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caught @ the American hotel, Amsterdam. 1997
From Ronald Frederick
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What happened to nature?
 
by Terrence McKenna This essay first appeared in the fall 1989 issue of Whole Earth...
From HelloAlexCL
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Creating both environmental and technological awareness in our postmodern world is absolutely...
From Infinitas
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The great enhancement debate
 
Image courtesy of www.gigaom.com The image above is pretty self-explanatory. The...
From TheUndying
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Polytopia
 
Punchcard Phone by Marek Bereza Steampunk Tendencies aka Ways in Which the 21st Century May...
From Gabriel Shalom
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au from Vicent Gisbert Soler on Vimeo.
From gamma
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The Total Library
 
I am a bad reader. Slow, ill-disciplined, with a wandering mind. I will rarely manage a...
From Robokku
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Polytopia
 
Everything is real but the narrative makes the difference. Participatory media creation...
From notthisbody
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Polytopia
 
This is a study that explores the notion of direct, participative and processual democracy. ...
From notthisbody
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Virtual technology has allowed the creation of new social and commercial worlds existing in...
From scott
Happy new year everyone! This is the edition of the First Ten Percent of the New Millennium. Its continuously the time for Millennium bridge, Millennium tower, Millennium biosphere... you name it! Never stop believing. Today is the full moon, blue moon and partial eclipse of the moon. "Blue Moons are rare (once every 2.5 years). Blue...
From gamma
 
Click on the image to start the video Puma Punku, truly startles the...
From keen
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Epiphanies
 
I realised the other day that taking seemingly harmless ideas to their logical conclusion is a...
From urbanistos
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Polytopia
This past Saturday I worked with Mike Liebhold, Gene Becker, Anselm Hook, and Damon Hernandez to present the West Coast Augmented Reality Development Camp at the Hacker Dojo in Mountain View, Ca. By all accounts it was a stunning success with a huge turn-out of companies, engineers, designers, makers, artists, geo-hackers, scientists, techies...
From chris arkenberg
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In my last post on HFD, I covered the basics of holopticism, noting that a many-membered view of...
From FrankSpencer
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The Expanding Earth Theory is a geological theory that exists for a long time, but has always...
From nagash
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I found this marvelous clip of Carl Sagan explaining science, set to music. Enjoy!
From aaron kinney
 
The world spins out-of-balance Long before organic grocery stores and hybrid cars, our ancestors...
From keen
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From michaelerule
 
i stumbled upon altered states last night via netflix and would recommend it to anyone who...
From jay
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From SEED: By Veronique Greenwood CHAOS IS EVERYWHERE IN THE NATURAL WORLD, PRESENT IN THE...
From f.Myles
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It would be far easier and would require less energy to build new, efficient cities than to attempt to update and solve the problems of the old ones. Future By Design proposes a city that would use the most sophisticated available resources and construction techniques. Its geometrically elegant and efficient circular arrangement will be surrounded...
From invisableman
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I recently spoke at a conference where I introduced a broad futures concept that I have been developing: Holoptic Foresight Dynamics. HFD (as I will refer to the concept hereafter) is a strategic model that can help organizations, governmental entities, cultural institutions, and societies to become foresight competent – and even develop...
From FrankSpencer
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“It was the cucumber that made the difference, the crunching made real, the angst of eating disappearing, the jaw unperturbed, and ears flowing smoothly into the motherland of silent mastication. When the sight appeared unblemished, the vision colorful and engaging, riots subsiding into the longing moment, flow ensued. It was flow all...
From Wildcat
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From skyphone
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Polytopia
 
intelligence: n. the capacity to acquire and apply knowledge (this post is a group Twitter...
From Venessa
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What happened to nature?
 
Every molecule, atom, in our body... is self-interested... is self-aware, and determined as...
From Counterform
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A videomusical self-portrait. Berlin 2009
From Gabriel Shalom
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Although Henry Markram (head of the Blue Brain Project and speaker in this video) never really...
From TheUndying
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Tango for upright piano and practice room. New York 2004
From Gabriel Shalom
 
It takes $26 dollars to take over the world? A Hack of the Drones: Insurgents Spy on Spy Planes...
From f.Myles
 
czech danceschool group photograph, author unknown
From Ronald Frederick
From the beginning of time, black holes were scaring children. Now they are not so bad, they spread creation beyond the limits of individual galaxies.
From gamma
To make a link to a clean resizable page with just the video content: Copy the URL: Ex: Erase the "WATCH?" And change the " = " for another " / " Ex: Or just: Youtube´s url + dash, v, dash + alphanumeric video id. Elegant!
From 3LSZVJA9
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An Article that address energy use and computation speed. Computers and the immense amount of power...
From f.Myles
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The Total Library
 
I rarely share CNN stuff; they suck in journalism. But this little window into Shishmaref, Alaska...
From Xarene
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While this is a departure from the nomadism project I've been posting up here, I thought it would be all right to share this essay I just finished, on the ethics of community service. The Ethics of Service Y.J. Wu, 2009 Abstract The aim is to demonstrate that the fundamentals of community service, as distinct from those of other forms...
From Yu Jie
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Polytopia
 
The modern computer has been essential to coming to understand how the Social Brain works,...
From Self-Evolving
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nBots: all projects: home page:
From f.Myles
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By Clara Moskowitz When physicist Vitaly Efimov heard his theory had finally been proven, he ran...
From f.Myles
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weather report; 32°C, no wind at all
From Ronald Frederick
 
In case you missed the Intensive Fields Conference @ USC last Saturday (12.12.09) the discussions...
From f.Myles
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From Irek Kielczyk
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Don't fear the end of the world. Fear what happens next
From e
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This is a quick copy and paste of a post on my portfolio's blog. After I hit "Publish", I...
From Nokadota
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skyglance
From Ronald Frederick
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a saturday evening's weather change
From Ronald Frederick
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Let’s start with what most people probably can agree. Information is accumulating online. The...
From hello_world
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Astronomers have spotted the most Earth-like planet to date, a massive ocean world that probably...
From f.Myles
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