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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Cloud Intelligence: The Future of Decision Making?

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0132091534″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51fUX3aj0TL._SL160_.jpg” width=”126″]In the last decade, a range of digital technologies and services have hit the market and moved from niche use toward the mainstream, changing how we communicate, socialize, and entertain ourselves. Consider that Facebook is less than 10 years old, but is used today by 67% of American adults (and 94% of…

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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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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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Cognition Control: How to Operate Your Awareness

Cognition Control Manual:  A philosophical drivers education for operating awareness along dendritic highways of the mind. Our brains contain miles upon miles of dendritic highways. Our awareness of these roads comes from within a perceptual windshield built upon our experiences, memories and thoughts. With this understanding of how the brain operates, how do we take…

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The Psychology of Failed Predictions

Psychology plays a role in every decision that we make, from choosing a mate and starting a family to the advertisements that persuade us in purchasing the latest electronics. But what role does [easyazon-link asin=”1482098229″ locale=”us”]psychology[/easyazon-link] play when it comes to our ability to predict world events or the latest emerging technologies? Is it possible that we…

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We Are Only Transhuman

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0988616114″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41jsHv4czvL._SL160_.jpg” width=”107″]We are all transhuman. The transhumanism spectrum varies in magnitude, and so does the way that the transhuman philosophy is implemented in the lives of the common man. To help us better understand why we are all transhuman, and why most of the human species has already disposed of…

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KOYAKATSI: The New Trailer Premiere

Orson Welles. David Lean. Akira Kurosawa. Stanley Kubrick. Christopher Nolan. Every once in awhile, a filmmaker comes along with a concept of reality so unique and fresh that it completely revolutionizes the film industry. The bounds of special effects are pushed as they transport the viewer to new, foreign worlds filled with sights and experiences…

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Phantom Phone Vibrations: Future Haptic-Telepathy

Phantom phone vibrations are more common than you would think. According to a new study “Phantom Vibration Syndrome is a type of hallucination reported among mobile phone users in the general population. Another similar perception, phantom ringing syndrome, has not been previously described in the medical literature.”  Around 80% of us have imagined a phone vibrating…

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Sexbots, Ethics, and Transhumans

  “I zoomed in as she approached the steps of the bridge, taking voyeuristic pleasure in seeing her pixelated cleavage fill the screen. What was it about those electronic dots that had the power to turn people on? There was nothing real in them, but that never stopped millions of people every day, male and female,…

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