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singularity

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Staples Connect

It's probably too early to commit to a master smart-home platform, but for basic home automation across multiple devices, Staples Connect works well -- and at $99, it's priced just right.

By Jan. 27, 2014

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jan. 27, 2014

MSRP: $99.00

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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 Jan. 25, 2013

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Singularity University launches synthetic biology accelerator

The new program will give three initial companies a leg up in getting their startups off the ground. The accelerator will be modeled on those that traditionally work with tech and biotech startups.

By May. 17, 2012

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Apple reaches for singularity in the post-PC world

Over the last decade Apple has sought to make digital devices that would supplant stodgy PCs and feed the growing appetite for connected devices with an "i."

By Mar. 9, 2012

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preGAME 20: Singularity

This week on preGAME we're wielding the power of time travel in our hands as we take a look at Raven Software's new historical fiction thriller, Singularity.

By Jun. 29, 2010

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preGAME 20: Singularity

This week on preGAME, we're wielding the power of time travel in our hands as we take a look at Raven Software's new historical fiction thriller, Singularity.

By Aug. 3, 2010

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Ep. 1534: Cognitive semiconductors: here comes the Singularity!

IBM has created what they're benignly calling "cognitive semiconductors," which are computers that can actually learn, think, and creatively process information. So, that sounds like a good idea, right? I mean, seriously, great work, IBM, but when one of your big backers is DARPA, you can't fool us. We know Skynet is upon us. Also, don't get caught with your patents down!

By Aug. 18, 2011

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Ep. 1373: The Singularity is knocking at the door

On today's show, the Internet revolts over Yahoo's plans to shutter Delicious, the U.S. is looking into a privacy "Bill of Rights," and Facebook suffers an embarrassing code leak.Plus, using augmented reality to translate information in real time, plus all the world's information organized to show us how language has evolved over the last 200 years? Dudes, the Singularity is seriously right outside the door, and it wants IN. --Molly

By Dec. 17, 2010

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Internet's future on display at Singularity U.

Students in the Silicon Valley institution hear a futurist's vision of an Internet that can predict what we want and then act on our behalf.

By Mar. 4, 2010

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Buzz Out Loud 1534: Cognitive semiconductors: here comes the Singularity! (Podcast)

IBM has created what they're benignly calling "cognitive semiconductors," which are computers that can actually learn, think, and creatively process information. So, that sounds like a good idea, right? I mean, seriously, great work, IBM, but when one of your big backers is DARPA, you can't fool us. We know Skynet is upon us. Also, don't get caught with your patents down!

By Aug. 18, 2011