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Start your own revolution
What do the US Diplomatic Cables - released by WikiLeaks - reveal about the state of the African continent [country-by-country]? Sudan The Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir, stole $9bn of Sudan's public money, and stashed it in UK banks. The Lloyds Banking Group is name checked in the cables as one of the banks who accepted this money. Lloyds...
From Jason J. Gleeson
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What happened to nature?
 
In the future there's a bench so smooth that it feels like sitting on water. There people drown in,...
From majelanik
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I felt that "White on White" was important, but I couldn't explain it. I kept talking...
From Olena
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Summary: Much of humanity has yet to face its fear of the future. This may boil down to technology. Science is timeless, but tech is momentous. Absolutism is not endemic to human nature which derives meaning from experience. Edgar is beginning to think that this has all been a hoax. It might have been setup by some conglomerate to affect...
From johnrod
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If you haven't had at least a slight poetic crack in the...
From syncopath
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and the rest will lose their balance
From BenRayfield
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Viewzone & more at Earthfiles
From Merlinhoot
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Space station
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LROC
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Start your own revolution
 
Every government works for the majority agreement (also known as democracy) of its people. We...
From BenRayfield
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Polytopia
“Reality can be beaten with enough imagination.” Mark Twain (part 1) A number of articles these past weeks have caught my attention as I write these words, the first, coming from: The guardian: Population of world 'could grow to 15bn by 2100' (Nearly 7 billion people now inhabit planet but projections that number will double this...
From Wildcat
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Caused by sunlight scattered by space dust in the zodiacal cloud, it is so faint that either...
From Merlinhoot
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David Szakaly animated gif wizard
From Merlinhoot
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Giant cell convection patterns beneath the surface of the Sun, as revealed by the new model....
From Merlinhoot
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Become the change machine.
From nhckr
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So...I love starting a conversation with 'So', it suggests an air of awkwardness.. so, let's...
From Layne Arlina
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Polytopia
 
The USA government is arrogant and proudly hangs their balls out for all to see, thinking...
From BenRayfield
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I put a short post up a few days ago in an online group I’m in, with the above image and this brief description: superhero school. center for disruptive innovation. continuous learning zone. collective intelligence. live/work startup incubator. community center. hackerspace. makerlab. autonomous zone. permaculture and sustainable food...
From Venessa
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RUN-DMCSS htEMINEMl 2.0 PAC MySQLL-Cool-J NWAjax http-Diddy Eazy E-mail Grandmaster Flash...
From spaceBob
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There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in. ...
From syncopath
 
I was born very far from where I’m supposed to be, and so, I’m always on...
From syncopath
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Polytopia
“A concept is a brick. It can be used to build the courthouse of reason. Or it can be thrown through the window.” Brian Massumi - Introduction to A Thousand Plateaus The social aspect of the hyperconnected web carries an update to the nature of propinquity. Propinquity is a conceptual brick we need re-acquire and redefine in the era of...
From Wildcat
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ΠΑΡΑΚΑΛΩ ΣΕ ΔΕΣΠΟΤΑ ΚΑΛΟΓΝΩΜΑ ΥΠΟΔΕΞΟΥ ΤΟ ΚΑΘΕ...
From epaphos
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Polytopia
 
Wave Riders have been with us always, usually unnoticed, or if noticed then treated as a...
From CoCreatr
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Polytopia
 
Wave Riders are curious people possessed of an innate capacity to go with the flow, constantly...
From CoCreatr
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The great enhancement debate
 
From gamma
 
A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live...
From syncopath
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Start your own revolution
 
There is one general pattern that explains everything from single thoughts in a person's mind...
From BenRayfield
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We are at a special moment for advancing the art of mathematical modeling in the social sciences....
From nhckr
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The great enhancement debate
 
Alternative links to 2 videos (corrected for screen...
From gamma
Who are those people? They are what remain of the original colony. What happened to the rest of them? No one really knows, but rumors suggest that they are not far from here, in what conspiracy theorists call the real Vanevar 7. But why did they leave? Vanevar 7 is already the most advanced human colony; open sourced government and...
From Wildcat
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There is no thing endowed with life - from man, who is enslaving the elements, to the nimblest...
From WarpedREVolution
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From Benjamin Ross Hayden
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Time, as I see it, is a conceptual and abstract system completely engrained into our lives.  The idea of duration and period are inseparable from existence in our unenhanced minds. Calendars, seasonal tracking, and indications of when the sun will rise or is sure to set stem from ancient civilizations all the way through today (watches,...
From HallieRose
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Polytopia
 
Opening Space for Emerging Order. AKA barcamp, unconference. In the words of Harrison...
From CoCreatr
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When the life insurance guy called encouraging me bump up my plan from term insurance to whole life...
From johnallen
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the wind blows roots buried in the soil chaos, beauty seeking the form that the desire...
From nhckr
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We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking. In that...
From syncopath
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Polytopia
 
The science of complex systems is transforming science and its role in society. Building on the...
From CoCreatr
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The Total Library
 
Humans can build spaceships and fly to the moon because they have a more advanced communication...
From BenRayfield
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Polytopia
 
* Vicent Gisbert Soler - AU Erwin Olaf - Dusk Raftman's razor Worlds as...
From gamma
 
Scientists measure dream content for the first time Dreams activate the brain in a similar...
From gamma
 
12. Evolution yields new adjacent possible niches which alter and ENABLE NEW DIRECTIONS OF...
From CoCreatr
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Polytopia
 
The Science Network HIXGRID - developed by Neogrid e.V. - encourages Scientists, Knowledge Workers...
From Hixgrid
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Space Time Fractal Quine A quine is anything which outputs itself. It normally means a software that outputs its own source code, which can then be used to generate that software, but I mean it more generally. A fractal is something which contains itself, usually multiple times. Since the universe is defined as everything that exists, that...
From BenRayfield
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"I read this book. It's pretty good even if they made it in a week. Worth the fifty bucks,...
From Claire L. Evans
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"The new test began two or three days ago," said Stavros Kasavenas, deputy head of...
From Queston
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Hello I like the SpaceCollective. What would You say if Someone was about to tell You that We...
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