Category Archives: Science & Environment

Beyond Cute Robots: Towards a New Concept of Sentience

Beyond Cute Robots: Towards a New Concept of Sentience

As we begin to more and more closely assimilate artificial intelligence with highly advanced engineering we should not see ourselves as limited by the biological necessities that have previously created a boundary for physical existence and the expression of identity.Continue Reading

We are the 99%! You are the Revolution!

We are the 99%! You are the Revolution!

We are the 99%. We are the hands and minds that allow the corporations and institutions of society to function and grow, to produce and profit. Because of this, we have ultimate power over their existence; but this also means we have a responsibility to act collectively towards a higher mode of being. The revolution begins now, with you.Continue Reading

Best Ethical Apps for iPhone and Android 2011

Best Ethical Apps for iPhone and Android 2011

In an app marketplace dominated by games, to-do lists and social media, I thought it would be worth highlighting some ethical apps that are worth taking a look at. Turns out you can use your smartphone to help change the world (and no, I don’t mean by getting Justin Bieber trending on Twitter again).Continue Reading

[Review] Physics of the Future by Michio Kaku

[Review] Physics of the Future by Michio Kaku

The latest book ‘Physics of the Future’ from the renowned physicist Michio Kaku explores the future of technology and how it will impact our lives. This review covers the book from the perspective of a futurist, seeing if it asks the right questions or merely relies on our wonder for things unknown.Continue Reading

Discussion: Can WikiLeaks Be Shut Down?

Emerging over the past week is a clearly co-ordinated attempt to remove WikiLeaks from the internet, and even to end its existence as an organisation. So, what I wanted to do with the discussion this time is look at whether or not WikiLeaks can actually be shut down – and what this very serious precedent might set for the future of internet neutrality.Continue Reading

SMI2LE: The Futurist Thought of Timothy Leary

There are many names in the world of futurism past and present, but one that is often overlooked despite his influential impact is the High Priest of the psychedelic movement: Dr. Timothy Leary.Continue Reading