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Review: Alpha Brain Nootropic Blend

Review: Alpha Brain Nootropic Blend

Alpha Brain is one of the most famous nootropic blends that sparked debate and controversy in many communities. Produced by Onnit Labs since 2010, Alpha Brain has been featured in a variety of media outlets including the Joe Rogan Experience. Many nootropics users question the validity, price, and efficacy of Alpha Brain for cognitive enhancement, but few provide a full analysis of their complaint...

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Book Review: Beyond Human: From Animality to Transhuman

Book Review: Beyond Human: From Animality to Transhuman

The instability of the category 'human' has been the subject of philosophical debate for centuries but it is only recently that the biological and informational sciences have begun to shake the ethical foundations of modernity by revealing a lack of real, material distinctions between ourselves and other animals or, indeed, between ourselves and machines.

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A Detailed Overview of Clement Vidal’s “The Beginning and the End” (Part 2)

A Detailed Overview of Clement Vidal’s “The Beginning and the End” (Part 2)

A detailed review of a forthcoming book, The Beginning and the End: The Meaning of Life in a Cosmological Perspective by Dr. Clement Vidal, a young scholar and member of the Evolution, Complexity and Cognition Group at the Free University in Brussels, Belgium. Vidal investigates a most important question–whether modern scientific cosmology can satisfy our search for meaning in life. The book is a ...

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A Detailed Overview of Clement Vidal’s “The Beginning and the End” (Part 1)

A Detailed Overview of Clement Vidal’s “The Beginning and the End” (Part 1)

I have recently previewed a forthcoming book, The Beginning and the End: The Meaning of Life in a Cosmological Perspective. The author is Dr. Clement Vidal, a young scholar and member of the Evolution, Complexity and Cognition Group at the Free University in Brussels, Belgium. Vidal investigates a most important question–whether modern scientific cosmology can satisfy our search for meaning in lif...

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Transcendence vs. Her: Clash of Two Wimpy Future Visions

Transcendence vs. Her: Clash of Two Wimpy Future Visions

My friend and sometime collaborator Hugo DeGaris was looking forward to the movie “Transcendence” with great enthusiasm… With its theme of anti-technology terrorists attacking scientists and provoking a sort of war between pro-Singularity and anti-Singularity forces, the movie plot reflects many of the ideas from Hugo’s book The Artilect War and his related articles. Hugo was hop...

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