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Exploration of The Zeitgeist as embodied in Humans
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Eric Rosenbaum: The Future of How We Learn via Economist conferences

Eric demonstrates jaw-dropping toys that paint with sound and light.
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Alain de Botton Wants a Religion for Atheists: Introducing Atheism 2.0

Alain de Botton Wants a Religion for Atheists: Introducing Atheism 2.0 | Embodied Zeitgeist | Scoop.it
Last summer Alain de Botton, one of the better popularizers of philosophy, appeared at TEDGlobal and called for a new kind of atheism. An Atheism 2.0.
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Carlie Trosclair - Art Installations

Carlie Trosclair - Art Installations | Embodied Zeitgeist | Scoop.it

Carlie Trosclair is an installation artist from New Orleans, Louisiana who presently works and resides in St. Louis, Missouri. In 2010, Trosclair received her MFA from the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Art at Washington University. Based on her graduate thesis work, she was awarded a solo exhibition at Craft Alliance Grand Center Gallery and nominated for the ISC Outstanding Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award.

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TEDxSydney - David Chalmers - The Extended Mind

David Chalmers is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Centre for Consciousness at the Australian National University. Chalmers is inter...
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An Essay on the New Aesthetic

An Essay on the New Aesthetic | Embodied Zeitgeist | Scoop.it
An Essay on the New AestheticBruce Sterling I witnessed the New Aesthetic panel at South by Southwest 2012. It was a significant event...
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Ayah Bdeir: Building blocks that blink, beep and teach | Video on TED.com

Ayah Bdeir: Building blocks that blink, beep and teach | Video on TED.com | Embodied Zeitgeist | Scoop.it
TED Talks Imagine a set of electronics as easy to play with as Legos. TED Fellow Ayah Bdeir introduces littleBits, a set of simple, interchangeable blocks that make programming as simple and important a part of creativity as snapping blocks together.
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Jake Porway's Data Without Borders - poptech 2011

Jake Porway's Data Without Borders - poptech 2011 | Embodied Zeitgeist | Scoop.it
What happens when ambitious and talented data scientists are connected with social organizations rife with data but lacking resources to do anything with it?
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David Eagleman on Possibilianism

David Eagleman on Possibilianism | Embodied Zeitgeist | Scoop.it
Neuroscientist and best-selling author David Eagleman introduces the concept of Possibilianism, a new philosophy that simultaneously embraces a scientific toolbox while exploring new, unconsidered uncertainties about the world around us.
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Media Futurist - Gred Leonhard - From Ego to Eco: the Future of Energy and Business

Media Futurist - Gred Leonhard - From Ego to Eco: the Future of Energy and Business | Embodied Zeitgeist | Scoop.it

Why Business as usual is killing us, and what to do about it.

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Inside Storey: Introducing...Reclaiming Our Food (the book trailer)

Inside Storey: Introducing...Reclaiming Our Food (the book trailer) | Embodied Zeitgeist | Scoop.it

In anticipation of the October release of author Tanya Denckla Cobb's book Reclaiming Our Food, here's a peek at the beautiful photography and passionate messages you'll find in this practical and inspiring handbook. We're confident this book will empower and inspire community activists and planners, schools, small farmers, and everyone who wants to increase their community's access to food that doesn't arrive on a train, plane, or cargo ship!

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Little Green Cows « NextNature.net

Little Green Cows « NextNature.net | Embodied Zeitgeist | Scoop.it

In this age of deep ecological design aspirations, the range of speculative design projects based on algae technology is growing. Algae are imagined to provide a whole range of solutions, from energy-producing architectural towers, to lights, burgers, skin care products, animal feed, drug factories and bioplastics. It finally appears that the world is turning green. Literally.

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Man Flies Like a Bird « NextNature.net

Man Flies Like a Bird « NextNature.net | Embodied Zeitgeist | Scoop.it

Some months ago we wrote about the dream of mechanical-engineer Jarno Smeets to fly like bird. Over the last few months Jarno worked steadily to materialize his dream. Today Jarno posted a video in which he actually takes off.

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Scott Summit: Beautiful artificial limbs | Video on TED.com

Scott Summit: Beautiful artificial limbs | Video on TED.com | Embodied Zeitgeist | Scoop.it
TED Talks Prosthetics can’t replicate the look and feel of lost limbs but they can carry a lot of personality.
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Gordan Savicic – Facebook Suicide « NextNature.net

Gordan Savicic – Facebook Suicide « NextNature.net | Embodied Zeitgeist | Scoop.it

Slowly but steadily the digital environment is becoming the primary living space where we interact and define ourselves. According to Gordan Savicic however, some things are still missing… like committing suicide.

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Ben Goertzel at Humanity+ @ Caltech: "Genomics, AI and Experimental Evolution"

Ben Goertzel's first (biomedicine) talk at Humanity+ @ Caltech (http://www.humanityplus.org/conferences­­;): "The Holy Trinity of 21st Century Biomedicine: Genomics, AI and Experimental Evolution"

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Vijay Kumar: Robots that fly ... and cooperate

In his lab at Penn, Vijay Kumar and his team build flying quadrotors, small, agile robots that swarm, sense each other, and form ad hoc te...

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The New Aesthetic: Waving at the Machines | booktwo.org

The New Aesthetic: Waving at the Machines | booktwo.org | Embodied Zeitgeist | Scoop.it

I’d always intended to talk about The New Aesthetic, but up until about the day before I didn’t really know how. The original title of the talk was “The Robot-Readable World”, but this didn’t really sit right with me; it’s one aspect of NA, for sure, but there was something else I wanted to emphasise: the human aspects and emotions of NA, and the becoming-human of the machines.

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Aubrey de Grey Interview 1/5

Aubrey de Grey is a biogerontologist, creator of the Methuselah Mouse Prize and Chief Science Officer of the Methuselah Foundation. His research is focused o...
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Free the Network – documentary by Brian Anderson & Erin Lee Carr

Free the Network –  documentary by Brian Anderson & Erin Lee Carr | Embodied Zeitgeist | Scoop.it
Free the Network – fantastic documentary by Brian Anderson and Erin Lee Carr about the Occupy Wall Street, focusing on the movement’s “freedom towers” and a 21-year-old hacktivist’s quest to build the...
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Lepht Anonym - BioHacking - Cybernetics for the Masses (1 of 3)

[Spoiler Alert] If you want to stay in the dark about the gender of the Sapiens Anonym author (as I semi-wanted to), DO NOT WATCH THIS. However, if you want to watch an awesome lecture by THE leader of the DIY biohacking/"scrapheap transhumanism" movement, sit back, take a load off, and enjoy. This lecture was given at the 27th Chaos Communication Congress.

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Robots & Avatars Champion Noel Sharkey @ FACT for the Exhibition opening | Robots and Avatars

Robots & Avatars Champion Noel Sharkey @ FACT for the Exhibition opening | Robots and Avatars | Embodied Zeitgeist | Scoop.it

Noel Sharkey (Professor of AI and Robotics and Professor of Public Engagement at the University of Sheffield) Check here his provaction about Artifical Intelligence in 2010 for the Robots and Avatars Lunch debates.

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Amy Sun: Unlocking capacities

Amy Sun: Unlocking capacities | Embodied Zeitgeist | Scoop.it
Amy Sun's FabLab gives people access to tools and processes for the modern means of invention.
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wildcat - Remote Hugging and Tele-Kissing - RealityAugmented

wildcat - Remote Hugging and Tele-Kissing - RealityAugmented | Embodied Zeitgeist | Scoop.it

We are the generation of ‘always on’, always connected; whatsoever is your choice of smart device, whether you call, text, email, ping or simply update your wall, the need to connect is there.

So we connect, remotely, with everybody.

But what about physical proximity to a significant other? Another human body, a particularly loved one?

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Urban Agriculture - Plantagon Greenhouse

Urban Agriculture - Plantagon Greenhouse | Embodied Zeitgeist | Scoop.it

The first Plantagon Greenhouse breaks ground. A new type of greenhouse for vertical farming; an international Centre of Excellence for Urban Agriculture; a demo-plant for Swedish clean-tech and a climate-smart way to use excess heating and CO2 from industries. The potential is tremendous and ambitions high for the new greenhouse being built in Linköping, Sweden, near Tekniska Verken.

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Twine, The Gadget That Senses Your Environment And Tweets You, Is Coming In May | Singularity Hub

Twine, The Gadget That Senses Your Environment And Tweets You, Is Coming In May | Singularity Hub | Embodied Zeitgeist | Scoop.it

Twine connects users with their physical environments via the digital world in a simple, elegant way.

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