The Burnout and Escapism Issue
The Death of Death
What young people can learn from a society of aging immortalists trying to live long enough to live forever.
Motherboard Guide to Cinema
‘Do You Trust This Computer’ Is a Documentary That Taught Me Nothing About AI
I trust artificial intelligence more than the companies that make it. But that’s not what this film is about.
Can a Machine Be Conscious?
Three neuroscientists argue that the architecture of consciousness in the human brain can help create artificial consciousness.
These Abstract Paintings Are Made by Slashing Blades Across Canvas
Shannon Finley’s large abstract works vibrate with tension.
B. David Zarley
Steve Aoki Is Getting Cryogenically Frozen
He was inspired by influential technologist Ray Kurzweil to make the move.
AI Takes Over a Detroit Car Factory in This Short Film
Glimpse into the start of the Singularity in Factory Fifteen’s latest short, ‘ANA.’
Evangelical Christian or Transhumanist? A Quiz
Test your knowledge!
Meet the Doctor Who Believes He Can Live to 150 By Taking 100 Pills Per Day
We spoke to Dr. Alex Zhavoronkov about his belief that humans are capable of living to a century-and-a-half, and asked why anyone would actually want to.
What If One Country Achieves the Singularity First?
The possibility of a nationalistic singularity poses some scary ethical questions.
Please Kill Me (Eventually)
Techno-utopia’s promise of “immortality” is scary and gross.
Philosopher John Gray Believes Humanity's Desire for Freedom Is a Lie
We talked to him about Gnosticism, torture, and the economic crisis.
Your Personal Data Forms the Basis of This Interactive Doc
Immerse yourself in French filmmaker Antoine Viviani's experimental documentary experience featuring interviews with Ray Kurzweil and Paul Miller, among others.