The recently relaunched website Venus+X, founded by my friends Alison Gardner and Dan Massey (1942-2013) and now managed by Alison alone, has serialized and published a chapter of my forthcoming book “Tales of the Turing Church.” The chapter is titled “Sex and the Art of Cosmic Governance.” Enjoy, and please support Venus+X.
The Back to the future in the Metaverse event, on May 15, started as a major clusterf###, but continued as a very interesting event thanks to the fast reaction of my good friend David Orban. Watch the video below.
Perhaps, as Prof. Stephen Hawking thinks, it may be difficult to “control” Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the long term. But perhaps we shouldn’t “control” the long-term development of AI, because that would be like preventing a child from becoming an adult, and that child is you.
In the picture I am with many good friends at the yearly meeting of religious and spiritual transhumanists, the 2014 Conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association. See the video and slides of my talk below.
On Thursday, May 15, at 11am PDT (2pm EDT, 8pm EU) there will be a meeting in Second Life to discuss the VR renaissance outlined in Back to the future in the Metaverse.