The Movie That Stares Back At You

dependgroup link “Technology, for me. Is probably the most misunderstood subjects on the planet. We keep thinking about it as another category like the economy, like culture, like religion, like war. It’s as ubiquitous as the air we breath. We’re strapped in and on the ride” – Godfrey Reggio Known for his non-narrative films; Director Godfrey Reggio shares with…

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Humbling New Photo from Mars Curiosity Rover

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0345376595″ locale=”us” height=”100″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/518xPlisLzL._SL75_.jpg” width=”75″] “Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every…

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BRAINS Presents: The Immortalist Audit

I was recently moderating a panel for Berkeley BioLabs that brought together some fascinating minds to discuss Biotech. As I was there, I met Johan and Dinelle the organizers of BRAINS events. I was fascinated by the comedic/satirical approach they are taking to show us the future. This dinner theater should be a really great…

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Memories With Maya

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”1482514885″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51KTlyRNtfL._SL160_.jpg” width=”105″]There are books that pump high octane into my optimistic cylinders and get me revved up for the future. Memories With Maya (MwM) is one of them and it sat on my Kindle for far too long. I have had the privilege of being on futurist panels and chatting…

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Philosophy of FutureMed

Serious Wonder had the opportunity to attend the FutureMed Conference this year at the Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego. We have a few writers that will be covering the technical and scientific implications of what we learned during this event. I would like to focus on the philosophy of FutureMed and will be forever…

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Zoltan Istvan: The Transhumanist Wager SWP#5

  Bestselling visionary author Zoltan Istvan, an American-Hungarian, began a solo, multi-year sailing journey around the world at the age of 21. His main cargo was 500 handpicked books, mostly classics. He’s explored over 100 countries—many as a journalist for the National Geographic Channel—writing, filming, and appearing in dozens of television stories, articles, and webcasts.…

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FutureMed 2020: The Future of Health

Serious Wonder has the opportunity to attend and cover FutureMed2020 this year. As describe on the site:  FutureMed “educates, informs and prepares physicians, innovators, inventors, investors and senior healthcare executives to understand and recognize the opportunities and disruptive influences of exponentially growing technologies within medicine and healthcare, and to understand how many rapidly developing and converging…

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Pale Blue Dot: The Sagan Series

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B0007UQNKY” locale=”us” height=”110″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41kqAAeSlTL._SL110_.jpg” width=”75″]The Sagan Series is an educational project working in the hopes of promoting scientific literacy in the general population. In @ReidGower latest video, they use Carl Segan’s brilliant and poetic Pale Blue Dot, mixed with stunning visuals that will leave you in a state of awe. Take 4 minutes, without distractions and…

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