Just like ivy grows on the outside walls of a house, technology similarly wraps the human body becoming its new skin. Sometimes we even merge what we see in monitors with real life. Technology that would have been considered futuristic in the past, does not surprise our eyes anymore. And now in the reality we inhabit, machines, devices, and...
Second entry in the The Trans Luminal Mail Archives (TLMAP)
TLMAP 00348-31 (Letter the second) following TLMAP – 088011 (Letter the first)
‘Elegant intimacy’, a Preliminary report on the success of vision endeavor 17dash23
(As documented by assistant supporter of the council on Karoote, third cycle of...
"We exist in a bizzare combination of Stone Age emotions, medieval buereacracy, and god-like technology." -- Edward O. Wilson, 2008 (author of On Human Nature)
I like how the person who told me the quote told me from memory that it was 'Bureaucracy' rather than 'Beliefs', as he recalled it from falsified memory. I think of this...
What are they for...
pictures of stars,
of people bursting into stars,
stars coming out of people,
humans with star-skin,
the idea of being made of
that all of these embody –
actually, it's transcendence.
A totally physical, 21st-century
transcendence of the,
escape from the
bodies, lives, world, geo-centric,...
The Trans – Luminal mail archives
Trans Luminal mail is a repository of letters written by unknowns to unknowns, these letters carry no valid destinations and no convincing authors, these are simply fragments of impossible conversations, dialogues and monologues, treated as pieces of an indefinite puzzle which purpose we do not...
Q: How do the Amish raise a barn without money?
A: Community, and the social capital that weaves it together.
In my husband’s Latvian community, they have a concept similar to barnraising called “talka,” which describes collective volunteer work for the good of society and environment.
Several times a year we come together at our camp...
Summary: A megacity synth looks for cooperation with transhumans while a corrupt cartel bot is out to get revenge.
1. INTERIOR -- megacity transport station -- day. There are members of multiple posthuman species on their way. Bots are machines. The transhumans are the most human-like. HYNT is a synth which is a form of artificial life that...
Its happened over and over in history, including why USA was created.
In general the right to free speech always has and always will mean the right to communicate to others who want to receive those communications, without permission of anyone else.
These days, there are many kinds of communication, and free speech applies to them...
Yesterday Stowe Boyd wrote a commentary (Getting to Trust: Better Swift than Deep) in response to my post about trust and collaboration, saying that the way of the future is connectives, not collectives; cooperation, not collaboration.
He goes on to recommend assembling ourselves with swift trust, align professionally around a common...
“I have not here been considering the literary use of language, but merely language as an instrument for expressing and not for concealing or preventing thought. Others have come near to claiming that all abstract words are meaningless, and have used this as a pretext for advocating a kind of political quietism. Since you don’t know what...