• A long Convalescence Begins

    Updated: 2013-01-11 02:49:49
    We are now into day five of my Dad’s recovery from his last fall. It has been a roller coaster ride of sorts and we have experienced quite a few ups and downs as we care give ourselves.  In spite of it all, we have had success but we measure it carefully, just in case [...]

  • New Translations for Three Singularity Institute Papers

    Updated: 2013-01-10 22:34:41
    Thanks to the hardworking members of singularityvolunteers.org, we now have three additional translations of research papers published by the Singularity Institute! You can also find these translations and others on our Research Page. Spanish translation of Intelligence Explosion: Evidence and Import … Continue reading →

  • New Transcript: Eliezer Yudkowsky and Massimo Pigliucci on the Singularity

    Updated: 2013-01-10 04:34:20
    In this 2010 conversation hosted by bloggingheads.tv, Eliezer Yudkowsky and Massimo Pigliucci attempt to unpack the fundamental assumptions involved in determining the plausability of a technological singularity. A transcript of the conversation is now available here, thanks to Ethan Dickinson and Patrick Stevens of SingularityVolunteers.org. A video … Continue reading →

  • New Year Brings New Care Giving Challenges

    Updated: 2013-01-08 00:19:23
    We have just entered a new year and a new era in our caregiving.  It has gotten more involved and more intense  during the last week.  Dad has fallen several times because of muscle weakness and has fractured several ribs and broken his wrist. We discovered all of this partly by accident on Saturday after [...]

  • What lessons can we learn from TripAdvisor?

    Updated: 2013-01-07 13:26:15

  • Review Platforms Open V’s Closed?

    Updated: 2013-01-07 13:18:34

  • Care Home Groups Trial Reevoo with yourcarehome.co.uk

    Updated: 2013-01-07 13:11:21

  • Keep Calm and Reduce X-Risk

    Updated: 2013-01-06 23:26:38
    Here’s Ioven, sitting under our new office sign: It was inspired by something we saw at the offices of our friends at FHI:

  • Thiel Fellowship Applications are Open Until December 31!

    Updated: 2012-12-27 00:07:04
    Think about the smartest teenager (under 20) you know. Is this person passionate about science, technology, or entrepreneurship? If so, talk to him or her about starting a business or developing an invention or breakthrough. The 20 under 20 Thiel … Continue reading →

  • Do Bats Hold the Key for Longevity?

    Updated: 2012-12-22 01:34:35
    There is new evidence lowly bats may have a gene which slows down their aging process and grants them a long life. Bats have excellent immune systems which can not only fight disease but can also control inflammation.  This helps them live for an average life span of 20 to 40 years.   That’s extraordinary for the small [...]

  • 2012 Winter Matching Challenge!

    Updated: 2012-12-06 18:42:41
    Thanks to the generosity of several major donors,† every donation to the Singularity Institute made now until January 20th (deadline extended from the 5th) will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to a total of $115,000! Donate Now! Milestones: $0 $28.75K $57.5K … Continue reading →

  • Whiteboards at the Singularity Institute

    Updated: 2012-11-15 01:53:52
    For your enjoyment, some recent whiteboards at the Singularity Institute…

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