Sunday, November 17, 2019

We Aimed For the Moon But Got Kylie Jenner

It is always fascinating to read sci fi authors of XX century. And not purely due to the beauty and sophistication of...

Universal Basic Income: Machine Slavery Or Ultimate Freedom?

How are we planning to compete with General Artificial Intelligence? The million-dollar question is: should we?

Are We Alone?

If we at this stage are talking about mind uploading, why do we ignore the possibility of advanced civilizations having done so billions years ago?

Approaching the “Universal Mind”

Previous Information Revolutions gave mortals the knowledge and leverage to become influential and valuable. 3rd Information Revolution will make us Gods.

Homo Deus

"I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it by not dying." - Woody Allen

Seveneves

A book with the most contradictory reviews and a huge impact of our perception of the world, the fragility of life and an infinite potential of a human race.

Our Brave New World

Wait, what about the destroyed forests and extinct animals? What about the coal-black sky above Beijing? What about the spelt oil and millions of sea inhabitants that have been suffocated by human greed? Do we even care about it listening to the latest reproduction of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony and making vacation plans on a latest Stan-grad designed app?

Marxism for Fukuyama

We want to enjoy our success and be able to show it to the others, just like the rich of the world are not afraid of showing off their achievements to the world.  But how do you aspire for success and happiness when pretty much all you can do is already being done by the robot, who is owned by X&Co?

Millennial Agenda

“Animals are to be used for food and fur, cars are to move, job is to afford living and Starbucks coffee is to drink” – who even said so?

What Is Your Social Ranking?

“First I will look at his photo, then I will look at his profile,” she said. “He has to use real-name authentication. But I will trust him and talk to him if he has Sesame Credit.”
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