A particularly interesting vision of some future descendant of SIRI/Watson/Google: MORPHEUS JC Denton. 23 years old. No residence. No ancestors. No employer. No — JC DENTON How do you know who I am? MORPHEUS I must greet each visitor with a complete summary of his file. I am a prototype for a much larger system.…
February 2010 must be the date that Transhumanism won: when the Black Eyed Peas made a Transhumanist rap video about nothing less than automating away their own jobs and a very robotic future.
Some Nvidia researchers have put out a new paper: “Subpixel Reconstruction Anti-Aliasing“, which is essentially the same idea I proposed a few years back as “MSAA Z Prepass Rendering“.
http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,2048138-1,00.html I’m actually quite surprised. I didn’t realize it had gone this mainstream.
I’m in the process of porting this blog over to wordpress from blogger, largely due to accumulated frustration with blogger’s editor. I’m also preparing a larger volume of mainly Singularity related writings that i’ve accumulated over the last year into a more organized form for this site. The intro page is a good start.
I’m moving in about a week to start a new job at OnLive, putting my money where my mouth is so to speak. An exciting change. I haven’t had much time recently for this blog, but I’ll be getting back to it shortly.
I found this great set of photos of living root bridges which are some inspirational scenes for the challenges of dense foilage/geometry in graphics. I look forward to the day these could be digitally voxelized with 3D camera techniques and put into a game.