Various links related to convergent technologies (nano-, bio-, information technologies and cognitive science):
- Biosingularity – Techno-progressive blog that tracks new developments in bio- and medical technologies. (More on singularitarianism at Greenflame: Pondering the Singularity (Again)).
- The Top 100 Alternative Search Engines – Alternatives to the big four search engines (Google, Yahoo!, MSN, and Ask.com.
- The Discover Interview: Marvin Minsky – Interview with one of the perennial figures in artificial intelligence.
- U.S. university to build ‘soft-bodied’ robots – Moving beyond ‘hard’, inorganic models for robotics and instead looking to ‘soft’ organic/biological models.
- Wired News: A Wheelchair That Reads Your Mind – Research into a physically non-invasive brain-computer interface to aid with control of mobility devices.