Category Archives: Artificial Intelligence

Researchers reconstruct human faces from their genomes

CRAIG VENTER, a biologist and boss of Human Longevity, a San Diego-based company that is building the world’s largest genomic database, is something of a rebel. In the late 1990s he declared that the international, publicly funded project to sequence the human genome was going about it the wrong way, and he developed a cheaper… Read more »

VR Porn and Moral Panics

Just as we can be sure that the emerging sex technologies will create novel erotic possibilities, we can be certain that new ethical boundaries will follow with them. The question is whether these new ethical and legal rules will be based upon calm reflection or moral hysteria. The history of the internet suggests the latter.… Read more »

Tinder Plans to Use Augmented Reality & Artificial Intelligence

Popular sex dating app Tinder has plans to incorporate both augmented reality AND artificial intelligence into its matchmaking service. According to chairman Sean Rad, A.I. could be used to turn the app into a combination of Cupid + Siri – alerting members to nearby prospective partners who are available, have matching personalities and interests, and… Read more »