Technology evangelism
A technology evangelist is a person who builds a critical mass of support for a given technology, and then establishes it as a technical standard in a market that is subject to network effects. An eva...
Platform evangelism
Platform evangelism (also called developer relations, developer and platform evangelism, developer advocacy, or API evangelism) is the application of technology evangelism to a multi-sided platform. I...
Operating system advocacy
Operating system advocacy is the practice of attempting to increase the awareness and improve the perception of a computer operating system. The motivation behind this may be to increase the number of...
Singularitarianism
Singularitarianism is a movement defined by the belief that a technological singularity—the creation of superintelligence—will likely happen in the medium future, and that deliberate action ought to b...
Tim ferriss
Timothy "Tim" Ferriss (born July 20, 1977) is an American author, entrepreneur, angel investor, and public speaker. In 2007, he published The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the N...
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AI box
In Friendly AI studies, an AI box is a hypothetical isolated computer hardware system where an artificial intelligence is kept constrained inside a simulated world and not allowed to affect the extern...
Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever
Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever (Rodale Books, ISBN 1-57954-954-3), published in 2004, is a book authored by Ray Kurzweil and Terry Grossman. The basic premise of the book is that i...
Ward Cunningham
Howard G. "Ward" Cunningham (born May 26, 1949) is an American computer programmer from Highland, Indiana who developed the first wiki. A pioneer in both design patterns and extreme programming, he s...
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Alexander Chislenko
Alexander "Sasha" Chislenko (December 2, 1959 – May 8, 2000) was a Russian artificial intelligence theorist and an active member of the transhumanist and extropian communities, contributing many...
The Singularity Is Near
The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology is a 2005 non-fiction book about artificial intelligence and the future of humanity by inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil.This is his first book ...
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Ben Goertzel
Ben Goertzel (born December 8, 1966, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is Chief Scientist of financial prediction firm Aidyia Holdings; Chairman of AI software company Novamente LLC, which is a privately hel...
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Criticism of Apple Inc.
Apple Inc. is a multinational American corporation which produces consumer electronics such as computers, mobile phones, and online services. Although they have been predominantly successful, their pr...
Robert Sayre
The name Atom applies to a pair of related Web standards. The Atom Syndication Format is an XML language used for web feeds, while the Atom Publishing Protocol (AtomPub or APP) is a simple HTTP-based...
Dave Winer
Dave Winer (born May 2, 1955 in Brooklyn, New York City) is an American software developer, entrepreneur and writer in New York City. Winer is noted for his contributions to outliners, scripting, cont...
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Vivek Kundra
Vivek Kundra (Hindi: विवेक कुंद्रा; born October 9, 1974) is an Indian American administrator who served as the first chief information officer of the United States from March, 2009 to August, 201...
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Stephen Euin Cobb
Stephen Euin Cobb (born February 3, 1955) is a U.S. author, magazine writer, interviewer and podcast show host that was born in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Cobb has contributed to several magazines su...
Ray Kurzweil
Raymond "Ray" Kurzweil (/ˈkɜrzwaɪl/ KURZ-wyl; born February 12, 1948) is an American author, computer scientist, inventor, futurist, and is a director of engineering at Google. Aside from futurology, ...
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Nitin Pradhan
Nitin Pradhan (Hindi: नितिन प्रधान;) was the Departmental Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the US Department of Transportation (DOT) as part of the Obama Administration from July 6, 2009 to Aug...
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Raj Jain
Raj Jain (born 17 August 1951) is a professor of Computer Science and Engineering in the Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri...
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Rockford Lhotka
Rockford Lhotka is an author, speaker, and columnist who speaks and writes on topics concerning Microsoft-centric programming with an emphasis on object-oriented design strategies. He is a Microsoft R...
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James Martin (author)
James Martin (19 October 1933 – 24 June 2013) was a British Information Technology consultant and author. Martin was nominated for a Pulitzer prize for his book, The Wired Society: A Challenge for Tom...
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John Resig
John Resig is an American software engineer and entrepreneur, best known as the creator and lead developer of the jQuery JavaScript library.
Resig was educated at the Rochester Institute of Techno...
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The Spike (1997)
The Spike is a 1997 book by Damien Broderick exploring the future of technology, and in particular the concept of the technological singularity.A revised and updated edition was published in 2001 as T...
Eamonn Healy
Eamonn F. Healy is a professor of chemistry, organic chemistry, and biochemistry at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas, where his research focuses on the design of structure-activity probes to e...