Cinema

'Ghosts in the Shell' is a film about the human brain transplanted into a robot. They are doing similar things today in medicine, amputees brains controlling artificial limbs. Things like manufactured arms and hands being controlled by the amputees nervous system. As the films subject suggests perhaps one day we will be able to transplant [...]

Blockchain

Blockchain and cryptocurrency... It seems AltCoin has had less interest than Bitcoin which may have become more controlled by the powers that be, or maybe not and both remain uncontrolled by government. Either currency might provide a truer exchange of value. It would prevent Trump's complaints about the Chinese manipulating currency exchange. For these new crypto [...]

Artificial

AI has access to the sum total of human knowledge recorded digitally online, along with that information's precise processing according to human systems. Mathematics or medicine come to mind. We are developing AI surgeons to operate on human beings. Previously I thought AI the mechanical perfection of Human Intelligence. The world abounds with digital sensors, [...]

Plato

In the time of Plato, his 'theory of forms' suggested that to see wasn't merely the act of observation but also of knowing, gnosis, perhaps self awareness. Gnosis represents non material observation, thought. That was our last evolutionary leap forward I believe. It gave us the modern world of thought, education, politics, art... I think human thought [...]