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What Happens When Robots Eliminate All Our Jobs?

What Happens When Robots Eliminate All Our Jobs? | Knowledge | Scoop.it
Paul Krugman says were running out of jobs--because theyre all being automated. But can we sit back and let bots do all the work without going into...
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Tom Campbell: Virtual Reality: Why It's A Better Model Than String Theory and Holographic Universe

In this fascinating interview, physicist Tom Campbell, formerly with and now a consultant for NASA, discusses the current problems facing the scientific community's search for a Grand Unified Theory of Everything. String theory, holography, zero-point field theory, and other vogue models have failed to produce any significant results other than speculation, conjecture, and contradiction-hampered popular films such as 'What the Bleep Do We Know?' While Campbell doesn't merely criticize these theories, he offers a fresh interpretation of the root of the problem: the Double Slit Experiment.

Campbell also discusses information theory, virtual reality, process fractals, the quantum erasure experiments, video games, and the unavoidably primary role of conscious observers within our reality.

Through what he calls the data base, he also discusses accessing the Larger Consciousness System. Yes, His Big TOE derives a Supreme Being.

Tom has excelled as a working scientist, a professional physicist dedicated to pushing back the frontiers of cutting edge technology, large-system simulation, technology development and integration, and complex system vulnerability and risk analysis. 


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​The Worst Lies You've Been Told About the Singularity

​The Worst Lies You've Been Told About the Singularity | Knowledge | Scoop.it
You've probably heard of a concept known as the Technological Singularity — a nebulous event that's supposed to happen in the not-too-distant future.
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High culture is being corrupted by a culture of fakes

High culture is being corrupted by a culture of fakes | Knowledge | Scoop.it
Roger Scruton: Universities are propagating nonsense where the fake intellectual invites you to conspire in his own self-deception
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Seven Themes for the Coming Decade

Seven Themes for the Coming Decade | Knowledge | Scoop.it

Understanding long-term trends is an important tool in identifying opportunities and risks. STEEP analysis looks at the world through five different perspectives – Social, Technological, Economic, Ecological, and Political.

The following are the major themes that are presently shaping the future...


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Einstein for the Masses

Prof. Ramamurti Shankar, J.R. Huffman Professor of Physics & Applied Physics, gives an introduction to Einstein's Theory for a lay audience. The only prepara...
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The Big Bang for Beginners : Starts With A Bang

The Big Bang for Beginners : Starts With A Bang | Knowledge | Scoop.it
"It took less than an hour to make the atoms, a few hundred million years to make the stars and planets, but five billion years to make man!" -George Gamow Let's pretend that, for all of our history on Earth,...
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Aggregation and curation: two concepts that explain a lot about digital change – The Shatzkin Files

Aggregation and curation: two concepts that explain a lot about digital change – The Shatzkin Files | Knowledge | Scoop.it
Aggregation and curation: two concepts that explain a lot about digital change...
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Envisioning the future of technology

Envisioning the future of technology | Knowledge | Scoop.it
Speculating about emerging technologies.
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Apple & the Ivy League: Reinventing Education | IdeaFeed | Big Think

Apple & the Ivy League: Reinventing Education | IdeaFeed | Big Think | Knowledge | Scoop.it
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Nathalie Miebach’s Sculptural Soundtracks for Storms

Nathalie Miebach’s Sculptural Soundtracks for Storms | Knowledge | Scoop.it
What stormy weather has to do with Stormy Weather and the cross-pollination of poetry and precision.
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The Blog : Everything and Nothing : Sam Harris

The Blog : Everything and Nothing : Sam Harris | Knowledge | Scoop.it
Sam Harris, neuroscientist and author of the New York Times bestsellers, The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, and The Moral Landscape.
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Tom Campbell: Virtual Reality: Why It's A Better Model Than String Theory and Holographic Universe

In this fascinating interview, physicist Tom Campbell, formerly with and now a consultant for NASA, discusses the current problems facing the scientific community's search for a Grand Unified Theory of Everything. String theory, holography, zero-point field theory, and other vogue models have failed to produce any significant results other than speculation, conjecture, and contradiction-hampered popular films such as 'What the Bleep Do We Know?' While Campbell doesn't merely criticize these theories, he offers a fresh interpretation of the root of the problem: the Double Slit Experiment.

Campbell also discusses information theory, virtual reality, process fractals, the quantum erasure experiments, video games, and the unavoidably primary role of conscious observers within our reality.

Through what he calls the data base, he also discusses accessing the Larger Consciousness System. Yes, His Big TOE derives a Supreme Being.

Tom has excelled as a working scientist, a professional physicist dedicated to pushing back the frontiers of cutting edge technology, large-system simulation, technology development and integration, and complex system vulnerability and risk analysis. 


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A Collection of Essays About What We Should Fear

A Collection of Essays About What We Should Fear | Knowledge | Scoop.it
There’s the fiscal cliff, the continued European economic crisis, the perpetual tensions in the Middle East. But what about the things that may happen in twenty, fifty, or a hundred years?
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Will humans continue to evolve during multigenerational space missions?

Will humans continue to evolve during multigenerational space missions? | Knowledge | Scoop.it

Scientific American has posted an interview and podcast with Portland State University anthropologist Cameron Smith about the ways in which humans might evolve during extended missions in space. Given the intense timeframes involved, Smith speculates about the various ways in which Darwinian pressures will continue to shape human evolution. Just because we're in space, he argues, doesn't mean evolution has stopped. But while Smith is right about our need to adapt to space, his vision of how it will come about is utterly wrong — and here's why.


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Cyborg America: inside the strange new world of basement body hackers

Cyborg America: inside the strange new world of basement body hackers | Knowledge | Scoop.it
The Verge is a technology-focused news publication founded in 2011 by Joshua Topolsky and Marty Moe in partnership with Vox Media and its CEO Jim Bankoff.
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Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992)

Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992) | Knowledge | Scoop.it
If you've spent time on a college campus, you'll have heard the name Noam Chomsky uttered in reverent tones.
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Higgs signal gains strength : Nature News & Comment

Higgs signal gains strength : Nature News & Comment | Knowledge | Scoop.it
Latest analyses from the Large Hadron Collider boosts case for particle.
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Everything You Thought You Knew About Learning Is Wrong

Everything You Thought You Knew About Learning Is Wrong | Knowledge | Scoop.it
Taking notes during class? Topic-focused study? A consistent learning environment? All are exactly opposite the best strategies for learning...
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The God gap - FT.com

The God gap - FT.com | Knowledge | Scoop.it
Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believer’s Guide to the Uses of Religion, by Alain de Botton, Hamish Hamilton, RRP£18.99, 320 pages The Importance of Religion: Meaning and Action in our Strange World, by Gavin Flood, Wiley-Blackwell, RRP£17.99, 272...
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Against Politics: 15 Book Recommendations — Against Politics

Hans Reichenbach was one of the greatest 20th century empiricist philosophers and his brand of empiricism is distinguished by a greater emphasis on the probabilistic nature of knowledge and pragmatism.
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The 11 Best Science Books of 2011

The 11 Best Science Books of 2011 | Knowledge | Scoop.it
From Infinity to Fibonacci, or what religious mythology has to do with the inner workings of field science.
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