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A

AARON
ACM SIGGRAPH
AIML
ALICE
ASIC
ATP (Adensoine Triphosphate)
ATPase
Abacus
Aboriginal
Absolute Zero
Abstraction
Access
Acoustics
Action
Adams, Douglas
Advanced Network and Services
Advertising
Aesthetics
Age of Intelligent Machines
Age of Spiritual Machines
Agent
Agrarian
Alexander's Solution
Algebra
Algorithm
Alicebot
Alu
Alzheimer's Disease
Amazon.com
Amoeba
Amygdala
Anagram
Analog
Analogy
Analytical Engine
Ananova
Android
Angel Capital
Angstrom
Animal
Anime
Anthropology
Anthropomorphism
Antibiotic
Antibody
Antimatter
Antitrust
Apple
Applet
Application Program Interface (API)
Applied Digital Solutions
Arachnid
Architecture
Aristotle
Art
Arthur Andersen
Artifact
Artificial Brain
Artificial Life
Artificial intelligence (AI)
Artilect
Ascension Technologies
Ascension Technology
Asimov, Isaac
Assembler
Assistive Technology
Astronomy
Atom
Attribute
Augmentation
Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR)
Automation
Autonomy
Autopoiesis
Avatar

B

BASIC
BINAC
Babbage, Charles
Bach, Johann Sebastian
Backward Chaining
Bacteria
Bacteriophage
Bandwidth
Barbour, Julian
Batch Processing
Beauty
Bell Labs
Bell's Theorem
Berardino, Joe
Berners-Lee, Tim
Besner, Michel
Big Bang Theory
Big Crunch
Binary
Bioconvergence
Bioengineering
Bioinformatics
Biological
Biology
Biometrics
Biomimetic
Biomolecular Nanotechnology
Biosphere
Biostasis
Biotechnology
Bioterrorism
Bit
Black Hole
Bligh, Phil
Blind Watchmaker
Blood, Ernest
Bluetooth
Boden, Margaret
Body Scan
Bohr, Niels
Boltzmann Machine
Boolean Logic
Bostrom, Nick
Brain
Brain Scan
Brain-Generated Music (BGM)
Brand, Stewart
Brandeis DEMO Lab
Broadband
Broadcast
Brockman, John
Broderick, Damien
Brooks, Rodney
Browser
Brutus 1
Buckyball
Buddha
Bug
Burch, Greg
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
Bush, Vannevar
Business Cycle
Business to Business (B2B)
Business to Consumer (B2C)
Busy Beaver
Byron, Ada
Byte

C

C
C++
CAVE
CD-ROM (Compact Disc Read Only Memory)
CERN
COMDEX
Calculator
Calculus
Calorie
Cambrian
Cancer
Capacity
Capitalism
Carbon
Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute
Carnivore
Case-Based Reasoning
Celera Genomics
Cell
Cellular Automata
Cellular Phone
Center for Human Simulation
Central Nervous System
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Cerebellum
Cerebral Cortex
Cerebrum
Cerf, Vinton
Chalmers, David
Chaos
Chaos Theory
Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Chat Room
Chatterbot
Chemistry
Chernobyl
Chess
Chinese Room
Chip
Chomsky, Noam
Chromosome
Chuang, Isaac
Church-Turing Thesis
Circuit
Cisco
Civilization
Clark, Andy
Clarke, Arther C.
Clarke, Arthur C.
Classification
Client
Clone
Closed System
Clottocytes
Coaxial
Cochlear Implant
Code
Cog
Cognitive Science
Cohen, Harold
Colossus
Combinatorial Explosion
Commercial
Common Business Oriented Language (COBOL)
Common Sense
Communication
Compiler
Complementary
Complexity
Complexity Theory
Complicated-Minded School
Component
Component Object Model (COM)
Computation
Computer
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI)
Computer Assisted Translation (CAT)
Computer Generated Imagery (CGI)
Computer Language
Computer Science
Computing Medium
Concept
Concept Map
Configuration
Connection Machine
Connectionism
Conscience
Consciousness
Consilience
Constrained Search
Constraint
Content
Context
Conversation
Conversational Engine
Cookie
Copernicus, Nicolaus
Copyright
Corporate
Cosmological Constant
Cosmology
Covalent Bond
Creativity
Crick, Francis
Croft, Lara
Crustacean
Cryonics
Cryopreservation
Cryptography
Crystalline Computing
Cybernetic Artist
Cybernetic Chauffeur
Cybernetic Poet
Cybernetics
Cybersex
Cyberspace
Cyborg
Cyc
Cycorp

D

DNA
DNA Computing
Da Vinci, Leonardo
Daemon
Dalrymple, David
Damer, Bruce
Dark Matter
Darwin, Charles
Data
Data Mining
Data Structure
Database
Dawkins, Richard
De Garis, Hugo
Death
Debugging
Decision Tree
Deduction
Deep Blue
Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Dell
Dembski, William
Dendral
Denial of Service (DoS)
Dennet, Daniel
Denniston, Richard
Dertouzos, Michael
Descartes, Rene
Determinism
Device
Devlin, Keith
Dick, Philip K.
Digital
Digital Subscriber Loop (DSL)
Digital Video Disc (DVD)
Direct Neural Pathway
Disease
Disintermediation
Distributed Computing
Diversity
Doerr, John
Domain
Domain Name System (DNS)
Domain Specific
Dopamine
Download
Dream
Drexler, K. Eric
Duality
Dynamic Programming
Dynamics
Dystopian

E

E-commerce
EDSAC
EDVAC
ELIZA
ENIAC
EURISKO
Earth
Ecology
Economics
Ecophagy
Ecstasy
Edge Detection
Edge Foundation, Inc.
Edison, Thomas
Education
Egain
Einstein, Albert
Electromagnetic
Electron
Electron Transport Chain
Electronic
Electronic Relay
Electroweak Force
Element
Email
Embedded Systems
Embryo
Emotion
Encryption
Endracism.org
Energy
Engine
Engines of Creation
Englebart, Doug
Enigma Code
Entertainment
Entity
Entomology
Entrepreneur
Entropy
Epilepsy
Epinephrine
Epistemology
Error Correction
Eschatology
Ethernet
Ethics
Eukaryote
Event
Event Horizon
Evolution
Evolutionary Algorithm
Evolutionary Psychology
Existence
Existentialism
Experience
Experiment
Experiments in Musical Intelligence
Expert System
Exponential Growth
Exponential Trend
Export
Expression
Extensible Markup Language (XML)
Extinction
Extraterrestrial
Extropian
Extropy

F

FATKAT
FORTRAN
Face Recognition System
Face Recogntion Systems
Facemail
FamilyPractice.com
Far Field Diffraction Limit
Fate
Faust
Feigenbaum, Edward
Female
Femtoengineering
Fermi's Paradox
Feynman, Richard
Fiber Optics
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Fish & Richardson
Fish and Richardson
Flight Simulator
Flip Flop Circuit
Floating Point Number
Floppy Disk
Foerst, Anne
Foglet
Forebrain
Foresight Institute
Foundation For the Future
Fractal
Frankston, Bob
Free Will
Freedom
Freitas, Robert
Fuchs, Peter
Functional Equivalent
Functional Isomorphism
Functionalism
Future
Futurist
Fuzzy Logic

G

Galaxy
Galileo
Game Theory
Gaming
Gardner, Howard
Garreau, Joel
Gates, Bill
Gateway
Gateway Inc.
Gateway, Inc.
Gauss, Carl Friedrich
Gaussian Filtering
Geek
Gelernter, David
Genetic Algorithm
Genetic Programming
Genetics
Genetics, Nanotechnology, Robotics (GNR)
Genius
Genome
Genomics
Genotype
Geodesic
Geometry
Gershenfeld, Neil
Gerstner, Louis
Gestation
Gibson, William
Gilder, George
Ginger
Glenn, Jerome C..
Glick, Jiminy
Global Positioning System (GPS)
Global Warming
Globalization
Goal Driven Reasoning
God
God Spot
Goedel's Incompleteness Theorem
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang
Golem
Golin Harris
Google
Gordian Knot
Gordon, Theodore J.
Goto Statement
Government
Grammar
Grand Unification Theory
Graphic Design
Graphical User Interface
Gravity
Greenspan, Alan
Grey Goo
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
Grossman, Terry
Growth
Guru

H

HAL
Hacker
Hale and Dorr
Hall, J. Storrs
Hameroff, Stuart
Handheld
Haptic Interface
Haptics
Hard Disk
Hardware
Harmony
Hauser, Marc D.
Hawking, Stephen
Hayek, Friedrich
Heidegger, Martin
Heisenberg, Werner
Heuristic
Heuristic Programming
Hewlett-Packard (HP)
Hexadecimal
Hierarchy
Hillis, Daniel
Hiroshima
Histone
Historical Exponential View
History
Hofstadter, Douglas
Holism
Holodeck
Hologram
Holy Grail
Homo Erectus
Homo Habilis
Homo Sapiens
Homo Sapiens Neanderthalensis
Homo Sapiens Sapiens
Hub
Hubert, Brian
Human
Human Genome Project
Humanoid
Humor
Hunter-Gatherer
Hydrogen
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Hypertext
Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)
Hypothalamus
Hypothesis

I

IBM 701
IMAX
IP Address
Identity
Idiot Savant
Idoru
Image Processing
Image Scanner
Imaginary Number
Imagination
Immortality
Immune System
Implement
Import
Improvisor
Inayatullah, Sohail
Indigenous
Individual
Induction
Industrial Revolution
Infinity
Inflation
Influence Mapping
Information
Information Economy
Information Technology (IT)
Information Theory
Inforte
Infotech
Insect
Instance
Instant Messenger
Instinct
Instrument
Integer
Integrated Circuit
Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN)
Intel Corporation
Intellectual Property
Intelligence
Intelligence Quotient (IQ)
Intelligent Agent
Intelligent Function
Interface
International Business Machines (IBM)
Internet
Internet Computation Harvesting Proposal
Internet Relay Chat (IRC)
Intuition
Intuitive Linear View
Invention
Inventor
Invisible Hand
Irvine Sensors Corporation

J

Java
Jobs, Steve
Joke
Josephson Junction
Joy, Bill

K

Kaczynski, Ted
Kamen, Dean
Kant, Immanuel
Kapor, Mitch
Kauffman, Stuart
Kay, Alan
Kaydara, Inc.
Kelly, Clinton
Kernel
Keyword
Khosla, Vinod
Kilby, Jack
Kirsch, Steve
Kismet
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Kleiser, Jeff
Kleiser-Walczak
Kleiser-Walczak Construction Company
Knee Of The Curve
Knowledge
Knowledge Base
Knowledge Engineering
Knowledge Principle
Knowledge Representation
Kubrick, Stanley
Kurzweil 250
Kurzweil CyberArt Technologies (KCAT)
Kurzweil Music Systems
Kurzweil Technologies
Kurzweil, Raymond
KurzweilAI.net
Kyoko Data
Kyoko Date

L

LINUX
LISP
Langer, Robert
Language
Lanier, Jaron
Lao Tzu
Laser
Last Universal Common Ancestor (LUCA)
Law of Accelerating Returns
Law of Increasing Chaos
Law of Time and Chaos
Laws of Thermodynamics
Learning
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm
Lenat, Doug
Lexeme
Licklider, J.C.R
Licklider, J.C.R.
Life
Life Extension
LifeFX
Light
Light Year
Linear
Linguistics
Lloyd, Seth
Local Area Network (LAN)
Logic
Logic Gate
Logical Positivism
Love
Lucid Dreaming
Luddites
Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD)

M

MATLAB
MIT Medialab
MP3
MYCIN
Machine
Machine Language
Macromedia
Maes, Pattie
Magneto Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Mainframe
Majestic
Male
Mammal
Marcus, Gary F.
Mark 1
Markov Model
Massively Parallel Neural Network
Materialism
Mathematics
Matrix
Matter
Max Planck Institutes
Maxwell's Rainbow
McCarthy, John
Mead, Carver
Media
Medicine
Meditation
Meme
Memory
Merge
Merkle, Ralph C.
Metaphysics
Metazoan
Metcalfe, Robert
Method
Microbivores
Microcomputer
Microcosm
Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)
Microelectronics
Microprocessor
Microsoft
Midbrain
Middleware
Military
Milky Way
Millennium Project
Miller, George A.
Millions of Instructions Per Second (MIPS)
Mind
Mind File
Mind Trigger
Mind-Body Problem
MindX
Mindful Watchmaker
Miniaturization
Minicomputer
Minimax Procedure
Minsky, Marvin
Mir
Mission Critical System
Mitochondria
Mitosis
Molecular Computer
Molecule
Moog, Robert
Moore's Law
Moore, Gordon
Moravec, Hans
More, Max
Morpheme
Mortality
Mostly Organic Substrate Human (MOSH)
Motion
Motion Capture
Mouse
Multi-User Domain (MUD)
Multiple Experts
Multitasking
Multiverse
Music
Music Notation Processor
Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI)

N

NASDAQ
NEC Research Institute
NOR Gate
Nanobiology
Nanobot
Nanoengineering
Nanolithography
Nanomedicine
Nanopathogen
Nanotechnology
Nanotubes
Nanowire
Napster
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
National Institute of Health (NIH)
National Library of Medicine
National Medal of Technology
National Tele-Immersion Iniative
Natural Language
Nature
Neanderthal
Negroponte, Nicholas
Neolithic
Nerd
Nerve
Netiquette
Netizen
Netscape
Network
Neural Computer
Neural Connection Calculation
Neural Implant
Neural Network
Neural Transistor
Neurobiology
Neuron
Neuroscience
Neurotheology
Neurotransmitter
Neutrino
Neutron
Newton, Isaac
Nietszche, Friedrich
Nitrogen
Node
Noise
Nonbiological
Nonlocality
Nonprofit
Norepinephrine
Novel
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)
Nucleotide
Nucleus
Number

O

Object
Object Code
Object Oriented
Objective Experience
Ontology
Open Source
Open Systems
Operating System (OS)
Operation
Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
Optical Computer
Optical Disk
Optical Imaging
Optimism
Optobionics
Orbit
Order
Organic Circuit
Organism
Orthogonal Invariances
Osmosis
Ostman, Charles
Our Lady Peace
Oxygen

P

PC Expo
PROLOG
Packet
Paleolithic
Pandemonium Selection
Panpsychism
Papert, Seymour
Paradigm
Paradigm Shift
Paradox
Parallel Processing
Paramecium
Parameter
Parity
Parkinson's Disease
Parser
Particle
Pascal, Blaise
Patent
Pathogen
Pattern
Pattern Recognition
Peer to peer
Penrose, Roger
Perception
Perceptron
Periodic Table of Elements
Perl
Personal Computer (PC)
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Petersen, John
Peterson, Christine
Pharmaceutical
Phenomenon
Phenotype
Philanthropy
Philosophy
Phoneme
Photon
Physics
Physiology
Pi
Piaget, Jean
Picoengineering
Pinker, Steven
Pixel
Planck, Max
Planet
Platform
Plato
Poem
Poetry
Poggio, Tomaso
Politics
Pollack, Jordan
Pornography
Port
Portal
Posthuman
Poverty
Predicate Logic
Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)
Price-Performance
Primal Sketch
Printer
Prisoner's Dilemma
Privacy
Prodigits
Productivity
Program
Progress
Prokaryote
Prospector
Prosthetics
Protein
Proton
Protozoan
Psychology
Psychotropic
Punch Card
Pushdown Stack

Q

Qu-Bit
Quake
Quantum Coherence
Quantum Computing
Quantum Decoherence
Quantum Dot
Quantum Encryption
Quantum Entanglement
Quantum Mechanics
Quantum Mirage
Quark
Query

R

Racter
Ramona
Rand, Ayn
Random Access Memory (RAM)
Ray, Thomas
Read Only Memory (ROM)
Reading Machine
Reality
Reason
Recursion
Recursive Formula
Reddy, Raj
Reduction
Reed, David
Relativity
Relaxation Response
Religion
Relinquishment
Renaissance
Replicant
Research
Respirocytes
Retina
Retinal Implant
Reverse Engineering
Reverse Polish Notation
Reynolds, Glenn Harlan
Ribonucleic Acid (RNA)
Robinson
Robokitty
Robonomics
Robot
Robotics
Root
Rosenblatt, Michael
Rothblatt, Martine
Router
Roy, Ashutosh
Russell's Paradox

S

SHRDLU
Salhany, Lucille
Salient
Sallient
Santa Fe Institute
Sapolsky, Robert
Sawyer, Robert
Schank, Roger
Schema
Schirrmacher, Frank
Schroedinger's Cat
Schroedinger, Erwin
Science
Science Fiction
Scientific Method
Screen Saver
Scully, Jack
Sea Of Logic Machine
Search
Search Engine
Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI)
Searle, John
Second Industrial Revolution
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
Segmentation
Sejnowski, Terrence
Self Modifying Code
Self-Replication
Self-organization
Semantic Network
Semantics
Semiconductor
Sense
Sentient
Serial Computer
Serotonin
Server
Servlet
Set Theory
Sex
Silicon
Silicon Compiler
Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley Bank
Simple Minded School
Simulated Person
Simulator
Singh, Push
Single Electron Transfer (SET)
Singularity
Slashdot
Smart Weapons
Smart, John
Smith, Adam
Smolin, Lee
Society
Society of Mind
Socrates
Software
Software Based Evolution
Solal, Eve
Solar System
Solipsism
Somatic Cell Manipulation (SCM)
Sombrero Filter
Sony
Soul
Source Code
Space
Space-time
Spam
Speaker Independence
Species
Speech Understanding Research Project (SUR)
Spielberg, Steven
Spinoza, Benedict de
Spirit
Spirituality
Sputnik
Stand-In
Stanford Research Institute (SRI)
Star
Star Trek
Star Wars
Starlab
State Machine
Stem Cell
Stochastic
Stock, Gregory
Stored Program
Stored Program Computer
Stork, David
Stream of Consciousness
String Theory
Strong AI
Strong Force
Structure
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Subatomic
Subjective Experience
Subnet Mask
Subroutine
Substrate
Sudia, Frank W.
Sun Microsystems
Supercomputer
Superconductivity
Superintelligence
Superluminal
Swami Vivekananda
Switch
Symbol
Symbolic System
Synapse
Synergy
Syntax
Synthesis
Synthesizer
System

T

T1
T3
TC-Helicon
Tabula Rasa
Taxonomy
Taylor, Robert
Technology
Tele-Immersion
Telecommunications
Telecosm
Telephony
Teleportation
Telnet
Telomere
Template Matching
Templeton, Brad
Terminator
Terrorism
Texas Instruments
Text Editor
Text to Speech
Thales
The Enlightenment
TheBrain Technologies
Thinking
Thinking Machines Corporation
Thought
Three Dimensional Animation
Three-Dimensional Chip
Time
Time Sharing
Torvalds, Linus
Toy World
Tractor
Trade Secret
Transcendence
Transhuman
Transient
Transistor
Translating Telephone
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Transportation
Traveling Salesperson Problem
Trigonometry
Troubleshoot
Tunneling
Turing Machine
Turing Test
Turing, Alan
Turkle, Sherry

U

UNIVAC
UNIX
Ubiquitous Computing
Unabomber
Uncertainty Principle
Unified Field Theory
United States Federal Reserve
United Therapeutics
Universe
University of Arizona Center for Consciousness Studies
Uploading
Utility
Utility Fog
Utopian

V

VRML
Vacuum
Vacuum Tube
Varela, Francisco
Velocity
Venture Capital
Verbot
Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI)
Video Game
Vinge, Vernor
Virtual Body
Virtual People
Virtual Reality
Virtual Sex
Virtual Tactile Environment
Virus
VisiCalc
Vision Chip
Visionary
Visual Basic
Vita-More, Natasha
Vitalism
Voice Recognition
Volumetric Image
Von Ehr, Jim
Von Neumann Architecture

W

Walczak, Diane
Waldrop, Mitchell
Warfare
Warp Drive
Warwick, Kevin
Watts, Lloyd
Wave
Weak AI
Wealth
Weapon
Weiner, Mike
Wetware
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Windows
Wired
Wireless
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Wisdom
Wittgenstein, Ludwig
Wonder, Stevie
Word Processor
Workflow
World Wide Web (WWW)
Wozniak, Steve
Wright, Robert
Wurman, Richard Saul

X

X-10
XCON
Xerox PARC

Y

Yahoo
Year 2000 (Y2K) Problem
Young Chang
Yudkowsky, Eliezer

Z

Z Series Machine
Zen
Zoology
Zuse 3
Zyvex