Put aside your morals momentarily — and now consider the perfect slave.
“Set in a hostel in the 1980s, ‘Digital Physics’ follows Khatchig, a man searching for truth in mathematics, physics, logic, and life. As he monopolizes the sole computer in the hostel to make sense of a counter-intuitive result, he has an epiphany: We may be living in a computer simulation.”
Forbidden Planet is a 1956 American science fiction film that is relevant to transhumanists. It offers an interesting cautionary tale and introduces the idea of The Ordering Problem in transhumanism as well as the idea of an omni-useful and omnipresent Great Machine.
A pretty interesting short film about the potential for Bitcoin to rise in Kenya.
“Living in a world of grey, two M.I.T graduates invent a gadget that will not only rival one of the worlds largest tech companies but the morality of our society as a whole.”
In the 1984 film 2010: The Year We Make Contact, an American crew are kept in suspended animation on a Soviet ship enroute to Jupiter to find out what happened to the American Discovery spacecraft. Upon reaching Jupiter the Americans are awakened from cryogenic pods to carry out their mission.
Futurist Harish Shah appears in Episode 06 discussing the the X-Men Coemth, transhumanism, and why he wants to be Wolverine.
h+ Magazine friend Heather Shlegel appears in Episode 05 discussing the future of money, the film Inception, future studies and more.
I discuss the Wim Wenders film Until the End of the World, future studies,rise of the mobile society, retro VR, and more.
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...