Capsule Podcast

27: Transcendence

Composer, writer, musician and transhumanist Agah Bahari returns to talk with Sean Chin and Andreas Babiolakis about the film Transcendence (2014), starring Johnny Depp.

  • The Singularity is the moment when artificial intelligence develops to be greater than human intelligence. And when humans merge with the technology, as described by Ray Kurzweil. He predicts this will occur in 2045.
  • Moore’s Law states that “the number of transistors incorporated in a ship will approximately double every 24 months.”
  • We dive deeper into ethical and moral concerns with topics such as elitism, cloning, who owns the virtual you? Genetic choosing of offspring and who gets to part take in the singularity and who gets left behind

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About author

Chief Editor & Founder of Live in Limbo. Host & Producer of the Capsule Podcast. Sean is an award-winning photographer and Nikon Professional Services member. His work has appeared on the CBC, Pitchfork, and MUCH. He is an Academy Delegate at the JUNOs (CARAS) and has been involved in the Toronto music scene since 2005. He is also an endurance and CrossFit athlete. You should follow him on Twitter @SeanChin.