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Humanity+ @Melbourne May 5-6 2012

Ben Goertzel interviews Adam Ford about the upcoming Humanity+ @Melbourne (May 5-6 2012), which will feature Aubrey de Grey, Natasha Vita-More, Stelarc and many more inspiring speakers.

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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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EPOC Neuroheadset

The EPOC neuroheadset uses EEG technology to read electrical patterns in the brain and then sends this information through wireless signals to a computer.

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Here’s Jewels in Your Eye

If you’ve ever wanted to have that extraspecial something that puts a sparkle in your eye, and really attract attention, you should take a trip over to the Netherlands.

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PETA Wants Meat!

The animal rights group is offering a $1 million prize for “the first person to come up with a method to produce commercially viable quantities of in vitro meat at competitive prices by 2012.”

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Skin Phone

Welcome to the conceptual solution that combines the beauty of a tattoo with the convenience of your cell phone and Bluetooth technology, the “Digital Tattoo Interface.”

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I Am Ironman!

Cyberdyne Corporation of Japan, in conjunction with Daiwa House, has begun mass production of a cybernetic bodysuit that augments body movement and increases user strength by up to tenfold.

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The Sheep Shit Grass (or The End of Scarcity)

DOCTOROW: It’s not hard to think about a kind of nanotech future where virtually all objects are available on demand. In that kind of world, both the traditional Marxist and the traditional Keynesian analyses don’t make a lot of sense. These are predicated first and foremost on the regulation of scarce and valuable objects.

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