Feb 11, 2013 — This week many will buy chocolates, flowers and sappy cards for their loved ones in celebration of Valentine's Day. We here at 13.7, however, are marking the week in a different way. We'll be celebrating intellectual inspiration with posts each day on figures who have influenced our own views.
Nov 30, 2012 — Will machines over take us, as futurists and writers of science fiction like to think? Not to worry, says commentator Alva Noë. They already have. We are the singularity.
Nov 14, 2012 — Human-machine integration looms on the horizon, with a promise to redefine who we are as people. Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil is an apostle of the coming Singularity, a time when it is envisioned that technology will advance to the point that life is redefined as something other than what we know and experience today.
Jun 20, 2012 — What happens inside a black hole? Do the laws of Nature go haywire? A new NASA mission may shed some light into Nature's most enigmatic objects.
Mar 23, 2011 — Can we live forever, even if part of a virtual animation inside an ultra-smart computer? Is this the future of humanity, what lies beyond the singularity? Should we be elated or terrified?
Jun 14, 2010 — Is a merger of man and machine in the cards for the human race? Some very smart people think so and they are working toward that goal right now.