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CreativeApplications.Net [CAN] was launched in October 2008 by architect, lecturer, and a new media...
From filip
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A creationist with whom I was speaking made the following point: A humanist believes that human beings have inherent value, and that life is an important, special thing to be cherished and protected in many situations. A scientific, secular worldview leads one to the conclusion that even the most sentient and sapient of life is ultimately...
From illuminatiscott
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Young brains can forget painful memories, but old ones tend not to… Now an enzyme can cut through imprisoned memories… "In the movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Joel and Clementine's relationship ends so sourly that the couple elects to have their mutual memories swept away via a non-surgical procedure called "targeted...
From gamma
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Exploring Posthuman Aesthetics “Thus a simple physical feeling is one feeling which feels...
From Wildcat
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A system of ten parts in three movements. Ten agents improvise the ten parts at will through...
From Asura
Advances in biotechnology and micro-robotics have shrunk the industrial base of society down to the scale where anyone can make almost anything. With self replicating matter printing systems, and adolescent with a biological printer and laptop becomes a species level threat. Additionally, such systems place an unprecedented burden of self control...
From michaelerule
The Aesthetics of Failure's 10 basic principles: 1. Failure is a shade of beauty born from imperfection - yet is a portrayal of perfection 2. Failure is an involuntary consciousness - as well as a manner of comprehending and apprehending reality 3. Failure is organic - never a deliberate mechanical process or a technical effect alone 4....
From Alvaro
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From Holzmeister
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“Maths Dreamed Universe” is a quantitative visualisation of the manner in which elemental...
From TheLuxuryofProtest
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Modern Human beings are unquestionably more intelligent than animals, not that animals are not...
From collective matt
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What would it be like if there was no night sky? What if the only thing up there was just blackness? Would we have ever tried to cross the oceans? Would we have ever landed on the moon? Would we ever look up?
From bpwnes
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Is social media a fad? Or is it the biggest shift since the Industrial Revolution? Welcome to the...
From eyeclipse
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by KEVIN BEWERDORF Here's some snippets from an interview with Kevin Bewerdorf. The full...
From meganmay
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http://www.core.form-ula.com/2009/08/16/ibm-uses-dna-to-make-next-gen-microchips/ Artificial DNA...
From alert
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A series of images from a short book on journeys. Each image has been corrected on a grid to give...
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From Andy Gilmore
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"Can surgery cure obesity?" It does several more wonders, pointing to the activity of hunger hormone Ghrelin. "Ghrelin plays a significant role in neurotrophy, particularly in the hippocampus, and is essential for cognitive adaptation to changing environments and the process of learning."
From gamma
Since at least the fifth century, generations of Buddhists have memorized and chanted the Diamond Sutra, a short Mahayana Buddhist scripture. The work, which offers meditations on illusion and perception, was originally written in Sanskrit and first translated into Chinese in 402 A.D. Despite the text’s longevity, Stanford religious studies...
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Thesis continues: When discussing the brain, neuroscientists modulate between expertise and...
From Asura
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old subducting plate melting at an ocean trench volcanic arc forms
From jonobr1
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Apparently the RZA had a very valid vision of the future circa 1997? Pick apart and appraise at will. Lots of truth in here and it reads (and listens) like wonderful poetry. Your thoughts? You can also listen if you have it on your hard drive/mind drive. Just click le link. Wu-Tang Clan - Impossible RZA's verse: Fusion of the five...
From jordan
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CELEOCANTH | & other ancient memories from the future - 2009 from Jason Gleeson on Vimeo.A...
From Jason J. Gleeson
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Maybe this explains why aliens abduct Earthlings for sexual experiments.
From Xarene
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From jonobr1
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It's not new but novel. Can't be undone but not completed. In the net I believe is already...
From Hal2002
Manipulate photos to make objects look like miniature models: See more here
From DrumManSteve
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With all the hype flying around Augmented Reality lately, it's easy to assume the nascent tech is just another flash-in-the-pan destined to burn out in a fury of marketing gimmickry & sensational posturing. Yet, it's informative to consider the drivers pushing this trend and to tease out the truly adaptive value percolating beneath the...
From chris arkenberg
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The Serious ARG (Alternate Reality Game) In a 2007 article, columnist Chris Dahlen (of Pitchfork Media) voiced a much-discussed ARG concept: if ARGs can spark players to solve very hard fictional problems, could the games be used to solve real-world problems?[37] Dahlen was writing about World Without Oil, the first ARG centered on a serious...
From notthisbody
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If there is one thing I have enjoyed about Space Collective since its inception, it is the polymath...
From rene
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About spidrondeformation: 1. it is not a folding in a traditional sense, as there is no stage...
From edanet
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well there is more to it i just cant seem to find the whole thing,this might be the whole things. but here is the link
From Scatt3rBra1n
 
Amazing Amazing stuff<3
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From vivian.kim
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.transhumanism is older than it seems.
From 3LSZVJA9
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From Andy Gilmore
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Recently I came across a very interesting article by Timothy Lenoir, bringing a fresh perspective on the concept Singularity and posthumanist future. In the introductory note Lenoir writes: Most researchers agree that there is no reason in principle why we will not eventually develop conscious machines that rival or surpass human...
From Spaceweaver
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The history of multicellular organisms - we really are just a bunch of cells working together. ...
From collective matt
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I just ordered this pen. I can't wait to try it out. The idea is simple. You hold the pen up to...
From NoFavorite
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˙˙˙ɐɥ ɐɥ ɐɥ ˙ddɐ ʞooqǝɔɐɟ ǝlqɐuoıɥsɐɟ sıɥʇ ɟo ʍoɹɹoɯoʇ pǝɹnɔ ǝq oʇ ǝdoɥ ˙sɹǝƃuıɟ puɐ pɐǝɥ ʎɯ uı pɹoʍ ǝlƃuıs ʎɹǝʌǝ dılɟ oʇ doʇs ʇ,uɐɔ ı ʇxǝʇʎɯdılɟ
From LED
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"The end of the world"?
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Check out this human synthesizer - "humanthesizer" that uses Bare Conductive to, a...
From DrumManSteve
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Imagine if one minute from now, every single person on Earth disappeared. All 6.6 billion of us....
From keen
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From Nat
 
The following is a chunk of my thesis written for the UCLA Sociology department. I conducted six...
From Asura
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Now summer has passed, As if it had never been. It is warm in the sun. But this isn't...
From Xaos
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Kevin Kelly 'An ultimate simulation needs an ultimate computer, and the new science of digitalism says that the universe itself is the ultimate computer — actually the only computer. Further, it says, all the computation of the human world, especially our puny little PCs, merely piggybacks on cycles of the great computer. Weaving together the...
From opoloqo
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Recent commissioned work I've done for RIDES MAGAZINE. Will be used as backgrounds for their...
From feanne
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Nothing much, but we all care for our desktops... "How Do Scientists Really Use Computers? A Web-based survey offers clues" by Greg Wilson (I wonder how's Nvidia Tesla advancing?
From gamma
 
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