51 Results for

immortality

Article

Immortalize yourself on a brick in the Nikola Tesla Museum

A new Indiegogo campaign lets you get your name or a short phrase (or even a haiku!) on a brick in the upcoming museum for the storied inventor.

By September 28, 2014

Article

Apple store crazy lady immortalized by Backstreet Boys

You remember the lady who went nuts in an Apple store because she couldn't just walk in and get the part she needed? Jimmy Kimmel persuades the Backstreet Boys to turn her rant into music.

By July 31, 2013

Article

There are now more gadgets on Earth than people

Humanity has reached a milestone on our journey toward the inevitable confrontation with Skynet. For the first time ever, there are now more active mobile devices on planet Earth than people.

By October 6, 2014

Article

Ellison retrospective: An original straight out of central casting

Oracle's founder, who stepped down Thursday as CEO, has carved out a unique -- and sometimes controversial -- persona as a titan of tech.

By September 18, 2014

Article

Digital novel 'The New World' offers more than a good story

"The New World," a digital novel by Chris Adrian and Eli Horowitz, tackles topics like love, grief, memory, and immortality. Special e-book design elements add to the immersive experience.

By August 15, 2014

Article

Creepy realistic vampire baby dolls are immortal

Artist Bean Shanine takes ultra-realistic Reborn baby dolls and turns them into creepy creatures from beyond humanity.

By January 29, 2013

Article

Ito: Think twice about immortality and the singularity

The director of the MIT Media Lab said sci-fi visions of computers and humans emphasize the wrong priorities for development. Technological progress should aim for resilience, not efficiency.

By January 25, 2013

Article

Your phone will never love you back (and you shouldn't want it to)

Commentary: Futurist Ray Kurzweil says our devices will soon be able to process and mimic human emotions. But even if that's possible, it's not exactly a great idea.

By June 20, 2014

Article

Literally wrestle with the words of James Joyce

Rather than helping you read faster, He Liked Thick Word Soup sees you literally grappling with words in order to construct passages from James Joyce's Ulysses.

By June 10, 2014

Article

New fast texting world record holder is, gosh, a teen

Marcel Fernandes Filho can text perfectly at inhuman speeds. That's what it takes to be a Guinness World Record holder.

By May 15, 2014