founder, Zoltan Istvan, stepped down after… Continue Reading →

AI Abstract Series E13 – Chip Up AI Performance

Welcome to the Technocracy A.I. Abstract Series for Published Scientific Work in the A.I. and Artificial General Intelligence field. Today’s paper is titled: Chip Up AI Performance

AI Abstract Series E12 – A RIGHT TO REASONABLE INFERENCES…

Welcome to the Technocracy A.I. Abstract Series for Published Scientific Work in the A.I. and Artificial General Intelligence field. Todays paper is titled: A RIGHT TO REASONABLE INFERENCES: RE-THINKING DATA PROTECTION LAW IN THE AGE OF BIG DATA AND AI… Continue Reading →

ZS2.0: The Zero State Reboot [⅔]

This is Part 2 in a 3-Part article series, which briefly examines a number of ideas related to the “ZS Reboot”, and our current transition from establishing a firm theoretical basis to developing active project groups. You can find Part… Continue Reading →

ZS2.0: The Zero State Reboot [⅓]

The Zero State (ZS) community and movement was officially founded with the release of the Social Futurist Principles on 1st May 12011. It started energetically, but soon encountered a problem common across the internet, which we will briefly examine below…. Continue Reading →

The Vision Thing: SINGULARITY & SOLIDARITY

ZS (the Zero State) is undergoing something of an overhaul this month, continuing the “reboot” process spanning this year. As part of that overhaul there was a brainstorming session in the “Cloud Nine” ZS subgroup yesterday, in which we decided… Continue Reading →

H+ Mythos & Action [3/3]: First Five

The following article is a node in the Zero State Alternate Reality Game (ZS–ARG). You can learn more at http://zerostate.net, or in Transhumanity.net articles tagged “ZS” or “Zero State”. ZS is Transhumanist, Singularitarian, and Social Futurist. This is the third… Continue Reading →

Singularity Webcast – Dr. Michael Greger on How Not to Age

There are two people who caused me to become vegan and switch to a whole-plant-based diet. The first is Prof. Peter Singer who put the idea in my head many years ago when I started studying ethics. The second person is Dr. Michael… Continue Reading →

91 – An Oral History of The End of “Reality”

This week’s episode is an experiment in science fiction storytelling – the author-read short story “An Oral History of The End of ‘Reality.’” Originally released to Patreon supporters (without the intro or musical soundtrack) last November, this story brings together… Continue Reading →

H+ Mythos & Action [2/3]: Worldlines

The following article is a node in the Zero State Alternate Reality Game (ZS–ARG). You can learn more at http://zerostate.net, or in Transhumanity.net articles tagged “ZS” or “Zero State”. ZS is Transhumanist, Singularitarian, and Social Futurist. This piece is part… Continue Reading →

90 – Kate Greene on Humanizing Science & Cooking on Mars

This week we chat with science writer (and former laser physicist) Kate Greene, whose writing explores everything from Big Data to boredom to brain scans, and whose fascinating and eclectic life is brightly punctuated by the four months she spent… Continue Reading →

AI, VR, & Mars Colonization

When younger generations imagine what it must have been like to live through the first space race, and the initial excitement over the concept of a moon landing, they might compare it to the present day. Seemingly over the past… Continue Reading →

Introduction to the Intelligence Value Argument (IVA) Ethical Model for Artificial General Intelligence

The Intelligence Value Argument (IVA) states that, “ethically”, a fully Sapient and Sentient Intelligence is of equal value regardless of the underlying substrate which it operates on, meaning a single fully Sapient and Sentient software system has the same moral… Continue Reading →

AI Abstract Series E11 – Omega: An Architecture for AI Unification

Welcome to the Technocracy A.I. Abstract Series for Published Scientific Work in the A.I. and Artificial General Intelligence field. Today’s paper is titled: Omega: An Architecture for AI Unification. Authored By Eray Özkural. Abstract: We introduce the open-ended, modular, self-improving… Continue Reading →

Technological unemployment rolls on with the arrival of autonomous long-haul trucks.

A recurring theme we witness as our technological progress continues is the inevitable loss of jobs formerly performed by human beings. It has been a frequent part of our lives since we first invented the wheel. This one will have… Continue Reading →

AI Abstract Series E10: Zeta Distribution and Transfer Learning Problem.

Welcome to the Technocracy A.I. Abstract Series for Published Scientific Work in the A.I. and Artificial General Intelligence field. Today’s paper is titled: Ultimate Intelligence Part I: Physical Completeness and Objectivity of Induction. Authored By Eray Özkural. Abstract: We propose… Continue Reading →

AI Abstract Series Ep9 – Ultimate Intelligence Part I: Physical Completeness and Objectivity of Induction.

Welcome to the Technocracy A.I. Abstract Series for Published Scientific Work in the A.I. and Artificial General Intelligence field. Today’s paper is titled: Ultimate Intelligence Part I: Physical Completeness and Objectivity of Induction. Authored By Eray Özkural. Abstract: We propose… Continue Reading →

AI Abstract Series E8: Detecting Qualia in Natural and Artificial Agents

Welcome to the Technocracy A.I. Abstract Series for Published Scientific Work in the A.I. and Artificial General Intelligence field. Today’s paper is titled: Detecting Qualia in Natural and Artificial Agents Authored By Roman V. Yampolskiy

AI Abstract Series Ep7: Long-Term Trajectories of Human Civilization

Welcome to the Technocracy A.I. Abstract Series for Published Scientific Work in the A.I. and Artificial General Intelligence field. Today’s paper is titled: Long-Term Trajectories of Human Civilization Authored By Seth D. Baum, Stuart Armstrong, Timoteus Ekenstedt, Olle Häggström, Robin… Continue Reading →

Abstract Series: E6 -The Singularity May Be Near

Welcome to the Technocracy A.I. Abstract Series for Published Scientific Work in the A.I. and Artificial General Intelligence field. Today’s paper is titled: The Singularity May Be Near https://soundcloud.com/technocracypodcast/abstract-series-e6-the-singularity-may-be-near Authored By Roman V. Yampolskiy, Computer Engineering and Computer Science Speed… Continue Reading →

H+ Mythos & Action [⅓]: Singularitarian Metaphysics

The following article is a node in the ZS-ARG. If you want to know more, you can read about ZS (the Zero State) at http://zerostate.net, or in any number of Transhumanity.net articles with the tags “ZS” or “Zero State”. ZS… Continue Reading →

Escape To Reality!

Escape To Reality: Transhumanism, Gnosticism, Pure Land Buddhism, & the Zero State. Do you know the Gnostic myth? Do you know how that story goes? The Matrix came out nearly twenty years ago, dragging Gnosticism into the bright light of… Continue Reading →

As Scientists Gene Edit Dogs, What Does This Mean For Humans?

With the news that 300,000 boys across the globe are living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), scientists have been genetically editing dogs in the hope that it will help humans who have a muscular condition. The practice isn’t without controversy, but the benefits… Continue Reading →

AI Abstract Series Ep5: The Independent Core Observer Model Computational Theory of Consciousness and the Mathematical model for Subjective Experience.

Welcome to the Technocracy A.I. Abstract Series for Published Scientific Work in the A.I. and Artificial General Intelligence field. Today’s paper is titled: The Independent Core Observer Model Computational Theory of Consciousness and the Mathematical model for Subjective Experience. Peer… Continue Reading →

AI Abstract Series Episode 4: Feasibility Study and Practical Applications Using Independent Core Observer Model AGI Systems for Behavioral Modification in Recalcitrant Populations.

Welcome to the Technocracy A.I. Abstract Series for Published Scientific Work in the A.I. and Artificial General Intelligence field. Todays paper is titled: Feasibility Study and Practical Applications Using Independent Core Observer Model AGI Systems for Behavioral Modification in Recalcitrant… Continue Reading →

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