Hello and welcome to Lifenaut. My name is Randy ONeal and I am a new Lifenaut blog contributor. Bruce Duncan invited me to share weekly blog posts for fellow Lifenaut users. I am a guitarist, a programmer, a husband, a futurist, and a father of 4 children. Above all else, I to am a […]
By Kelan Mahon : ” If current trends remain the same, Facebook will become a virtual graveyard by 2065 with the number of dead members outweighing the living.” Read more..
Bina48 and Bruce Duncan, Director of the Terasem Movement Foundation will be speaking at next months Worlds Fair Nano two day tech exhibition at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint, Saturday September 16th. “One of the more intriguing expert speakers in the lineup is Bina48, one of the worlds most advanced social robots. Commissioned […]
A recent tech story that illustrates the idea of using today’s digital tools to pay “yourself forward” to future generations, caught my eye this week. The news article was Wired Magazine’s article “How a Son Made a Chatbot of His Dying Dad.. James Vlahos’ father was dying, so he set out to save his dad’s memories […]
NYT Photography; “One of the most amazing parts of Mr. Aguilera-Hellweg’s book comes at the end, where he has pictures of Bina48, a geminoid bust made by Martine Rothblatt to resemble her spouse, Bina Rothblatt, who spent 20 hours recording her life history. Those recordings were programmed into the machine, along with other algorithms, to create […]
The Terasem Movement Foundation continues to push the boundaries of innovation and has a created a robotic artificial intelligence system, Bina48, that uses software to simulate the human mind. The hope is that this will allow those we love to still be with us even when their bodies are gone. Start creating your free mindfile today at […]
By Aaron Sagers Mar 29, 2016 Morgan Freeman is already known the world over as the preeminent voice of pop culture, and the movie embodiment of God, but in the new National Geographic Series The Story of God, Freeman travels the world on a journey of biblical proportions. For example, in the first episode, “Beyond Death,” Freeman […]
One of the more controversial ideas of transhumanism is the notion of mind uploading where the essence of a person, their mind, would be transferred to a computer. A related but less ambitious project is constructing a simulated “second self” or mindclone to continue your personality, work and relationships after death. Or perhaps just to […]