Ray Kurzweil


Are you hoping for Ray Kurzweil’s infamous “Singularity” to occur, or not? Jon Evans, for one, is just plain annoyed by it, as he explains at TechCrunch: Ray Kurzweil’s predictions of the…







“Her” here we come! That’s the prediction of Ray Kurzweil, futurist in chief at Google, reports CNBC: In less than two decades, you won’t just use your computers, you will have relationships…


Do you believe in transcendence, about which Wikipedia says “In religious experience transcendence is a state of being that has overcome the limitations of physical existence and by some definitions has also…










Is the much lauded technocratic “singularity” nothing more than the digital boot stamping on the face of humanity for all time? The final culling, tagging and bagging of the useless eaters who are set to become the realization of Cloud Atlases Sonmi-451? Mere $laves in a technocratically reinforced neo-gnostic prison? These are the currents flowing through my mind as I watch the great vortex of human culture spiraling through precessional time.

I hope you enjoy today’s little jaunt into the minds eye of institutionalized mind fuckery.

For decades, parents have lamented the state of the public education system and the dumbing down of generations of children. In response, organizations like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation are investing millions of dollars in programs they say are designed to improve that system. Now, critics like Dr. James Tracy of MemoryGap.org are warning that these so-called cures are just more of the same technocratic manipulation that created the problem in the first place.For decades, parents have lamented the state of the public education system and the dumbing down of generations of children. In response, organizations like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation are investing millions of dollars in programs they say are designed to improve that system. Now, critics like Dr. James Tracy of MemoryGap.org are warning that these so-called cures are just more of the same technocratic manipulation that created the problem in the first place.




Instead of being pre-programmed with experiential knowledge, a robot named Nico is learning the relationships of its grippers and sensors, space and environment. Nico may be slowly approaching self-awareness, and its programmers are…