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Minimalist, Open, Extensible Cosmism
Sex and the Art of Cosmic Governance, on Venus+X
Back To The Future In The Metaverse
Futurists discuss The Transhumanist Wager
Giulio Prisco Interviewing Dirk Bruere on The Praxis Book
The End Is Not The End
‪8th Annual Virtual Workshop on Geoethical Nanotechnology in Second Life‬
VenusPlusX interview by Giulio Prisco
Beyond the Soul
Virtual immersionists and augmentationists
Transvision 2007 - July 23-26, 2007 - Chicago
Introduction to Uvvy Island

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India Awakens Conference Fundraiser and Ticket Sale by Giulio Prisco

The India Awakens Conference fundraiser and ticket sale is live! Please contribute to our fundraiser to cover the Conference’s costs, and choose one of the recommended donation levels to attend the Conference (in person or online) or receive the video proceedings on DVD.

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Akashic Physics Aand Engineering, Video Q/A with Ralph Abraham And Sisir Roy by Giulio Prisco

I hosted an online VR/video chat with mathematician Ralph Abraham and physicist Sisir Roy, authors of “Demystifying the Akasha: Consciousness and the Quantum Vacuum.” Full video, slides, and first impressions below.

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No Mans Sky: A Deist Simulated Universe by Giulio Prisco

I don’t play No Man’s Sky (yet?), the pictures here were taken by my friend Extropia DaSilva who is busy exploring the simulated universe. Perhaps I will follow, but perhaps not: I am sure I would love No Man’s Sky and find it addictive, but I prefer to develop visions of hope for everyone to visit, one day, the big No Man’s Sky out there. However, No Man’s Sky is the richest simulation that we have developed so far, and an impressive technological feat.

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Consciousness, Reality, and the Simulation Hypothesis by Giulio Prisco

Yesterday a post in the Turing Church Facebook group (h/t Martin C.) mentioned a Skeptico interview with filmmaker Kent Forbes, the creator of “The Simulation Hypothesis,” a recent film about the reality-as-a-sim concept, consciousness and quantum physics. Review and related thoughts below.

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Paradiso and Inferno in Robin Hanson’s ‘The Age of EM’ by Giulio Prisco

Robin Hanson’s future scenario in “The Age of Em: Work, Love and Life when Robots Rule the Earth” reminds me of Dante. On the one hand, many people will transcend (current concepts of) humanity and “transhumanize” – a word invented by Dante in Paradiso, Canto 1 – to become uploaded souls running on high performance computing circuitry. On the other hand, they will live in red-hot metal cities that create strong hot winds to disperse the excess heat generated by billions of uploads computing their way to continued existence. The...

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A for Almighty - Fred Hoyle’s Cosmic Theology by Giulio Prisco

Fred Hoyle imagined a scientific theology with a hierarchy of Gods in the universe, from lower-case local gods all the way to an asymptotic cosmic God that emerges from the physical universe, comes into full being at the end of time, controls space and time with subtle quantum messages and time loops, seeds the universe with Life, and works through Life.

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Breakthrough Starshot: The First Steps to the Stars by Giulio Prisco

On on the 55th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s pioneering space flight, Internet investor and science philanthropist Yuri Milner and physicist Stephen Hawking announced a plan for our firsts steps to the stars: Breakthrough Starshot.

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Christianity and Transhumanism Are Much Closer Than You Think by Giulio Prisco

I have long been persuaded that there are strong parallels between transhumanism and religion, not only “new” religions but the traditional religions of our grandfathers as well. There are, of course, differences, but I prefer to emphasize the parallels. After some deep reading and thinking, I realize that Christianity and Transhumanism are closer than I thought, and much closer than you probably think.

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The Machine Wins 4-1 : what does this mean for the future of AI? by Giulio Prisco

The Machine – Google DeepMind’s AlphaGo – has beaten one of the best human Go players 4-1, with moves that have been described as unexpected, beautiful – and inhuman.

What does AlphaGo breakthrough mean for the future of AI?

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Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof: the Diamond Lady of DIY Governance 2.0 by Giulio Prisco

After interviewing my friend Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof, founder of Bitnation, for my recent Bitcoin Magazine article titled “Bitnation Launches World’s First Blockchain-Based Virtual Nation Constitution,” I am thinking of the parallels between Susanne’s vision of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) “Governance 2.0” and my vision of DIY “Religion 2.0.”

Bitnation’s vision of future open societies is, in one word, awesome.