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Vitology

Martine Rothblatt explores the question of what qualifies as artificial intelligence and along the way, suggests a new name for it – Vitology. Then, in another article, she describes how fast it is arriving. Will Uploaded Minds in Machines be Alive? – [ieet.org] The differences between organic and cybernetic life are less important that their […]

Exoskeleton

Several companies are developing exoskeleton devices that can improve the physical abilities of a human body. This idea, that was once soley in the domain of science fiction and “IronMan” comics, is now coming to life in real products. ROBOT SUIT HAL – [cyberdyne.jp] “Robot Suit HAL” is a cyborg-type robot that can expand and […]