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Aaron Frank

Aaron Frank

Aaron Frank is principal faculty at Singularity University, where he lectures on augmented and virtual reality. He is also a technology writer with articles in Vice’s Motherboard, WIRED UK, and Venturebeat.

This Bitcoin-Eating Plant Robot Hires Artists to Make Its Babies

This is a thing that exists in the world: a bitcoin-eating plant robot (called a plantoid), made of self-executing computer code which owns itself...

Will VR Disrupt the Airline Industry? Sci-Fi Show Meets Press Virtually Instead of Flying

A proposed benefit of virtual reality is that it could one day eliminate the need to move our fleshy bodies around the world for...

Faster Fashion: How Making Clothes Has Become Like Making Software

Since the factory days of the Industrial Revolution, the apparel business has built up a planet-spanning supply chain with an enormous global footprint. Today,...
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Why No Aliens? They Live in Video Game Universes Like a Future ‘No Man’s...

Evidence suggesting that our universe is tailor-made for habitable planets — ones that could reasonably support life — continues to pile up. And as...

The World Depends on Technology No One Understands

“We are in a new era, one in which we are building systems that can’t be grasped in their totality or held in the...

Machine Learning’s Next Trick Will Transform How Research Is Done

Though research is a slow moving and rigid process, one study shows that the rate of scientific study has exploded in the last 50...

Disruption’s Dark Side: Lessons From the Misadventures of a Tech-Savvy NBA Executive

“Negative advice is vastly more important than positive advice.” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb Sam Hinkie, an NBA executive known for his love of advanced...

No One Plans Our World—and That’s a Good Thing

“If there is one dominant myth about the world…it is that we all go around assuming the world is much more of a planned...

In the Future, Ownerless Companies Will Live on the Blockchain

Among niche groups of computer scientists, the buzz surrounding blockchain has reached levels normally designated for Elon Musk. The technology is in its early...

‘Wait But Why’: Elon Musk’s Favorite Blog Makes Good Ideas Available to Everyone, With...

“The more 1000% authentic you are, the more you have monopoly over what you’re doing. Just be your weird self, and just be all...

This Is eSports: Where Pro Gamers Are YouTube Heroes and Entertainment’s New Rock Stars

As of last year, student athletes in the United States began attending universities on scholarship to play, get this, video games. I did not...

We Can’t Find Any Alien Neighbors and Virtual Reality Might Be to Blame

“If the transcension hypothesis is correct, inner space, not outer space, is the final frontier for universal intelligence. Our destiny is density.” – John...

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