Janelle Monae for Humanoid Equality

Janelle Monae for Humanoid Equality And so she sings, we’re all virgins to the joys of loving without fear…. Following her EP Metropolis, Janelle Monae has used the analogy of synthetic intelligence to argue topics like civil and gender right along with giving a new meaning to the ideal of LGBTQA. Perhaps the ‘T’ can stand…

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Humans with 500 IQ who live 500 Years?

Humans with 500 IQ who live 500 Years?  Tim Cannon is a biohacker from Grindhouse Wetwares in Pittsburgh, where the motto is “what would you like to be today?” He spoke at the Extreme Futurist Festival; he was interviewed by “The Conversation: In Search of the New Normal”; National Geographic’s show “Taboo” is filming him; and Discovery channel is discussing…

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Advanced Technology and the Second Amendment (Part 2)

Editor’s Note: This article is part two of the series ‘Advanced Technology and the Second Amendment’. Read Part One here. ——- [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0815705107″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41PZDwCBxWL._SL160_.jpg” width=”107″]So the broader trend of increasing-power-in-fewer-hands (seen vividly in how the scale of destructive power that can be wielded by a single person increases throughout the history of war,…

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Monday Marvels: Top 5 Wonders for Sept. 23rd – 30th

Monday Marvels: Top 5 Wonders for Sept. 23rd – 30th [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B006QF3TW4″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31OXpQq2g0L._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″]1.) Plastic Bags to Aid in Water Shortages? Yes, perhaps your plastic bags are more eco-friendly than you thought, or at least they will be thanks to recent chemists. A more environmentally friendly way to convert plastic bags into…

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Advanced Technology and The 2nd Amendment (Part 1)

Editor’s Note: “Advanced Technology and The 2nd Amendment” is a two part article. Part Two will be published on 09/30/13. ——– [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0815724500″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51egssANGsL._SL160_.jpg” width=”107″]The 2nd Amendment To the United States Constitution gives U.S citizens the constitutional right to bear arms. One common justification given for the 2nd amendment is as a…

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Against Technological Relinquishment (Part Three)

Editor’s Note: This article is Part Three of a series. Read Part One and Part Two. —– [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0091910471″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41rs3KwMknL._SL160_.jpg” width=”99″]To be wary of the potentially-negative potentials of high technology is not to be a neo-luddite unless technological relinquishment is your chosen solution-paradigm. Indeed, if one looks they will find that most…

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Calico: Googlecare And The Age Of Immortality

Larry Page recently announced a new health and wellness venture called Calico. In his Google+ post he said: “Art and I are excited about tackling aging and illness.  These issues affect us all—from the decreased mobility and mental agility that comes with age, to life-threatening diseases that exact a terrible physical and emotional toll on…

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Future Fiction: The Eylldah by Susan Moore

Future Fiction is a new series of short fiction stories contributed by Serious Wonder readers and members. This week member Susan Moore submits a short fiction story based on some Future Art by artist Gary Tonge. THE EYLLDAH Today is a good day once again. The towns and cities atop the mushroom towers are free of their…

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HER Spike Jonze New Techno-Philosophy Film (Member Review)

HER Spike Jonze  new science fiction romance film is set in Los Angeles sometime in the near future. The film focuses on a relationship between Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix) and an artificially intelligent computer operating system called “Samantha” (Scarlett Johansson). SEXBOTS 101 anyone? [youtube responsive=true id=”rS8zOLOcPMQ” mode=”normal” align=”left”] Serious Wonder Member  @michael sent us this review…

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Futuristic Technology And Techno-Philosophy -Serious Wonder Podcast Episode #1

Futuristic Technology And Techno-Philosophy – Serious Wonder Podcast Episode #1 Episode 1 of the Serious Wonder Podcast Full Show notes Coming Soon* Links and topics discussed during the show: https://seriouswonder.com/intellectual-orgasm-the-new-digital-impulse http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7TTubkvGu8 http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/134682-hackers-backdoor-the-human-brain-successfully-extract-sensitive-data https://seriouswonder.com/imagination-fornication-how-ideas-have-sex “The digital universe is not a passive place. We are constantly touching, pinching and rubbing our digital devices into submission, coaxing them into giving…

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Festo Biomimetic Robots

Biomimetic Robot Future: Top 5 FESTO Creations

Biomimetic Robot Future: Top 5 FESTO Creations FESTO  is truly on of the most futuristic companies around. They specialize in automation technology, industrial training and education programs. FESTO is a fantastic example of biomimetic design and our inevitable robot future. They are a Serious Wonder favorite and we wanted to share our top 5 favorite…

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