I’m not doing VR for me. it’s to spread the technology it’s not for money it’s a different kind of mindset it’s a longer game. what do these things mean? it’s not just “I want to make money doing vr, and that’s a way I’m going to make more money and then I can do … [Read more…]
This comes from a group chat. okay guys and ladies, of course so I’ve been doing this thing called lifelogging basically the idea is to collect as much data about your life as you can to optimize it and create a record and such using version control software is doing it, because you’re tracking how … [Read more…]
The topic of this post was turned into a rapid-fire rant. My studies have indicated that we live in a mathematical object and body and mind are nondual: they are one. Given the mind is in the body, and the body is expressed by nature, then nature is mind. For the temporal bodies we find … [Read more…]
This essay is in response to The End Is A.I.: The Singularity Is Sci-Fi’s Faith-Based Initiative. In futurist circles there’s the idea of the Singularity, a point in time when artificial intelligence grows so intelligent that it can make itself even more intelligent, causing it to rapidly surpass human intelligence. The term “singularity” is inherently … [Read more…]
To think of a human as a physical body is completely backward. Humans are not bodies. Humans are minds. Humans are technology. When you pick up a rock and use it as a hammer, it’s mind that’s doing that. When you use Google to tap the intelligence of the Internet, it’s mind doing that. There … [Read more…]
You 3D-scan a room with your phone’s camera, then enter it with the Oculus Rift. Your Facebook friend uses their phone’s front-facing camera to talk to you, and software magic puts them in the 3D room.
Novel micro-governments will reshape humanity. Using science to develop new ways of human organization is the future. Strategies like the Free State Project where people move to small states and influence local politics, and seasteading, where big boats and small islands are used to test new types of governments, are going to fundamentally reshape the … [Read more…]
(Note: Popular business author, Seth Godin, just announced a new service, Hugdug, that is based around raising the bar of reviews.) Do you ever review books on Amazon? There I think the standard 5/5 is “thoroughly enjoyed, would recommend”. 4/5 has reservations. Ratings are deeply flawed in a bunch of ways though. For example, if … [Read more…]
“All information will come in by super-realistic television and other electronic devices as yet in the planning stage or barely imagined. This will enable the individual to extend himself anywhere without moving his body–even to distant regions of space. This will be a new kind of individual–an individual with a colossal external nervous system reaching … [Read more…]
Any and all power corrupts, unfortunately. Fortunately, there are mathematical strategies that can distribute power in such a way that society is best served, and as we digitize more and more of our lives these strategies will be implemented.