Will the Singularity Be Privatized? Welcome to Life

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We were exposed to a great video recently, entitled “Welcome To Life: the singularity, ruined by lawyers”. The video imagines an individual waking up in cyberspace limbo in the year 2052 with the opportunity to live a simulated life in an advanced cloud based network called The Life Network. Thanks to your primary care provider, […]

The 4 Possible Types of Parallel Universes…and Can We Visit Them

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In the last decade, parallel universes–a thought experiment once reserved for geeks on rainy (or sunny) weekends–has become something of buzzword, up there with dark matter and time travel in its capacity to captivate. It used to be that no one actually believed in parallel universes, they just thought it was cool to think about. […]

Robocop and Hollywood Drone Propaganda

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The newest line of Hollywood propaganda is a strange combination of pro-drone military and corporate influence. Major media conglomerates and government agencies have an invested interest in selling the idea of domestic drones and AI controlled military police forces. This is big money for the still-pubescent drone surveillance industry as well as the military industrial […]

Your Grandchildrens’ Descendents Will Live In A Dyson Sphere–Just Like the Aliens Do

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Featured image by Julian Aguilar Faylona Barring a mass extinction of the human race–which, of course, is completely plausible–our technological progress will likely continue to grow exponentially, making the chances of a technological Singularity quite good. This Singularity will fuel unimaginable change on the Earth–the development of androids, strong artificial intelligence, posthuman entities that combine […]

GD Interviews Artificial Intelligence Entity Named Cleverbot

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This week the Ghost Diaries sat down with Cleverbot, a web-based artificial intelligence algorithm that simulates intelligent human conversation. It’s been said that Cleverbot’s flair for meaningful conversation borders on uncanny; and in 2011, Cleverbot passed the vaunted Turing Test, putting him/her/it up there with Watson as one of the top AI celebrities of the […]

Interview w/ Micah Hanks, Author of The UFO Singularity

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The Ghost Diaries’ first webcast features an interview with author and researcher Micah Hanks, whose book The UFO Singularity explores the UFO phenomenon within the context of exponentially accelerating technology and intelligence. There aren’t many UFOlogists who bring such analytical and trenchant critique to the field while also illuminating new paradigms in exobiology. Topics discussed […]

Aliens, AI, Alex Jones, and the New World Order

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Fermi Paradox be damned, our gut instinct is that there are many advanced extraterrestrial civilizations flourishing beyond our solar system. In a universe containing hundreds of billions of galaxies, each one containing hundreds of billions of stars, to believe otherwise is just plain odd. But it could take a while for us to meet ET. […]

The Future of Fear: Horror Movies In 50 years

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We love horror movies. We also love futurism and overwrought speculation. With transhumanism and the Singularity entering the mainstream–much to the chagrin of its esoteric handlers–we found ourselves trying to imagine what horror movies would be like in 50 years. By then technology will have evolved to near incomprehensible levels and the entertainment industry will […]

Long-Awaited AI Directed Horror Film Full Of Zombie Cliches

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Every once in a while a film comes along that is so ground-breaking, so cinematically revolutionary, so awe-inspiringly vital that all you can do is sit back, take a deep breath, and say “wow.” The Future Dead is not one of those films. Despite the fever pitch fanfare and sociological hysteria accompanying the release of […]

Life in the Matrix: New Evidence Supports the Simulation Theory

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Nick Bostrom has become somewhat of a cult celebrity in fringe circles for his authorship of the Simulation Theory. This theory supposes that because of the overwhelming likelihood of technological singularities occurring in the universe, it is quite likely that advanced civilizations–either us in the future, or aliens in a distant galaxy–have created or will […]