Companies Want to Replicate Your Dead Loved Ones With Robot Clones
Complete with a digital copy of the person's brain.
What Happens When We Upload Our Minds?
The technology to transfer our brains to computers is coming. But will our digital copies actually be us?
Maybe Aliens Are Too Busy Mind-Hacking to Make First Contact
The Munich-based animation studio Kurz Gesagt takes a shot at solving the Fermi paradox.
What If One Country Achieves the Singularity First?
The possibility of a nationalistic singularity poses some scary ethical questions.
Elect Me If You Want to Live Forever
Motherboard's podcast is back! Today, we meet with Zoltan Istvan, the presidential candidate who's "transitioning into a machine."
Has the First Person to Achieve Immortality Already Been Born?
One gerontologist thinks the odds are about 80 percent.
Mind Uploading Will Replace the Need for Religion
Once we upload our minds, our perfected digital avatars will replace any need for spirituality.
The 'Black Mirror' Technology that Will Soon Be Real
The 21st century’s ‘Twilight Zone’ is creepy, but it isn’t farfetched—here are the companies trying to make the tech from the first four episodes real.