Particle Fever director Mark Levinson and physicist David Kaplan stopped by the SERIOUS WONDER office last week for an exclusive interview. We talked about teleportation, black holes and time travel and about the making of Particle Fever. “Particle physicists are always looking into the future. The timescale of work we do is decades, centuries. We…Details
Humans are the 3D bio-printer for the imagination. 3D printers allow us a perspective of what we do as humans. As Jason Silva said “we take in matter of low organization, put it through our mental filters and extrude it in the form of space shuttles and iPhones”. We have 3-D modeling software inside of…Details
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…Details
“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,…Details
The Simulated Universe may be real. We assume that what we taste, smell, feel and see in our world are all “real” experiences. However, physicists are now saying that we may be able to find proof that we are really living inside a simulation. This unbelievable theory is not a new concept. The Matrix, Plato’s Allegory…Details
Planned obsolescence has caused an enormous amount of damage to our environment around the world. From plastics floating “islands” in our seas, to mountains of discarded computers and cell phones. E-waste has become a huge 21st-century issue and it will only continue if we do not do something to stop it. Researchers at the University…Details
Re- Think Your Life includes inspirational quotes from Steve Jobs, Bill Hicks, David Lynch, Terence McKenna, and Jason Silva. It speaks to the importance of consciousness and creativity. A beautifully shot and composed short video.
As we say goodbye to Endeavour and look to the future of space travel in the US and around the world, we wanted to take a moment to admire the futurist concepts that inspired NASA’s space shuttle program. Endeavour was NASA’s fifth and final space shuttle to be built. Construction began on Sept. 28, 1987…Details