Archives for February 2013

“Transhumanists Want to be Gods”, says Wesley J. Smith

Over at the National Review Online, Wesley J. Smith has an interesting short piece in which he says Transhumanism is a kind of religion: Transhumanism is a collective of (mostly) naked materialists who hope science and technology will replace the deeper meaning they lost by rejecting metaphysical beliefs. Transhumanists harbor futuristic dreams of making themselves […]

Google Glass out by end of 2013, video shows cool user interface

CBS reports Google’s augmented reality head-mounted display project called ‘Glass’ will be available for purchase by the public before the end of 2013, presumably in time for the holiday season, and will cost less than $1500. Google Glass has already been made available for some developers. If you’re not a developer, you can try your luck […]

Robotic Blackjack dealer

Check out this video of a new robot from Yaskawa Motoman Robotics that can deal black jack. It apparently uses suction to pick up cards and can even transfer cards from one “hand” to the other: h/t The Singularity Hub

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