The Interconnected Tribe of Tomorrow (Part 1)

The Interconnected Tribe of Tomorrow (Part 1) Editor’s Note: This article is Part One of a series. Part Two will be published later this week. ——- [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B004JKMUKU” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51OTfKziK7L._SL160_.jpg” width=”100″]In the insulated bubble of Western comforts, we pause with novelty to marvel at the simple ways of indigenous cultures. Whether it be…

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Humans with 500 IQ who live 500 Years?

Humans with 500 IQ who live 500 Years?  Tim Cannon is a biohacker from Grindhouse Wetwares in Pittsburgh, where the motto is “what would you like to be today?” He spoke at the Extreme Futurist Festival; he was interviewed by “The Conversation: In Search of the New Normal”; National Geographic’s show “Taboo” is filming him; and Discovery channel is discussing…

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Monday Marvels: Top 5 Wonders for Sept. 23rd – 30th

Monday Marvels: Top 5 Wonders for Sept. 23rd – 30th [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B006QF3TW4″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31OXpQq2g0L._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″]1.) Plastic Bags to Aid in Water Shortages? Yes, perhaps your plastic bags are more eco-friendly than you thought, or at least they will be thanks to recent chemists. A more environmentally friendly way to convert plastic bags into…

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Advanced Technology and The 2nd Amendment (Part 1)

Editor’s Note: “Advanced Technology and The 2nd Amendment” is a two part article. Part Two will be published on 09/30/13. ——– [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0815724500″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51egssANGsL._SL160_.jpg” width=”107″]The 2nd Amendment To the United States Constitution gives U.S citizens the constitutional right to bear arms. One common justification given for the 2nd amendment is as a…

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Against Technological Relinquishment (Part Three)

Editor’s Note: This article is Part Three of a series. Read Part One and Part Two. —– [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0091910471″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41rs3KwMknL._SL160_.jpg” width=”99″]To be wary of the potentially-negative potentials of high technology is not to be a neo-luddite unless technological relinquishment is your chosen solution-paradigm. Indeed, if one looks they will find that most…

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Against Technological Relinquishment (Part Two)

Editor’s Note: This article is part of an ongoing series: Against Technological Relinquishment. Click here to read Part One. Part Three will be published on 09/28/13. —— [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B00A17IAO0″ locale=”us” height=”115″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/417mxjzpiNL._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″]The very beliefs that Neo-Luddism share with Techno-Progressivism and Transhumanism constitute one of the best reasons for arguing that their specific approach…

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Against Technological Relinquishment (Part One)

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0486295834″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61Al1UezsqL._SL160_.jpg” width=”100″]It is all too easy to assume that techno-optimists and techno-pessimists are diametrically opposed. But while they may have different destinations in mind, the road to get there – what they need to do to achieve their respective ends – is a shared one. Techno-optimists and Techno-Progressives express hope…

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Will We Start Living Through Surrogates?

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B001Q4FGXK” locale=”us” height=”128″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/411oOsuvh9L._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″]This article is inspired by the 2009 movie, Surrogates, and the reason is the oft occurrence of life imitating fiction, where the technology we read about in novels or see in movies appears eventually in real life. Fantasy or imagination has nothing to do with this article, save the declared inspiration…

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BOX: The Synthesis of Real and Digital Space

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B0017OFRCY” locale=”us” height=”120″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51LAkVypvAL._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″]Engineers are conducting symphonies of art with the use of 6-axis industrial robots, blurring the lines between the digital and real dimensions. Our imaginations are spilling into the world around us in exponential ways. Each new technology created is another paint brush for future artists to wield. Immerse yourself…

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