singularity

6.15.18

Robert Christgau on Jon Hassell's "Anxiety-Easing, Life-Enhancing" New LP

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Hassell's 'Listening to Pictures,' Jon Hopkins's 'Immunity' and 'Singularity,' and Jlin's 'Black Origami.'

4.30.18

This Is Jon Hopkins' Brain on Drugs

At his London studio, he talks to us about how new album 'Singularity' condenses the feeling of a transcendent high into pulsing techno.

4.26.18

Jon Hopkins' "Everything Connected" Is a 10-Minute Pulsing Reflection

It's from the producer's upcoming album 'Singularity,' due next Friday May 4.

2.26.18

Some Black Holes Erase Your Past and Give You Unlimited Futures

"In some cases, one can live forever in a universe unknown."

12.20.17

This Is What Happens To Your Brain During Anesthesia

Until recently, we didn't really know.

4.23.17

I Talked to Four Humanoid Robots and They’re Mostly Dumb as Doornails

"Human relationships can be hard to define."

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4.23.17

I Talked to Four Humanoid Robots and They’re Mostly Dumb as Doornails

"Human relationships can be hard to define."

2.15.17

How ‘Singularity’ Time-Travelled from Early to Late 2000s Shooter Design in a Single Game

It was a rare oddity, preserving examples of where shooters had been, and the place in which they seemed destined to stay.

1.6.17

Watching These Google Homes Argue Is Better Than 'Westworld'

Two robots are bumbling toward sentience live on Twitch right now and trading sick burns in the process.

1.5.17

Blow Your Own Damn Mind with This Killer Video Essay About Why China Already Is the Future

In 'Sinofuturism,' film essayist Lawrence Lek posits that Chinese technological development is actually a form of Artificial Intelligence.

12.22.16

Information Won't Make Us Immortal

A new philosophy that information is the 'Soul 2.0' is gaining momentum online, but it's wishful thinking.

11.1.16

Why Humanoid Robots Are Invading Our Movies and TV

Between 'Westworld', 'Humans' and last year's 'Ex Machina', the influx of androids is undeniable. But it's not them we fear—it's something about us.

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