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Bitnation Refugee Emergency Response (BRER)

Bitnation Refugee Emergency Response (BRER)

Bitnation Refugee Emergency Response (BRER) is a Humanitarian Aid Project of Bitnation to facilitate and provide Emergency Services and Humanitarian Aid to refugees during the European Refugee Crisis of September 2015

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DIY Biology and the Rise of Citizen Biotech Economies

DIY Biology and the Rise of Citizen Biotech Economies

1. INTRODUCTION Most articles on garage biology and do-it-yourself (DIY) biology – whether academic papers or media reports – highlight its somewhat “immaterial” cultures or ideologies. The issues usually raised include: the ways in which do-it-yourself biology potentially democratizes science and fosters a citizen science (Wolinsky, 2009), that its practitioners are a “creative proof of the hacke...

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Attractor Patterns and Attractor Tokens

Attractor Patterns and Attractor Tokens

Opening the Door…. A data sequence is a pattern. Patterns are everywhere. Some patterns are more attractive than others. Attractor patterns are attractors of human attention. But is it Art? What makes a pattern aesthetically pleasing? Aesthetically pleasing patterns evolve from a process of natural selection.  The same process which is at work in various forms of genetic algorithms whether h...

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Evolutionary methods for problem solving and artificial development

Evolutionary methods for problem solving and artificial development

Distributed Human-based Genetic Algorithms What we know is that human based genetic algorithms can utilize the Darwinian process of “natural selection” to evolve a candidate solution. Human based genetic algorithms utilize the human as the selector and innovator. The data itself represents the sequence. The sequence is a data pattern. The human beings contribute data patterns such as the”unique co...

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Patenting the Singularity

Patenting the Singularity

What if the Industrial Revolution never ended? What if Da Vinci was not merely a creative genius but had many teachers due to the influx of Greek scholars after the fall of the Byzantium Empire? What if the future is just a stepwise evolution from the nearest-neighbor in systematic composition while directed by correspondence, one recombination after another, pushing along what has already happene...

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