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Keynote by Ross Ashby, a pioneer in the fields of Cybernetics and Systems Theory. I am new here at SC and I've been enjoying some timecapsules... You are all bright... and humans. And designers... There are so many designers around! To be a 'designer' is like to be a 'citizen', nowadays; it is not a choice... it is mandatory. I mean, every...
From Ivory Willis
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The effect of the lifebox would be to make such immortality accessible to a wider range of people. Rudy Rucker
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Tron Legacy comes out in theaters this Friday 12.17.2010!!! Tron: Website Tron Concept HD...
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just making checkpoint for visiting SC this time
From demind
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I've had this obsession with space since the age of 8. Later on in middle school, I would read a...
From Nokadota
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Thorium-232 is an isotope with a half-life of 14 billion years. Unexpectedly, he fell in love once with Helium-5, whose half-life lasts around a hundred millionth of a trillionth of a second. It may sound weird but it worked: Helium-5 loved Thorium-232, too. A lot. Well, they were not happily ever after but after all ... Physicist Carlo...
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We were the leaders of the new, our closed travels brimming, enraptured, in the allure of the...
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Orbital sunrise photo courtesy of The European Space Agency. There is silence in the void. A...
From Apollo
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What is the true nature of the Universe? Are we its true nature? Is ours the inevitable path of...
From Apollo
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Sand melting off of walls. A still wind, moved by convection, shifting nowhere; into itself. A...
From Apollo
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TED Talks always on top :D Now, you have the right to know, and you must know, because is the...
From eyeclipse
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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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Unbind your mind There is no time Boin-n-n-n-n-n-g To lick your stamps And paste them in Discorporate And we’ll begin Freedom! freedom! Kindly loving! You’ll be absolutely free Only if you want to be ~absolutely free~frank zappa~ " who are the brain police ? "
From PARADOX
A lighttranscript from an innertangled conurbation in zeta sector, regarding the demands of the freshly minted 3Vx (the explorer series) from the original 3V (Intelligence founders series). This transcript follows lightstamp guidance listen station contained but not restricted to Zeta, Partake and Colon3 sectors. --Start Transcript-- I do...
From Wildcat
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Guys? Where are we on this? I think the Julian Assange (head of WikiLeaks) case is of...
From Olena
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"STATIC ELECTRICITY" MISCONCEPTIONS - - - William J. Beaty Some elementary science textbooks contain subtle errors which pose barriers to students' understanding. "Static Electricity" is one subject which is rife with errors. Since the errors in textbooks seem to act like "viruses" which can "infect"...
From gamma
 
I have a question... Recently I came across this article (which mentions Rene,...
From Olena
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I am constantly in wonder of the idea of time. As a constructed measurement it is a human necessity. We must have a way to universally relate to our placement in everything that has been, is, and will be. But what strikes me most about our current understanding of the universe is that the notion and application of "time" is so...
From skyvillain
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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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By Renata Lemos, Lucia Santaella Full Article Metanexus Conference Subject, Self, and Soul:...
From fmyles
 
A collective experiment in re-imagining the Human. A Question to interact: What would you...
From Xaos
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#Inforhythms are an experiment in aural representations of annotations or metadata of information....
From notthisbody
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The data explanation today is mostly graphic. Designers can work with shapes, colours, text, icons...
From porcelainkid
 
Last night, I found this smart and interesting project about the next interaction between human and...
From eyeclipse
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"The superbly-designed website SpaceCollective dedicates itself to study of topics such as...
From LED
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The political system with which we are currently presented is based on antiquated problems. The...
From Schmuck
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Are you there? Can you help me? I like hearing music from Space Collective, especially whilst...
From Robokku
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Panama City, Panama 2010.12.14 part 1 The other day, Ana Perez from the new Manrey Hotel...
From duly
Okay, let’s move a little. Let’s make some examples and explanation. I’d like to take you deeper in my thoughts. The framework we live in can be described as a relationship between us and place we occupy. We interact with it and its other elements. It is exactly what we are supposed to do; the only thing to do. We feel its atmosphere,...
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"You can’t convince a believer of anything; for their belief is not based on evidence,...
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Soon after this article, the humanity will move to the orbit around the Supernova and upload...
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Nonstarter For Driscoll, the singularity is where noone can predict what happens after...
From johnrod
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“To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.” Henri-Louis Bergson -- -Start biosemiotics simulscript- KsTotar: How do you like my new body? Made just for you.. KsSandar: I don’t like it. KsTotar: why is that? Am I not beautiful enough? KsSandar: it’s not that,...
From Wildcat
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Do not fear mistakes. There are none. quote :...
From syncopath
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If a man could pass through Paradise in a dream, and have a flower presented to him as...
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Wired Article here The research paper can be found at Science Mag and the abstract is at the...
From fmyles
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In it he confronts the topic of nihilism, how technological evolution overtakes biological...
From nom the puppet
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Particles rushed into focus, grains of dust veiling the vision of the ocular. Spacesand....
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The flat earth and geocentric world are examples of wrong scientific beliefs that were held for long periods. Can you name your favorite example and for extra credit why it was believed to be true? THALER'S QUESTION [11.23.10] An Edge Special Event! To selected Edge contributors: I am doing research for a new book and would hope to...
From gamma
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I designed a house with three beds in it. There's nothing new here; a home comprising three...
From Michail Vlasopoulos
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Every thread sings singularity, together they make a melody... Some short reflections and...
From Ilparone
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Depleting a lert logic my hypnogogic mind chatter Sits flatter than the ancients pondered The worlds shape. I'm really ready To sleepytimeape, &escape into the inconclusive reality, of unmateriality and void of consequence. My brainsquirrel frequents regurgitated Moments juxtaposed intense, in a creative auto-pilot...
From necromelia;
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A brief overview of three techniques for honing your ability to see beyond the horizon. 1. Trend Analysis In order to develop the capacity for imagining alternative futures and create design solutions accordingly, it is useful to be aware of the current driving forces and megatrends underway. The "STEEP" categories [Social,...
From Venessa
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“ The sun swept high in the sky of the metropolis – dreaming, like ‘who on top of...
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My good friend has just come back from the "Transforming Humanity: Fantasy? Dream?...
From michaelerule
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That night they did not go out to work at sea. While the men went to find out if anyone...
From syncopath
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The Diagonally Woven Single Joined Thread Klein Bottle is constructed with a diagonally woven...
From nagash
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