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Singularity.FM is the 1st and best singularity podcast - the place where we interview the future!Singularity.FM is a series of podcast interviews with the best scientists, writers, entrepreneurs, philosophers and artists, debating the technological singularity. The podcast is a conversation about exponential tech, accelerating change, artificial intelligence and ethics: Because technology is not enough!

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Singularity.FM is the 1st and best singularity podcast - the place where we interview the future!Singularity.FM is a series of podcast interviews with the best scientists, writers, entrepreneurs, philosophers and artists, debating the technological singularity. The podcast is a conversation about exponential tech, accelerating change, artificial intelligence and ethics: Because technology is not enough!

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Great podcast, full of under-covered interesting topics, please add to Spotify!

By Davealfa2 - Apr 07 2020
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I’ve been listening to this podcast for quite some time, but currently streaming all of my podcast listening to Spotify. This is the only one that on my list that is not available and would be great if you were on there! Thanks -Dave

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By PhyrricVictory - Sep 04 2017
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What a collection of guests. Amazing interviews about the most important topic ever.

iTunes Ratings

161 Ratings
Average Ratings
143
8
4
2
4

Great podcast, full of under-covered interesting topics, please add to Spotify!

By Davealfa2 - Apr 07 2020
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I’ve been listening to this podcast for quite some time, but currently streaming all of my podcast listening to Spotify. This is the only one that on my list that is not available and would be great if you were on there! Thanks -Dave

Wow....

By PhyrricVictory - Sep 04 2017
Read more
What a collection of guests. Amazing interviews about the most important topic ever.
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Singularity.FM

Latest release on Oct 02, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Prof. Ada Palmer on Pandemics, Progress, History, Teleology and the Singularity

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Ada Palmer is a Professor in History researching the history of science, religion, progress, culture and many other fascinating topics. She is also a science fiction author of the award-winning Terra Ignota series beginning with Too Like the Lightning, which explores a twenty-fifth civilization of voluntary citizenship and borderless nations. During this 2h 45 min […]

May 16 2020

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Rank #2: Privacy Commissioner Dr. Ann Cavoukian: We have to protect privacy globally or we protect it nowhere!

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This Wednesday I was very privileged to interview Dr. Ann Cavoukian. Dr. Cavoukian is the information and privacy commissioner of the province of Ontario (Canada) as well as the creator and foremost global champion of the privacy by design philosophy. She has been one of the most vocal proponents of privacy and the fact that […]

Jul 26 2013

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Rank #3: Karl Schroeder: The Singularity is an Old Idea. Keep Moving Forward!

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Karl Schroeder is one of those fantastic science fiction authors and futurists who, despite his numerous and profound books, have not quite made it into the mainstream yet. In fact, it was just a week ago that Eric Boyd emailed me to suggest that I interview Karl on Singularity 1 on 1 and I was skeptically struggling to […]

May 11 2012

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Rank #4: Gary Marcus on AI: How do we bridge the mind with the brain?

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Gary Marcus is not only a professor in psychology but also a computer scientist, programmer, AI researcher and best selling author. He recently wrote a critical article titled Ray Kurzweil’s Dubious New Theory of Mind that was publsihed by The New Yorker. After reading his blog post I thought that it will be interesting to invite Gary on […]

Dec 22 2012

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Rank #5: Futurist Karl Schroeder on Foresight and Strangemaking COVID19

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Karl Schroeder is not only a great science fiction writer but also a professional futurist who has mastered both the art and science. I invited Schroeder back on my podcast for a brief discussion of foresight in the context of the on-going COVID19 global pandemic. If you have not seen our previous 2 interviews you can […]

May 23 2020

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Rank #6: Hugo de Garis on AI: Are We Building Gods or Terminators?

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Hugo de Garis is the past director of the Artificial Brain Lab (ABL) at Xiamen University in China. Best known for his doomsday book The Artilect War, Dr. de Garis has always been on my wish-list of future guests on Singularity 1 on 1. Finally, a few weeks ago I managed to catch him for a 90 […]

Jun 27 2012

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Rank #7: The Age of Em: Robin Hanson on Work, Love and Life When Robots Rule the Earth

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The Age of Em by Robin Hanson is the best worst book I have read in a very long while. It is the best because Robin has a very effective, efficient and eloquent writing style and a personality to match it. Thus he is able to say utterly horrendous things – like “the 3rd Reich […]

Oct 13 2016

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Rank #8: Randal Koene: Mind Uploading is not Science Fiction

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Last week I interviewed Dr. Randal Koene for Singularity 1 on 1. Dr. Koene is perhaps one of the world’s foremost neuroscientists. He is director of analysis at Halcyon Molecular, co-founder of Carbon Copies and co-founder of and director at the Neural Engineering Corporation of Massachusetts. Randal’s research objective is whole brain emulation, creating the […]

Dec 20 2011

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Rank #9: Zero State Founder Amon Kalkin: Reject Apathy!

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Amon Kalkin is a cognitive scientist, electronic artist and founder of Zero State. He is 40 years old, born in New Zealand and living in the UK, where he spends his time raising a young family and gardening when he isn’t working to create a sphere of influence for positive futurist values. During my interview with Amon Kalkin we […]

May 06 2013

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Rank #10: Dr. Amish Patel: The Universe is a Simulation and I Have the Proof

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Do you fear we might live in a simulation? Well, I just had the unique privilege to interview Dr. Amish Patel, who not only argues passionately that the Universe is indeed a simulation but also shares for the very 1st time his groundbreaking proof that this is indeed the case. During our 30 min discussion […]

Apr 01 2017

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Rank #11: Kevin Kelly: Technology Doesn’t Want A Singularity

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Today’s edition of Singularity 1 on 1 features prominent author, maverick technologist and regular TED speaker Kevin Kelly. Kevin just published a new book called What Technology Wants. Seth Godin blogged about it and called it The Book Of The Year because in Seth’s opinion “if there’s justice it will win the Pulitzer Prize.” Steven […]

Nov 03 2010

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Rank #12: Physicist Michio Kaku: Science is the Engine of Prosperity!

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Dr. Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist, bestselling author, acclaimed public speaker, renowned futurist, and popularizer of science. As co-founder of String Field Theory, Dr. Kaku carries on Einstein’s quest to unite the four fundamental forces of nature into a single grand unified theory of everything. You will not be surprised to hear that Michio […]

Jun 06 2014

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Rank #13: Will Crockett on Hybrid Photography: DSLR’s are the Past!

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Will Crockett is a photo innovator and web TV personality. He has more than 30 years as a commercial photographer with clients like Pfizer, Boeing, Hewlett Packard, Cadbury, United Airlines, TIME magazine and the US Pentagon. Crocket is also the man behind DiscoverMirrorless.com and ShootSmarter.com as well as a prototype test shooter for many camera […]

Apr 17 2013

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Rank #14: Doug Wolens on the Singularity: It’s Ultimately Up To You

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Today my guest is Doug Wolens. Doug is the lawyer-turned-documentarian whose most recent film is The Singularity. I have to say that neither Doug nor his film are what I expected. To paraphrase and add to one of the other iTunes film reviewers – what I was expecting was “Wohooo! Singularity!” But what I got instead was […]

Feb 06 2013

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Rank #15: Sci-Fi Author Hannu Rajaniemi on his Quantum Thief Trilogy

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Hannu Rajaniemi is a Ph. D. in string theory and fellow SU alumni best known for his popular science fiction trilogy The Quantum Thief [Jean Le Flambeur]. His work has risen to prominence both because of its own merits but also because of the legend surrounding his signing up with a major book publisher. Rajaniemi […]

Aug 31 2014

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Rank #16: R.U. Sirius: Question the Authority of Your Brain

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Today my guest on Singularity 1 on 1 is digital culture and cyberpunk icon R.U. Sirius. (As always you can listen to or download the audio file above or scroll down and watch the video interview in full.) During our conversation we discuss issues such as: R.U.’s early life and Yippie years; his multiple identities […]

May 07 2011

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Rank #17: Nikola Danaylov on Transhumanism, the Singularity, AI and Threats to Democracy

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A couple of weeks ago I was interviewed by James Bickerton of the Daily Express. We discussed transhumanism, the Singularity, AI, and the threats to democracy, among other things. Here is the description from James Bickerton’s YouTube channel: I interview Nikola Danaylov (@singularityblog), founder of the Singularity Weblog and author of Conversations with the Future: […]

May 20 2020

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Rank #18: Stuart Russell on Artificial Intelligence: What if we succeed?

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Stuart Russell is a professor of Computer Science at UC Berkeley as well as co-author of the most popular textbook in the field – Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach. Given that it has been translated into 13 languages and is used in more than 1,300 universities in 118 countries, I can hardly think of anyone […]

Sep 13 2018

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Rank #19: Ramez Naam on Apex, Science, Politics and Ethics

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This is my fourth interview with Ramez Naam and the reason for that is simple: Ramez is a cool, smart guy, who writes kick-ass, gritty, action-packed and scientifically compelling science fiction novels as well as being a researcher in a variety of other fields such as human enhancement, the environment and energy. And so I am […]

Jul 03 2015

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Rank #20: Marshall Brain: We’re approaching humanity’s make or break period

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Marshal Brain‘s 2003 book Manna was quite ahead of its time in foreseeing that eventually, one way or another, we will have to confront and address the phenomenon of technological unemployment. In addition, Marshall is a passionate brainiac with a jovial personality, impressive background and a unique perspective. And so I was very happy to meet […]

Aug 14 2015

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