Space Time Mind

Philosophy, Science, and a Bunch of Other Stuff

SpaceTimeMind is a podcast by two philosophy professors, Richard Brown(CUNY LaGuardia Community College) and Pete Mandik (William Paterson University), who discuss philosophy, science, and a whole bunch of other stuff, with musical interludes provided by our band, Quiet Karate Reflex.

"Transcendence" Official Featurette - What Is Transcendence?

Episode 5 of the SpaceTimeMind podcast drops tomorrow, and our launch point for discussion is the technological singularity, especially as depicted in fictions such as Roger Williams' novel, The Metamorphosis of Prime Intellect and the new Johnny Depp flick, Transcendence. Podcast co-host Richard Brown took one for the team and saw Transcendence for the rest of us so we don't have to. For another proxy, check out the official featurette below. Actor Paul Bettany says a scientist told him we'll have digital immortality in 30 years, so I got that goin' for me. - "Transcendence" Official Featurette - What Is Transcendence? (2014) Johnny Depp HD Dr. Will Caster is the foremost researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions.