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Silicon Valley Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum

By: Dennis Karpovitch Over the past few weeks, BizTech members have had the chance to attend a few different conferences that offered insights into innovation and emerging technologies. Here’s what they saw! Silicon Valley Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum In September, BizTech attended the Silicon Valley Innovation and Entrepreneurship forum in Santa Clara, California. The conference opened… Continue reading Silicon Valley Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum

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Mind Uploading: Digital Immortality

By: Sunny Zhao Mind uploading is the theoretical process of scanning one’s mental state, including memories and “self”, and copying it to a computer. The computer can then run a simulation of the brain’s information processing such that it is indistinguishable from the real brain and experiences having a conscious mind. The simulation could reside… Continue reading Mind Uploading: Digital Immortality

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Robotics in 2018 and Beyond

Over the winter break I had the chance to see the robot evolution, no not the doomsday scenario we constantly see being played out in Hollywood, but an exhibit at the Museum of Industry and Science in Chicago, Illinois. By: Jack Sawyer Supported by Google, this exhibit showcased the latest advancements in robotics covering a… Continue reading Robotics in 2018 and Beyond

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The Consequences of Artificial Intelligence

The rise of artificial intelligence is both looked upon with great expectations and with great fear. It has also raised a lot of questions. Will AI usher in a new age of prosperity for mankind, will it herald in the beginning of the end of modern human civilization, or maybe a mix of both? What… Continue reading The Consequences of Artificial Intelligence