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“Dear Mother Nature: Sorry to disturb you, but we humans—your offspring—come to you with...
From Wildcat
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“Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance...
From Wildcat
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A human being consists of 50 trillion cells. In each cell are biological and physical...
From Hixgrid
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#Inforhythms are an experiment in aural representations of annotations or metadata of information....
From notthisbody
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Every thread sings singularity, together they make a melody... Some short reflections and...
From Ilparone
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A short aesthetic exploration into longevity and its implications on our emotional lives- including...
From Wildcat
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Whats really happening overall? Details like disagreements between countries are not important...
From BenRayfield
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We behold an increase of attention to two very interesting concepts: plasticity and collective....
From starwalker
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(this is my final paper for cybernetics class and for graduate school. it is a theoretical metalogue between myself and gregory bateson. many of his phrases and passages are pulled directly from the book Steps To An Ecology of Mind) vm: i want to understand the ecology of mind, how it works. I want to understand how technology is...
From Venessa
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[Cross-posted from Humanity + Magazine.] Emergent technologies often inspire great excitement...
From chris arkenberg
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Preface The creative process emerged with the writing of Montevideo, here on Space...
From Xaos
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Facebook has 100M people that play every day an average of 30 minutes. This equals to 50,000,000...
From Mariana Soffer
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Neogrid e.V. is a german a non-profit association and runs an independent encyclopedia on...
From Hixgrid
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The Generationsgame is a social network set up to start the search of natures Sourcecode. So its...
From KenoNitro
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Looking close to the mechanisms running inside atoms core, especially the change of colorloads and...
From KenoNitro
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Intelligence-community is describing the interconnection of artifical intelligence, natural...
From KenoNitro
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My full-length article "FutureSelf: Emerging digitized life patterns and a personal future...
From Ilparone
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2 players each have 1 coin. Each round of the game, each player secretly lays their coin down heads...
From BenRayfield
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(Part 5 in the series: Mind, the need for a new model) Does consciousness have a shape? It...
From Spaceweaver
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As I listen to Ruben Blades haunting rendition of Patria, I hear the gratitude he feels to those who have gone before, whose efforts have made the comforts and pleasures we enjoy, and whose labours, inspiration and invention we use in our efforts to improve this world and to contribute our gifts in the most effective way we can. Even in this...
From klaitner
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“In the end, we self-perceiving, self-inventing, locked-in mirages are little miracles of...
From Wildcat
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From gamma
 
"We are as gods, and we might as well get good at it." Stewart Brand There is much...
From Wildcat
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“The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution. “ Paul...
From Wildcat
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How do we make sense of our futures? How do we experience the presence of multiple possible...
From Ilparone
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Monica Anderson explains. Reductionism is an amazingly powerful strategy for leveraging...
From CoCreatr
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This is one of 50 posts about cyborgs - a project to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the coining of the term. CC image from mondi. “He would see faces in movies, on T.V., in magazines, and in books. He thought that some of these faces might be right for him...” The word “cybernetic” derives from a Latin word, kybernetes,...
From chris arkenberg
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The meaning of ku, which is a part of the Buddhist concept of Three Truths (Ke, Ku and...
From Mariana Soffer
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When Sony introduced the PlayStation in 1994, it wasn’t at all obvious that they would be...
From hello_world
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The source of the term Journal for the Traction TeamPage database is Douglas Engelbart's NLS...
From CoCreatr
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by George Por : As the CI meme is spreading fast online and off-line, so is the range of significance associated with it. For some, it is the ‘wisdom of crowds,’ for others it is the inter-subjective field of energy that comes into being when people interact from a position beyond ego—to name two of the popular branches of CI. Each of...
From CoCreatr
 
The first people to live on the sixth moon of Jupiter were the painters of Europa. They followed a...
From meika
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This is an explosive seed regarding the evolution of your superhuman powers. Very soon we will...
From SingularityUtopia
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by Leon Tan and Tomas Skovgaard Mixed Reality Publics Networked publics are mixed reality...
From Tomas
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Medium Size PS symbol. The power of positive thinking.... "Hope"...
From SingularityUtopia
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Models vs. Patterns by Monica Anderson Grasping how things are. Why understanding comes first,...
From CoCreatr
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Hans Rosling, genius of data visualization at Gapminder leads us to grasp surprising big data and...
From CoCreatr
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"If anybody wants to access your time or knowledge or influence, they would have to pay for it...
From CoCreatr
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From gamma
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Illustration by Charles Glaubitz The object as product. The time of the product as merely the...
From Gabriel Shalom
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DARPA is USA's military's advanced technology department. There's a lot of geniuses working...
From BenRayfield
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Phenomenal short story. The Last Question by Isaac Asimov — © 1956 The last question...
From alok subbarao
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The first decade of the 21st century is about to end in just a few weeks. Among many things, I find most impacting the explosion of knowledge in the field of brain sciences and human behavior in this decade. Though the great riddles of consciousness and the emergence of minds from brains are still open and far from any solution, many connections...
From Spaceweaver
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Kevin Kelly, author, Out of Control Chapter 2: HIVE MIND - The collective intelligence of a...
From CoCreatr
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"Collective Intelligence (CI) is the capacity of human collectives to engage in intellectual cooperation in order to create, innovate, and invent." - Pierre Levy + James Surowiecki + Mark Tovey I wrote a post a few days ago, Is Twitter a Complex Adaptive System?, that proposed the idea that Twitter may be evolving into an entity of...
From Venessa
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"Toward a Civilization of Collective Intelligence" identifies the most important changes...
From Wildcat
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I'm sure many of you know about the great mathematician, Paul Erdos, and may have heard this story about him (from Wikipedia): His colleague Alfréd Rényi said, "a mathematician is a machine for turning coffee into theorems", and Erdős drank copious quantities. (This quotation is often attributed incorrectly to Erdős himself.)[6] ...
From alok subbarao
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Plug n' play. Content —> Form (structure) —> Aesthetics —> Meaning —>...
From notthisbody
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Human history can be viewed as a slowly dawning awareness that we are members...
From syncopath
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