Early Cells, Early States

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0471419192″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51Y1pBEjwcL._SL160_.jpg” width=”102″]The pattern similarities between structures and phenomena at different levels of reality is really overwhelming. Sometimes it is hard to know if your mind is just imagining the similarity, or if there is a deeper meaning about this similarity that we are only now starting to grasp. I’m starting…

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Digital Addiction and Internet Age Shamans

Drugs can be defined as anything that changes an individual’s conscious state, whether chemical or technological, can cause our experience of life to be altered. I will elaborate on this principle by discussing the technological hallucinations we are currently intoxicated by. [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B007P4VOWC” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41ZF%2BlJj4NL._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″]Terence Mckenna,  an American psychonaut, lecturer, and writer,…

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Emotiv Creates New Insight For Your Mind

Emotiv creates new Insight for your mind and it looks like the future! Serious Wonder is a huge fan of Emotiv and EEG  neuro-technology. Any company that makes design look this good is bound to be a leader in future tech. I love the design, it reminds me of the “face sucker” in Alien. [youtube…

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Dreams: The Future of Social Networking?

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B004ZLV4JG” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41UywapRmbL._SL160_.jpg” width=”88″] Facebook and Google+ are all about sharing our times and joys with the world, to paint the image of our lives or the personality of ourselves that we desire others to see. That is what Social Networking is about today; sharing the sights we enjoy in different locations, whether on…

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Cognition Control Part 2: Navigating Hedonic Highways

To read Part One of this article, click here. [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0871544237″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51W0XK30J2L._SL160_.jpg” width=”117″]The hedonic treadmill, or ‘adaptation’ as its been coined, is the human ability to quickly return to a baseline of happiness regardless of emotionally traumatic or even physically traumatic experiences. Researchers have found that statistically, it does not matter if…

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Spyware for Your Brain

Since the launch of Google Glass, Oculus Rift, and the Google Chip, there is seemingly only a matter of time before the majority of human interface will take place through some type of virtual or internal lens.[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B002SUCMUG” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/21ZgWG46YaL._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″] These innovations offer new opportunities for interpersonal growth and technological expansion; and…

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Your Next GUI Will be a BUI

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”012375030X” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61M9NAaydvL._SL160_.jpg” width=”129″]When the common language of computers was first being established, engineers had to agree that the piece of code 1101 was the equivalent to an A (example). This collaboration helped create a standard working model that current and future developers could use to build off of. As computers continued…

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Intellectual Orgasm: The New Digital Impulse

Intellectual Orgasm could be viewed as the new digital impulse to procreate advanced memes and to spread our cognitive DNA. It is this new “Trans-Sapien” drive that urges us to create more complex intellectual foreplay. We send pictures, texts and tweets of intellectual enlightenment. The digital universe is not a passive place. We are constantly…

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The Telepathic Future: Thought Controlled Life

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B0071FK66K” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31JL2rd9CjL._SL160_.jpg” width=”128″] Imagine a world where all the headlines of the latest happenings or news that you are concerned with from your preferred sources list themselves on a screen or in a holographic projection near your bed each morning you wake up. Or perhaps they would be near your breakfast table…

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Jarvis Meets The Matrix: No More College Degrees?

Imagine a personal digital assistant inside your brain that allows you to check your vitals, evaluate your cognitive functioning, and tell you where the nearest Starbucks is located. What’s more, instead of going to say, medical school, to learn your particular trade of interest, you can do the majority of your studying before you ever…

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Five Ways Augmented Reality Will Make Us Transhuman

Transhumanism is all about the creative and ethical use of technology to better the human condition. Futurists, when discussing topics related to transhumanism, tend to look at nano-tech, bio-mechanical augmentation and related technology that, for the most part, is beyond the comprehension of lay-people. [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0988616114″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41jsHv4czvL._SL160_.jpg” width=”107″] If transhumanism as a movement…

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