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Time Bandits

By R.U. Sirius, posted on October 30, 2011

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If you take your life extension seriously and you take your action adventure SF movies literally, you will probably want to have your hour and forty nine minutes refunded after seeing In Time.  And while there are better ways to spend your time, even if you live in a world where that gross cliche “time […]

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For Your Halloween Weekend, Quantum Levitation

By Acceler8or, posted on October 28, 2011

“So it’s actually floating above the surface.”  Yep.

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CONTACT Has Been Established

By R.U. Sirius, posted on October 26, 2011

When Doug Rushkoff started planning the “Contact Unconference” it may have seemed like a “Hail Mary” pass taking place in relative political and social isolation.  Contact would bring together a gaggle of edge culture social and technological hackers, makers, and theorists dedicated to many of the ideals and sensibilities that attracted so many of us […]

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Graphene: And Here Comes “Film” Computing

By Valkyrie Ice, posted on October 23, 2011

You might recall I’ve talked about graphene repeatedly, and yes, this is yet another piece about it. In one H+ magazine article I discussed some of the remarkable properties of graphene. In this one I touted a few developments that highlighted exactly how fast graphene developments were being researched. Just recently, I discussed IBM making […]

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How Transparency Will End Tyranny

By Valkyrie Ice, posted on October 21, 2011

I’m sure most of you followed the story about the revolution in Egypt, and the uses which the protestors were putting Twitter, Facebook, etc, and the effort the government made to “shut down the internet”. It should illustrate very effectively how the internet is a tool that is inherently hostile to “information control.” Sure, the […]

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“Extreme Futurist Fest” in Los Angeles: Interview With Creator Rachel Haywire

By Hank Pellissier, posted on October 18, 2011

Hank Pellissier: Hi Rachel. Tell me your biography? Rachel Haywire: I grew up in the Human 1.0 suburbs of Southern Florida. I was kicked out of my home at 16 and sent to a mental institution. From there I went to live on the streets of San Francisco and became a performance artist. This lead […]

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100 Plus: An Accessible Look At The Longevity Revolution

By RU Sirius, posted on October 16, 2011

Sonia Arrison’s book, 100 Plus: How the Coming Age of Longevity Will Change Everything, From Careers and Relationships to Family and Faith is a look at the oncoming longevity revolution written in a style that is accessible to average readers who may not be part of the transhuman early adopters club. Covering everything from desktop […]

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Is Stiff Academia Killing Mental Evolution?

By Rachel Haywire, posted on October 14, 2011

One thing I have noticed about the Transhumanist community is that there is a division between the academic crowd and the consciousness expansion crowd. Previous Transhumanist movements have battled on idealistic grounds for the notion of what Transhumanism was really about. Was it the hard scientific outlook with the academic credentials and PowerPoints or was […]

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Jumeirah Wears Her Mirrorshades

By Woody Evans, posted on October 11, 2011

Long ladies in black abayas float by holding phones before them, heavy sunshades.  Gucci or something.  Shed sequins glitter in the gutter, full sun bright white on soda cans and burned sim cards. One, now two, enter the broad and cobbled slope near the VIP entrance.  The rose-tinted bricks play tricks on my eyes, gives […]

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Julian Assange: The Unauthorized Biography — Review

By Sasha Mitchell, posted on October 10, 2011

The naturally narrative Assange’s unauthorized first draft was so adroit, so straight and secure of self, and so infectingly scribed… Julian Assange: The Unauthorized Biography Canongate Books Ltd. September, 2011 I

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