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Marcelo Rinesi
Short story:  Murder on the self-driving shared ride by Marcelo Rinesi

Robot cars don’t kill people: People kill people. Or at least that’s Elon Musk’s tweetstorm header and legal defense strategy.

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: Wordless Prayers of the Small Ones by Marcelo Rinesi

The most baffling new diseases sometimes have the simplest cures.

Francaise > Technopolitics > Philosophy > Rights > HealthLongevity > Advisory Board > Marc Roux
Marc Roux
LE DENI DE LA MORT ? by Marc Roux

La metformine est un médicament courant, bon marché, et dont certains chercheurs soupçonnent qu’il pourrait avoir un effet positif global sur le vieillissement. Plusieurs essais sont en cours …

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: The Poisonous Song of the Skies by Marcelo Rinesi

Astronomers discover signs of alien intelligence, with clues to new, more powerful technology. What if it happens (relatively speaking) all the time?

Francaise > Technopolitics > Philosophy > Rights > HealthLongevity
Marc Roux
La metformine, peut-elle agir sur le vieillissement ? by Marc Roux

Suite à une émission d’ARTE diffusée le 7 septembre 2019, Harold Knoll, fondateur de la start-up longévitiste DAYU, précise ses réponses au philosophe Raphaël Enthoven.

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short story: Noontime Dawns by Marcelo Rinesi

The problem isn’t that the research station is completely quiet; it’s noon, after all. But the interior decoration is deeply unsettling.

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
Sorgner versus Musk on whether we live in a Computer Simulation

“The Life Cycle is a podcast series dreamt up by Klang Games, conceived as an excuse to procrastinate the development of the studio’s simulation MMO, Seed, a game about human survival and exoplanet settlement”, according to their website. (https://www.thelifecyclepodcast.com/home/#about) In their latest episode of the podcast, they dealt with the question whether we live in a computer simulation and what our chances are that we do actually live in such a simulation. Elon Musk argues that chances are very high that we do not live in bas...

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short Story: War Drone by Marcelo Rinesi

There’s nothing so primitive as a point of view in a swarm.

Contributors > Alan Brooks
Alan Brooks
Machiavelli and Nietzsche, Philosophers Foreshadowing the 21st Century by Alan Brooks

l. Machiavelli has been for a half millennia reviled as an unscrupulous philosopher when it is unfair to presume that a philosopher who was raised in the 15th century and died in the year 1527 could subscribe to 20th-21st-century ethics. Machiavelli’s Europe was a continent where the devoutly religious would sometimes practice excruciatingly painful torture on heretics. Next, to them, Machiavelli was practically benign. Machiavelli can be considered the first modern philosopher in that he deliberately, cautiously attempted to escape the ph...

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Marcelo Rinesi
Short Story: Blue, Grey, Red by Marcelo Rinesi

You don’t switch off the union’s AI overlay in your glasses because you’re a bad cop. You’re every bit as good as somebody call Sofía Rodriguez would have to be to become and remain one in Arkansas - and you wouldn’t want to forfeit the union’s legal protection, which is tied to using their version of the AI.