July 2012

Of the 1%, by the 1%, for the 1%

31 Jul , 2012 Uncategorized

Americans have been watching protests against oppressive regimes that concentrate massive wealth in the hands of an elite few. Yet in our own democracy, 1 percent of the people take nearly a quarter of the nation’s income—an inequality even the wealthy will come to regret. By Joseph E. Stiglitz It’s no use pretending that what […]

Autonomy and Solidarity – Prospects of an Unconditional Basic Income

26 Jul , 2012 Uncategorized

The idea is simple and powerful, challenging and disturbing. It has been around for years in academic circles, but has recently gained momentum ever since the idea has been advocated for publicly (e.g. in Germany since 2003). But what roughly is it about? Source An Unconditional Basic Income (UBI) would be provided from cradle to […]

Gulliberals, definition

18 Jul , 2012 Uncategorized

Dumb-ass gullible murrcans who don’t have an ounce of courage. Spineless results of McCarthy-ist social Darwinian selection. People without scrotum sack, who fall for all the corporate propaganda, pavlovian conditioned political correctness. Gulliberals are constantly deluded and engineered to be offended by right wing talk show hosts, radical extremists, such as Arpaio, Anne Coulter, Bolton, […]

Discussion on Reddit

18 Jul , 2012 Uncategorized

Here Some guy In Viet Nam some of us killed (anything) just to stay alive. If the law breaks down, I will shoot first. In Nam they used orphaned kids to do suicide bombings. That means shoot them too. I’ve seen men ready to kill men because the water was running out. Before you can […]

An Age of Imagination

13 Jul , 2012 Uncategorized

By Rita J. King Vanessa Fisher interviewed me about The Rise of the Imagination Age. Listen here. Her questions were excellent, particularly regarding the future of artificial intelligence. I don’t believe in “artificial intelligence.” I see intelligence as an emergent characteristic of the vast, mysterious cosmos. As humans we are able to achieve skills that […]

Cities all over Phobos

12 Jul , 2012 Uncategorized

Imagine greater Tokyo wrapped all over the surface of Phobos. Imagine dozens more industrial cities sprawling inside, under the surface of Phobos. An asteroid moon such as this could house tens of millions of humans – and post-human beings – in conditions far exceeding anything we can imagine today. It could be paradise. Yet we […]

8th annual workshop on Geo-Ethical Nanotechnology

6 Jul , 2012 Uncategorized

Terasem movement (inc) invites you to attend the 8th annual workshop on Geo-Ethical Nanotechnology. This event will take place in Second Life, at the Terasem Island Conference Center, on July 20, 2012, and is from 1PM Eastern Seaboard Time to 4PM Eastern Seaboard Time. This year’s workshop theme…. PRINCIPLES OF GEOETHICS & THEIR APPLICATION TO […]

Urban Tribes – – where is the magic?

6 Jul , 2012 Uncategorized

A Club of Amsterdam event in collaboration with MySTèR. Sunday, July 22, 2012: 15:00 – 17:00 Location: MySTèR, Christian-Rötzel-Allee 18, 41334 Breyell-Nettetal, Germany [near Venlo, Netherlands] www.clubofamsterdam.com/event.asp?contentid=863 Participation is free – you are invited to contribute a small donation at the event. Please register by sending an email to ticketcorner@clubofamsterdam.com – Please let us know […]