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The 3D Additivist Manifesto

The 3D Additivist Manifesto | The Long Poiesis | Scoop.it

Derived from petrochemicals boiled into being from the black oil of a trillion ancient bacterioles, the plastic used in 3D Additive manufacturing is a metaphor before it has even been layered into shape. Its potential belies the complications of its history: that matter is the sum and prolongation of our ancestry; that creativity is brutal, sensual, rude, coarse, and cruel. 1 We declare that the world’s splendour has been enriched by a new beauty: the beauty of crap, kipple 2 and detritus. A planet crystallised with great plastic tendrils like serpents with pixellated breath 3 …for a revolution that runs on disposable armaments is more desirable than the contents of Edward Snowden’s briefcase; more breathtaking than The United Nations Legislative Series.


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A fascinating manifesto.. go read

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"There is nothing which our infatuated race would desire to see more than the fertile union between a man and an Analytical Engine. Yet humankind are the antediluvian prototypes of a far vaster Creation. 4 The whole of humankind can be understood as a biological medium, of which synthetic technology is but one modality. Thought and Life both have been thoroughly dispersed on the winds of information. 5 Our power and intelligence do not belong specifically to us, but to all matter. 6 Our technologies are the sex organs of material speculation. Any attempt to understand these occurrences is blocked by our own anthropomorphism.  7 In order to proceed, therefore, one has to birth posthuman machines, a fantasmagoric and unrepresentable repertoire of actual re-embodiments of the most hybrid kinds. 8"

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Dr Richard Walker - Part 1: Introducing GH and Sermorelin - YouTube

Antiaging Dr Richard Walker discusses growth hormone and the 29 amino acid agonist Sermorelin: http://www.antiaging-systems.com/202-sermorelin-growth-hormone...
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33rd Square | Ray Kurzweil is Building a "Synthetic Neocortex"

33rd Square | Ray Kurzweil is Building a "Synthetic Neocortex" | The Long Poiesis | Scoop.it
Speaking recently at the Geek Park Innovation Conference in Beijing, Ray Kurzweil discussed his familiar themes of exponential technology, and stated that what he is trying to build at Google is a "synthetic neocortex."
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What the Future May Bring | MIT Sloan Management Review

What the Future May Bring  | MIT Sloan Management Review | The Long Poiesis | Scoop.it
Sustainable development expert Jorgen Randers offers a vision of the world in 2052. It’s not pretty.
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Keith Wiley's "Taxonomy and Metaphysics of Mind Uploading" - h+ Magazine

Keith Wiley's "Taxonomy and Metaphysics of Mind Uploading" - h+ Magazine | The Long Poiesis | Scoop.it
By: Ben GoertzelMind uploading has long been one of the most conceptually vexing transhumanist technology ideas.   The promise is amazing: Liberating the human mind from the flawed, limited human body … freedom to take on various bodily forms and explore outer space, cyberspace, the bottom of the ocean, or wherever.   And the same philosophical questions come up again and again: Will your upload be you, or just a copy of you?   Is this different than asking if the you that wakes up in the mornin
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Get ready for hybrid thinking

Get ready for hybrid thinking | The Long Poiesis | Scoop.it
Two hundred million years ago, our mammal ancestors developed a new brain feature: the neocortex. This stamp-sized piece of tissue (wrapped around a brain the size of a walnut) is the key to what humanity has become. Now, futurist Ray Kurzweil suggests, we should get ready for the next big leap in brain power, as we tap into the computing power in the cloud.
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My Talk at *The Future of Text 2014*

My Talk at *The Future of Text 2014* | The Long Poiesis | Scoop.it
Communication presented at The Future of Text symposium IV at the Google's headquarters in London (2014). Symbolic manipulation accounts for the uniqueness of human cognition and consciousness. Thi...
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Anticipating the rise of the machine

Anticipating the rise of the machine | The Long Poiesis | Scoop.it
How will the robots and machines revolt? Perhaps not in the way we think, writes Joe Gelonesi, who interviews two leading philosophers with very different views about the threat of artificial intelligence.
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‘You’re going to have lots of different hybrid interactions between biological and technological beings. That will constitute the [new] life world, and we’re going to have to imagine a space where all those different life forms will have to live harmoniously together.’ It must be joke say live harmoniously together.

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Pierre Lévy talks about Collective Intelligence at Senac - YouTube

Lecture: Pierre Lévy talks about Collective Intelligence at Senac Rendered on March 17, 2014, at Senac University Center.
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Five ways the superintelligence revolution might happen

Five ways the superintelligence revolution might happen | The Long Poiesis | Scoop.it
Biological brains are unlikely to be the final stage of intelligence. Machines already have superhuman strength, speed and stamina – and one day they will have superhuman intelligence. This is of course not certain to occur – it is possible that we will develop some other dangerous technology first ...

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End of Eating Food

End of Eating Food | The Long Poiesis | Scoop.it
Eating food could be replaced by nanorobot nutrient delivery system.
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The Taming of Tech Criticism - The Baffler

The Taming of Tech Criticism - The Baffler | The Long Poiesis | Scoop.it
BOOK REVIEWEDThe Glass Cage: Automation and Us, by Nicholas Carr, W. W. Norton, $26.95 What does it mean to be a technology critic in today’s America? And what can technology criticism accomplish? The first question... Read More »
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Vampires, crucifixion and transfusion. BLOOD is not for the faint-hearted - we make money not art

Vampires, crucifixion and transfusion. BLOOD is not for the faint-hearted - we make money not art | The Long Poiesis | Scoop.it
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We could get to the Singularity in ten years | KurzweilAI

We could get to the Singularity in ten years | KurzweilAI | The Long Poiesis | Scoop.it
It would require a different way of thinking about the timing of the Singularity, says AGI pioneer Ben Goertzel, PhD. Rather than a predictive exercise, it
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Can Life Be Mimicked in Silicon? | MIT Technology Review

Can Life Be Mimicked in Silicon? | MIT Technology Review | The Long Poiesis | Scoop.it
A microfluidic cell copies some basic functions of life.
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Biologists discover electric bacteria that eat pure electrons rather than sugar, redefining the tenacity of life - ExtremeTech

Biologists discover electric bacteria that eat pure electrons rather than sugar, redefining the tenacity of life - ExtremeTech | The Long Poiesis | Scoop.it
Some intrepid biologists at the University of Southern California (USC) have discovered bacteria that survives on nothing but electricity -- rather than food, they eat and excrete pure electrons. These bacteria yet again prove the almost miraculous tenacity of life -- but, from a technology standpoint, they might also prove to be useful in enabling the creation of self-powered nanoscale devices that clean up pollution. Some of these bacteria also have the curious ability to form into "biocables"
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Digital Life in 2025

Digital Life in 2025 | The Long Poiesis | Scoop.it
Asked to predict the future of the internet and how technology/the Web will change over the next decade, hundreds of experts agree that trends now underway will make the internet more important even as it becomes less visible in daily life.
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The Three Breakthroughs That Have Finally Unleashed AI on the World | WIRED

The Three Breakthroughs That Have Finally Unleashed AI on the World | WIRED | The Long Poiesis | Scoop.it
The AI on the horizon looks more like Amazon Web Services—cheap, reliable, industrial-grade digital smartness running behind everything, and almost invisible except when it blinks off. This is a big deal, and now it's here.
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The real value of bitcoin and crypto currency technology - Bitcoin Properly - YouTube

Bitcoin in five minutes: Blockchain technology will drastically change our lives. In the coming years, the technology behind crypto currencies such as Bitcoi...
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Greg Bear on Singularity 1 on 1: The Singularity is the Secular Apotheosis

Greg Bear on Singularity 1 on 1: The Singularity is the Secular Apotheosis | The Long Poiesis | Scoop.it
This is an epic 90-min-long in-person interview I did with sci fi master Greg Bear. Check it out on SingularityWeblog.com!
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Telepathy is Now a Thing Thanks to Technology - SERIOUS WONDER

Telepathy is Now a Thing Thanks to Technology - SERIOUS WONDER | The Long Poiesis | Scoop.it
Researchers in the U.S., Spain, and France have demonstrated the first ever act of techo-telepathy between humans! - B.J. Murphy for Serious Wonder
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