#FutureFrequency News Highlights From Around The Web

Time’s are quickly changing but there’s never been a better time to participate in LIFE! Take a look at the amazing and innovative developments that have been going on recently. Don’t just sit there…participate! And help ensure the world becomes a better place.

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The Merging Of Humans And Computers – Is 2045 The Technological Tipping Point?

Did you know the brain computes a million times slower than electronics and 10 million times slower than computers? As information technology grows exponentially, the technological tipping point is nearing and with that comes the merging of humans and computers.

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Judgement Day Will Be On Thursday

According to the Terminator movie franchise, Skynet becomes self-aware tonight April 19, 2011 which means that according to legend, the machines will rise and revolt against the humans and judgement day will commence on Thursday.

It was nice knowing you [well most of you anyway]… :]

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The Geminoid Summit: A Landmark In Android Science

Well, Professors Henrik Scharfe and Hiroshi Ishiguro are at it again. A few weeks ago they held a Geminoid ‘Summit’ where the 3 super realistic android robots got together with the humans they were designed after for a cool and somewhat uncomfortable looking photo & video op.

Watch the video to see them sitting around and having creepy small talk.

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Human. Meet Robot.

Henrik Scharfe is an associate professor at Aalborg University in Denmark and Director of the Center for Computer-Mediated Epistemology which is essentially is a theory that asks things like what is knowledge?, where do we acquire it? and how do we perceive and conceptualize human existence and understanding?

Well…bring on the robots! Professor Scharfe has teamed up Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro of ATR [Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International] and the Tokyo-based firm, Kokoro. Together they have created Geminoid DK, an android, designed to look exactly like Professor Scharfe which is controlled through a computer system that replicates the facial movements of the operator.

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