Anonymous And The War Over The Internet →
jerrybrito: “You’ve heard Anons say before that this is a war,” he said. “A full scale information war. That’s not mere propaganda, many regard that as a perfectly accurate description. And the stake at play is, simply, ‘Who will control access to information? Everyone or a small subset?’” In case it wasn’t clear, he then labeled that subset: “The government.” First in a two-part series...
Talking Monkeys In Space: Gigantic Radio Telescope... →
talkingmonkeysinspace: More than 20,000 radio antennas will soon connect over the Internet to scan largely unexplored radio frequencies, hunting for the first stars and galaxies and potentially signals of extraterrestrial intelligence. The Low Frequency Array (LOFAR) will consist of banks of antennas in 48…
Bypass The Internet! →
Future Timeline →
Welcome to the future! Here you will find a speculative timeline of future history. Part fact and part fiction, the timeline is based on detailed research that includes analysis of current trends, projected long-term environmental changes, advances in technology such as Moore’s Law, future medical breakthroughs, and the evolving geopolitical landscape. Where possible, references have been...
The Future of Humanity →
The Future of Humanity Nick Bostrom Future of Humanity Institute Faculty of Philosophy & James Martin 21st Century School Oxford University www.nickbostrom.com
evesdropping on a discussion of copywrite →
i dreamed about a new educational system where all access was free, everyone learned at their own level and speed regardless of subject, and whenever someone progressed the teacher gave themselves a good grade:-) the teachers sat around all day giving each other good grades and letting everyone else get on with whatever they wanted to learn about!
The Singularity and Transhumanism →
The Singularity and Transhumanism By: Max More Published: January 12, 2012 Recently Adam Ford conducted a fascinating video interview with transhumanist pioneer Max More (the latest in a long and wonderful series of video interviews by Adam). We are pleased to present you with both the video interview itself, and an edited textual transcript. Enjoy!
The schism between content creators and platforms like Kickstarter, Tumblr and...– Yancey Strickler, a founder of Kickstarter | The Danger of an Attack on Piracy Online - NYTimes.com (via courtenaybird)
The Promise of Kepler-22b →
NASA's Kepler announces 11 new planetary systems... →
Technological Singularity Deffined →
Smart people are lonely no longer
there’s alot to say about this…
Speed limit on the quantum highway: Physicists... →
Nanomaterials’ Effects on Health and Environment... →
singularitarian: Tiny substances called nanomaterials have moved into the marketplace over the last decade, in products as varied as cosmetics, clothing and paint. But not enough is known about their potential health and environmental risks, which should be studied further, an expert panel of the National Academy of Sciences said on Wednesday. Nanoscale forms of substances like silver, carbon,...
Singularities Happen →
Battery drain may influence app design →
singularitarian: The first systematic power profiles of microprocessors could help lower the energy consumption of small and large devices, say researchers.
extended shifting information tendrils winding through technological vortex singularities prolonging life span connections.
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