Monthly Archives: December 2011

THINKERS DEC 27 2011: ORIGINS OF RELIGION

Extropia DaSilva: Well! It is 3:30 pm SLT and time to begin the last Thinkers of 2011. [2011/12/27 15:31]  Extropia DaSilva: Welcome to Thinkers! [2011/12/27 15:31]  Scarp Godenot: The beta version is currently 3.2.5 and a bit more stable than … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS CONCERNING THE SINGULARITY

THOUGHTS CONCERNING THE SINGULARITY. It has been a while since I talked about the technical Singularity, so I thought I might return to this topic. There is a question I wish to explore, namely: Why should anyone believe in the … Continue reading

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THINKERS LECTURE 2011: PONDSCUM, SCARED MICE, AND THE GLOBAL BRAIN

Welcome to this year’s Christmas lecture! The talk this year is called ‘ Pond Scum, Scared Mice and the Global Brain’. In a way, this talk links back to the first one I ever gave, which was called ‘Technological Mount … Continue reading

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Thinkers Dec 13 2011: IF THE EURO FAILS

Khannea Suntzu: Heya all welcome to thinkers. I am dressed in a manner befitting the topic. [2011/12/13 15:31]  Rhiannon of the Birds (rhiannon.dragoone): jayda [2011/12/13 15:31]  Extropia DaSilva: god.. [2011/12/13 15:31]  Khannea Suntzu: There is a term from roman ages, … Continue reading

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SNOWCRASHING ADDENDUM

In the years following the original publication of my essays on molecular nanotechnology, certain criticisms of the theories supporting this hypothetical technology have forced me to re-evaluate my position regarding MNT’s feasibility. This addendum to the ‘Snowcrashing’ essays was originally … Continue reading

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SNOWCRASHING INTO THE DIAMOND AGE (PART ONE)

SNOWCRASHING INTO THE DIAMOND AGE 2 (PART ONE) BY EXTROPIA DASILVA Ever since Drexler established the field of molecular nanotechnology with his books ‘Engines Of Creation’, ‘Unbounding The Future’ and ‘Nanosystems’, there have been no end of speculations regarding how … Continue reading

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Thinkers December 06 2011: Mind/Matter

 Extropia DaSilva: Welcome to Thinkers! [2011/12/06 15:31]  Khannea Suntzu: Yes it sure is. [2011/12/06 15:31]  Ivy Sunkiller: and the heavens shall tremble! [2011/12/06 15:31]  ArtCrash Exonar: or perform a wafe function…. [2011/12/06 15:31]  Extropia DaSilva: Today we ask a question … Continue reading

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