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Aussie Super-Tech Down Under

Ashlee Vance | The competition may be fierce elsewhere, but cutting edge innovation is still happening down under.

Facebook’s New ‘Proactive’ AI to Scan Posts for Suicidal Thoughts

21WIRE | Facebook now wants to ‘proactively detect’ suicidal thoughts. What’s next?

SUNDAY SCREENING: The Singularity Or Bust (2012)

SUNDAY SCREENING | The implications and realities of artificial intelligence are more far-reaching and profound than most mainstream pundits will care to admit.

Legal Dilemma: Sexbots vs. ‘The Thought Police’

21WIRE | The ethical and legal implications of this technology will challenge the current legal system in ways we can’t imagine.

Why US and Swedish Companies Are Pushing Microchip Implants on Employees

Patrick Henningsen | Welcome to the brave new world of conformity: become a member of the New Digital Collective.

TODAY’S COLUMN: Mortgage Fraud, EU Blues, End of Nation States and Stephen Fry’s New A.I.

UK Column News | Mike Robinson and Patrick Henningsen are joined by Alex Thomson and Anthony Carlin for today’s news program.

Facebook F8 Conference Is Not The F8 ‘Safe Mode’ We Know

21WIRE + Wired | Mark Zuckerberg’s 10 year plan raises further stakes on the transhumanist path.

FUTURE TRENDS: 5 Ways Technology Will Change Business in 2017

Jeffrey Nelson | The impact of technology on business will likely be much greater than anyone expects.

New Bill Gates AI-powered ‘Evolv’ Body Scanners will ‘inspect’ Americans in public spaces

Mark Harris | Beta testing set to begin in Los Angeles, Denver and Washington for ‘Total Recall-style’ high-speed body scanners.

Exponential Mega-trends: Machine Intelligence Moving Towards Singularity

Nadeem Walayat | Humanity cannot wait to face these issue, because the machines certainly won’t stop and wait for us to catch up.

HEAD GAMES: Technology With The Potential To Shape Reality

Randy Johnson | Face2Face technology, voice-morphing, and virtual reality continues to integrate with humanity.

Elon Musk: Colonizing Mars, The A.I. Takeover & Simulated Reality

21WIRE | Musk has a very interesting vision for our future.

Microsoft Pulls New A.I. Robot After It Went on Pro-Hitler Twitter Rant

Haaretz | Blade Runner meets Blazing Saddles: Microsoft engineers in shock as A.I. bot goes on wild tirade.

A.I. RETHINK? Russian Scientists Create Self-Learning, Artificial Brain

21WIRE + RT | This latest advance brings AI even closer than before to a real transhumanist application.

‘Oculus’ Virtual Reality: It’s Goofy, But Still Advancing Into the A.I. Grid

21WIRE + The Switch | The dawn of artificial intelligence will push VR into its own in the 21st century.

Professor: Artificial Intelligence As Dangerous As Nuclear Weapons

21WIRE + Daily Mail | A growing number of experts are raising huge concerns about A.I. development.

Philosophy 101: Self-Driving Cars May Be Programmed To KILL YOU

21WIRE + The Independent | Do you trust the A.I. brain with your life?

Galactica’s Immersive 3D-VR ‘Holoband’ Is Coming

21WIRE + The Switch | Players are getting more immersed in a digital world which mirrors recent science fiction.

The Internet of Things: New ‘E-Rifle’ Connects AK-47 to the Web

21WIRE + RT | Assault weapons will be able to transmit information and encrypted data via internet.

Surveillance Selfie: Drones, Phones and The Coming Big Data Beast

21WIRE + The Analyst Report | Ushering in the surveillance grid under the auspices of ‘smart’ technologies.