singularity

Motherboard

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

"Human relationships can be hard to define."
Zoltan Istvan
4.23.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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.
River Donaghey
1.6.17
Art

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.
Emerson Rosenthal
1.5.17
How Scared Should I Be?

How Scared Should I Be of the Singularity?

Maybe extermination by an army of self-aware machines isn't in humanity's future, but that doesn't mean we should be complacent.
Mike Pearl
10.4.16
Gaming

In Defense of Playing Bad Video Games

Every video game has something to say, even terrible ones that most people would tell you to stay away from.
Patrick Klepek
9.20.16
thump exclusive stream

James Ferraro Imagines an Automated Human Ant Farm in Chaotic New Video

In an accompanying interview, he explains how Pixar is like "a modern day bible."
Alexander Iadarola
6.28.16
Design

The Artificially-Intelligent Apocalypse Looks Better in 360°

Digital artist Michael Green and experimental musician Jónó Mí Ló launch the first chapter of a five-part series about a world consumed by super-intelligent AI.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.23.16
Art

Daedelus' Chaotic Jazz Collab Meets Abstract 3D Animations [Premiere]

Strangeloop’s new video for Kneedelus’ “Loops” is pure machine chaos.
DJ Pangburn
6.16.16
Film

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.’
Nathaniel Ainley
3.22.16
Art

Stunning Organic VFX Recreate the Big Bang

The German experimental filmmaker Roman De Giuli returns with another mind-bending, short sans CGI.
DJ Pangburn
3.21.16
tech

A Volkswagen Factory Worker Has Been Killed by a Robot

Are giant robotic arms coming to wipe out humanity?
Joe Bish
7.2.15
Here Be Dragons

This New Face-Detection Technology Could Redefine What It Means to Leave Your House

Which is a pretty fucking terrifying thought.
Martin Robbins
2.27.15
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