Google’s AI Reads Romance Novels to Become More Conversational

My following article below was originally published on SERIOUS WONDER:  If you ever feel like Google’s hitting on you as you have a conversation with it, don’t worry, the company’s artificial intelligence (AI) is reading a bunch of romance novels. And the reason why? Because Google believes that, by reading from romance novels, its AI…

Survive the Apocalypse by Sitting Inside a Tesla

My following article below was originally published on SERIOUS WONDER:  Ever since Tesla Motors unveiled their high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filtration system for the Model X, consumers have been curiously awaiting to see if it actually stands by its bold claims. Does the Model X’s HEPA filter actually protect its passengers from a military grade bio…

Stephen Petranek: In 20 Years, Your Kids Will Live On Mars

My following article below was originally published on SERIOUS WONDER:  The case for Mars is one which is increasingly becoming the topic of the century. Throughout the world, all of the major space industries have spoken their desire to reach the red planet anywhere between 10-30 years from now. For journalist Stephen Petranek, however, within 20…

Softbank’s Pepper Finds Competition in Hitachi’s Robot Assistant Emiew3

My following article below was originally published on SERIOUS WONDER:  Japan is truly becoming the land of robots. Outpacing every other known country, including that of the United States, robot production and sales have reached an all-time high. As the price-performance continues to grow, the demand for robots to service the public follows suit. In…

The Right to Not Be Disabled Is a Question of Morphological Freedom

The following article below was originally published by SERIOUS WONDER: Here recently there has been a brewing storm amongst the horizon in light of the debate between Disabled Rights Activists and Transhumanists. On the one corner, we have Zoltan Istvan, whom is running for the 2016 Presidential candidacy under the Transhumanist Party ticket, and the…

Air Shepherd: Anti-Poaching Drones Seek Crowdfunding

The following article below was originally published by SERIOUS WONDER: In a single year, 40,000 elephants and 1,200 rhinos are killed by poachers. Organizations throughout the globe have tried nearly everything possible at stopping this horrendous act of genocide, though with little results to show for. For one company, however, they’re looking to the future…

Openly Transhumanist ‘Build A Bong’ 3D Printing Company Arrives

My following article below was originally published by SERIOUS WONDER: As the Drug War slowly nears its end with the sweeping legalization process of marijuana, a whole new community and market is arising from its ashes. How then should the future approach said community? With the advent of 3D printing, one company may already have an…

Hello World :) – Sci-Fi Film Delves Into Cyberpunk Future

My following article below was originally published by SERIOUS WONDER: “I like to think (and the sooner the better) of a cybernetic meadow, where mammals and computers would live together in mutually programming harmony, like pure water touching clear sky… I like to think (it has to be!) of a cybernetic ecology, where we are free of our…