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New Tissue Synthesis Platform Promises Living Tissue on Demand

By Ian Monroe, posted on July 31, 2012

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Scientists in Canada have invented a device they claim can print large patches of living tissue. In an article which appears this month in the journal Advanced Materials, Axel Guenther of the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, and Milica Radisic of the Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry at the University of Toronto […]

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Cheese God

By Singularity Utopia, posted on July 10, 2012

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Visualise the moment of holiness, the immaculate conception. Undoubtedly you tremble with excitement. Joyously I beheld our Transhuman predestination. It was a divine revelation of great wonderment finally happening. Ah the majesty. My mind continues to be awestruck therefore the precise date escapes me but I seem to remember it was sometime around the end […]

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The New Edge At The New Age Convention (MONDO 2000 History Project Entry #19)

By R.U. Sirius, posted on June 12, 2012

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  The origins of the term “New Edge” may be under contestation.  I recall John Perry Barlow claiming the coinage and I’m sure Mondo Publisher Queen Mu has claimed it as well.   I think maybe Morgan Russell has also claimed it.  I have a fairly strong impression that its first usage was in Mondo […]

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Acceler8or TV, Episode 1: What Do You Think About The Singularity? (Part One)

By Acceler8or TV, posted on March 19, 2012

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In the first episode of Acceler8or TV, we went to the Yerba Buena Art District in downtown San Francisco for about an hour on a Sunday and asked people: “What do you think about the technological singularity?”  All those who agreed to talk to us are included. We’ll be testing this line of inquiry in […]

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William Burroughs For R.U. Sirius’ New World Disorder (1990, Mondo 2000 History Project Entry # 7)

By R.U. Sirius, posted on March 2, 2012

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Oh, we’ve been on a Burroughs  rampage lately… so here’s a short clip of uncle Bill or someone like him promoting a special show titled “New World Disorder” hosted by R.U. Sirius and produced by Don Joyce of Negativland  that was broadcast on KPFA in Berkeley in 1991.  The show was in response to Operation Desert […]

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LSD, The CIA, & The Counterculture Of The 1960s: Martin Lee (1986, Audio. Mondo 2000 History Project Entry #6

By R.U. Sirius & Ian Monroe, posted on February 19, 2012

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Some time in 1986, I walked into Cody’s Books in Berkeley and saw a book on prominent display titled Acid  Dreams: The Complete Social History of LSD: The CIA, the Sixties, and Beyond by Martin Lee and Bruce Schlain.   Containing an impulse to start dancing around the aisles, I grabbed a copy and bought it. […]

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Robert Anton Wilson Talks To Reality Hackers Forum (1988 — Mondo 2000 History Project Entry #4)

By R.U. Sirius & Ian Monroe, posted on January 29, 2012

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By 1988, High Frontiers was a somewhat more smoothly functioning operation.  We’d given up — for the moment — on trying to get out more than 2 issues a year, but we were running a very dynamic and well attended local lecture/community gathering series called Reality Hackers Forum at Julia Morgan Theater in Berkeley, putting […]

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