How to Live a Creative Life TEDxTalks

Dr. Ray Hsu is the co-founder of Art Song Lab, a multidisciplinary composition workshop. As an educator, and artist, Dr. Hsu has had a varied and colourful career path. He has written and published two award-winning books, written in over 50 international publications, taught a prison music workshop, and is the editor of Ricepaper Magazine. Ray has appeared on a variety of media, and contributes to several arts boards in the city and across the world.


GlobalDemocracySecurity > Contributors > Piero Scaruffi > HealthLongevity > Biosecurity
piero scaruffi
The Fittest Species: Who is Winning the War for Survival? by piero scaruffi

Most of the world’s genetic diversity lies in viruses. The longest living beings are bacteria. No wonder that these microscopic organisms kill more humans than any other dangerous animal.

Contributors > HealthLongevity > Enablement > Jønathan Lyons > Innovation > Implants
Jønathan Lyons
Is it Time for an Enhanced Olympics? by Jønathan Lyons

I’ve been wondering quite a bit lately about the future of sports competitions. Specifically, as humankind merges ever more intimately with technology, I wonder whether such competitions as the Olympics can go on in their current forms.

Vision > Bioculture
Memes and “Temes” TED Talks

Susan Blackmore studies memes: ideas that replicate themselves from brain to brain like a virus. She makes a bold new argument: Humanity has spawned a new kind of meme, the teme, which spreads itself via technology—and invents ways to keep itself alive.

Rights > Economic
The Rise of an African Tiger Economy Nazret Tube Video

Emerging Ethiopia: The Rise of an African Tiger Economy

Vision > Staff > Contributors > Hank Pellissier > Kris Notaro > Technoprogressivism
Kris Notaro is IEET’s next Managing Director, Pellissier moves to African Project

Gradually in the next few weeks, there’s going to be a shift in staffing at IEET. Hank Pellissier - the present Managing Director - is handing over those duties to long-time IEET contributor Kris Notaro.

Vision > Contributors > HealthLongevity > Enablement > Dick Pelletier > Technoprogressivism
Dick Pelletier
Consciousness: Solving its Mysteries Promise Safer, Healthier Lives by Dick Pelletier

What consciousness is, and why and how it exists, are some of the oldest questions in philosophy.

Rights > Directors > Giulio Prisco > FreeThought
Giulio Prisco
Rudy Rucker and Science Fiction Religions by Giulio Prisco

Rudy Rucker’s blog (one of the best blogs on the web, by one of the best science and fiction writers) has new interesting posts on SF religions, part of Rudy’s public brainstorming with self in preparation for a new novel.

Vision > HealthLongevity > Enablement > Futurism > Innovation
Ray Kurzweil on Singularity 1 on 1 Nikola Danaylov

Nikola Danyalov says, “Ray Kurzweil’s impact on my life in general but especially on what I have been doing for the past 3 or 4 years is hard to exaggerate. It is a simple fact that, if I haven’t read his seminal book The Singularity is Near, I would be neither blogging nor podcasting about exponential technologies, not to mention going to Singularity University. And so it was with great excitement and some trepidation that I went to interview Dr. Kurzweil in his office in Boston.”

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Rights > HealthLongevity > Economic > Vision > Contributors > Jonathan Lin > Enablement > Technoprogressivism
Jonathan Lin
Ushahidi - Crowdsourcing Democracy, from Kenya to the World by Jonathan Lin

Platform that promotes humanitarianism and citizen journalism emerges from Kenyan civil strife; now it instigates economic change and social activism internationally.