Category Archives: Secondary Thoughts.

Where you will find quotes from my crowdsourced research team, which may one day form research notes in future essays.

THE GLOBAL BRAIN.

Some secondary thoughts on the Internet waking up, and stuff like that… WALRUSFLY SAYS: The internet is a network with lots of nodes (~2 billion computers) and links, with lots of messages being passed around in parallel, so there is … Continue reading

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SECONDARY THOUGHTS: TECHNO-SPIRITUALITY

JABELAR SAYS: With our current set of evidence, I think there are no logical reasons to believe that God definitely exists, but that there are logical reasons to believe that God could exist. Obviously, God could provide reasons to prove … Continue reading

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SECONDARY THOUGHTS: CYBORGS etc

VIRGILLIC SAYS: I am thinking about some paradigmatic difference like between serial and parallel processing. I can’t imagine what that’d be. the only means to upgrade the brain that I can think of are: 1- increase in communication speed between … Continue reading

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THE SIMULATION ARGUMENT.

Are we in a simulation? Are we destined to live our future lives in VR? The Secondaries ponder… SET/AI SAYS: the picture is starting to look pretty clear if you follow the technology – the mass resurrection of the trillion … Continue reading

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SECONDARY THOUGHTS: DIGITAL PEOPLE.

METAFIRE: What will be the most basic and important categorization of post- singularity minds? It most probably won’t be gender, because the ubiquitous use of metamorphic bodies or avatars it will be nonexistent or very easily changeable. The same goes … Continue reading

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THE SINGULARITY.

JABELAR SAYS: Kurzweil doesn’t say the same thing will accelerate, but rather that we’ll keep replacing technologies to gain the next level of acceleration. These are entirely different. For example, Moore’s law isn’t just about shrinking semiconductors — it is … Continue reading

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ROBOTS.

EXAPTED SAYS: The way in which technology is currently combined with organizations to increase productivity does not usually involve direct replacement of humans with equivalent task-processing by machines. The economy gets more and more deeply integrated with technology, including artificial … Continue reading

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