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The debate rages about whether or not Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be friendly to humans. Some think that AI will, by it’s nature, be friendly to us and others disagree, afraid that it could be malevolent and aggressive, threatening to wipe out humanity. Preceding widespread discussion of AI, the same kind of debate was held […]


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? – [] The differences between organic and cybernetic life are less important that their […]