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2013-09-26 23:32:40

Married author's new book "The Borealis Genome" reveals world where technology makes mental zombies. Chalfont, PA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Can our consciousness and sense of self endure beyond our physical bodies? As technology evolves can mental immortality become a reality? These are two of the major questions raised by married authors Thomas P. and Nancy Wise in their new novel The Borealis Genome. Advances in genetic engineering combine with artificial intelligence to...

Are We Living In The Matrix?
2012-12-11 07:25:26

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In 1999, the first in a series of movies came out suggesting that we are all parts of a computer simulation. The Matrix was the ultimate horror story of artificial intelligence gone wrong. But could it be true? Could we be living in a computer simulation? And how would we ever know? A British philosopher, Nick Bostrom, hypothesized that we might in fact be living in a computer simulation being run by our descendants in the future....


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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