The universe will fly like a bird
Posted at SpaceCollective.org by Rene In Spacewaver’s recent post about the Singularity University he mentions a discussion concerning the institution’s...
New Concepts of Self
Posted at SpaceCollective.org by Rene In our upcoming film The Terrestrials, made by a cast and crew of SpaceCollective members and dealing with, among many...
Notes from the digital diaspora
Posted at SpaceCollective.org by Rene Besides an occasional landmark building, the cities we live in aren’t all that different from the urban settings we’ve...
What, about, wisdom
Posted at SpaceCollective.org by Spaceweaver As life in our world becomes ever more complex, there is an ever increasing pressure on us to accommodate this...
Beyond the speed of thought
Posted at SpaceCollective.org by Rene An often recurring discussion on SpaceCollective concerns the limitations of language, typically meaning the written word,...
Changing our minds
Posted at SpaceCollective.org by Spaceweaver The first decade of the 21st century is about to end in just a few weeks. Among many things, I find most impacting...
Living towards the Singularity
Posted at SpaceCollective.org by Rene As the intellectual contours of Polytopian existence are coming into focus in Wildcat’s recent writings, the condition he...
What comes after the Internet?
Posted at SpaceCollective.org by Meganmay Last night I asked google, "is the internet over?" This was the response (be warned if you have little tolerance for...
My Life as a Severed Head
Posted at SpaceCollective.org by Meganmay At this moment in the Internet's history I am one of many, I would suspect, who often prefers to receive the world on...
My cranium is open source?
Posted at SpaceCollective.org by Spaceweaver A response to Wildcat's "My cranium, my castle?" Thank you Wildcat for the interesting post. Indeed the...
The great enhancement debate
Our Primordial Future
Posted at SpaceCollective.org by Meganmay M.C. Escher Peeled Faces "We are flesh—-self-aware, questing, problem-solving flesh." — Octavia Butler I...
A funny thing happened on my way to THE FUTURE
Posted at SpaceCollective.org by Meganmay The other day I went to buy some EMT at Home Depot. It was just like every other day, until I noticed a small screen...
The Principle of Computational Equivalence
Posted at SpaceCollective.org by Spaceweaver In everyday experience, it is quite intuitive to expect simple systems to present simple behaviors, while complex...
On the ethical approach towards human augmentation
Posted at SpaceCollective.org by Spaceweaver The evolutionary prospect of an ethical criterion Evolution is blind. No scientific theory was objected,...
The Search for Polytopia
Posted at SpaceCollective.org by Rene When we launched SpaceCollective towards the end of 2007 we had no idea whether the “forward thinking terrestrials’’...
Return of the Renaissance Man
Posted at SpaceCollective.org by Rene If there is one thing I have enjoyed about SpaceCollectivesince its inception, it is the polymath nature of most of...
Mind - The need for a new model (Part 2)
Posted at SpaceCollective.org by Spaceweaver "We do not really know what the human being truly is today, although our awareness and understanding should instruct...
Openness to the traffic of flows - A polytopian stance
Posted at SpaceCollective.org by Wildcat I am currently reading one of (probably) the best books in the hard sci-fi genre, it appears that somehow it escaped my...
The Luxurious Ambiguity of Intelligence in Hyperconnectivity
Posted at SpaceCollective.org by Wildcat "For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream" Vincent van...