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Polytopia
 
A deeply fascinating and, by measures, terrifying milestone on the path to truly ubiquitous...
From chris arkenberg
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“There is neither a materialization of thought, nor a spiritualization of language; language and thought are only two moments of one and the same reality.” Maurice Merleau-Ponty, The Specter of a Pure Language, translation by John O’Neill Prologue She came from the order of beyond.. and .. Of course she was bored, how else...
From Wildcat
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From the sororal suffering of Antigone, to the cathartic revenge of Edmond Dantes, for as long...
From YWorlds
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I created this structure as an alternative version of the spidron relief. This wall is rigid not...
From erdos
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From erdos
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Lindemayer systems were invented by the Hungarian biologist and botanist Aristid Lindenmayer...
From erdos
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Project:
The Total Library
 
In 1997 the superformula was discovered, which solved the problem of the limited symmetry of...
From CoCreatr
 
From Santiago Luca Hardy
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Polytopia
 
Most parts of governments, religions, and many other parts of the world are far more complex...
From BenRayfield
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So often in our daily lives we are confronted with information whose validity we should...
From YWorlds
 
When we look at the concept of education through the lens of Nurture, Equality, Truth and...
From YWorlds
 
A cacophony of color. Saturation, hue, contrast, tone, tint, shade- these are just a handful...
From YWorlds
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All living things carry an inheritance that governs their behavior. We possess an adaptive...
From YWorlds
Enoie entered the room, discovering the unexpected cyborg quietly standing near her bed. She knew her father intended for her to eventually test the new cyborgian philosophical SoftSynch ™ pattern re-description he was working on, she did not however expect this. This, was a little humanoid, perfect in every single detail, but his eerie...
From Wildcat
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L FILMS | BRASIL INTERACTIVE | ADRENALINE PRODUCTIONS A FILM BY | AYOUB QANIR ILLUSTRATED BY |...
From Ayoub Qanir
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The President of the United States can order the killing of US citizens, far from any...
From eyeclipse
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Ideational Sensate is the third entry in the The Trans Luminal Mail Archives (TLMAP) TLMAP 00776-26 (Letter the third) following TLMAP – 00348-31 (Letter the second- Elegant Intimacy) The Editors -- Dear Claimer to Sentiency, Of course I do not have a soul, nor a spirit for that matter, actually that is the full point of my...
From Wildcat
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From gamma
I played a little bit with the ... electricity, and opened a radio station. Please visit and see how it goes. Do you like this channel and do you expect integration of personal radio channels into our online profiles?
From gamma
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Polytopia
I’ve been tracking emerging trends for a while now, exploring the co-evolution of humanity and our technologies, and building visions of the kinds of futures I’d like to see. Lately, I’ve found myself a bit restless, wondering “what’s next?” The conferences and gatherings I’m attending are beginning to feel stale, the...
From Venessa
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Polytopia
 
[Based on the talk I gave at ARE2012.] “The intelligence of the city is on the streets.“...
From chris arkenberg
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Polytopia
 
It used to be that we called upon the tribal shamans to converse with their spirits, to ask favors,...
From Wildcat
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Polytopia
 
Organic Memory of the Posthuman The undercurrent that runs behind our exquisite organ of...
From Xaos
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From First Dark
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The great enhancement debate
We offer courses from the top universities, for free. Learn from world-class professors, watch high quality lectures, achieve mastery via interactive exercises, and collaborate with a global community of students. Note to the administrator. The Youtube has updated its interface and no longer supports the old type of embed code...
From gamma
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“Civilization has so cluttered this elemental man-earth relationship with the gadgets and middlemen that awareness of it is growing dim.” Aldo Leopold The reading was about our perceptions on nature and how they differ form others perceptions. There are 9 views on which ‘landscape’ is explained, understood and described through unique...
From Environmentalalex
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No visible world would have been visible the way it is, without the supportive...
From syncopath
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From Agophobia (2013) www.vimeo.com/benjaminross/agophobia "If ever Terrence Mallick and...
From Benjamin Ross Hayden
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From BenRayfield
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Polytopia
 
In 1738, in a rented hall in Paris, Jacques Vaucanson presented a duck. Not just any duck mind you,...
From Wildcat
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Still not much of a news, but the first complete scan of a brain, a mouse brain, has been published. Its 500 terabytes heavy. Previous scans were too crude to show the interconnectedness of the brain. To quote an old lecture, "neurons are so small and numerous that you cannot go back to visit one in particular with a microscope". Also,...
From gamma
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You have to be secretive in the way you maneuver and search for patterns within logical paths of...
From VOLTRON
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In the year 1874 the French astronomer Pierre Jules César Janssen made one of the first...
From MReg*
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Reflection 1 But now science, incited by its powerful delusion, speeds on inexorably right...
From syncopath
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The great enhancement debate
Effects of Psilocybin and Other Selective Serotonin Agonists on Hippocampal-Dependent Learning and Neurogenesis- Juan Sanchez MD from MAPS: Psychedelic Science on Vimeo. Effects of Psilocybin and Other Selective Serotonin Agonists on Hippocampal-Dependent Learning and Neurogenesis Aberrations in brain 5-HT neurotransmission have been...
From gamma
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Each one a Nemo in hir own right: the captain — and self-appointed, usually degree-less, mostly unqualified but mostly unpretentious and good willed (or maybe that's only sometimes) naturalist, historian, archaeologist, scientist, collector, antiquarian or futurist or now-ist-maybe-buddhist, classifier, obsessive-compulsive magpie, or simply, in...
From Olena
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PHILOSOPHY OF ETHICS Preventive war is, “a war fought to maintain the balance of power, to stop what is thought to be an even distribution of power from shifting into a relation of dominance and inferiority.” (p.76) Walzer presents the conditions under which a defensive initial attack against aggression, defined as imminent violence, can be...
From Environmentalalex
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The octopus is an amazing master of disguise. It can essentially vanish, right before your eyes,...
From gamma
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Some music from Serbia (1990s).... alternative link
From gamma
 
The Remixes (2006​-​2010) by dreamcrusher 1. Erykah Badu "The Healer" Remix...
From dreamcrusher
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A secret undercover mission. The best f*ree de*sktop sear*ch util*ity has disappeared from the...
From gamma
 
From gamma
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Polytopia
Why Freedom of Thought Requires Free Media and Why Free Media Require Free Technology [Video, 1:03:42] Preserved from re-publica.de Media that spy on and data-mine the public are capable of destroying humanity’s most precious freedom: freedom of thought. Ensuring that media remain structured to support rather than suppress individual...
From CoCreatr
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In the early 1990s, William Gibson wrote Agrippa (A Book of the Dead), a 300-line...
From Claire L. Evans
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Polytopia
 
(Originally published at URBNFUTR- graciously allowing me to republish here) Techno Desire...
From Wildcat
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http://blakemasters.tumblr.com/peter-thiels-cs183-startup This link is to a summary of Peter...
From Phyllotaxis
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To see beyond the guts, I cut you like paper sheets, so thin that the light will go...
From Santiago Luca Hardy
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My personal visual speculation of a Stapledon sphere. Olaf Stapledon´s "Star...
From gabrielrud
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