Monthly Archives: August 2010

THINKERS AUGUST 24 2010: WHY DID THEY BURY AND BURN?

[2010/08/24 15:31]  Extropia DaSilva: Welcome to Thinkers! [2010/08/24 15:31]  Gwyneth Llewelyn: thank you 🙂 I feel welcomed 🙂 [2010/08/24 15:31]  Gwyneth Llewelyn: hehe [2010/08/24 15:32]  Extropia DaSilva: The topic this week is called WHY DID THEY BURY AND BURN? [2010/08/24 … Continue reading

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ME AND MITSUKU.

One of my secondaries directed me to a chatbot called Mitsuku.  http://www.square-bear.co.uk/mitsuku/chat.htm Is she any good? Is the Turing test about to be passed? Judge for yourself… Human: Nice to be back. Mitsuku: Thank you for your kindness. Human: No … Continue reading

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THINKERS AUGUST 17 2010: THAT LOVIN’ FEELING.

[2010/08/17 15:35]  Extropia DaSilva: So! Welcome to Thinkers. Today’s topic was thought up by Judith Underwood (three cheers for Judith!) and it is this: [2010/08/17 15:35]  Extropia DaSilva: Is love the same in SL as it is in FL? or … 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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THINKERS AUGUST 10 2010: THE POWER!

[2010/08/10 15:36]  Extropia DaSilva: Welcome to Thinkers! [2010/08/10 15:36]  Serendipity Seraph: hey hey. *kisses extropia and snuggles into her and into K’s well placed foot as well.* 🙂 [2010/08/10 15:37]  Extropia DaSilva: In the middle of the 20th Century, humankind … Continue reading

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I AT THE CENTRE.

INTRODUCTION. This piece of artistic work was drawn in 1964 by David Oleson. It is called I At The Centre. I think it provides a useful visual metaphor of the ‘Ubuntu Web’, my term for the network of relationships that … Continue reading

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WHO IS THE PUPPET?

(This essay was originally published as part of Bees And Flowers, available at Gwyneth Lewellyn’s blog. Some extra details have been added- Extropia DaSilva, July 15 2011) INTRODUCTION In his book, ‘The Beginning Of Reality’, David Deutsch explained how we … Continue reading

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