Monthly Archives: October 2010

Thinkers October 26 2010: INTERFACE VALUE.

Extropia DaSilva: Ok..welcome to Thinkers![2010/10/26 15:33]  Extropia DaSilva: Today we are discussing…[2010/10/26 15:33]  Extropia DaSilva: TAKING THINGS AT INTERFACE VALUE: Taken at interface value, Facebook is there to help you make friends. But on a deeper level, it is tilted … Continue reading

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RISE OF THE ROBOTS

Predicting the future is a tricky business, and there are two kinds of failure that really stand out in hindsight. The computer industry has fallen foul of both, in its time. One form of failure is to drastically underestimate the … Continue reading

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Thinkers Oct 19 2010: Domestic Violence and Sexism

[2010/10/19 15:31]  Extropia DaSilva: Welcome to Thinkers![2010/10/19 15:32]  ArtCrash Exonar: Gang up on him![2010/10/19 15:32]  Rhiannon Dragoone: /me laughs[2010/10/19 15:32]  Rhiannon Dragoone: They’re frightened of my boobies, Ex[2010/10/19 15:32]  Zobeid Zuma: Yeah, it took a while. . . Several parts … Continue reading

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ALT! WHO GOES THERE? PART 6E

ALT! WHO GOES THERE? PART 6E. It has been said that questions regarding the nature of posthumanity are unanswerable. But while some aspects of posthuman existence may well be beyond lesser beings such as ourselves, the fact remains that a … Continue reading

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ALT! WHO GOES THERE? PART 6D

ALT! WHO GOES THERE? PART 6D. “HE’S ALIVE! ALIVE!” The ability to bring the dead back to life is already a medical reality. There is a surgical technique known as Profound Hypothermia and Circulatory Arrest. PHCA involves stopping the heart … Continue reading

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Thinkers October 12 2010: CAN MMORPGs SAVE THE WORLD?

Extropia DaSilva: Welcome to Thinkers![2010/10/12 15:35]  Rhiannon Dragoone: Gwyneth, lol[2010/10/12 15:35]  Gwyneth Llewelyn: ;)[2010/10/12 15:35]  Serendipity Seraph: hey hey Eternally Naughty :)[2010/10/12 15:35]  Extropia DaSilva: This week we are asking ‘CAN MMORPGs SAVE THE WORLD?[2010/10/12 15:35]  Extropia DaSilva: As more … Continue reading

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ALT! WHO GOES THERE? PART 6C

YOUR MORPHABLE BODY. The proliferation of networked embedded computers could bring about alterations to the body. Although it feels like we have a clear sense of where the body ends and the rest of the world begins, experiments have shown … Continue reading

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