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One of the most recent examples of a narrative that deals with post-human issues is the Old Man´s...
From manfredmacx
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From rodneyw
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Polytopia
I really enjoy my carnal existence; eating, drinking & exercising. But strangely I quite appreciate the idea of living forever - despite all of the negative connotations associated with it - what if this "Polytopia" was to be a hyperspace - kinda like second life, but controlled in the first person by our electrical selves,...
From dragon
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http://www.changingtheworld.ca/about.html The World's Premier Conference for Youth Changing the World brings together the world's greatest visionaries to inspire young people to innovate and better our world. The topics covered include: technology, science, design, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, and the arts. Among this year's speakers...
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Sponsored by Alex Jones Hal Turner has something to say, too.
From eyeclipse
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The great enhancement debate
 
Watch this amazing short document on CBS 60min about the first brain machine interfaces. Little...
From Spaceweaver
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The Technium hat tip synchropocalypse
From Reckon
**I apologize for the audio quality as I captured it with my cell phone in the interest of time. Info below.** I am sure that we can all agree, there are some really great thought processes happening within Space Collective. Great minds are working together, traveling down paths of knowledge as one entity, working out the details of thought...
From connor
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Knowledge is power. I find every day more and more evidence pointing towards this proverbial fact,...
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This incredible piece of architecture is built along the coast line of the 3,000-year-old city...
From simon moon
 
An impresive representation of how ideas flow. Congratulations to people at TED*, and the team...
From eyeclipse
 
Saturn: Evolution of Technology* Awesome advert. Agency: Scholz & Friends...
From eyeclipse
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Simulating the joint evolution of quasars, galaxies and their large-scale distribution This...
From alert
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The Total Library
 
In homage to a thinker who's storytelling indeed creates realities. Excerpts from the short story...
From Fast T
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Partial or total lack of sensation in a part of the body......... or mind.
From kelata
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B/A MAGAZINE Editors include Damon Zucconi, Nikolay Saveliev, Vadik Marmeladov, Jesse Kanda,...
From mike
 
A new website built using the open source Box2d physics engine. All content act with physical...
From mike
Project:
Polytopia
This was originally a comment to Shandora's first post. But I just started writing and decided to give it some space of it's own... Consciousness and awareness, are more or less the same thing. If we take self-awareness out of the picture, it doesn't seem too different to the computers we use today - they are able to respond to changes in...
From dragon
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The Total Library
 
The Atlas of Cyberspace illustrates graphically, the shapes, structures and complex forms of the...
From Wildcat
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From Spaceweaver
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A friend showed me this link. I don't have time to read it completely right now, but it was interesting to peruse, and seemed relevant. Interesting arguments to ponder. cheers. -s I am not the first, nor the only one, to believe a superorganism is emerging from the cloak of wires, radio waves, and electronic nodes wrapping the surface of our...
From simon moon
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I dig this one much more than the first installment, as it has solutions as well as hypotheses...
From simon moon
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Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi says creativity is a central source of meaning in our lives. A leading...
From Fast T
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MOMA design curator Paola Antonelli walks through the groundbreaking show "Design and the...
From eyeclipse
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Humanity Plus (formerly the World Transhumanist Association) has launched h+, a stylish, web-based...
From eyeclipse
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... and Earth! I just read about the Flag of Earth and flew so far... Via Conceptual Trends The Flag of Earth was created by James Cadle inspired by the debate before the first astronauts landed on the Moon about the flag to be planted as a symbol of the accomplishment. The American flag, which doesn't represent all inhabitants of Earth...
From LED
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DNP and metaio implement the first augmented reality museum application with a handheld system in...
From Wildcat
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I have always been intrigued by those who choose (or are forced) to hide themselves in plain sight....
From carel
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To begin, the data: " As I breathe the sky anew Lungs contract faintly white (Body, scatter in the dust of the sky) The top of a gingko tree glitters again The zypressen darker Sparks of the clouds pour down." -Kenji Miyazawa "Spring and Asura" " So the biosphere, it seems, in its persistent evolution, is doing...
From Asura
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Homard (2008) from Romain de l'Ecotais on Vimeo. Here's one of the short-movies edited for a...
From mohir
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Polytopia
Maybe everybody subscribe The Technium by Kevin Kelly. Anyway it's here if someone don't. "Cloud Culture While there is only One Machine, there are many cloud computers. Each is a collective of computers acting as one computer. ..."
From LED
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An eloquent perspective by Terence McKenna on the idea of a spiritual path for all and an impending...
From Wildcat
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Buckypaper is a material composed of carbon nanotubes that is 10 times lighter and over 500 times...
From Reckon
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Who can come over? It is a long night. We are in the kitchen. Half past eight. Forever. ...
From edanet
 
I haven't seen something about that here, maybe I'm missing something.
From cyb0
 
1974 >The Arecibo radio telescope message: a ceremony for making the telescope aimed at...
From leili
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Thomas L Friedman calls for action! If we want to save the planet we need to work togehter. He...
From Ruud Kempers
 
designs and grows plants and trees to grow into more or less utilitarian form. It should be...
From carel
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Polytopia
 
Ivan Tihienko has created a very impressive concept for how we can use the computer, without having...
From Wildcat
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Polytopia
 
via laughing squid “A Shared Culture” is a new video that helps explain the idea behind...
From Wildcat
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Threats to Humanity Part 2 Isaac Asimov in a Key Note address of The Humanist Institute, January...
From Fast T
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Threats to Humanity Part 1 Isaac Asimov in a Key Note address of The Humanist Institute, January...
From Fast T
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Anybody who uses the Internet should read E.M. Forster's The Machine Stops. It is a chilling, short story masterpiece about the role of technology in our lives. Written in 1909, it's as relevant today as the day it was published. Forster has several prescient notions including instant messages (email!) and cinematophoes (machines that project...
From mohir
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http://vimeo.com/1841471 This animation shows all scheduled flights over a 24h period (based on 2008 data). Every day 93,000 flights are starting from approx. 9,000 airports. At all times there are between 8,000 and 13,000 airplanes in the air. This animation was produced for the high definition 3D-Globe "Orbitarium" in Technorama - The...
From alert
mind08 talks on seedmagazine • Paola Antonelli, co-host • Ben Aranda • Jessica Banks • Ayah Bdeir • Adam Bly, co-host • Laurene Boym • Chandler Burr • Erik Demaine • Drew Endy • Marc Fornes • Hugh Herr • Chuck Hoberman • Jamer Hunt, co-host • Natalie Jeremijenko • Chris Lasch • Christophe...
From alert
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Polytopia
 
The Art of Complex Problem Solving Filling the Vacuum An interesting and highly useful...
From Wildcat
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