“Robin Hanson, research associate at the Future of Humanity Institute of Oxford University, ► speaks to his upcoming book, The Age of Em: Work, Love, and Life when Robots Rule the Earth. It’s a unique look into the social and economic effects of whole brain emulation.”
Videos, paintings, pictures, maps, animations and other pleasures for your eyes and ears.
“…all kinds of interesting questions which a science knowledge only adds to the excitement and mystery and the awe of a flower. ¶ It only adds. I don’t understand how it subtracts.”
“► The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a 1910 American silent film and the earliest surviving film version of L. Frank Baum’s made by the Selig Polyscope Company without Baum’s direct input. ¶ It was created to fulfill a contractual obligation associated with Baum’s personal bankruptcy caused by ‘The Fairylogue and Radio-Plays…'”
The Evolution of Trust is a brilliant little game and explainer about cooperation, trust and the Prisoner’s Dilemma. The subject has deep implications for life in the contemporary networked world.