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Technoprogressive? BioConservative? Huh?
Overview of technopolitics


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Hope: A Defense

How Human Consciousness Evolved


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Chasing Shadows: Visions of Our Coming Transparent World
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Intelligent Technologies and Lost Life


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Application of Complexity Theory: Away from Reductionist Phase Transitions


Melanie Swan


Ethical Technology

December 16, 2012

Reductionism persists as a useful node in the possibility space of understanding and managing the world around us. However the possibility space is now expanding to higher levels of resolution such as a focus on complex systems. Learning and tools are ratcheting in lock-step.


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