April 2011

Can we develop and test machine minds and uploads ethically?

26 Apr , 2011 Uncategorized

Reprinted from here A fundamental principle of bioethics requires the consent of a patient to any medical procedure performed upon them. A patient will exist the moment a conscious mindclone arises in some academic laboratory, or hacker’s garage. At that moment, ethical rules will be challenged, for the mindclone has not consented to the work […]

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‘AIgents’ – White Rabbit 04, 24 april 2011

22 Apr , 2011 Uncategorized

Here is another day in paradise, potentially weeks away from a global dollar collapse, months away from a crisis that will throw dozens of countries into civil wars and may cost millions of lives in the next years. And why? Because of a mix of unsustainable systemic complexity squared against blind conviction and limited ability […]

WHITE RABBIT – Crawling Crustaceans Up The Coast Batman!

16 Apr , 2011 Uncategorized

At some point things change. I guarantee you that despite the claims of the simpletons that “there will be no new things under the sun” I insist there will be new things, there will many new things, all the rules will change and before this generation born has died of old age the world shall […]

Khannea’s Argument 39

8 Apr , 2011 Uncategorized

International Global Markets: your labor is worth amount x in export value. Local people: We cannot compete. We cannot produce food at competitive rates. We do not have sufficient export products and our wages are too low. We cannot reorganize or educate ourselves effectively. We find that we are unacceptably poor and many of us […]

The Shallow End of the Masturbation Pool

3 Apr , 2011 Uncategorized

He’s at it again. The girl or guy who calls itself VC (short for Vigilant Citizen) wrote an article about the music video of Stefanie – Lady Gaga, “Born This Way” at “Vigilant Citizen”. The apophenia brigade forgot their morning meds and are hollaring about double rainbows again. Yes it’s all about this Video: [youtube […]

Follow The White Rabbit 02 – 3 april 2011

3 Apr , 2011 Uncategorized

I am back, or so I hope, and my new sequence of talks is labeled “follow the white rabbit”. This sequence of talks will be weekly, on Sundays (like before) and it will host the Transhuman Separatist ethic, with a gentle “Zeitgeist” undercurrent (but also Pirate Bay, Wikileaks, Copyleft, Culture Jamming, Provo, ANON endorsement and […]

Last week’s White Rabbit

3 Apr , 2011 Uncategorized

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Vy1OoBAL-E&w=640&h=390] [12:00:50] Bryce Galbraith: Hi Khannea! [12:01:11] Khannea Suntzu: Heya [12:01:11] Bryce Galbraith: Hi Bogdan [12:01:18] Bogdan Ixtab: hi [12:01:22] Khannea Suntzu: Lets see how this goes 😛 [12:01:43] Bryce Galbraith: This is pretty cool 🙂 [12:02:08] Khannea Suntzu: Yah its Ivy’s place [12:02:16] Bogdan Ixtab: I like the sky [12:02:27] Bryce Galbraith: ah, […]