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Boredom is a Killer

Please, readers! If you experience disinterest, apathy, ennui, malaise, dysthymia, lassitude, or neurasthenia as you peruse this essay... click away to safety!

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ACLU v. The Gene Patents… and the winner is…

Since the pubication of our October 26, 2009 article "ACLU v. The Gene Patents," we've been watching the case in which the ACLU and the Public Patents Office, among many others, took legal action against Myriad Genetics for patenting certain genes.

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Feeling Great Forever

I just got back from a short trip to Mexico where I went for the express purpose of having a few grams of placental tissue transplanted beneath the skin of my lower abdomen.

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Sex and The Singularity

We asked several leading thinkers in the radical tech community the following question: Is there sex in the posthuman or singularitarian future? We invited them to pontificate in 400 words or less. These are the results.

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The Psychedelic Transhumanists

Transhumanism in a fortune cookie: the familiar human world is just one point along a continuum of evolution, and we have an unprecedented capacity to participate in that process.

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Overlaying Reality with Your Cell Phone

That house over there. Is it for sale? Is there a good restaurant nearby? Jut pan the neighborhood with your camera-enabled Augmented Reality (AR) cell phone and find out.

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