‘Chappie’ (2015) surprised me with the most pro-transhumanist message I’ve seen in a major film.
Steve Aoki once again confirms his place as the leading proponent of optimistic futurism in the EDM scene and beyond. And wait, is this a return of the concept album?
Life has been on earth about 4 billion years. If we think of each billion as a term at college, then for its Freshman, Sophomore and Junior years, life majored in chemistry.
Automation is the process whereby any action, decision or function that was once performed by a human (or non-human animal) is taken over by a machine.
“Today, natural philosophy has not disappeared completely. It lives under disguise. Scientists write popular books, for the general educated public, professing to make their ideas about the science that they practice accessible to non-scientists. They use these books to speculate about the larger meaning of their discoveries for our understanding of the universe and of our place within it. They also have another audience, however: their colleagues in science, addressed under the disguise of popularization.”
Human beings have long desired immortality.
What do you consider the most seminal representations of AI in cinema of all time?
Film student Colin Marchon delivers a nice 3 part series on transhumanist themes.
DARPA, the Defense Research Projects Agency, is best known for its role as progenitor of the Internet. Now they want to revolutionize biotechnology.
The nature of knowledge itself is shifting from being an end in itself to a commodity meant to be repackaged and redistributed.