That’s right, shoppers, your least favorite megacorporation–so famous for treating human beings poorly that their wrongdoings have their own lengthy Wikipedia page–is introducing a fleet of faceless robot workers to stores nationwide. The robots,…
China to Implement Widespread Facial Recognition Database in Effort to Surpass the US as the World’s Leader in Dystopian Nightmare Technology
Just two short years ago at a biometrics conference in London, a senior-level technologist at the FBI poo-pooed the idea of implementing a massive facial recognition database upon the American people. Not…
Well, duh. What’s actually surprising is that they’re surprised this happened. An AI sex doll has been left “heavily soiled” and in need of repairs after being repeatedly molested while on display…
The Illusion Quotient What intelligence quotient? Is there really a finely honed merit based tool for identifying the best and the brightest society has to offer? Like, off the top of your…
(Originally posted at Gods & Radicals) Editor’s Note: As fans of Dr. Bones on twitter and facebook might know our resident Conjurer was recently blown out of his mind on what Gods…
Death has always been the great equalizer. It was the one unavoidable aspect of existence, the one sure thing everybody could bet on
Jim Gilliam is an activist, Internet enthusiast, entrepreneur, and has been involved in some incredible projects. On top of all that he has battled cancer multiple times since the age of 18, grew up in a strict Evangelical household
This mind meld is a love letter to everyone making the art, reading the books, having the conversations, or diving into experience. It’s also blazing-hot laser of vitriol directed toward the demagoguery, fear-mongering and fast-food philosophy permeating our news cycle.
Erik Davis holds a PhD in Religious Studies, hosts the Expanding Mind podcast and is the author of the fantastic book Techgnosis.
Thursday It’s my first day back in the cab from a couple days off camping down in the Santa Cruz Mountains. It was just me and my younger son, as his older…
Ralph Abraham is a Mathematician who has held positions at UC Santa Cruz, Princeton and Columbia. He served as an advisor in the development of chaos theory and has explored topics like attractors and consciousness in his work.
The smartphone in your hand enables you to record a video, edit it and send it around the world. With your phone, you can navigate in cities, buy a car, track your vital signs and accomplish thousands of other tasks. And so?
His show, The Psychedelic Salon, offers a comprehensive collection of verbal serenades from disruptive visionaries like Timothy Leary, Terence McKenna, Alex Grey, Sasha Shulgin and many others.
Police do not need a warrant to obtain a person’s cellphone location data held by wireless carriers, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Tuesday, dealing a major setback to privacy advocates.
Alexandre has everything you want, the academic credentials, the musical background (he could easily show up somewhere with Zeppelin and you’d be like, oh yeah this guy’s with the band, no doubt).
This week’s trialogue between Michael Garfield Shane Mauss and myself was a blast and it definitely got my wonder gland frothing, I also think there were more smiles per minute in this cast than any other episode of this show I’ve done.
Amid the global threat of terrorism, the actual attacks that occur can vary widely. Terrorists aim at different targets in different locations, and tend to be either shooting or bombing or both
If we spent as much time nurturing our passions as we do our fear, the world would be a much shiner place.
Dennis McKenna and Bruce Damer on Terence McKenna, Psychedelic Education, Inner Journeys, Initiations and More
There are a few unicorns running around who’ve figured out a way to re-appropriate the dusty old construct of academia to their own terms.
Welcome to the Matrix! Physicist Tom Campbell on Simulation Theory, Quantum Weirdness and Consciousness (PART 1)
The idea that we’re living in some sort of simulated universe makes a lot of people supremely uncomfortable. Unfortunately for them, the logic behind the simulation argument is pretty sound
This conversation goes all over the place (in the best possible way). But, if I had to boil it down, I’d say it’s all about evading the awe-sucking tentacles of society’s deeply-entrenched dogma dealers and power structures.
Microsoft released an interesting new Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology this week, but unfortunately for them the bot got a little out of hand.
Panel discussion challenges the rhetoric that national security requires that governments can access individual communications.
THIRD EYE DROPS | A New Nest for Coversational Novelty Nuggets Featuring Visual Wonderworker, Android Jones
Welcome to Third Eye Drops, a new vessel for verbal selfies within the binary fractal self-replicating algorithm at the root of reality.
It is impossible to discuss what is happening in our society without discussing technology. Technology is something that most people use, but don’t really know anything about.