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At the sharp edge of Darwinism, there’s no real difference between a flu virus and a computer virus… with human consciousness somewhere in the middle of the two. It’s all just recombinant information, contagious enough to reproduce and robust enough to see off predators.

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Wearable Realities for your Head

Are you a World of Warcraft player or someone who enjoys hanging out in Second Life? Do you wish these avatars you spend quality time with could come off of the screen to play and interact with you in real life? Well, look no further than Georgia Tech University, where they have been working on a wearable, translucent augmented reality headpiece.

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H+ Lab

The nano-bio-info-cogno (NBIC) convergence and its offspring generate inspiring and devastating narratives. (For those who may be unfamiliar with NBIC, the acronym refers to a nascent field that employs the interdisciplinary possibilities of nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology, and cognitive science and technology.)

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We’re All Edge Cases

This is the most corrosive thing that happens to people who self-identify as science fiction fans

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Humanity Plus: The New Synthesis

Lately, I love it when people out there in the general population ask me what I do. I tell them that I’m working on a transhumanist webzine and then pause -- offering no further explanation -- as if a transhumanist magazine were as comprehensible as a magazine about real estate or pet monkeys.

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