Defeating death !!!

“Who wants to live forever”, sang the late Freddy Mercury, singer of the rock band “Queen”. Since the beginning of the world, human beings dreamed of being able to prolong the duration of their existence in a significant way, and their only hope resided perhaps religious beliefs that promised eternal life in some paradise. But the recent dazzling progress of science in the fields of medical science, nanotechnology, robotics and artificial intelligence might perhaps liberate us from divine intervention and open the doors to a paradise where death will indeed be a thing of the past!Read More

Artificial Intelligence and Morality !!!

In the course of human history, the introduction of new technologies has always aroused its share of fears, justified or not. The increasingly operative integration of Artificial Intelligence in various spheres is lifting more than a few eyebrows, especially when the military might be showing interest in equipping increasingly advanced robots with this technology. The specter of the “Terminator” is hovering, and this frightening side of science fiction could become reality in the near future.Read More